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Drawing on primary data from a consumer survey (N=2000), this study demonstrates a clear growth potential in rural tourism in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden, which is, however, hampered by innovation gaps. At the conceptual level, the study offers a model that identifies the following five innovation...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.; Kwiatkowski, G.; Larsen, M.Ø.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2018, 18, 1, pp 1-17
Abstract

When 'welfare' and 'tourism' are mentioned together, paid holidays most often come to mind. Subsidized facilities for the less advantaged, can also be considered as core welfare ideology of the 20th century. From a broader perspective, however, welfare ideologies also have very complex indirect...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2005, 5, 1, pp 46-62
Abstract

Over the past decades, rural tourism has developed rapidly and has gradually amplified its scope, scale, and attractiveness. This study addresses local action groups (LAGs) that fulfill their obligation of stimulating innovation by implementing the Europe Union's rural development policy under the...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2014, 19, 4, pp 401-412
Abstract

No attempt has yet been made to integrate studies of both visitors and local communities within the framework of rural tourism development policy. This paper addresses this gap in the literature. Drawing on a study of tourism in the Randers Fjord, a relatively underdeveloped area of rural...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2004, 6, 3, pp 177-188
Abstract

The 220,000 second homes in Denmark are very important tourism and leisure resources. This study documents the development in property values and the trade in second homes during the period 1994-2008 and links property values to socio-economic characteristics, events in the lives of the owners and...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.; Staunstrup, J. K.; Ibsen, R.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2011, 17, 3, pp 677-691
Abstract

This study investigates the feasibility of combining environmental protection and an agricultural revitalisation strategy which includes food tourism in two Danish national parks, Mols Bjerge and Skjern Aadal. Both the parks include significant agricultural holdings and, to a great extent, a...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.; Johansen, P. H.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2013, 21, 3, pp 417-433
Abstract

Foraging for oysters in the protected Danish Wadden Sea National Park is an increasingly popular tourism experience. The abundance of the Pacific oyster is high and rising. As it is an invasive species, visitors' oyster picking is not only attractive for culinary reasons, but will also - when...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.; Dolmer, P.; Hansen, L. A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Journal of Gastronomy and Tourism, 2018, 3, 1, pp 67-80
Abstract

This chapter provides data on the size and composition of the infrastructure and superstructure of cultural tourism in Denmark, to illustrate the priority which Danish society has been giving to culture in general and, thus, the changes in available cultural tourism supply. It is concluded that...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.
Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Cultural tourism in Europe., 1996, pp 127-145
Abstract

Innovation in tourism is an emerging research theme, and there is a growing understanding of the frameworks for and circumstances involving innovative activities in the sector. However, there is also a need to uncover the particularities of innovations in its sub-sectors. Based on case studies in...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.; Flagestad, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2012, 15, 8, pp 725-740
Abstract

This article develops a typology of tourists based on the self-reported importance of Internet access before, during and after their trip (n=515 Danish travellers using online travel services). Survey results suggest the prevalence of five distinct tourist segments: Offliners (marginal Internet...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.; Jensen, J. M.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien, A-1201 Wien, Austria
Citation
Information and communication technologies in tourism 2012, Helsingborg, Sweden, January 25-27, 2012, 2012, pp 107

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