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This study is about tourism development in an area with an iconic attraction, the cliff of North Cape, located at the northernmost point on mainland Norway. About 250,000 tourists visit North Cape yearly. The main part of North Cape tourism is operated by a close cooperation between big companies,...

Author(s)
Viken, A.; Aarsaether, N.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2013, 13, 1, pp 38-54
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This chapter shows that ecotourism is a non-existent phenomenon in Norway, at least in terms of an intended business activity. There are different reasons for this, even though the traditionally close relationship of Norwegians with nature is the most important one. Nature is the core element of...

Author(s)
Viken, A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 1845931343)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The tourism industry, research activities, and governing institutions are often seen as three very different, independent, and partly antagonistic activities and sectors - tourism as pure profit-pursuing, research as indifferent to business, and governing as controlling both. In this paper, it is...

Author(s)
Viken, A.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Polar Record, 2011, 47, 4, pp 335-347