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A study was carried out to investigate the attitudes and behaviour of Danes to Norway as a holiday resort (summer and winter). The paper presents the major findings of the study and describes some of the techniques applied, particularly at the sampling stage. In order to reduce costs and still have ...

Author(s)
Tallhaug, K. J.; Rohme, N.
Publisher
ESOMAR, European Society for Opinion and Marketing Research, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Seminar on the importance of research in the tourism industry. Helsinki (Finland) 8th-11th June 1983, 1983, pp 117-134
Abstract

The City of Lahti offered a site for a new hotel in a city where there was already overcapacity of hotel rooms, and where the prospects of natural growth of tourism did not encourage construction of any new capacity. However, one of the local hotels decided to investigate whether they could find...

Author(s)
Routamo, R. E.
Publisher
ESOMAR, European Society for Opinion and Marketing Research, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Seminar on the importance of research in the tourism industry. Helsinki (Finland) 8th-11th June 1983, 1983, pp 149-157
Abstract

The issue contains several short articles covering the measures taken to interest the 60% of Swedish people who never borrow a book. Campaigns designed to stimulate reading in various Swedish provinces are reported along with projects such as reading-groups, door-to-door canvassing, book talks, and ...

Citation
Kulturrǻdet Informerar, 1983, No. 4, pp 2-23
Abstract

The four countries of Scandinavia: Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland are among the most prosperous and leisure-oriented societies in the world. The article traces recent tourism trends, and in particular the growth in holiday-taking in these countries. It is apparent that there is still room for...

Author(s)
Sundelin, A.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1983, 4, 4, pp 262-268
Abstract

The study was undertaken to preserve and further develop the genuine and unique handicrafts in the district, to take advantage of the handicraft activity to attract tourists to the area and to stimulate employment. Part I describes handicrafts in Torsǻs Municipal District, both in terms of...

Author(s)
Nilsson, L. A.
Citation
Leisure research. Proceedings from a workshop meeting [European Leisure and Recreation Association, Advisory Group 3, Växjö, Sweden, May 13-15, 1983]., 1983, pp 389-409
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 study of the capacity utilization of tourist facilities in the Nordic countries, finished in 1979 (NU A 1979:13), was based on statistical data from 1976 and 1977 and gave tourist authorities a statistical foundation for use in investment planning and marketing. The purpose of this second ...

Publisher
Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Capacity utilization of tourist facilities in the Nordic countries in 1981., 1983, pp 24pp.
Abstract

An important aim of Norwegian leisure policy since 1975 has been to create a more equal social and geographical distribution of opportunities, especially in urban areas. A corresponding orientation is noticeable in geographical research. In recent policy discussions it has been suggested that more...

Author(s)
Benett, R. G.
Citation
Norois, 1983, 30, 120, pp 531-540
Abstract

The study is of the newly-designated (1979) Tiveden National Park in the forest area of southern central Sweden, between Lake Vanern and Lake Vattern, considered in its historical setting. The early recognition of conflict between the interests of agricultural and other uses is developed to show...

Author(s)
Kardell, L.
Citation
Rapport, Avdelningen for Landskapsvard, Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet, 1983, No. 22, pp 191pp.
Abstract

The study assesses "how the farmer experiences his working environment based on the same psychological demands made by the job as those of workers in industry". Quantification of psycho-social attitudes and motivation was difficult, but farm workers' degree of autonomy within employment was found...

Author(s)
Skiaker, G.
Citation
Memorandum Norges Landbrukshogskole, Institutt for Landbruksokonomi, 1983, No. 100, pp 128pp.

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