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This chapter introduces some of the key characteristics shared by three regions of the European periphery: they are rural in character, accessibility constitutes a major constraint on the potential volume and commercial viability of tourism development, and their regional cultural base is not only...

Author(s)
Kockel, U.
Publisher
Liverpool University Press, Liverpool, UK
Citation
Culture, tourism and development: the case of Ireland., 1994, pp 1-14
Abstract

This paper acknowledges national and regional differences in the way agritourism is perceived, defined and presented, by placing it within a Europe-wide context. It then gives more in-depth case studies of agritourism in 10 selected European countries. Belgium features as a case study due to its...

Author(s)
McKelvie, J.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2004, No.July, pp 1-44
Abstract

This collection of articles on the development of sports museums worldwide aims to promote awareness of the importance of sporting heritage, and also to promote the idea of sports museums as potentially important tourist attractions. Sports museums may seem to be a relatively new concept, but...

Publisher
Editions Touristiques Européennes, Paris, France
Citation
Cahiers Espaces, 2006, No.89, pp 1-158
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Cover for The Baltics' accession: Finnish perspectives.

This chapter examines the implications for the Finnish tourism industry of the Baltic countries' accession to the EU. First, the relationships between Finland and Estonia, and between Finland and Russia, are briefly introduced. In the second section, reflections on transformations and EU...

Author(s)
Komppula, R.; Peltonen, A.; Ylkänen, T.; Kokkila, T.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931179)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The role of cooperation in enhancing innovation in nature-based tourism services.

Nature-based tourism is a rapidly growing industry sector providing new sources of livelihood for rural areas to diversify the traditional economies. Although innovativeness is an important element in the competitiveness of companies, the level of innovations in nature tourism and recreation...

Author(s)
Matilainen, A.; Weiss, G.; Sarvašová, Z.; Feliciano, D.; Nastase, C.; Prede, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936891)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Increasing pollution of the Baltic Sea poses a massive problem for the Baltic Sea Region (BSR) and its inhabitants. In order to sustainably improve the environmental quality of the BSR, the implementation of adequate good practices is urgently required. Within the framework of the Eco-Region...

Author(s)
Schick, J.; Haneklaus, S.; Schnug, E.
Publisher
Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Journal für Kulturpflanzen, 2012, 64, 1, pp 20-28
Abstract

In the case of tourism, it is important to consider the geographical location of the destination and its part in a larger entity. In the Baltic Sea area, destination products covering the highlights of the seashore have growing importance and the area is increasingly seen as a coherent tourism ...

Author(s)
Renfors, S. M.
Publisher
NISC - Routledge, Grahamstown, South Africa
Citation
Research in Hospitality Management, 2017, 7, 1, pp 45-49
Abstract

Community-based tourism development typically assumes co-operation between different stakeholder groups at the local level, and thus combines different types of knowledge. However, this does not imply that a consensus exists between the stakeholders in the first place. In this article, we present ...

Author(s)
Matilainen, A.; Suutari, T.; Lähdesmäki, M.; Koski, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 67, pp 284-296

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