7 record(s) found with the tag "nature-based tourism" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Converging Ecological Currents: A First Nations Ecovisitor Strategy
Principal Investigator: Beddoes, Colin
Licensed Year(s): 2000 1999
Summary: This study will assist Gameti First Nation in preparing a tourism action plan and an analysis of the opportunities and constraints that are faced in the implementation of ecocultural tourism. Transportation to and on site will be by air. Data collection will be carried out while working under the direction of a consultant. Data collection will involve non-structured interviews and may involve ...

An investigation of tourist motivations for traveling to Arctic Canada
Principal Investigator: Chappell, Hayley
Licensed Year(s): 1999
Summary: The overall goal of the project is to examine the various factors which motivate tourists to select locations Canadian Arctic, such as Inuvik, as a travel destination. The researcher will be interviewing tourists traveling to Inuvik. A questionnaire form and/or a personal interview will be used to ask questions about their visit to the Northwest Territories. All participants will have the objectiv...

Nature-based Tourism in the Mackenzie Delta Region: Potential and Pitfall. An Analysis of Stakeholder Perceptions
Principal Investigator: Dressler, Wolfram
Licensed Year(s): 1998
Summary: The objective of the study is to identify both the current and future positive and negative impacts of nature-based tourism within the Delta. The study will be carried out through the Inuvik Research Centre. Tourists will be canvassed at drop-off points and surveys will be mailed out according to visitor listings. Visitor surveys will be left at camp grounds and hotels. The same procedure will occ...

Aboriginal Tourism: Canadian and International Perspectives
Principal Investigator: Notzke, Claudia
Licensed Year(s): 1995
Summary: The researcher will administer a questionnaire to visitors in the campground, in hotels and on tours; interview federal and territorial government officials, members of the Joint Secretariat and Renewable Resource Committees; and individuals active in the tourism industry. The researcher will also sample one or two day trips out of Inuvik (as a "participant observer"), and visit Tuktoyaktuk to lo...

The Role of Traditional Knowledge in Inuvialuit Marine Mammal Management
Principal Investigator: Ris, Mats
Licensed Year(s): 1994
Summary: The purpose of this study is to understand how Inuvialuit traditional knowledge and hunting of marine mammals has influenced the way local and regional management strategies are built up. Secondly, the researcher will make a comparison with other forms of marine mammal harvesting in circumpolar regions. Such a comparison will make it easier to understand the nature of subsistence hunting in the n...

Park access in Baffin Island
Principal Investigator: Barron, James
Licensed Year(s): 1993
Summary: The researchers will visit Pangnirtung, Broughton Island and Iqaluit to consult with interested parties (including Park officials, tourists and boat operators) on the social, economic and management issues that are associated with Auyuittuq National Park. The focus of the study is examining the accessibility of this park to increasing numbers of visitors and how improvements can be made to making...

Social Impacts of Eco-Tourism in NWT - A Preliminary Reconnaissance
Principal Investigator: Tamm, Sabine
Licensed Year(s): 1990
Summary: The researcher will carry out a project to develop a framework for social impact studies of eco-tourism in the NWT by interviewing Federal and Territorial government officials, commercial outfitters and Chambers of Commerce representatives to obtain their views on the range of social impacts which can be properly attributed to eco-tourism....