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The travel industry, as one of Europe's biggest and most vital service industries, will have to come to terms with the creation of the single European market in 1992. The problem is that few areas of legislation are as yet sufficiently clear to permit detailed planning to take place. While the...

Author(s)
Gauldie, R.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1988, No. 3, pp 66-78
Abstract

This survey of occupations in the tourist and hotel industry is part of a broad experimental project launched by European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP) in 1990. The purpose of the project, entitled 'Community Directory of Occupational Profiles', is to test out a...

Author(s)
Guerra, D.; Peroni, G.
Publisher
European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP), Berlin, Germany
Citation
Occupations in the tourist sector: a comparative analysis in nine Community states., 1994, Ed. 1, pp 57 + 576 + 37 pp.
Abstract

The book offers an understanding of the complex and diverse legal requirements of the travel and tourism industry in Europe. Laws and regulations at the EU level are examined, as are those at ground level, with a country by country examination of the domestic provisions relating to travel and...

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
European travel law., 1997, pp xxxii + 761 pp.
Abstract

The impact of tourism development programmes on the island of Bornholm, Denmark, is evaluated from a bottom up perspective. Interviews were conducted with 17 hotel and camping ground managers, 13 farm tourism managers, three project consultants, five municipal project managers and 3 tourism...

Author(s)
Bull, B.
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 1999, 1, 3, pp 149-165
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Cover for Ecolabels for tourism in Europe: the European ecolabel for tourism?

A definition for sustainable tourism is sought. Next, a discussion is presented of how tourism and the environment may develop in Europe, how tourist organizations should react, and the benefits that may from tourism ecolabels are described. The following issues are addressed: tourism within the...

Author(s)
Hamele, H.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995063)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
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
Abstract

Significant changes in the climatic system have been observed, which may be attributed to human-enhanced greenhouse effect. Even stronger changes are projected for the future, impacting in an increasing way on human activity sectors. The present contribution, prepared in the framework of the MICE...

Author(s)
Kundzewicz, Z. W.; Giannakopoulos, C.; Schwarb, M.; Stjernquist, I.; Schlyter, P.; Szwed, M.; Palutikof, J.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag, Wien, Austria
Citation
Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 2008, 93, 1/2, pp 117-132
Abstract

This article discusses the economic impact of the European Civil Aviation Authority flight ban triggered by the volcanic fallout of Eyafjallajokull in Iceland and the consequent move to turn over flight risk assessments from the CAA to the airlines. On the 15th of April, as the ash cloud spread...

Publisher
Economist Shop, London, UK
Citation
Economist (London), 2010, 395, 8679, pp 79
Abstract

This special issue explores the role of European policies in Nordic tourism development focusing on two issues in particular: direct impact of doing EU policies aiming to promote tourism development; indirect impact of non-touristic policies on tourism development. The issue consists of four...

Author(s)
Halkier, H.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2010, 10, 2, pp 89-172
Abstract

In the contemporary so-called 'competition state era', many rural and peripheral regions are in decline. Tourism is increasingly viewed as being able to alleviate and rejuvenate regions that are facing economic difficulties. The European Union has launched several programmes with the goal of...

Author(s)
Bohlin, M.; Brandt, D.; Elbe, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
European Planning Studies, 2016, 24, 10, pp 1788-1805

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