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Growth of tourist industry in Canary Islands, Spain, and development of mass tourism are discussed. Data are tabulated on growth of the number of hotels and other accommodation in zones 3 and 4 of Tenerife during 1978-90. Data are included on distribution of the number of tourists from Germany, the ...

Author(s)
Carrillo Fernández, M.; González Rodríguez, J. M.
Publisher
Institut Turistic Valencia (ITVA) Studies and Publications Section, Valencia, Spain
Citation
Papers de Turisme, 2003, No.33, pp 149-154
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This paper is based on proceedings of the Varadero convention on tourism held in Cuba in May 2003. Growth of popularity of seaside holidays due to the curative nature of the sea starting from the 18th century is discussed. The current situation in the Mediterranean region (particularly in the most...

Author(s)
Ayala Castro, H.; Martín Fernández, R.
Publisher
Institut Turistic Valencia (ITVA) Studies and Publications Section, Valencia, Spain
Citation
Papers de Turisme, 2003, No.33, pp 155-161
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The role is discussed of the monetary union in profound transformations in the sphere of international tourism. The effect is analysed of these transformations on the role of the Bank of Spain in the tourist economy. The role of tourism and other components of the balance of payments and their...

Author(s)
García Cid, M. T.
Publisher
Instituto de Estudios Turísticos, Centro de Documentación Turística de España, Madrid, Spain
Citation
Estudios Turísticos, 2002, No.151, pp 39-49
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A provisional version is presented of the Tourism Satellite Account of Spain based on national tourism statistics. Information is included on tourism demand, and supply of tourist services and products during 1996-2002. The role of tourism in the national economy of Spain, generation of national...

Author(s)
Cañada, A.; Roig, R.
Publisher
Instituto de Estudios Turísticos, Centro de Documentación Turística de España, Madrid, Spain
Citation
Estudios Turísticos, 2002, No.151, pp 5-37
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International tourism has been through major changes, one of them by the 1950s which resulted in conventional forms of tourism. Nevertheless, in the past two decades changes seem to go faster. The upsurge of what was labeled as "new forms of tourism" in the 1990s changed the rules in several ways,...

Author(s)
Rodriguez Darias, A. J.; Santana Talavera, A.; Diaz Rodriguez, P.
Publisher
Associação Nacional de Pesquisa e Pós-Graduação em Turisme (ANPTUR), Sao Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Pesquisa em Turismo, 2010, 4, 3, pp 54-70
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Proceedings and papers from the title conference are presented. Topics covered include: the importance of tourism communications; tourism as an economic force; intercultural communication in international tourism; sustainable tourism communications and the global tourism code of ethics; crisis...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Observations on international tourism communications. First World Conference on Tourism Communications, Madrid, Spain, 29-30 January 2004, 2004, pp 306 pp.
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The article contains a proposal for a competitiveness model of long distance tourist destinations for national and international markets. The model is built recognizing the complex nature of tourism given its transverse and heterogeneous character, the way that different agents interact within a ...

Author(s)
Jiménez Baños, P.; Aquino Jiménez, F. K.
Publisher
Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Turísticos, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
Estudios y Perspectivas en Turismo, 2012, 21, 4, pp 977-995
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The use of standards in the Spanish tourist industry is described, and the activities of the Spanish Association for Standards and Certification (AENOR) are outlined. Standards within the EU and internationally are also described.

Author(s)
Ordozgoiti, E.
Citation
Estudios Turísticos, 1999, No. 139, pp 43-52
Abstract

Travelling has been one of most ambitious desire of human beings, although, in the course of human history, individual and collective journeys and trips have been motivated by different reasons. Besides, Spain holds one of the highest positions as a tourist destination preferred by foreign ...

Author(s)
Castillo Rodríguez, C.
Publisher
Universidad de Málaga, Malaga, Spain
Citation
Turismo y Desarrollo: Revista de Investigación en Turisme y Desarrollo Local, 2011, 4, 10, pp unpaginated
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This work analyses the consequences of the global economic crisis of 2008 in Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil). It devotes special attention to the effects of this crisis and the measures implemented to address them. Rio Grande do Norte is a state in the Northeast region of Brazil. International tourist ...

Author(s)
Monti, E.
Publisher
Universidade de Alicante, Alicante, Spain
Citation
Investigaciones Turísticas, 2011, No.1, pp 93-106

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