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The relative position of Finland vis-à-vis other European summer holiday countries is determined in terms of selected choice criteria and in an uncovered psychological space. A cognitive structure model of positioning is suggested as an approach and a vantage point for studying a product's...

Author(s)
Haahti, A. J.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 1986, 13, 1, pp 11-35
Abstract

The individual outbound leisure travel markets from the four Scandinavian countries, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden are small compared with those of their neighbours, the UK and GFR. However, they are growing and are underpinned by relatively strong economies, which augurs well for growth. In...

Author(s)
Gauldie, R.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1986, November, pp 15-25
Abstract

May 1986 saw the opening of a new leisure park, Tykkimäki in Kouvala, Finland, the profits from which are channelled to the Päivän Säätiö foundation, a child-help organization. The park is the second of its type in Finland designed to fund child-help programmes, the other being the famous...

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Amusement Industrie, 1986, 16, 62, pp 44-45
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This statistical report on holidays taken by Norwegians includes details of how much holiday they have and whether they can choose the time of the holiday. The greatest change during 1970-82 was a free Saturday for many more people than previously. There was a corresponding rise in short trips. In...

Author(s)
Teigland, J.
Citation
Rapporter, Statistisk Sentralbyrǻ, Norway, 1986, No. 86/4, pp 112pp.
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The Swedish countryside and rural economy are changing, with small farms and villages disappearing, as will small fisheries, reindeer breeders and the traditional Lapp way of life. Forests will be rationalized into straight rows of conifers, while farms will become huge concerns with large fields...

Author(s)
Grahn, P.
Citation
Stencil, Institutionen för Landskapsplanering, Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet, Alnarp, 1986, No. 86:10, pp 125pp.
Abstract

It is generally estimated that tourism in the UK is still on the increase. Hotel chains endorse this sentiment by continuing to construct new hotels. At the same time it is felt that Britain's heritage is an important reason for tourists to visit the country. This report examines whether the two...

Author(s)
Barrett, P.
Publisher
British Tourist Authority, London, UK
Citation
Old buildings, new accommodation., 1986, pp 36pp.
Abstract

A quantititative and a qualitative analysis was made of the effects the construction of a road between Northern Sweden and Northern Norway had on the outdoor life in a popular mountain region. The analysis is based on statistics from all the tourist establishments in the region, as well as...

Author(s)
Bäck, L.; Bäck, E.
Citation
Skrifter rörande Uppsala Universitet. C. Organisation och Wistoria, Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis, 1986, No. C52, pp 187pp.
Abstract

In February 1885 Svenska Turistföreningen, STF, the Swedish Touring Club, was founded as the first tourist organization in Sweden. By an Act of Parliament in 1909 the first 9 national parks were established in Sweden. At that time tourism was limited to a very small section of the Swedish people....

Author(s)
Sehlin, H.
Citation
Skrifter Rörande Uppsala Universitet C (Organisation och Historia), Acta Universtatis Upsaliensis, 1986, No. C53, pp 13-23
Abstract

The 11 papers presented at the seminar are grouped into 4 categories. The 2 introductory papers by H. Sehlin and L. Bäck deal with the historical development of tourism in Sweden, emphasizing the importance of widened cooperation between authorities, scientists and organizations. S.G. Hultman, E....

Citation
Skrifter Rörande Uppsala Universitet C (Organisation och Historia), Acta Universtatis Upsaliensis, 1986, No. C53, pp 140pp.
Abstract

Many Swedes and foreign tourists find their way to beautiful and interesting sites in Sweden as members of nature preservation organizations, outdoor organizations or local monument preservation groups. People take for granted that the sites are well kept and managed by responsible authorities or...

Author(s)
Lewan, L.; Martins, L.; Mǻsback, S.; Wärneryd, O.
Citation
Skrifter Rörande Uppsala Universitet C (Organisation och Historia), Acta Universtatis Upsaliensis, 1986, No. C53, pp 75-83

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