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This paper explores the relationship between sea ice conditions and cruise tourism activities in the Arctic Archipelago of Svalbard. It analyzes how cruise tourism planning and organization depend on sea ice conditions and to what extent Arctic climate change influences tourism. A mixed-method...

Author(s)
Bystrowska, M.
Publisher
Arctic Institute of North America, Calgary, Canada
Citation
Arctic, 2019, 72, 2, pp 151-165
Abstract

This special issue presents 13 papers that critically review various facets of rural tourism in the broad North Atlantic. The papers address major themes in tourism studies: mobility, climate change, destination development, and tourist experience. Three of the papers deal explicitly with the roles ...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2015, 15, 1/2, pp 1-238
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The six articles in this special section examine the numerous ways in which changes in the natural environment impact tourism, and how the tourism industry is responding and adapting to such changes. Several articles explore changes in the natural environment that are occurring as a result of...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2018, 20, 2, pp 193-330
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This report discusses the growing appeal for circumpolar tourism in the Arctic region and the constraints and paradoxes surrounding the development of circumpolar tourism. Circumpolar tourism refers to travel that is conducted around the North and South Poles but this report focuses on tourism...

Author(s)
Loverseed, H.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2008, No.13, pp 1-39
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Place branding and marketing has become essential for the promotion of tourist destinations. Yet despite the significance of environmental attributes for place branding there is surprisingly little research on the impacts of climate change on place brand values. The paper examines these issues with ...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2014, 14, 1, pp 23-40
Abstract

This paper investigates the determinants of international overnight stays to Finnish Lapland in the early winter season. The data are based on major winter destinations for the period 1996-2014 and are distinguished by nine major visitor countries. During the sample period, international overnight...

Author(s)
Falk, M.; Vieru, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 11, pp 1312-1326
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This collection of five papers focuses on the implications of climate change for winter tourism. The papers deal with: the changing geography of the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in a warmer world; the international tourism demand to Finnish Lapland in the early winter season; the...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 11, pp 1301-1392
Abstract

Purpose: The Norwegian travel industry faces decline in important international tourism segments and needs an industry wide and future-oriented strategy to face these challenges. Accordingly, a common understanding of future drivers and different scenarios for the industry is needed. The paper aims ...

Author(s)
Enger, A.; Sandvik, K.; Iversen, E. K.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Tourism Futures, 2015, 1, 1, pp 6-18
Abstract

The tourism sector is affected by climate change. Nordic tourism destinations have also experienced changes, such as changing precipitation patterns, lack of snow in winter and shifts in seasons. The sector has to implement adaptation strategies but it is unclear whether the current public climate...

Author(s)
Landauer, M.; Goodsite, M. E.; Juhola, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2018, 18, Suppl. 1, pp S75-S86
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

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