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Food produced from unpolluted ingredients is becoming popular. Ecotourism would provide holidays for people wanting to eat and use only natural products, courses teaching the use of such foodstuffs, and ecological tourist centres including ecological tourist villages built within active...

Author(s)
Hemmi, J.
Publisher
UN, Economic Commission for Europe, New York, USA
Citation
Ecological tourism (ecotourism) - a new viewpoint. (Report presented at FAO/ECE Working Party on Agrarian Structure and Farm Rationalization, Symposium on Agriculture and Tourism, Mariehamn, Finland, 7-12 June 1982)., 1982, pp 4pp.
Abstract

Two different systems which may be chosen by a Norwegian farmer who wants to go into the tourist business are described: rent-the-land system where the farmer rents the land to somebody who builds his own cottage or even hotels on this land; the other method is the cottage-renting system. Under...

Author(s)
Reisegg, F.; Sjøtviet, O.
Publisher
UN, Economic Commission for Europe, New York, USA
Citation
Farm tourism in Norway. (Report presented at FAO/ECE Working Party on Agrarian Structure and Farm Rationalization, Symposium on Agriculture and Tourism, Mariehamn, Finland, 7-12 June 1982)., 1982, pp 18pp.
Abstract

In Sweden the number of 'leisure' cottages increased from 300 000 to 600 000 from 1960 to 1970. This report studies the connection between agriculture and tourism, its volume, economic conditions, and the effects on local services and employment. It is concluded that: the social and environmental...

Author(s)
Cedrins, R.
Publisher
UN, Economic Commission for Europe, New York, USA
Citation
Small-scale tourism in Sweden. (Report presented at FAO/ECE Working Party on Agrarian Structure and Farm Rationalization, Symposium on Agriculture and Tourism, Mariehamn, Finland, 7-12 June 1982)., 1982, pp 9pp.
Abstract

The role of Norwegian registered ships in the cruise market is described. Cruises in the West Indies are a particular feature of this market.

Author(s)
Guillaume, J.
Citation
Norois, 1982, 29, 115, pp 413-419
Abstract

With the increase in leisure the provision of recreational activities has become an important component of human welfare in Sweden. However, there are still many obstacles preventing people from making proper use of their leisure time. These obstacles depend on income distribution and particularly...

Author(s)
Sundberg, N.
Citation
GERUM, Rapport, Geografiska Institutionen, Umeǻ Universitet, 1982, No. B:7, pp 340-354
Abstract

New technology has wide implications for the marketing of travel and tourism. If communication media and retail selling mechanisms change, new methods of marketing will emerge. Four papers are presented on how new technology can be used effectively. The first paper presents the results of an...

Publisher
British Tourist Authority., London, UK
Citation
Technology in the world of travel. A report of the seminar held at the 1981 World Travel Market, London., 1982, pp 23pp.
Abstract

The findings of a number of studies into the outdoor recreation and holiday habits of the population of Norway are used to indicate how family sport is organized in that country. Factors considered include activities, availability and distance from sport centres and recreation areas, previously...

Author(s)
Mo, B. S.
Publisher
Centre for Leisure Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
Citation
Family sport and leisure. Proceedings 9th International 'Sport and Leisure' seminar, International Council of Sport and Physical Education, Brugges, Belgium, 9-13 September, 1981, 1982, pp 377-389
Abstract

In December 1981, Sweden had 2068 establishments offering accommodation, corresponding to about 70 100 rooms and about 156 200 beds. Of the hotels (40% of total beds), motels (11%) and pensions (24%) mentioned here, 54% had under 50 beds and accounted for 18% of the hotel industry's total bed...

Author(s)
Olsson, G.
Citation
Statistiska Meddelanden, Statistiska Centralbyran, Sweden, 1982, No.H 1982:2.4, pp 26pp.
Abstract

There are 150 000 farms in Finland of which 2000 offer holidays with or without board to domestic or foreign tourists. There are also about 280 000 private holiday houses. Most of these holiday homes belong to individuals with no farm connections who bought the land more recently with the ready...

Author(s)
Palminkoski, U.
Citation
Berichte uber Landwirtschaft, 1983, 61, 2, pp 314-316
Abstract

The study, based on parallel studies in Austria, GFR, France, Hungary and Sweden in 1977-1979, does not attempt a strict timetabling of rural women's leisure activities, but compares the ranking of different activities. Some 20% of women living on farms distant from towns in France and 13% in GFR...

Author(s)
Vagvolgyi, A.
Citation
Schriftenreihe der Forschungsgesellschaft fur Agrarpolitik und Agrarsoziologie e.V. Bonn, 1983, 259, pp 8.1-8.26

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