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These proceedings discuss sustainable tourism. The proceedings consist of 50 papers on strategies for tourism development in alpine area; tourism strategy at the Transport Administration; renovation of coastal tourist destinations; creation of tourism routes for community development; relationship...

Author(s)
Brebbia, C. A.; Pineda, F. D.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
Sustainable tourism IV, 2010, pp 590 pp.
Abstract

Whale watching is a dynamic industry and, in particular in a country like Iceland, where tourism is currently playing a leading role in the national economy and where nature - understood in a broad sense - represents the main attraction for visitors, whale watching, rapidly grown during the last...

Author(s)
Nicosia, E.; Perini, F.
Publisher
Scientific and Didactical Campus of Rimini and the Advanced School of Tourism Sciences of Alma Mater Studiorum, Rimini, Italy
Citation
Almatourism: Journal of Tourism, Culture and Territorial Development, 2016, 7, 14, pp 60-105
Abstract

This volume includes eight full papers and two research notes covering topics such as: the role of personality in customer satisfaction and loyalty in coffee shops; the integration of community participation in multinational corporations' tourism market development strategies; the motivations for...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Advances in hospitality and leisure, 2016, pp 250 pp.
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Given Iceland's primary nature-based tourism product, this chapter seeks to understand tourists' fascination with Iceland and discusses whether the island should be understood in tourism terms as a nature, adventure or ecotourism destination. It is pointed out that Iceland could be conceptualized...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.; Alkimou, A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 1845931343)
Type
Book chapter
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This paper presents the benefits of the local communities across Natura 2000 sites. Human activities in these areas should take into account the economic, social, cultural, and environmental protection. It examines the most common problems encountered in forests, pastures and hayfields in the area...

Author(s)
Stanciu, M.; Blaj, R.; Dumitru, M.
Publisher
University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Scientific Papers Series - Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and Rural Development, 2014, 14, 1, pp 349-356
Abstract

Purpose: This study raises and discusses questions concerning the assumptions of sustainability to uncover aspects that might lead to new critical ways of understanding it. More specifically, the aim of this study is to discuss the adoption of the sustainability approach in wildlife tourism and...

Author(s)
Bertella, G.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2019, 74, 2, pp 246-255
Abstract

It is of vital importance that nature-based tourist destinations maintain their natural resources in a sustainable way. Nature and wilderness are the main attractions for tourism in Iceland. The Central Highlands are uninhabited with little visible evidence of human influence except for some huts,...

Author(s)
Sæpórsdóttir, A. D.; Hall, C. M.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 7, pp 2315
Abstract

In countries facing rapid growth in nature-based tourism, increasing use of protected areas for recreational purposes creates a demand for improved infrastructure and accessibility. However, increased infrastructure, such as road improvements, is likely to alter the natural environment and...

Author(s)
Tverijonaite, E.; Ólafsdóttir, R.; Thorsteinsson, T.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2018, 24, pp 1-10
Abstract

The current study, using a confirmatory factor analysis, developed a multi-item scale consisting of 3 dimensions that exhibited necessary reliability and validity. Based on this Nature-Based, Eco- and Sustainable Tourists (NES)-scale, and by utilizing a cluster analysis, the study identifies 4...

Author(s)
Mehmetoglu, M.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 2010, 11, 2, pp 171-199
Abstract

As the awareness of environmental problems caused by tourism has increased, various international initiatives, ecolabels and certification programmes, such as Protected Area Network (PAN) Parks in Europe, have been introduced to promote sustainable tourism. This paper examines nature tourists'...

Author(s)
Puhakka, R.; Siikamäki, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2012, 11, 1, pp 56-73

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