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Cover for An introduction to ecotourism in Scandinavia.

This chapter presents an overview of the nature of ecotourism in Scandinavia, its economic importance, and the marketing mechanisms in this sector. It also discusses the implications of global environmental change for ecotourism, and concludes with an outlook of ecotourism in the region.

Author(s)
Gössling, S.; Hultman, J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931346)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Access under stress: the right of public access tradition in Sweden.

This chapter starts with an overview of the Nordic outdoor-recreation tradition and the right of public access in Sweden, followed by the introduction of a conceptual framework concerning different landscape perspectives, which is used to describe the right of public access in relation to leisure...

Author(s)
Sandell, K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931209)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Ecotourism in Scandinavia: lessons in theory and practice.

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...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.; Hultman, J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931346)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Eco-traveller or eco-site visitor?

This chapter explores the route and site dimensions of tourism and sustainability. It argues that, if ecotourism should be regarded as the solution to make the world more sustainable, tourism researchers should start to distinguish between eco-travellers and eco-site visitors. Ecotourism should...

Author(s)
Flognfeldt, T., Jun.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931346)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ecotourism and indigenous people: positive and negative impacts of Sami tourism.

This chapter presents indigenous Sami tourism, and discusses the positive and negative impacts resulting from the development of Sami tourism in Scandinavia. These impacts are analysed from three different perspectives: economic, sociocultural and environmental.

Author(s)
Pettersson, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931346)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Policy, planning and governance in ecotourism.

This chapter charts some of the key elements in ecotourism policy and planning in Scandinavia. It describes (i) ecotourism as a policy field, (ii) the institutional arrangements that surround ecotourism, and (iii) the role of governance in ecotourism planning and management.

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931346)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism certification in Scandinavia.

Different labels found within Scandinavian tourism are presented and evaluated with respect to aspects such as scope, purpose and sustainability. These labels include: Bo på Lantgård (Stay on a Farm); Godkänd Gård för Hästturism (Certified Horse Farm); Det Naturliga Fisket (Natural Fishing);...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931346)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The right of public access: potentials and challenges for ecotourism.

This chapter presents an overview of the (i) Swedish right of public access, (ii) the current attitudes toward the right of public access, and (iii) the interaction between the right of public access and nature-based tourism, especially ecotourism. Three themes concerning public access and...

Author(s)
Sandell, K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931346)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Embodying everyday masculinities in heritage tourism(s).

This chapter traces out the sets of practices that effect the creation of masculine subjects and objects in two tourist settings. It is argued that embodied performances in heritage tourist settings help to concretize and stabilize certain male identities. The Highland Games of Scotland and Viking...

Author(s)
Knox, D.; Hannam, K.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932718)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism in peripheries: perspectives from the far north and south.

This book reviews the theory of the role of peripheries in tourism, identifies the core obstacles to tourism in high latitudes, and presents recent case studies from North America, Scandinavia, Scotland, New Zealand and the polar areas. The book's 14 chapters are presented under five headings: (i)...

Author(s)
Müller, D. K.; Jansson, B.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931773)
Type
Book

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