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Detailed case studies from five continents are presented to highlight the delicate interactions between fragile environments and human activities, especially tourism, which has grown rapidly in such environments over recent years. While tourism can provide new sources of revenue and help stem...

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
People and tourism in fragile environments., 1996, pp xiv + 238 pp.
Abstract

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

A review of tourism development policies for peripheral tourism destination regions in the British Isles, Scandinavia and Canada is presented to draw lessons from their experiences in obtaining greater income from tourism. The analysis reveals that 'extending the season' or 'reducing the impact of...

Author(s)
Baum, T.; Hagen, L.
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 1999, 1, 5, pp 299-312
Abstract

Comparative methodologies are discussed with particular reference to the lesson-drawing techniques outlined by R. Rose, Glasgow: Centre for the Study of Public Policy, 1991. Lesson-drawing is applied in a comparative study of the tourist industry in the North Atlantic including the Isle of Man,...

Author(s)
Baum, T.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1999, 20, 5, pp 627-633
Abstract

This volume brings together twelve of the papers given to the Fourteenth Seminar on Marginal Regions, which met in Scotland in the summer of 1997. The Seminar is a unique interdisciplinary group that meets every two years to discuss the common problems in rural development on the North Atlantic...

Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
Local enterprise on the North Atlantic margin: selected contributions to the Fourteenth International Seminar on Marginal Regions., 1999, pp x + 368 pp.
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

This paper discusses the differences between rural and farm tourism, and identifies why farm tourism has become an important part of the rural economy. After the concepts of "rural", "rural tourism" and "farm tourism" have been defined, an overview is presented of the status of farm tourism in...

Author(s)
Nilsson, P. Ǻ.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2002, 29, 1, pp 7-24
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Cover for Generation Y: perspectives of quality in youth adventure travel experiences in an Australian backpacker context.

This chapter examines the importance of quality to Gen-Y youth adventure travellers and backpackers in Australia. Fourteen youth adventure travellers participated in focus groups, another 16 travellers participated in interviews and 8 youth adventure travellers completed travel diaries. The youth...

Author(s)
Jennings, G.; Cater, C.; Lee YoungSook; Ollenburg, C.; Ayling, A.; Lunny, B.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936013)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Background. Human African trypanosomiasis (HAT) can affect travelers to sub-Saharan Africa, as well as migrants from disease endemic countries (DECs), posing diagnosis challenges to travel health services in non-disease endemic countries (non-DECs). Methods. Cases reported in journals have been...

Author(s)
Simarro, P. P.; Franco, J. R.; Cecchi, G.; Paone, M.; Diarra, A.; Postigo, J. A. R.; Jannin, J. G.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2012, 19, 1, pp 44-53
Abstract

Background: Accessible travel has led to a rapid growth in international tourism, particularly to developing countries. With the increase, travel-associated morbidity and mortality has changed. Data on traveling populations are essential for policy makers to estimate infectious and noninfectious...

Author(s)
Behrens, R. H.; Carroll, B.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2013, 20, 5, pp 296-302

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