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The results of an extensive study of leisure behaviour and leisure markets in 14 major Western Countries is presented. The approach is a statistical one and the period covered is basically the 1970s. Volume 1 deals with leisure in Western Europe as a whole, providing general estimates of the size...

Author(s)
Martin, W. H.; Mason, S.
Publisher
The Financial Times Ltd., London, UK
Citation
Leisure markets in Europe. A comparative study of growth and market opportunities. 3 vols., 1978, pp iv+139; v+239; v+288pp.
Abstract

A few examples and typical cases are used to illustrate the many changes which the regional functions of an area must undergo in the course of meeting the needs of the population. The principal features considered are shifts between the agricultural function, recreational function and the...

Author(s)
Spitzer, H.
Citation
Schriften, Zentrums fur Regionale Entwicklungsforschung, Universitat Giessen, 1979, 11, pp 86-115
Abstract

A study of self-catering in France, Germany and the Netherlands, written by Lena Simpson, which is inteded to be of practical value to those planning, developing or marketing tourism facilities in Britain. The size of the market for self-catering in the three countries is examined and comparisons...

Author(s)
Simpson, L.
Publisher
British Travel Educational Trust., London, UK
Citation
Self-catering in Europe -- a new definition., 1979,
Abstract

The seven volumes cover the following countries D-1, Volume 1, France, 43pp., 40.00 F; D-2, Volume 2 and 3, Germany and Austria, 41pp., 40.00 F; D-3, Volume 4, The Low countries, 38pp., 40.00 F; D-4, Volume 5, Switzerland, 36pp., 40.00 F; D-8, Volume 6, Italy, 38pp., 40.00 F; D-9, Volume 7, Norway, ...

Author(s)
Baretje, R.
Citation
Cahiers du Tourisme, Centre des Hautes Etudes Touristiques, 1981, No. D-1,2,3,4,7/8,
Abstract

This book uses case studies to illustrate the range of adult education practices in Western Europe. The emphasis is on the concrete; the examples cover a wide range of institutions and organizational arrangements, and have been chosen because they are considered representative or exemplary of...

Author(s)
Titmuss, C.
Publisher
Open University Press., Milton Keynes, UK
Citation
Strategies for adult education: practices in Western Europe., 1981, pp vi + 239pp.
Abstract

The concept of leisure has been adapted to match the changes in society. The publication outlines the development of leisure policy, and describes present attitudes and trends in order to provide planners, politicians and the public with the tools to create a new policy for leisure. This policy...

Author(s)
Schönfeld, H. (et al.)
Publisher
Kommunalverband Ruhrgebiet, Essen, German Federal Republic
Citation
Mehr Freizeit - Aber wo? Internationale Trends in der Planung von Freizeiteinrichtungen und Erholungsanlagen., 1982, pp 114pp.
Abstract

The introductory section presents a comprehensive survey of the survey methods and of the results of 15 surveys of European holiday taking. The methodological differences and the resulting effects are also pointed out. A table presenting the survey data completes this section. The 15 essays are...

Publisher
Studienkreis für Tourismus e.V., Starnberg, German Federal Republic
Citation
So reisten die Europäer 1982: Ergebnisse von 15 europäischen Reiseerhebungen. Bericht über eine Fachtagung des Studienkreises für Tourismus e.V. im Rahmen der 17. Internationalen Tourismus-Börse am 9. März 1983 in Berlin., 1983, pp 423pp.
Abstract

The first group of papers paid attention to landscape perception research, forest interpretation, and the economic aspects of the land base in recreation: Public preferences for forest landscapes (R. Burton, 11pp.); Interpretation and research (P. Downing, 6pp.); and Economics of the land base in...

Publisher
State Forest Service, Utrecht, Netherlands
Citation
IUFRO. Proceedings interim meeting 1978, Subject group Forest Landscape and Tourism Management Div. VI., 1983, Ed. 2,
Abstract

Literature which deals with the problem of the interrelationships between working time and leisure time is identified and evaluated. Part 1 of the report presents a general review and indicates which themes are being studied and where. Part 2 is a thematic synthesis of existing studies and research ...

Citation
Survey of research on working time and leisure time: consolidated report., 1983, pp 71pp.
Abstract

Based on a study of the past and present tourism situation in Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, GFR and Switzerland, the publication brings to light the principles and main features and characteristics of the dynamics of international tourism in these countries, looking at different approaches...

Author(s)
Wackermann, G.
Publisher
Laboratoire de Recherches Internationales en Transports et Echanges, Université de Haute Alsace, Mulhouse, France
Citation
Pratiques et modèles de tourisme international en R.F.A., Suisse et Bénélux., 1987, pp 132pp.

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