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Scandinavia's four main states, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden have a unique variety of tourist attractions ranging from spectacular scenery to general informality and tolerance. Its drawbacks are the climate and the high cost of living. Analyses are made of numbers of arrivals; mode of...

Citation
International Tourism Quarterly, 1978, 2, pp 38-62
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The four countries of Scandinavia: Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland are among the most prosperous and leisure-oriented societies in the world. The article traces recent tourism trends, and in particular the growth in holiday-taking in these countries. It is apparent that there is still room for...

Author(s)
Sundelin, A.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1983, 4, 4, pp 262-268
Abstract

The first study of the capacity utilization of tourist facilities in the Nordic countries, finished in 1979 (NU A 1979:13), was based on statistical data from 1976 and 1977 and gave tourist authorities a statistical foundation for use in investment planning and marketing. The purpose of this second ...

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Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Capacity utilization of tourist facilities in the Nordic countries in 1981., 1983, pp 24pp.
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Statistics relating to the capacity utilization of lodging facilities in the Nordic countries are examined. Comparison with a previous study permits developments over a 4-year period to be ascertained. All the Nordic countries have year-round surplus capacity. The highest capacity utilization is...

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Skjoldelev, E.
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Tourism Management, 1984, 5, 3, pp 192-206
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In one of the first comparative studies of its kind into the socioeconomic impacts of tourism in Scandinavia, three host communities, Hemsedal in Norway, Sälen in Sweden and Blokhus in Denmark, were studied. All the communities, once dominated by farming and small scale industry and now the...

Author(s)
Haukeland, J. V.
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Tourism Management, 1984, 5, 3, pp 207-214
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The papers presented at the seminar include the following: I. Norling and C. Jägnert describe the results of a study into motivation and needs regarding outdoor recreation among all sections of the population. The importance of these results for recreation planning is emphasized, especially where a ...

Publisher
Oslo, Norway
Citation
Seminar om forskning vedrørende friluftsliv og rekreation., 1984, pp 250pp.
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The Scandinavian Summer University recommends, for its participants, study of the holidays of all social classes; the history of travel; travel in art; educational travel; travel to spas; means of transport; cultural tourism; characteristics of modern travellers; travel as a feature of a consumer...

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Bulletin för Fritidsförskning, 1984, No. 2, pp 18-21
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A series of papers reviews the growth and importance of social tourism in Western Europe and Scandinavia (J.P. Champeaux, A. Guignand and J. Courtois), as well as the role of cooperative organizations and international cooperation in the development of social tourism (M. Thiercelin and A. Haulot)....

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Revue des Etudes Coopératives, 1985, No. 13, pp 10-92
Abstract

Travel and tourism in Scandinavia as a whole are examined, followed by reports on each country (Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden). Little visited until the post-war years, tourism in Scandinavia has been increased primarily by the growth of leisure travel from northern European countries, and...

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International Tourism Reports, 1986, No. 1, pp 72-89
Abstract

The individual outbound leisure travel markets from the four Scandinavian countries, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden are small compared with those of their neighbours, the UK and GFR. However, they are growing and are underpinned by relatively strong economies, which augurs well for growth. In...

Author(s)
Gauldie, R.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1986, November, pp 15-25

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