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Local involvement in tourism development is defined as a key issue for sustainable tourism, however it is often questioned and less seldom implemented in reality. Reasons behind this condition are lack of knowledge and practical experience on community-based tourism as a bottom-up approach. In this ...

Author(s)
Lindström, K. N.; Larson, M.
Publisher
De Gruyter Open, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Bulletin of Geography. Socio-economic Series, 2016, 33, pp 71-78
Abstract

The rapid growth of the global cruise ship industry in tourism has been evident in New Zealand in the southern hemisphere and Iceland in the northern hemisphere, where both countries have experienced a substantial increase in cruise ship arrivals at a growing number of ports. Although the two...

Author(s)
Harkison, T.; Bardadóttir, P.
Publisher
NISC - Routledge, Grahamstown, South Africa
Citation
Research in Hospitality Management, 2019, 9, 2, pp 99-108
Abstract

This article examines some promising perspectives from a research project that is driven by an innovative research agenda to combine sustainable tourism development and mobile information technology in rural and peripheral areas of southern Denmark. Most technologically-based innovation projects...

Author(s)
Liburd, J. J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2005, 9, 1, pp 107-118
Abstract

The 13 papers in this special issue reflect the changes in the concepts of rural tourism as well as in the academic interest in this form of tourism. The papers can be divided into two main types. The first group of papers examines aspects of the unique sense of place that rural areas possess, the...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2015, 23, 8/9, pp 1133-1403
Abstract

This paper presents empirical data from a comparison of the management strategies governing marine angling tourism (MAT) in Norway and Iceland. Marine angling tourism has been steadily growing in popularity in the coastal fjord communities of Norway and Iceland over the last several years, and as...

Author(s)
Solstrand, M. V.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Natural Resources Forum, 2013, 37, 2, pp 113-126
Abstract

In the study outlined, visitor-employed photography (VEP) has been used to investigate how tourists and locals evaluate the built rural landscape in five Norwegian winter destinations in the summer time. Norwegian and international tourists and some locals were equipped with single-use cameras, a...

Author(s)
Prestholdt, R.; Nordbø, I.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2015, 15, 1/2, pp 202-222
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

A review of the literature on family leisure travel indicates an emphasis on the spectacular and exotic, with little empirical investigation on everyday behaviours retained while on vacation. The present study examines possible spillovers from the home to the tourism setting by examining the...

Author(s)
Sthapit, E.; Björk, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2017, 28, 2, pp 209-223
Abstract

This paper examines gender differences in participation in various outdoor recreation and tourism activities in the Swedish mountain region, and how these activities are portrayed from a gender perspective on the websites of five major tourist destinations. Spending time in nature has been linked...

Author(s)
Kling, K. G.; Margaryan, L.; Fuchs, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2020, 23, 2, pp 233-247
Abstract

This study examined regional and local tourism stakeholder perceptions of a sustainable tourism development strategy (STDS) in Protected Area Network (PAN) Park locations. An STDS overview from a cross-cultural comparative analysis of a verified park (Sweden) versus a candidate site (Romania) is...

Author(s)
Cottrell, S. P.; Cutumisu, N.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 2, pp 150-167

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