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Many academics claim that expedition cruises to the Polar Regions are an emerging market. However, such cruises have frequently visited the Antarctic since the early 1990's and even earlier in the Arctic, such as the first expedition in 1984 to the territory of Nunavut in the Canadian Arctic. This...

Author(s)
Maher, P. T.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2012, 60, 1, pp 55-70
Abstract

This book aims at consolidating recent empirical research on tourism in the polar/subpolar regions. Contributors cover the human, environmental and governance dimensions of tourism in the Arctic, Antarctic, and subpolar areas of the world. Consisting of 16 chapters, the book is intended for...

Author(s)
Maher, P. T.; Stewart. E. J.; Lück, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Polar tourism: human, environmental and governance dimensions, 2011, pp 299 pp.
Abstract

This article provides an understanding of the goals and operational procedures of current cruise ship operators in Nunavut and gives insight into the policies necessary to effectively manage cruise ship tourism in Nunavut. The exploratory research found that cruise tourism in Nunavut is perceived...

Author(s)
Marquez, J. R.; Eagles, P. F. J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2007, 4, 2/3, pp 85-96
Abstract

The opening of tourism in northern Norway in the 1870s coincided with the emergence of Tromsø as a port for Arctic research expeditions, as well as with the founding of modern whaling stations along the North Norwegian coast, tourist attractions themselves. One of the first entrepreneurs of tourism ...

Author(s)
Barthelmess, K.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2007, 4, 2/3, pp 113-120
Abstract

Most visitors to Antarctica today are commercial tourists. Over 150 000 tourists visited Antarctica between 2007 and 2010, making up more than 700 000 person/landings. Despite the scale of tourism in Antarctica, knowledge about its environmental impacts is generally inconclusive, and monitoring is...

Author(s)
Roura, R. M.
Publisher
Co-Action Publishing, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Polar Research, 2012, 31, pp 10905
Abstract

Tourism in Antarctica is rapidly growing and diversifying, which raises concerns about its effects on the environment. Research and policy-making efforts have so far focused on the impacts on Antarctica's own ecosystems, whereas global impacts have all but been ignored. This article presents an...

Author(s)
Amelung, B.; Lamers, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2007, 4, 2/3, pp 121-133
Abstract

This research note explores the issues of perceptions of risk and a changing environment for Antarctic tourism. A pilot study was undertaken aboard an Antarctic cruise ship in February 2008 with the purpose of examining the views of passengers about risk and environmental change in light of the...

Author(s)
Maher, P. T.; Johnston, M. E.; Dawson, J. P.; Noakes, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2011, 14, 4, pp 387-399

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