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The main attractions of rural tourism are: social contacts, peace and nature. Different types of rural tourism take place at: holiday resorts (ski, sun); weekend leisure sites near metropolitian areas; and in special areas suitable for boating, walking, motoring, etc. In some villages tourism is a...

Author(s)
Lazarek, R.
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 115-117
Abstract

Recent political changes in Eastern Europe and the USSR make it likely that tourism development, both international and domestic, will assume a major economic role there. The book provides an overview and summary of basic trends in the region. It also provides a detailed assessment of tourism and...

Author(s)
Hall, D. R.
Publisher
Belhaven Press, London, UK
Citation
Tourism & economic development in Eastern Europe & the Soviet Union., 1991, pp 321pp.
Abstract

This special issue is devoted to the theme of ecotourism, in particular, eco- or nature tourism as it occurs within national and nature parks and protected areas. Coverage is international, with articles covering both developed and developing countries. The purpose is to review the nature of the ...

Citation
Revue de Tourisme, 1993, 48, 3, pp 2-44
Abstract

This study develops a quantitative and qualitative evaluation of the current demand for tourism within Eastern Europe. A situation analysis, involving a description of the basic indicators of the economy, a socio-economic outlook for the period 1992-95, the value of the tourist industry to the...

Publisher
Office for Official Publications of the European Community, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Citation
Tourism customers in Central and Eastern Europe: perspectives of development., 1993, pp 250 pp.
Abstract

The euphoria which greeted the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe and which triggered immediate interest on the part of investors from the West has long since evaporated. It has been replaced by a combination of stalled political and economic reforms and a realization on the part of investors...

Author(s)
Hunt, J.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1993, No. 3, pp 65-85
Abstract

A study of six East European countries (Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland and Romania) was conducted using the Delphi Technique to determine the importance of tourism in the future development of the countries. The effects of five possible constraints: psychological,...

Author(s)
McCleary, K. W.; Whitney, D. L.
Publisher
International Business Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Global tourist behavior., 1994, pp 239-256
Abstract

A comparison between the current state of land reform and sustainable development across greater Europe is presented. 24 chapters are broadly divided into those related to the established systems of land reform and sustainable development encountered in Western Europe, and those which concentrate...

Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
Land reform and sustainable development., 1999, pp xi + 305 pp.
Abstract

This report examines spa tourism in seven Eastern European countries where extensive facilities exist: the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Poland, Slovenia, Romania, and Bulgaria. Spas have a long tradition throughout most of Eastern Europe, but there are fundamental differences between the...

Author(s)
Marvel, M.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2002, No.6, pp v.1-v.37
Abstract

Potential German tourists were interviewed about the rural tourism offers in the Czech Republic, Bulgaria and Romania, and their attitudes towards holidays in these countries. Based on these interviews and additional interviews with tour operators, proposals for the improvement of the image and the ...

Author(s)
Bodmer, U.; Haugg, A.; Sladek, C.; Heissenhuber, A.
Publisher
Lucius & Lucius Verslagsgesellschaft mbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Tourismus Journal, 2003, 7, 1, pp 87-105
Abstract

This paper evaluates current issues surrounding the role and development of rural tourism in southeastern Europe (SEE) (Romania, Bulgaria, Albania and much of former Yugoslavia), setting this within the wider context of change in post-communist central and eastern Europe (CEE). It examines local...

Author(s)
Hall, D.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2004, 6, 3, pp 165-176

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