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Cover for Collaboration and leadership as success factors of a ski resort - a multiple case study from Finland.

This chapter investigates stakeholders' perceptions of the factors affecting the success of a destination, in this case the three biggest ski resorts in Finland. The study suggests that effective collaboration and leadership are key facilitators to the success of a destination.

Author(s)
Komppula, R.; Alegria, E.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing quality of life in tourism and hospitality.

This book shares the work of various scholars under the umbrella of quality of life in tourism and hospitality, including case studies showing best practice. The main goal of this volume is to provide a portfolio of selected activities from tourism and hospitality settings as best practices and...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Sirgy, M. J.; Kruger, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book
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Cover for Value creation: a tourism mobilities perspective.

This chapter explores issues relating to value creation and co-creation during the tourism mobilities component of holiday travel. It first suggests a number of factors that influence the value creation process in the tourism mobilities sector. The chapter then decomposes the typical tourist...

Author(s)
Prideaux, B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395030)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for What is the bioeconomy.

This chapter describes the bioeconomy as it is defined today in research and policy documents. The main characteristics of the various bioeconomy sectors, the relationships across sectors, and the related actors are described. The chapter also illustrates the main statistical evidence about the...

Author(s)
Viaggi, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392756)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Adventure Tourism and Outdoor Activities Management: a 21st century toolkit.

This book was conceived as a reader for many aspects of adventure tourism management. Part I (chapters 1-11) deals with definitions of adventure tourism, the globalization of adventure tourism, adventure tourism research, the customer profile, product development, management issues, risk and safety ...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for I came to enjoy Iceland and arrived at Thingvellir ('Thingvellir - where am I again?').

This chapter focuses on adventure tourism at Thingvellir National Park in Finland. It reflects on the role of the tourist guide, and offers an assessment of tourists and the impacts on Thingvellir. The future of adventure tourism in Iceland is also explored.

Author(s)
Schaller, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Social tourism as correlates of quality of life: the case of disadvantaged people.

This chapter investigates the factors that affect the formation of the social holiday experience, and the meaning of the experience for the holiday taker. It presents a case study of the 'Well-being week for unemployed people' at a holiday centre in eastern Finland. The case study illustrates an...

Author(s)
Komppula, R.; Ilves, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rural well-being tourism in Northern Europe - providing opportunities to enhance quality of life.

This chapter examines rural well-being tourism as a form of tourism that enhances tourists' quality of life (QoL). It presents data collected in five Northern European countries, namely Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Denmark. The goal is to examine motivations and activity preferences of...

Author(s)
Konu, H.; Pesonen, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Farm fresh in the city: urban grassroots food distribution networks in Finland.

This chapter explores the role of grassroots food distribution networks in Finland, and the extent to which these networks are creating farmer-consumer linkages that support a robust urban foodshed. The chapter entails a discussion and comparison of two such networks in Finland: Community Supported ...

Author(s)
Hagolani-Albov, S. E.; Halvorson, S. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647326)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourists and narration in the Arctic: the changing experience of museums.

This chapter investigates a theory known as new museology, which considers how museums are forced to evolve in contemporary societies where data and alternative viewpoints are commonly available and perceived as multiple and concurrent realities. It examines, on one hand, how museums in Arctic...

Author(s)
Edelheim, J.; Lee, Y. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter

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