Hållbara turistresor: en fallstudie av destinationerna Kiruna, Åre, Sälen och Vimmerby

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Tobias Heldt
Kerstin Robertson

In conjunction with development of destinations and transport systems, tourist demands and requirements are essential in determining measures and changes that may lead to more sustainable travel. Different options for travel to and from destinations are of great importance, but also the geographical accessibility to various visit points within destinations. Good accessibility within a destination without a private car may also influence the modal choice for the trip to and from the destination.

This study analysed the requirements of different categories of tourists for transport, their travel patterns and their preferences regarding travel to, from and within four Swedish destinations: Kiruna, Åre, Sälen and Vimmerby. The aim was to develop knowledge about factors that may affect the sustainability of tourist travel. The empirical material for the analysis was collected through questionnaires distributed to visitors on-site in the destinations.

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