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Cover for Arctic tourism experiences: production, consumption and sustainability.

This book aims to better understand the production and consumption of visitor experiences in the Arctic region as a rapidly changing tourist destination. This knowledge will contribute to a balanced triple bottom line (TBL) sustainability approach in Arctic tourism. Part 1 (chapters 1-6)...

Author(s)
Lee, Y. S.; Weaver, D. B.; Prebensen, N. K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Arctic destinations and attractions as evolving peripheral settings for the production and consumption of peak tourism experiences.

This introductory chapter offers a definition of Arctic tourism; and discusses three main themes concerning travel and tourism in the changing Arctic, namely: sustainability, climate change, and tourist experiences.

Author(s)
Lee, Y. S.; Weaver, D. B.; Prebensen, N. K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Degrees of peripherality in the production and consumption of leisure tourism in Greenland.

The patterns of leisure tourism production and consumption in Greenland fostered by isolation are described and analysed in this chapter. Subsequently, it is proposed that the attendant gradations of spatial and temporal peripherality give rise to four distinct zones of leisure tourist experience....

Author(s)
Weaver, D. B.; Lawton, L. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The Arctic tourism experience from an evolving Chinese perspective.

This chapter provides some basic insight into the growing phenomenon of Chinese visitation to the Arctic. Following brief coverage of the overall context of Chinese tourism development, subsequent sections examine the magnitude of Arctic visitation, visitor profiles, motivations, preferences and...

Author(s)
Huang MingFeng; Tang ChuanZhong; Weaver, D. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Arctic tourism experiences: opportunities, challenges and future research directions for a changing periphery.

This concluding chapter reviews and synthesizes the findings and themes of the diverse chapters of this book on Arctic tourism experiences, and discusses stakeholder implications and further research directions for the advancement of a sustainable Arctic tourism.

Author(s)
Lee, Y. S.; Weaver, D. B.; Prebensen, N. K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sustainability and mass tourism: a contradiction in terms?

It is argued in this chapter that sustainable mass tourism is not a contradiction in terms, but rather the largely unrecognized normative form of sustainable tourism. The chapter begins by outlining a three-dimensional model as to what fundamentally constitutes the 'sustainability' in sustainable...

Author(s)
Weaver, D. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Experiencing the Arctic in the past: French visitors to Finnmark in the late 1700s and early 1800s.

This chapter presents an historical account of Arctic travel. It considers the diverse experiences of three French travellers to northern Norway in the context of the periphery-core dynamics of the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

Author(s)
Guissard, I.; Lee, Y. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Roles of adventure guides in balancing perceptions of risk and safety.

This chapter aims to broaden existing understandings of risk and safety in guided Arctic adventure activities, by exploring the stories of tourists who have participated in guided adventure activities, and their feelings of risk. In particular, it examines how their interactions with guides and...

Author(s)
Røkenes, A.; Mathisen, L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The central role of identity in the Arctic periphery.

This chapter addresses the governing and coordinating role of organizational identity in the context of the Arctic tourism system. It also highlights the multilevel systems of actors and networks in Arctic tourism, as well as the role of identity in tourist valuation of Arctic tourism.

Author(s)
Davoudi, S.; Högström, C.; Tronvoll, B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
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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