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Cover for The three stages of tourism.

This chapter starts with an overview of early tourism, where the journey and route were of critical importance. It then discusses: the three essential tools and facilitators of route-focused tourism (tour operators, guides and guidebooks); the emergence of destination-focused tourism since the...

Author(s)
Ward-Perkins, D.; Beckmann, C.; Ellis, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394767)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Connecting temporalities: walking through narratives of guilt and passion.

As a young man in 1912, the author Thorbergur Thordarson leaves a ship in a small village in the Strandir region of north-west Iceland and decides to walk to Reykjavik, the capital, approximately 300 km away in the south. His pedestrian journey from Strandir and all the way to Reykjavik became the...

Author(s)
Lund, K. A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Beyond overtourism: studying the entanglements of society and tourism in Iceland.

This chapter critically explores the notion of overtourism and its usefulness to grasp the challenges of tourism development, with a special focus on how tourism affects society and culture. It is argued that the concept of overtourism is too often based on the static and over-simplified views of...

Author(s)
Jóhannesson, G. T.; Lund, K. A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Overtourism: excesses, discontents and measures in travel and tourism.

This book is concerned with the various dimensions of overtourism, including the social and economic impacts of excessive tourism and the management and policy measures to address it. The 10 chapters present case studies contributing to the overtourism discussion from diverse perspectives and...

Author(s)
Milano, C.; Cheer, J. M.; Novelli, M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book
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Cover for Case Study Iceland: Climate change and tourism sustainability and its effects on Icelandic coastal destinations.

This chapter focuses on Iceland, aiming to encapsulate the climate change debate within the context of coastal tourism destinations. It looks at the climate change effects on Iceland, the adaptation and responses to climate change as well as the compensations provided by climate change. Also...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
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
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Cover for The economic role of Arctic tourism.

Arctic tourism plays an increasingly significant role in the local and national economies of the eight nations (Canada, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden, and the USA) that ring the Arctic region. This chapter outlines each nation's approach to Arctic tourism development,...

Author(s)
Snyder, J. M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Iceland: nature-, adventure- or eco-island?

Given Iceland's primary nature-based tourism product, this chapter seeks to understand tourists' fascination with Iceland and discusses whether the island should be understood in tourism terms as a nature, adventure or ecotourism destination. It is pointed out that Iceland could be conceptualized...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.; Alkimou, A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931346)
Type
Book chapter
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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

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