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The results presented in this article are based on field studies in the Sarek National Park in Swedish Lapland. The number of hikers in the national park was very low for a long time. In the early 1970s visitor pressure increased dramatically. In Rapadalen, which has the largest number of hikers,...

Author(s)
Hedlund, L. G.; Hǻrdén, P. O.
Citation
Skrifter Rörande Uppsala Universitet C (Organisation och Historia), Acta Universtatis Upsaliensis, 1986, No. C53, pp 85-96
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The environmental problems of acidification of ground and water, vehicle exhausts and traffic noise, substances hazardous to health and to the environment, and depletion of various types of landscape, biotopes and flora and fauna, must all be solved if Sweden is to remain a great tourist country....

Author(s)
Zettersten, G.
Citation
Skrifter Rörande Uppsala Universitet C (Organisation och Historia), Acta Universtatis Upsaliensis, 1986, No. C53, pp 113-121
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Tourism in northern Canada and northern Scandinavia within the Arctic Circle is discussed. A conceptual model of tourist space is used to show that leisure space is characterized by a declining intensity of leisure use the farther consumers move away from the consumer's generating home base.

Author(s)
Lundgren, J. O.
Citation
Occasional Paper, Department of Geography, Trent University, Peterborough, Canada, 1986, No. 11, pp 187-198
Abstract

The results of a survey carried out by the Suomen Gallup Oy in 1982 and commissioned by the Finnish Tourist Authority are presented. The survey provides useful information on leisure time behaviour and, consequently, on how the various markets could be targeted.

Author(s)
Takács, J.
Citation
Idegenforgalmi Közlemények, 1987, No. 2, pp 3-8
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In 1960, almost 13 000 tourists visited Iceland. By 1973, the number had reached 74 000 and by 1980, fallen to 66 000. Between 1984-86, tourist numbers increased from 85 000 to 113 600, of which the largest increase was among Germans, who in 1986 numbered 13 600. The article looks at tourism...

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Touristik & Verkehr, 1987, No. 4, pp 31-33
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The development of policy in Sweden for tourism and recreation at a state level is traced from 1889-87. A distinction is made between a producer perspective and a consumer perspective, and between tourism and recreation. Upto the 1970s the two political areas were separated, but in 1973 a state...

Author(s)
Olson, H. E.
Citation
Fritid Spolitiska Studier, 1987, No. 2, pp 100pp.
Abstract

Leisure is defined in terms of time in order not to exclude important aspects. Until recently, leisure in Sweden was not been seen as a coherent whole but was separated into leisure connected with certain aspects or groups, such as nature, culture, youth. By defining leisure this way i.e. that...

Author(s)
Olson, H. E.
Citation
Bulletin för Fritidsforskning, 1987, 3, 1, pp 12-24
Abstract

Activity patterns in various population groups are detailed: women; men; young people; parents; pensioners; workers; civil servants; immigrants, along with leisure activities among children aged 7-15 years. One section deals with material resources such as a summer cottages, cars, and boats, while...

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Levnadsförhǻllanden, Statistiska Centralbyrǻn, 1987, No. 56, pp 260pp.
Abstract

Community tourism is where the tourist becomes part-owner of a house in an historically interesting village or community and thereby establishes some type of residential right. Opportunities are thus provided for participation in the local cultural life of the area such as the village's traditional ...

Author(s)
Grahn, P.
Citation
Stipendierapport, Sveriges Turistrǻd, 1987, No. 8, pp 40pp.
Abstract

A study was made of Norwegian holiday plans and holidays actually taken in order to evaluate whether the use of projected holiday plans is a suitable method for forecasting the holidays actually taken in the following few seasons. There was reasonable agreement between holiday plans for the summer...

Author(s)
Kitterød, H.
Citation
Rapporter, Statistisk Sentralbyrǻ, 1987, No. 87/5, pp 5pp.

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