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The landscape is one of the main pull factors of nature-based tourism. Tourism landscapes are multifunctional since landscape characteristics, functions and human values interact with economic activity. People's experiences and perceptions of the environment are emphasized in the experience...

Author(s)
Uusitalo, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2010, 10, 3, pp 310-333
Abstract

This special issue is devoted to nature-based tourism in Scandinavia. The issue consists of 11 papers. The first paper develops four propositions for the role of a tour-operator as the driver of innovations in a nature-based tourism case. The second paper investigates the objectives of landowners...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.; Tyrväinen, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2010, 10, 3, pp 173-394
Abstract

Access to countryside areas - by means of personal ownership, designated areas or free access - is fundamental to outdoor recreation and nature tourism. This paper examines the role of the Right of Public Access for public participation in outdoor recreation and nature tourism supply in Sweden....

Author(s)
Sandell, K.; Fredman, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2010, 10, 3, pp 291-309
Abstract

This paper presents an exploratory analysis of foreign tourists' quests for facilities in Norwegian national parks, related to their expressed nature orientation. The analysis was based on a survey among German, Dutch and Danish tourists during the summer season of 2008. Exploratory factor analysis ...

Author(s)
Haukeland, J. V.; Grue, B.; Veisten, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2010, 10, 3, pp 248-271
Abstract

Nature, especially the wild and "untouched nature" has become an important resource for the tourist industry and outdoor recreation due to the experiences it can provide. Other industries sometimes have interests in the same areas as nature tourism and therefore land use conflicts can occur that...

Author(s)
Sæthornórsdóttir, A. D.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2010, 10, 3, pp 334-357
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Cover for Sweden: where holidays come naturally.

This chapter offers a conceptualization of Swedish ecotourism, and distinguishes between institutionalized and non-institutionalized forms of ecotourism in the country. It also outlines a genealogy of Swedish ecotourism, with its roots in connections between outdoor recreation and the formation of...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.; Gössling, S.; Hultman, J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 1845931343)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper investigates how outdoor recreation demand is reflected in the commercial tourism supply. We bring together the demand and the supply perspectives as well as the domestic and international dimensions, i.e. linking outdoor recreation with nature-based tourism. The data is collected...

Author(s)
Margaryan, L.; Fredman, P.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2017, 17, pp 84-92
Abstract

This paper investigates the recreational experience preferences (REP) of visitors to Fulufjället National Park, Sweden. Data were derived from a pilot study conducted in the summer of 2005 by Colorado State University on behalf of the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency and the European Tourism ...

Author(s)
Raadik, J.; Cottrell, S. P.; Fredman, P.; Ritter, P.; Newman, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2010, 10, 3, pp 231-247
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Cover for Swedish mountain tourism patterns and modelling destination attributes.

This chapter summarizes findings from three associated studies of visitors to the Swedish mountain region. The first two studies provide a holistic view, using national samples to examine current tourism patterns and recent trends in the Swedish mountain region. The third study focuses on a...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.; Lindberg, K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 1845931343)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

A limited number of studies have focused on angling from a tourism perspective. The objective of this study was to investigate the objectives of landowners regarding their rights for salmon fishing, including landowners' supply of fishing services to the tourism market. The data originate from a...

Author(s)
Stensland, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2010, 10, 3, pp 207-230

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