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  • Sæþórsdóttir, Anna; Hall, C. Michael (MDPI AG, 2019-07-02)
    The Icelandic economy has transitioned from being dependent on fishing and agriculture to having tourism and refined aluminum as its main exports. Nevertheless, the new main industries still rely on the country's natural resources, as the power intensive ...
  • Cooper, Elizabeth Ann; Spinei, Michelle; Varnajot, Alix (Emerald, 2019-12-18)
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to focus on the Sourtoe Cocktail, a custom in Dawson City, Canada’s Yukon, in which participants drink a shot of alcohol with a dehydrated human toe in it. Springing from a local legend, the thrill-inducing ...
  • Sæþórsdóttir, Anna; Stefánsson, Þorkell (Viðskiptafræðideild og hagfræðideild Háskóla Íslands, viðskiptafræðideild Háskólans í Reykjavík og Seðlabanki Íslands, 2017-06-30)
    Tækifæri á sviði ferðaþjónustu og nýtingar orkuauðlinda eru oft nefnd sem leiðir til þess að takast á við breytta atvinnuhætti, sporna við fólksfækkun í dreifbýli og skapa verðmæti. Báðar greinarnar nýta náttúruna sem auðlind en geta þær farið saman ...
  • Olafsdottir, Rannveig; Tverijonaite, Edita (MDPI AG, 2018-06-26)
    Geotourism is one of the newest concepts within tourism studies today. The popularity of geotourism has likewise grown rapidly over the past few decades. This rapidly growing popularity and the growing body of research on geotourism create the need for ...
  • Runnström, Micael C.; Olafsdottir, Rannveig; Blanke, Jan; Berlin, Bastian (MDPI AG, 2019-08-21)
    With growing tourism in natural areas, monitoring recreational impacts is becoming increasingly important. This paper aims to evaluate how di_erent trampling intensities a_ect some common Icelandic plant communities by using digital photographs to ...
  • Sæþórsdóttir, Anna; Hall, C. Michael; Stefánsson, Þorkell (MDPI AG, 2019-05-30)
    Seasonality in visitor arrivals is one of the greatest challenges faced by tourist destinations. Seasonality is a major issue for sustainable tourism as it affects the optimal use of investment and infrastructure, puts pressure on resources and can ...
  • Cook, David; Saviolidis, Nína M.; Davidsdottir, Brynhildur; Johannsdottir, Lara; Olafsson, Snjolfur (MDPI AG, 2019-08-05)
    The development of major economic sectors can provide the bedrock on which long-lasting national economic prosperity is formed. Iceland's tourism sector is an example of a rapidly expanded industry in recent years, to the extent that it has become the ...