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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

In the contemporary so-called 'competition state era', many rural and peripheral regions are in decline. Tourism is increasingly viewed as being able to alleviate and rejuvenate regions that are facing economic difficulties. The European Union has launched several programmes with the goal of...

Author(s)
Bohlin, M.; Brandt, D.; Elbe, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
European Planning Studies, 2016, 24, 10, pp 1788-1805
Abstract

Creativity is one of the more recent ideas of a range of concepts put forward to capture how culture affects the dynamics of economic processes. In the case of tourism, creativity brings together three interrelated aspects of destination dynamics. Firstly, the intensification of the experience...

Author(s)
Jóhannesson, G. T.; Lund, K. A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2018, 18, Suppl. 1, pp S60-S74
Abstract

This paper discusses the contributions of international lifestyle immigrants to new tourism development and innovation in the sparsely populated north of Sweden. Based on a qualitative case study, the paper examines how lifestyle immigrants contributed as tourism entrepreneurs to the formation of...

Author(s)
Carson, D. A.; Carson, D. B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Rural Studies, 2018, 64, pp 230-240
Abstract

No attempt has yet been made to integrate studies of both visitors and local communities within the framework of rural tourism development policy. This paper addresses this gap in the literature. Drawing on a study of tourism in the Randers Fjord, a relatively underdeveloped area of rural...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2004, 6, 3, pp 177-188
Abstract

Access to countryside areas - by means of personal ownership, designated areas or free access - is fundamental to outdoor recreation and nature tourism. This paper examines the role of the Right of Public Access for public participation in outdoor recreation and nature tourism supply in Sweden....

Author(s)
Sandell, K.; Fredman, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2010, 10, 3, pp 291-309
Abstract

Local food products, either new, "traditional", or based on a specific conception of food heritage, play an important role in the development of the rural tourism sector in Norway. Building on different concrete Norwegian case studies, this article seeks to better understand the role tourism...

Author(s)
Vittersø, G.; Amilien, V.
Publisher
Anthropology of Food, Paris, France
Citation
Anthropology of Food, 2011, No.8, pp 6833
Abstract

This paper examines the characteristics and motivations of migrant tourism entrepreneurs in peripheral rural areas of Norway. Based on semi-structured interviews, the study explores eight cases of Norwegian and foreign nationals who had relocated at different life stages. The respondents were asked ...

Author(s)
Iversen, I.; Jacobsen, J. Kr. S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2016, 16, 4, pp 484-499
Abstract

The nature-based tourism sector is characterised by small-scale businesses often located in rural regions. As a consequence, business success is dependent not just upon the sustainable use of natural resources, but also on several external (e.g. infrastructure and destination images) and internal...

Author(s)
Lundberg, S.; Fredman, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2012, 15, 7, pp 649-671

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