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Ecotourism in Scandinavia: lessons in theory and practice.

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This book describes, analyses, and evaluates Scandinavian ecotourism. It includes overviews of the state of ecotourism development in Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Iceland and focuses on aspects of sustainability, among others. This book will appeal to researchers and students of ecotourism. It has 17 chapters and a subject index.


Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) An introduction to ecotourism in Scandinavia. Author(s): Gössling, S. Hultman, J.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 10) Ecotourism in Denmark. Author(s): Kaae, B. C.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 23) Sweden: where holidays come naturally. Author(s): Fredman, P. Gössling, S. Hultman, J.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 38) Ecotourism in Norway: non-existence or co-existence? Author(s): Viken, A.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 53) Iceland: nature-, adventure- or eco-island? Author(s): Gössling, S. Alkimou, A.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 63) Tourism certification in Scandinavia. Author(s): Gössling, S.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 76) The role of nature in Swedish ecotourism. Author(s): Hultman, J. Cederholm, E. A.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 89) Ecotourism as experience-tourism. Author(s): Gössling, S.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 98) The right of public access: potentials and challenges for ecotourism. Author(s): Sandell, K.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 113) Swedish mountain tourism patterns and modelling destination attributes. Author(s): Fredman, P. Lindberg, K.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 124) Environmental concerns of Swedish ecotourists: an environmental-psychological perspective. Author(s): Wurzinger, S.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 134) Rural development through ecotourism. Author(s): Nilsson, N. O.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 143) Eco-traveller or eco-site visitor? Author(s): Flognfeldt, T., Jun.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 154) Ecotourist choices of transport modes. Author(s): Folke, J. Østrup, J. H. Gössling, S.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 166) Ecotourism and indigenous people: positive and negative impacts of Sami tourism. Author(s): Pettersson, R.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 178) Hunting tourism as ecotourism: conflicts and opportunities. Author(s): Gunnarsdotter, Y.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 193) Policy, planning and governance in ecotourism. Author(s): Hall, C. M.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Service Management, Lund University, Box 882, 25108 Helsingborg, Sweden.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2006
  • ISBN
  • 9781845931346
  • Record Number
  • 20063158132