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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 hypothesis on which the book is based is that the medieval pilgrim industry was the start of modern tourism. Although triggered by religious motivation, it is argued that pilgrims were equally driven by a desire for adventure, discovery and cultural enrichment. It is argued that much can be...

Publisher
Donhead Publishing Ltd, Shaftesbury, UK
Citation
In search of heritage: as pilgrim or tourist?, 1998, pp xviii + 493 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 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
Abstract

This report discusses the developments and prospects of camping and caravanning in Europe. Camping and caravanning are defined by two features: both are dependent on holiday parks which are designated for holidaymakers of this type; and such holidays are undertaken by tourists who have invested in, ...

Author(s)
Ball, M.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2009, No.18, pp 1-47
Abstract

Purchase decision-making is an important area of research in tourism. This research has been carried out to gain insights into how demographic factors and preferences affect vacation decision criteria. The study utilized a set of data from a match sample of 897 visitors that included domestic...

Author(s)
Ozdİpcİner, N. S.; Li, X. P.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2010, 19, 5, pp 514-527
Abstract

This issue contains 5 papers from the conference showcasing the multidisciplinary and international nature of contemporary research on food and foodways, with the common theme of challenges and benefits of interventions to encourage positive behaviours from the public. The topics discussed are:...

Author(s)
Lugosi, P.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Perspectives in Public Health, 2011, 131, 6, pp 253, 262-287
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

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

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