Introduction: Tourism Employment in Nordic Countries

Andreas Walmsley, Kajsa Åberg, Petra Blinnikka, Gunnar Thor Johannesson

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This chapter makes a case for the examination of tourism employment in a Nordic context. It briefly outlines the policy relevance of tourism employment before describing how Nordic countries share labour market characteristics and policy contexts, while also drawing attention to differences. Brief reviews of tourism and tourism employment relating to the five Nordic countries are offered before the structure of the book is outlined.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTourism Employment in Nordic Countries.
Subtitle of host publicationTrends, Practices and Opportunities
EditorsAndreas Walmsley, Kajsa Åberg, Petra Blinnikka, Gunnar Thor Johannesson
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-030-47813-1
ISBN (Print)978-3-030-47812-4
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 1 Aug 2020


  • Tourism
  • Employment
  • Nordic Countries


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