Tourism in rural settings – alliances, conflicts and cultural change

The firsk edition of this paper was written for a seminary at Institute for Rural Sociology, University of Wisconsin – Madison, May 1991. The main purpose of this paper is to present the approach of a research project, started in 1991. When the paper was written, we had neither data nor conclusions to present, but… Les mer »

Increasing the Influx of Non-domestic Tourists to the Lillehammer-region. Elements of strategic importance

Lillehammer Turist AS (LT) has as an expressed ambition to increase the volume of foreign tourists to the region with 175% from 2010 to 2020. This report deliver a knowledge basis for assessing and carry into effect ambitions. There are three main sources of information entering this analysis: Interviews with tourism firms in the Lillehammer… Les mer »

Comparing Adamello Brenta Natural Park (Italy) and Jotunheimen National Park (Norway): innovations and best practises.

Adamello Brenta Natural Park in Italy and Jotuheimen National Park in Norway have been investigated with a comparative purpose. The aim of this report is to discuss how innovation processes and best practices implementation are able to improve the linkage among protected areas management and tourism destination management. The Italian park acts as a strong… Les mer »