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The report investigates tourism in Denmark, a country of only 5.1 million people but with almost as many overseas visitors in 1982. Most of the 4.5 million tourists came from Europe. Copenhagen is popular and has a wide range of hotels, conference facilities, tourist attractions and night life....

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Hotels and Restaurants International, 1984, 18, 3, pp 77-78
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The aim of the study was to compare different methods for estimating urban forest recreation, especially the number of visits in four recreational forest areas and the frequency of visits among visitors. The methods considered were: field observation, field interview and mailed questionnaire. The...

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Sievänen, T.
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Communicationes Instituti Forestalis Fenniae, 1984, No. 120, pp 64-72
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The results presented in this article are based on field studies in the Sarek National Park in Swedish Lapland. The number of hikers in the national park was very low for a long time. In the early 1970s visitor pressure increased dramatically. In Rapadalen, which has the largest number of hikers,...

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Hedlund, L. G.; Hårdén, P. O.
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Skrifter Rörande Uppsala Universitet C (Organisation och Historia), Acta Universtatis Upsaliensis, 1986, No. C53, pp 85-96
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This monograph utilizes data from the 1985 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts (SPPA '85) to explore the audience composition of US art museums and galleries. Part 1 focuses on: (1) demographic variables affecting US adult attendance rates; (2) a comparison of the SPPA '85 research data and...

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Schuster, J. M. D.
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Resources in Education, 1988, 23, 10, pp 128-129
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This paper is concerned with the estimation of the binary choice model used to study a wide variety of problems in economics without imposing any parametric structure on the distribution of the stochastic term. The distribution-free maximum likelihood method developed by Cosslett, S. R. (1983) for...

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Li ChuanZhong
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Land Economics, 1996, 72, 4, pp 462-473
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In their quest for improved quality, hospitality industry managers often face two major obstacles: (1) they do not know what aspects the guest considers to be important when evaluating the hotel experience, and (2) they do not have reliable and valid instruments for measuring quality perceptions....

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Gundersen, M. G.; Heide, M.; Olsson, U. H.
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Cornell Hotel and Restaurant Administration Quarterly, 1996, 37, 2, pp 72-81
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Two national surveys in Denmark have shown that information on why a given forest management practice has been implemented (e.g. fencing) can make that specific practice more acceptable to the forest visitor. In addition, different ways of disseminating information are investigated. The surveys on...

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Jensen, F. S.
Citation
Forestry (Oxford), 2000, 73, 2, pp 165-172
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This study combines visitor benefit estimates, by means of the contingent valuation method (CVM), with an application of a wilderness purism index to outdoor recreation management. Swedish summer visitors (n=1,016) to a mountainous wilderness area in central Sweden and eastern Norway are surveyed...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.; Emmelin, L.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2001, 7, 1, pp 5-20
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Questionnaire surveys were conducted in Joensuu (spring 1995) and Salo (autumn 1996), Finland, to study the residents' attitudes towards and the perceived benefits related to the use and existence of urban forests. A total of 500 residents between 15 and 75 years of age was randomly chosen. The...

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Tyrväinen, L.
Publisher
Academic Press, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Environmental Management, 2001, 62, 1, pp 75-92
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In many rural regions in Finland, the key development areas are forestry and tourism. However, there is little information on the landscape preferences of rural tourists or the attractiveness of commercial forests. This study examines: the demand for the rural tourism; the significance of the...

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Tyrväinen, L.; Silvennoinen, H.; Nousiainen, I.; Tahvanainen, L.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis AS, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2001, 1, 2, pp 133-149

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