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Arctic tourism experiences : production, consumption and sustainability

Author: Young-Sook Lee; David B Weaver; Nina K Prebensen
Publisher: Wallingford, Oxfordshire ; Boston, MA : CABI, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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) investigates the depth and dimensions of tourist experiences in the Arctic. The chapters examine the essence of diverse peak  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Young-Sook Lee; David B Weaver; Nina K Prebensen
ISBN: 9781780648637 1780648634 9781780648644 1780648642
OCLC Number: 981159984
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 202 pages) : color illustrations, maps
Contents: Arctic destinations and attractions as evolving peripheral settings for the production and consumption of peak tourism experiences / Young-Sook Lee, David B. Weaver and Nina K. Prebensen --
Experiencing the arctic in the past : French visitors to Finnmark in the late 1700s and early 1800s / Isabelle Guissard and Young-Sook Lee --
Roles of adventure guides in balancing perceptions of risk and safety / Arild Røkenes and Line Mathisen --
The central role of identity in the Arctic periphery / Sara Davoudi, Claes Högström and Bård Tronvoll --
Tourists and narration in the Arctic : the changing experience of museums / Johan Edelheim and Young-Sook Lee --
World heritage list = tourism attractiveness? / Kjell Olsen --
Degrees of peripherality in the production and consumption of leisure tourism in Greenland / David Weaver and Laura Lawton --
Northern lights experiences in the Arctic dark : old imaginaries and new tourism narratives / Stein Roar Mathisen --
Exploring the extreme Iditarod Trail in Alaska / Hans Anton Stubberud and Carsten Blom Ruud --
The Arctic tourism experience from an evolving Chinese perspective / Chuanzhong Tang, Ming-Feng Huang and David Weaver --
Tourists' interpretations of a "feelgood in Lapland" holiday : a case study / Raija Komppula --
Negotiating Sami place and identity : do Scottish traditions help Sami to be more Sami? / Beate Bursta --
Emergence of experience production systems for mass tourism participation in peripheral regions : evidence from Arctic Scandinavia / Peter Fischer --
Factors of peripherality : whale watching in northern Norway / Giovanna Bertella --
Responsible fishing tourism in the Arctic / Nina Prebensen and Sølvi Lyngnes --
Long way up : powered two-wheeled journeys in northern peripheries / Carl Cater --
Experiences of marine adventurers in the Canadian Arctic / Margaret E. Johnston, Elsa De Souza and R. Harvey Lemelin --
Arctic tourism in Russia : attractions, experiences, challenges and potentials / Sergey Ilkevich, and Per Strömberg --
Tourism experiences of post-Soviet Arctic borderlands / Peter Haugseth and Urban Wråkberg --
Arctic tourism experiences : opportunities, challenges and future research directions for a changing periphery / Young-Sook Lee, David B. Weaver and Nina K. Prebensen.
Responsibility: edited by Young-Sook Lee, David B. Weaver, Nina K. Prebensen.

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The book focuses on tourist experiences and industry provision of those experiences. It concentrates on the fundamental essence of the Arctic as being a geographical periphery, but also an  Read more...

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