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The Arctic and nearby remote areas are attracting more attention than ever before, because of their abundance of physical natural resources as well their wilderness environments which have become a major attraction for tourists. But use of land for tourism practices can lead to conflicts with other ...

Author(s)
Sæþórsdóttir, A. D.; Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Polar Record, 2016, 52, 1, pp 82-91
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism in peripheries: the role of tourism in regional development in Northern Finland.

This chapter discusses the role of tourism in regional development and provides an overview on the recent tourism development in northern Finland. The regional economy of tourism in northern Finland is approached by using municipality level data. The economic significance of tourism is approached...

Author(s)
Saarinen, J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931773)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This chapter discusses present, central and often competitive ideas of wilderness and the underlying social processes and value systems constructing them in a northern Finnish context. Developing nature tourism as the 'latest' significant transformation factor of the Northern environment is at the...

Author(s)
Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Nature-based tourism in peripheral areas: development or disaster?, 2005, pp 36-49