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Rovaniemi in Finnish Lapland is the self-proclaimed 'official home of Santa Claus'. However, in recent years, after several warm and snowless season starts, Christmas tourism businesses have expressed concern about the future of the region's winter tourism industry. This paper examines the...

Author(s)
Tervo-Kankare, K.; Hall, C. M.; Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2013, 15, 2, pp 292-317
Abstract

Climate change-related processes have emerged as major issues in tourism development and management, particularly with respect to nature-based tourism, which is seen as especially vulnerable and is the sector of the industry that is the main focus of this study. The aim of the paper is to identify...

Author(s)
Saarinen, J.; Tervo, K.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Innovation & Sustainable Development, 2005, 1, 3, pp 214-228
Abstract

Recent research has focused on the impacts of environmental change to tourism. In particular, the perceived costs of climate change have been increasingly studied. However, the relationship between costs and benefits resulting from the changing environmental conditions for the industry has been...

Author(s)
Tervo-Kankare, K.; Kaján, E.; Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2018, 20, 2, pp 202-223
Abstract

This chapter introduces the key issues of adaptation and climate change in subtropical areas in relation to tourism industry - relatively little studies area of tourism. The chapter analyses climate change-related adaptation and other mechanisms in a Finnish, and wider Northern European, context....

Author(s)
Tervo-Kankare, K.; Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Polar tourism: human, environmental and governance dimensions, 2011, pp 221-235
Abstract

Considering the increasing impacts of climate change on nature-based winter tourism, this paper examines the challenges related to assessing the costs of adaptation and the emerging cost-related trends. The survey-based case study was conducted in Finnish Lapland and included 70 local...

Author(s)
Kaján, E.; Tervo-Kankare, K.; Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2015, 15, 3, pp 311-317