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This special issue on Nordic nature-based tourism consists of 5 papers. The first paper demonstrates how the Danish island of Bornholm has been produced and reproduced as a particular tourist place over time through changing "imaginative geographies". The second paper presents the extreme sport of...

Author(s)
Mykletun, R. J.; Haukeland, J. V.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 2, pp 75-175
Abstract

As in many industrialized countries, Finnish policy makers see nature tourism as a source of rural economic development. This study explores the factors that influence traveller expenditures on nature trips. While focusing primarily on nature tourism in southern Finland, it also draws comparisons...

Author(s)
Pouta, E.; Neuvonen, M.; Sievänen, T.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 2, pp 118-135
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
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This study examined regional and local tourism stakeholder perceptions of a sustainable tourism development strategy (STDS) in Protected Area Network (PAN) Park locations. An STDS overview from a cross-cultural comparative analysis of a verified park (Sweden) versus a candidate site (Romania) is...

Author(s)
Cottrell, S. P.; Cutumisu, N.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 2, pp 150-167
Abstract

The pursuit of sustainable tourism may involve development of more facilities in the buffer zones of national parks and other pristine nature areas. Two independent samples of domestic and foreign tourists in Norway were segmented based on expressed preferences for a diversity of new facilities in...

Author(s)
Veisten, K.; Haukeland, J. V.; Baardsen, S.; Degnes-Ødemark, H.; Grue, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2015, 24, 5, pp 486-510
Abstract

This article presents the conceptualization, discussion and research relevant to tourism in the Nordic region with regard to location, topic, or theoretical approach. Issues covered include: the relationship between tourism and the right of common access, adventure and sports tourism, nature-based...

Author(s)
Mykletun, R. J.; Haukeland, J. V.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis AS, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2001, 1, 1, pp 1-76
Abstract

Increased ice melting revealed in 2006-2007 many reminiscences of ancient human activity around ice patches near Mt Galdhøpiggen, Norway's highest mountain peak. The public limited company "Klimapark 2469 AS" was established to develop a heritage interpretation product and to study climate change....

Author(s)
Vistad, O. I.; Wold, L. C.; Daugstad, K.; Haukeland, J. V.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2016, 11, 1, pp 43-57
Abstract

This study explores the social dimension of sustainable tourism development in Norwegian national parks. Nasjonalparkriket ("The National Park Realm"), situated in the northern part of Oppland County, was chosen as the case study area for the empirical study. Visitors' nature orientations were...

Author(s)
Haukeland, J. V.
Publisher
Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management, Ǻs, Norway
Citation
Sustainable tourism development in a Norwegian National Park area: exploring social aspects, 2011, pp xiv + 170 pp.
Abstract

This paper discusses the development of the quality of nature-based tourist products in the light of a case study in Finland. The paper first conceptualizes the nature-based tourist product by suggesting a descriptive model of the prerequisites for the customer-oriented tourist product. The quality ...

Author(s)
Komppula, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 2, pp 136-149
Abstract

Local tourism firms represent an important stakeholder interest in national parks. The present study examines these stakeholders' perceptions of management processes and their assessments of the resulting management plans and operations. This research is based on qualitative interviews with...

Author(s)
Haukeland, J. V.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Oxfordshire, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2011, 19, 2, pp 133-153

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