Winter: New Turns in Arctic Winter Tourism


Journal article:

Rantala,O., Hallikainen, V., Ilola, H. and Tuulentie, S. (2018). The softening of adventure tourism, Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, DOI:10.1080/15022250.2018.1522725

Mathisen, S. R. (2017). Mellom borealisme og orientalisme: Fortellinger og forestillinger om «de andre» i nordlysturismen. Tidsskrift for kulturforskning, 1: 55-70.

Jóhannesson, G. T. and Lund, K. A (2017). Aurora Borealis: Choreographies
of darkness and light. Annals of Tourism Research, 63: 183-190.

Heimtun, B. and B. Lovelock (2017). Communicating Paradox: Uncertainty and the Northern Lights. Tourism Management, 61: 63-69.

Ekeland, C. B. (2016). High as a kite: exploring the positive emotion of interest through extreme sporting in the arctic. Int. J. Tourism Anthropology, 5(3/4): 276-298. 

Heimtun, B. (2016). Emotions and Affects at Work on Northern Lights Tours. Hospitality & Society, 6(3): 223-241.,id=22846/.  

Rantala, O., Rokenes, A. and Valkonen J. (2016). Is adventure tourism a coherent concept? A review of research approaches on adventure tourism. Annals of Leisure Research.

Ekeland, C. and Dahl, T. I. (2016). Hunting the light in the high Arctic. A triangulation study of interest development among English tourists on board the Coastal steamer Hurtigruten. Tourism Culture & Communication, 16(1-2):33-58.

Jæger, K. and K. Olsen  (2016). On commodification: Volunteer experiences in festivals. Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change. DOI:10.1080/14766825.2016.1168827.

Røkenes, A., Schumann, S. and J. Rose (2015). The Art of Guiding in Nature-Based Adventure Tourism – How Guides Can Create Client Value and Positive Experiences on Mountain Bike and Backcountry Ski Tours, Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 15 (1): 62-82. 

Heimtun, B. (2015). Tourists’ Affective Perceptions of a Cold Destination: Feelings towards Northern Norway in the Winter. Northern Review, 40.

Nyseth, T. and A. Viken (2016). Communities of practice in the management of an Arctic environment: monitoring knowledge as complementary to scientific knowledge and the precautionary principle?. Polar Record. doi:10.1017/S003224741500039X.

Mathisen, S. R. (2014). Nordlys, magi og turisme. Tidsskrift for religion og kultur, 1, pp. 69-92. ABSTRACT Mathisen.doc

Book chapter:

Røkenes, A. and Mathisen, Line (2017).Roles of Adventure Guides in Balancing Perceptions of Risk and Safety, in Arctic Tourism Experience. Production, consumption and sustainability. Eds. Young Sook-Lee, David B. Weaver & Nina K. Prebensen. Cabi International.

Jæger, K. and Mathisen, L. (2017). Co-creation in Events: Values of Volunteers and Volunteer Tourists at Iditarod in Alaska and the Finnmark Race in Norway. In International Sport Volunteering, edited by A.M. Benson and N. Wise, (pp. 21-28), Abingdon and New York: Routledge.

Lund, K. A. (2016). Chasing the Lights: Darkness, Tourism and the Northern Lights. In Abram, S. and Lund, K. A. (eds.), Green Ice: Tourism Ecologies in the European High North,  49-71. London: Palgrave Macmillian.

Heimtun, B. and Viken, A. (2016). Nordlysturismen – en institusjonelt betinget utvikling? In A. Viken (ed.) Turisme. Destinasjonsutvikling, 175-197. Oslo: Gyldendal.

Granås, B. (2015) Fra stedsteori til teori om sammenkastethet. Materialitet, historie og geografi i lesninger av hundekjøring i Norge In Aure. M, Gunnerud Berg, N., Cruickshank, J. og Dale, B. (eds.) Med sans for sted. Nyere teorier. Bergen: Fagbokforlaget.

Jæger, K. and T. Kvidal-Røvik (2015) “Du får som fortjent”: Destinasjonsmarkedsføring, eventer og sosiale medier. In Ellingsen, K.A & Blindheim, T. (Eds).  Antologi om regional merkevarebygging. Oslo: Fagbokforlaget.

Jakobsen, P. K. (2015) Snømannen som destinasjonsikon – ambisjoner, snarveier og politikk i merkevarebyggingen av et nytt turistmål. In Ellingsen, K.A & Blindheim, T. (Eds).  Antologi om regional merkevarebygging. Oslo: Fagbokforlaget.

Kvidal-Røvik, T. (2015) Sted som retorikk: Et kritisk-retorisk perspektiv på sted. In M. Aure, N. Gunnerud Berg, J. Cruickshank & B. Dale (Eds.), Med sans for sted – nyere teorier (99-115). Oslo: Fagbokforlaget.

Røkenes, A. and S. Anderson (2015). The Arctic Nature guide Program at 78 North. In R. Black and K. Bricker (eds.) Adventure Programming and Travel for the 21th Century.  State College, P. A.: Venture Publishing.

Jæger, K. and A. Viken (2014). Sled Dog Racing and Tourism Development in Finnmark, pp. 131-152 in A. Viken, and B. Granås (eds.), Tourism Destination Development: Turns and Tactics. Farnham: Ashgate.


Heimtun, B., G. T. Jóhannesson and S. Tuulentie (2014). Northern Lights Tourism in Iceland, Norway and Finland. Alta: UiT The Arctic University of Norway. Report 2014.pdf

Master thesis:

Aamot, D. B. (2016). Sense of Svalbard A study of place attachment through winter recreation on Svalbard. Alta: UiT the Arctic University of Norway. Thesis Dora Bimbo Aamot

Johannessen, M. H. (2016). Safe adventures: An ethnographic study of safety and adventure guides in Arctic Norway. Alta: UiT The Arctic University of Norway.Thesis Mats Hoel Johannessen

Wentzlaff, F. (2015). Tourists performing the unpredictable: The influence of the script, stage and social interaction on northern lights activities in northern Norway. Alta: UiT The Arctic University of Norway. Franziska Wentzlaff

Smedseng, N. (2014). The Northern Lights Experience - Negotiation strategies. Alta: UiT The Arctic University of Norway Thesis NIna Smedseng

Kivela, T. (2014). Actor-Networks of Northern Lights Tourism In Iceland, Norway and Finland. Rovaniemi: University of Lapland. Kivela Master thesis

Becker, P. (2014). The different types of tourists and their motives when visiting Alaska during the Iditarod. Alta: UiT The Arctic University of Norway. thesis Paulien Becker.pdf

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