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Cover for Winter recreation trends in the Swedish mountains - challenges and opportunities.

This chapter aims is to review trends in some of the main winter recreation activities in the Swedish mountains in order to discuss associated challenges and opportunities through the lens of such mega trends. To do so, it takes advantage of previous studies of mountain recreation in Sweden and...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.; Chekalina, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Winter visitors' perceptions in popular nature destinations in Iceland.

This chapter provides an examination of tourist perception of crowding and satisfaction in seven popular nature destinations in the south and south-west of Iceland. The chapter concludes with a discussion regarding the future of winter tourism in Iceland.

Author(s)
Sæþpórsdóttir, A. D.; Hall, C. M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Development of downhill skiing tourism in Sweden: past, present, and future.

This chapter first highlights the major milestones in the development of downhill skiing tourism in Sweden from a supply perspective. Then an outlook on the future of the industry is portrayed with a special focus on major issues such as the changing markets and climates.

Author(s)
Demİroglu, O. C.; Lundmark, L.; Strömgren, M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Winter tourism and seasonality in Iceland.

This chapter presents an overview of how tourism seasonality in Iceland has changed in recent years, with particular emphasis on a case study area, Hornafjörđur municipality, in rural south Iceland. The chapter pieces together available data from many and somewhat disparate sources, in order to...

Author(s)
Árnason, P.; Welling, J. T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for From winter destination to all-year-round tourism: how focus on service can reduce fluctuation in demand due to seasonality.

This chapter provides an alternative position on building customer interest and longer-term commitment to mountain destinations. This involves commitment to excellence in developing and providing quality customer experiences. It is argued that the commitment to customer service and experience...

Author(s)
Engeset, M. G.; Velvin, J.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for External and internal challenges of glacier tourism development in Iceland.

This chapter explores the historic and modern expansion of glacial visitation to the Scandinavian country of Iceland. In order to understand this growing aspect of tourism, the chapter presents evidence of the entrepreneurial activity of more than 40 small, hard and soft adventure tourism operators ...

Author(s)
Welling, J.; Árnason, T.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter