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The slow down in economic growth and employment in the 26 OECD countries was accompanied by a slow down in the growth of international tourism. As a result the increase in OECD international tourism (nights lodgings) which had been 11% in 1993/1994 is estimated at only 3% in 1994/1995. While for...

Citation
STV Bulletin, 1996, No. 2, pp 6-8
Abstract

Tourism has become an active and dominant agent of change and control in the countryside and associated rural communities. The effects of rural recreation and tourism are explored. Following an introductory chapter on continuity and change in rural tourism, chapters cover: policy dimensions of ...

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK
Citation
Tourism and recreation in rural areas., 1997, pp xii + 261 pp.
Abstract

This article reports findings from three groups of students in Australia, Canada, and the United States (n=181) to obtain better knowledge of potential visitors' perceptions and expectations of Norway as a holiday destination, and to develop marketing campaigns to correct any identifiable...

Author(s)
Borchgrevink, C. P.; Knutson, B. J.
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Leisure Marketing, 1997, 4, 4, pp 25-47
Abstract

This study examines the prospects for leisure time in a sample of 18 important tourism generating countries, to establish what changes in the pattern of leisure time are taking place, how these are reshaping holiday taking, and how governments and the tourism industry should respond. The countries...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Changes in leisure time: the impact on tourism., 1999, pp 151 pp.
Abstract

The efforts that have been made during the 1990s to develop new methods to analyse tourism and tourism-related employment, standardise and ensure the relevance of tourism statistics systems, increase consistency between the various systems in place at an international level, and create awareness...

Publisher
Paris, France
Citation
Measuring the role of tourism in OECD economies: the OECD manual on tourism satellite accounts and employment., 2000, pp 270 pp.
Abstract

This special issue contains 9 papers on the current status of island tourism worldwide. Among the issues highlighted are: sustainable tourism planning for Old Providence and Santa Catalina islands in the Caribbean; challenges for tourism development within a restrictive planning environment...

Author(s)
Ioannides, D.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2001, 49, 4, pp 283-388
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Starting the family business.

In this chapter, the critical issues of motivation and goals are examined, particularly the contrasts inherent in growth and profit-oriented entrepreneurship versus the more prevalent lifestyle and autonomy motivations. Research data from Australia, Canada and Denmark are analysed to examine...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Carlsen, J.; Morrison, A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998089)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Balancing family and business through the life cycle.

This chapter examines key challenges and issues together with strategies and actions that are actually employed, or are recommended by experts, to achieve a healthy balance between family and business. It starts with a discussion on generic challenges and issues for family business, plus some that...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Carlsen, J.; Morrison, A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998089)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This special issue, through a comparison of rural tourism in different countries/regions (Australia, Spain, USA, southeastern Europe, Denmark, and South Africa), identifies common themes and highlights the multifaceted and interdisciplinary nature of rural tourism across continents, and illustrates ...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.; Roberts, L.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2004, 6, 3, pp 119-124
Abstract

This book with 19 chapters provides a varied collection of recent research relating to small businesses in tourism in some regions, viz., South Africa, Ghana, Israel, New Zealand, Finland, Australia, the UK, and Switzerland. Topics range from the potential contribution of small firms to achieving...

Author(s)
Thomas, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Small firms in tourism: international perspectives, 2004, pp ix + 325 pp.

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