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A tourist destination's brand personality (TDBP) can be measured by asking tourists which personality traits they associate with the destination. A tourist who experiences a TDBP that is in congruence with the tourist's self-image will favor the tourist destination. Such congruence between the ...

Author(s)
Seljeseth, P. I.; Korneliussen, T.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2015, 15, Suppl. 1, pp 48-61
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Cover for Factors of peripherality: whale watching in northern Norway.

Focusing on the case of commercial whale watching in northern Norway, this chapter investigates how various dimensions of peripheral destinations, in particular the geographic, socio-economic and cultural dimensions, shape the premises for core wildlife experiences. It asks to what extent such...

Author(s)
Bertella, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The landscape is one of the main pull factors of nature-based tourism. Tourism landscapes are multifunctional since landscape characteristics, functions and human values interact with economic activity. People's experiences and perceptions of the environment are emphasized in the experience...

Author(s)
Uusitalo, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2010, 10, 3, pp 310-333
Abstract

This paper investigates the challenges and critical factors for the development and management of a form of wildlife tourism that is based on an active and practice-near role of natural sciences knowledge, and that, ultimately, can contribute to sustainability. Based on the study of a specific firm ...

Author(s)
Bertella, G.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2011, 11, 1, pp 97-114
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This work-in-progress paper focuses on consumer value in extraordinary experiences, and how value is created and drained through customer-interactions. Customer-interactions are central in experiencescapes. A framework of six main types of customer-interactions is used when analyzing the data. The...

Author(s)
Eide, D.; Lindberg, F.
Publisher
University of Mauritius, Mauritius
Citation
4th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing & Management Conference, Mauritius, 25-27 June 2014, 2014, pp 439-461
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.
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Cover for Rural development through ecotourism.

The first part of this chapter explores what constitutes sustainable tourism and considers ecotourism as a solution for long-term ecological and economic sustainability. The chapter then discusses the general misunderstanding of the ecotourism concept, and proceeds to define ecotourism as...

Author(s)
Nilsson, N. O.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 1845931343)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This special issue is devoted to nature-based tourism in Scandinavia. The issue consists of 11 papers. The first paper develops four propositions for the role of a tour-operator as the driver of innovations in a nature-based tourism case. The second paper investigates the objectives of landowners...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.; Tyrväinen, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2010, 10, 3, pp 173-394
Abstract

The growth of nature-based tourism has raised the need to better understand tourists' expectations towards outdoor recreation environments. There is little knowledge, however, of international tourists' attitudes towards forest management practises or of their effect during winter. This study...

Author(s)
Tyrväinen, L.; Silvennoinen, H.; Hallikainen, V.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research, 2017, 32, 4, pp 349-359
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Cover for The role of cooperation in enhancing innovation in nature-based tourism services.

Nature-based tourism is a rapidly growing industry sector providing new sources of livelihood for rural areas to diversify the traditional economies. Although innovativeness is an important element in the competitiveness of companies, the level of innovations in nature tourism and recreation...

Author(s)
Matilainen, A.; Weiss, G.; Sarvašová, Z.; Feliciano, D.; Nastase, C.; Prede, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936891)
Type
Book chapter

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