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This chapter is based on interviews conducted in 2002 with 60 Germans and 50 Italians to capture the images evoked in potential tourists to Finland by marketing pictures showing a lake landscape. The chapter utilizes the notion of "spirit of place" to describe the potential tourism-marketing value...

Author(s)
Tuohino, A.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Lake tourism: an integrated approach to lacustrine tourism systems, 2005, pp 101-118
Abstract

Place branding and marketing has become essential for the promotion of tourist destinations. Yet despite the significance of environmental attributes for place branding there is surprisingly little research on the impacts of climate change on place brand values. The paper examines these issues with ...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2014, 14, 1, pp 23-40
Abstract

It is of vital importance that nature-based tourist destinations maintain their natural resources in a sustainable way. Nature and wilderness are the main attractions for tourism in Iceland. The Central Highlands are uninhabited with little visible evidence of human influence except for some huts,...

Author(s)
Sæpórsdóttir, A. D.; Hall, C. M.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 7, pp 2315
Abstract

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

There is academic, political and industry consensus that tourism should achieve greater sustainability, a process requiring stakeholder involvement on various levels. It is less clear how significant actor numbers can be mobilized to pro-actively work towards sustainability goals, achieving...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.; Hall, C. M.; Ekström, F.; Engeset, A. B.; Aall, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2012, 20, 6, pp 899-916
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

Peoples' housing practices are changing and their mobility is increasing in contemporary society. An increasing and more diverse use of second homes raises new governance challenges. We apply the concepts of policy integration and policy coherence to analyze the governance of second homes in...

Author(s)
Rinne, J.; Kietäväinen, A.; Tuulentie, S.; Paloniemi, R.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2014, 18, 3, pp 223-236
Abstract

This chapter details the changing historical dimensions of lake tourism in Savonlinna in Finland and connects the representation of the lake (as shown in historical advertising materials) to broader national myths and representations. It is shown that the different types of representations and the...

Author(s)
Pitkänen, K.; Vepsäläinen, M.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Lake tourism: an integrated approach to lacustrine tourism systems, 2005, pp 67-82
Abstract

The aim of this article is to discuss second homes according to legislation, planning practice and effects on environmental sustainability in a Swedish context. The legislation contains special provisions concerning land and water management in certain areas of national interest in their entirety...

Author(s)
Persson, I.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, 2015, 7, 1, pp 48-61
Abstract

This chapter analyses second home ownership in the Swedish mountain range. The main objective is to scrutinize the relationship between the second home owners' primary residences and the destination, and its impact on the composition of the second home owner population. The chapter is based on a...

Author(s)
Müller, D. K.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Nature-based tourism in peripheral areas: development or disaster?, 2005, pp 133-148

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