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The theme of this edition was originally 'cultural tourism', but this has been broadened out to accommodate the papers received for consideration. Topics covered by this selection of eight conference papers include: the role of local people as 'tourists' in their own city; historic heritage...

Author(s)
Butcher, J.
Publisher
The College of Tourism and Hotel Management, Nicosia, Cyprus
Citation
Tourism Today, 2016, No.16, pp 6-130
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This proceedings includes 38 papers from the ToSEE 2015 conference which addressed the themes of sustainable tourism, the impact of tourism on economic development of tourist destinations, and the impact of tourism on the quality of life of tourists and host communities. The papers promote an...

Publisher
Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, University of Rijeka, Opatija, Croatia
Citation
Proceedings of the 3rd International Scientific Conference Tourism in Southern and Eastern Europe 2015 (ToSEE), Opatija, Croatia, 14-16 May 2015, 2015, pp ix + 523 pp.
Abstract

The tourism sector is and always has been of great interest at both micro and macroeconomic levels. There are countries which rely almost solely on this activity, as a way to obtain income from those resources, both natural and anthropogenic, resources that would be difficult to valorize through...

Author(s)
Nica, A. M.
Publisher
The Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
International Journal of Economic Practices and Theories, 2015, 5, 3, pp 248-255
Abstract

This article gives an insight into the subject of educational tourism. The main focus of the paper is the identification and examination of the motives and reasons of Eastern European foreign students (educational tourists) to participate in different educational programmes and to continue their...

Author(s)
Tashlai, I.; Ivanov, S.
Publisher
The College of Tourism and Hotel Management, Nicosia, Cyprus
Citation
Tourism Today, 2014, No.14, pp 37-54
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Currently, the continuous expansion of urban areas is forcing people to move further into the countryside in search for open space. This results in decreasing of undisturbed natural areas which are slowly disappearing. This imbalance in the market, at least in Central Europe, leads to an increase...

Author(s)
Líšková, Z. D.; Lapka, M.; Cudlínová, E.; Dvořák, P.; Parmová, D. Š.
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2012, 7, 1, pp 411-420
Abstract

This chapter examines some of the social implications of globalization at the local level in a study of Villard de Lans, a resort in the French Alps. The chapter portrays how tourism and the development of a ski resort brought change to the way of life and "sense of place" in this small mountain...

Author(s)
Loftin, L. K.; Victor, J. G.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Mountain resort planning and development in an era of globalization, 2006, pp 53-64
Abstract

Among tourist activities in the Alps, winter sports have a prominent role because of the large scale of changes they cause at the habitat and landscape level. We have analysed whether ski resorts lead to significant threats to the avian diversity in the coniferous forests of the western Italian...

Author(s)
Laiolo, P.; Rolando, A.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal Conservation, 2005, 8, 1, pp 9-16
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

This chapter explores the development of active sport tourism in the French Alps and outlines some of the key considerations concerning the growth of adventure sport tourism in this fragile location. In particular, it notes the changing trends involving sport tourism within the French Alps and...

Author(s)
Bourdeau, P.; Corneloup, J.; Mao, P.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Sport tourism: interrelationships, impacts and issues, 2004, pp 101-116
Abstract

This book comprises 38 papers (in addition to an introduction and a conclusion) from the three title seminars. Topics covered include: the experience of Western European countries in rural tourism; rural tourism initiatives in Central and Eastern Europe; the economic benefits of rural tourism;...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Rural tourism in Europe: experiences, development and perspectives, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro 24-25 June 2002, Kielce, Poland, 6-7 June 2003, Yaremcha, Ukraine, 25-26 September 2003, 2004, pp 240 pp.

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