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Abstract

Tourism has been identified as one of the few potential growth sectors in mature economies. This book provides a detailed study of the industry and of its contribution to economic development in Western Europe. This diverse region offers a wide range of examples of the potential and limitations of...

Publisher
Belhaven Press, London, UK
Citation
Tourism & economic development: Western European experiences., 1991, Ed. 2, pp 291pp.
Abstract

Foreign tourism in Greece is affected by seasonality with intense concentration in summer. The research note aims to briefly discuss the foreign tourism seasonality of the Greek islands in order to examine the possibility of extending the tourism season. This is accomplished by estimating the...

Author(s)
Donatos, G.; Zairis, P.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 1991, 18, 3, pp 515-519
Abstract

The report presents a review of the European tourist industry. It analyses the role of tourism in the economy, the tourism balance sheet, key national developments and major travel companies in the following countries: Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands,...

Publisher
Euromonitor Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
European tourism report 1992., 1992, pp 200pp.
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 study concerns service encounter evaluation, with the focus on tourists and tour leaders participating in charter tours. The objectives were firstly, to investigate the factors determining tourist satisfaction with the service encounter, and secondly, to investigate the importance of the tour...

Author(s)
Mossberg, L. L.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1995, 16, 6, pp 437-445
Abstract

This book draws on data collected by the European Association for Tourism and Leisure Education (ATLAS) Cultural Tourism Project, which combines data presentation and analysis with more reflective discussions on the nature of cultural tourism in different areas of Europe. The first five chapters...

Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Cultural tourism in Europe., 1996, pp xi + 347 pp.
Abstract

The terms of reference for this report are: to describe the development of tourism in European countries; highlight the impacts that such a development has caused or is causing on the environment; and outline the actions that are being implemented to reduce these impacts and direct tourism...

Author(s)
Ellul, A.
Citation
Nature and Environment, 1996, No. 83, pp 118 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.
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This chapter explores the concept of sustainable tourism in relation to islands. Issues discussed include: peak season overcrowding on small islands, leading to supply problems; accessibility problems; transport costs in island tourism; the power of transport operators; the role of transport...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
ISBN
1999 CAB International (H ISBN 0851993141)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This study examines parts of holiday makers' own perspectives on some of the central aspects of their holidays, utilizing data from a survey conducted on selected charter flights on their return to Norway from six airports in the Mediterranean countries in the 1989 summer season. 1502 responses...

Author(s)
Jacobsen, J. K. S.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2000, 27, 2, pp 284-300

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