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This study is about tourism development in an area with an iconic attraction, the cliff of North Cape, located at the northernmost point on mainland Norway. About 250,000 tourists visit North Cape yearly. The main part of North Cape tourism is operated by a close cooperation between big companies,...

Author(s)
Viken, A.; Aarsaether, N.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2013, 13, 1, pp 38-54
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This chapter shows that ecotourism is a non-existent phenomenon in Norway, at least in terms of an intended business activity. There are different reasons for this, even though the traditionally close relationship of Norwegians with nature is the most important one. Nature is the core element of...

Author(s)
Viken, A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 1845931343)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This article addresses knowledge management in governing vulnerable polar areas and tourism. Since the 1870s, Svalbard has been a cruise tourism destination. Due to less ice during the summer period, the number of tourists visiting the remote northeast corner of the archipelago has increased...

Author(s)
Nyseth, T.; Viken, A.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Polar Record, 2016, 52, 1, pp 66-75
Abstract

The modernity of indigenous people has often been denied, and this is especially true in the field of tourism where indigeneity works as a part of tourism marketing. From the more critical angle tourism has been seen as a cause of decline in preexisting local indigenous identities. However, these...

Author(s)
Tuulentie, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 1, pp 25-36
Abstract

Indigenous tourism is an expansive sector in the growing tourism industry. However, the tourist experience of the indigenous heritage is often delimited to staged culture in museums, exhibitions and festivals. In this paper, focus is put on the annual Sámi winter festival in Jokkmokk, Sweden. It is ...

Author(s)
Müller, D. K.; Pettersson, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 1, pp 54-69
Abstract

This article is a study of the tourism-identity nexus in a Sámi community called Karasjohka, often regarded as the Sámi capital in Norway. The aim is, based on focus group interviews, to look at the importance of tourism as a parameter for identity negotiations. The study indicates the existence of ...

Author(s)
Viken, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 1, pp 7-24
Abstract

This chapter deals with the revitalization of the Rosendal Barony in Norway as a museum and heritage attraction, focusing on the ubiquitous conflicts inherent in national heritage developments together with their local, social implications. Tensions erupted between the national government and the...

Author(s)
Viken, A.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Cultural tourism in a changing world: politics, participation and (Re)presentation, 2006, pp 56-70
Abstract

The homeland of most of the Sami people is Sapmi (formerly Lapland) in northern Norway, a popular tourist destination. The development fo tourism in this relatively untouched part of the world presents the challenge of how to preserve those characteristics which preserve its unique local identity,...

Author(s)
Pedersen, K.; Viken, A.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
People and tourism in fragile environments., 1996, pp 69-88
Abstract

The tourism industry, research activities, and governing institutions are often seen as three very different, independent, and partly antagonistic activities and sectors - tourism as pure profit-pursuing, research as indifferent to business, and governing as controlling both. In this paper, it is...

Author(s)
Viken, A.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Polar Record, 2011, 47, 4, pp 335-347
Abstract

This special issue on tourism and the Sámi people of Scandinavia includes 4 papers, covering topics such as Sámi identity in the context of tourism, and the staging of Sámi cultural events.

Author(s)
Viken, A.; Müller, D. K.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 1, pp 1-6

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