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Statistics relating to the capacity utilization of lodging facilities in the Nordic countries are examined. Comparison with a previous study permits developments over a 4-year period to be ascertained. All the Nordic countries have year-round surplus capacity. The highest capacity utilization is...

Author(s)
Skjoldelev, E.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1984, 5, 3, pp 192-206
Abstract

In one of the first comparative studies of its kind into the socioeconomic impacts of tourism in Scandinavia, three host communities, Hemsedal in Norway, Sälen in Sweden and Blokhus in Denmark, were studied. All the communities, once dominated by farming and small scale industry and now the...

Author(s)
Haukeland, J. V.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1984, 5, 3, pp 207-214
Abstract

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....

Citation
Hotels and Restaurants International, 1984, 18, 3, pp 77-78
Abstract

The model is a combination of methods aimed at examining tourist expenditure in relation to direct and indirect income, employment and taxes on the Ǻland Islands, Finland. The year studied is 1983 when 1 102 720 tourists arrived on the islands. Findings indicated that the majority of visitors were...

Author(s)
Eriksson, G. A.
Publisher
Ǻbo, Finland
Citation
The impact of tourism on economy and employment. A model with a case from the Ǻland Islands in Finland., 1984, pp 19pp.
Abstract

The papers presented at the seminar include the following: I. Norling and C. Jägnert describe the results of a study into motivation and needs regarding outdoor recreation among all sections of the population. The importance of these results for recreation planning is emphasized, especially where a ...

Publisher
Oslo, Norway
Citation
Seminar om forskning vedrørende friluftsliv og rekreation., 1984, pp 250pp.
Abstract

The Scandinavian Summer University recommends, for its participants, study of the holidays of all social classes; the history of travel; travel in art; educational travel; travel to spas; means of transport; cultural tourism; characteristics of modern travellers; travel as a feature of a consumer...

Citation
Bulletin för Fritidsförskning, 1984, No. 2, pp 18-21
Abstract

A multidisciplinary study group was set up in 1982 to analyze, describe and evaluate the possible development of a system for training 'rangers' during spare and holiday time, as part of an employment creation scheme for the young unemployed. The study group's final report covered the following...

Author(s)
Barington, I.
Publisher
Bureau International du Tourisme Social (BITS), Brussels, Belgium
Citation
Le tourisme en milieu rural. Congrès de Madrid, 19 et 20 Octobre, 1984., 1984, pp 59-64
Abstract

The difficulties involved in supplying different amenities in a city such as Ǻbo, which has a stable resident population but fluctuating levels of visitors, are examined. Mapping supply and demand of some recreational and tourist activities with facilities in Ǻbo and its neighbourhood, and...

Author(s)
Eriksson, G. A.
Citation
Problemy Turystyki, 1984, No. 2, pp 59-71
Abstract

The perceptions and preferences of foreign summer tourists in Finland are examined. The constructs of cognitive structure were integrated with a multidimensional approach and the concept of positioning in order to establish a conceptual framework. These concepts were applied to a study of the...

Author(s)
Haahti, A. J.
Citation
Helsingin Kauppakorkeakoulun Julkaisuja, 1984, No. B-70, pp 214pp.
Abstract

The importance of manors, county houses, historic landscapes and gardens in Denmark is discussed. Measures to preserve these buildings and the interest shown by owners, the authorities and outdoor recreation organisations are highlighted, along with how this common interest could help in solving...

Author(s)
Wedell-Wedellsborg, V.; Hansen, H.; Damm Sørensen, O.
Citation
Tolvmandsbladet, 1985, 57, 5, pp 177-186

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