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The purpose of this paper is tο identify the main demand and supply determinants of international tourism flows to Greece, given the significant impact of tourism on the country's economy. For the empirical analysis the authors estimated an original gravity equation in which tourism flows depend on ...

Author(s)
Malaj, V.; Kapiki, S. T.
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2016, 11, 2, pp 202-224
Abstract

Tourism is a socio-economic phenomenon exerting considerable economic, social and political impact, thus securing itself an important position in the overall economic growth. The principal purpose of this paper is to present the effects of the EU integration process on tourist movements in Serbia,...

Author(s)
Čerović, S.; Knežević, M.; Pavlović, D.
Publisher
Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Amfiteatru Economic, 2016, No.42, pp 407-422 (En), 259 (Ro)
Abstract

The intensification of fishery activity through the intervention of regional clusters can have a positive impact at the local level - social impact (reducing unemployment), environment impact (reducing pollution effects and protecting the species within the biosphere reserve), tourism impact...

Author(s)
Berceanu, B.; Sandu, C.
Publisher
Ekonomski Fakultet u Osijek, Osijek, Croatia
Citation
Ekonomski Vjesnik, 2015, 28, 2, pp 495-509
Abstract

This paper examines the trajectory of international tourism and its economic role in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia during the post-1989 transition, leading to their EU accession in 2004. Although there are relatively simple, and broadly comparable, trends in all four countries in ...

Author(s)
Baláž, V.; Williams, A. M.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2005, 7, 2, pp 79-93
Abstract

An increasing share of the hotel market in Europe is being controlled by larger quoted hotel organizations, reflecting the overall trend towards consolidation and globalization. For example, in the UK hotel rooms controlled by publicly quoted companies have increased by 3.9% per annum since 1994....

Publisher
PricewaterhouseCoopers, London, UK
Citation
Hospitality Directions - Europe Edition, 2000, No.1, pp 19-32
Abstract

This special issue presents 7 papers dealing with tourism trends in Southern Europe and Brazil. The topics featured include: Portuguese tourism; the economic impacts of tourism consumption under an interregional focus; tourism development and major issues of influence; the effects of a country's...

Author(s)
Costa, J.; Águas, P.; Rita, P.
Publisher
MCB University Press Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2000, 12, 7, pp 393-436
Abstract

The tourism market and policy of 7 European art cities were analysed: Aix-en-Provence, France; Amsterdam, the Netherlands; Bruges, Belgium; Florence, Italy; Oxford, UK; Salzburg, Austria; and Venice, Italy; to develop guidelines to help heritage cities manage their tourism more adequately. It was...

Author(s)
Borg, J. van der; Costa, P.; Gotti, G.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 1996, 23, 2, pp 306-321
Abstract

Based on the empirical evidence provided by a 1994 evaluation study of the EU Objective 5b programme measures for the expansion of rural tourism, this article discusses the financial impact of rural tourism on agriculture, with a focus on innovation issues. It is shown that the financial returns...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1996, 17, 2, pp 103-111
Abstract

This chapter provides an introductory background to tourism in the Irish Republic, by outlining visitor trends, economic and employment contributions, and development plans relating to tourism development. Growth in visitor numbers can be attributed to wider social trends including: greater...

Author(s)
Gillmor, D. A.
Publisher
Liverpool University Press, Liverpool, UK
Citation
Culture, tourism and development: the case of Ireland., 1994, pp 17-34
Abstract

This paper examines the role that travel and tourism plays in the EU and the actions that the industry can take to make progress towards sustainability. It describes the details of the fifth action programme for the environment entitled 'Towards Sustainability', which identifies a number of...

Author(s)
Hawkins, R.
Citation
European Environment, 1994, 4, 5, pp 3-7

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