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In analyzing the impact of the tourist industry upon the agricultural sector in Jamaica, the paper focuses on the flow resources to both sectors during the period 1965 to 1972 as well as the growth and structure of the market for agricultural products within the tourist industry during the period....

Author(s)
Brown, H.
Publisher
Department of Agricultural Economics and Farm Management, University of the West Indies., St. Augustine, Trinidad,
Citation
Proceedings of the ninth West Indies agricultural economics conference held at the Pegasus Hotel, New Kingston, Jamaica April 3rd-6th, 1974 and at the Jamaica School of Agriculture, Twickenham Park April 7th-10th, 1974., 1974, pp 129-142
Abstract

The paper investigates the extent of linkage between agriculture and tourism in the Barbadian economy. The main emphasis is on identifying the extent to which favourable spill-over effects of tourism on agriculture have gone unutilized, and on analyzing the factors which created such a farming...

Author(s)
Alleyne, F.
Publisher
Department of Agricultural Economics and Farm Management, University of the West Indies., St. Augustine, Trinidad,
Citation
Proceedings of the ninth West Indies agricultural economics conference held at the Pegasus Hotel, New Kingston, Jamaica April 3rd-6th, 1974 and at the Jamaica School of Agriculture, Twickenham Park April 7th-10th, 1974., 1974, pp 143-152
Abstract

There is some evidence to suggest that there has been a perverse relationship between tourism and agriculture in at least some of the smaller Caribbean islands, where tourism and related construction activities grew rapidly during the 1960s. It is difficult to establish the respective significance...

Author(s)
Bryden, J. M.
Publisher
Department of Agricultural Economics and Farm Management, University of the West Indies., St. Augustine, Trinidad,
Citation
Proceedings of the ninth West Indies agricultural economics conference held at the Pegasus Hotel, New Kingston, Jamaica April 3rd-6th, 1974 and at the Jamaica School of Agriculture, Twickenham Park April 7th-10th, 1974., 1974, pp 153-165
Abstract

The lecture discusses the question whether integrated rural land use planning is so complicated that no methodology or legislation can be applied satisfactorily in all cases and each case has to be decided on its merits. This is seen as a counsel of despair and land use planning authorities in many ...

Author(s)
Wibberley, G.
Publisher
Agricultural Science Association of Ireland., Dublin, Ireland,
Citation
Agricultural Science Association. Annual Congress - Killarney - Land use policy in the context of the European Economic Community., 1974, pp 1-7
Abstract

Rural development and land use can no longer be discussed without taking into consideration the increasingly important need for recreation in natural surroundings. The appreciable advantages to the agricultural population from the creation of new activities adapted to the characteristics of their...

Author(s)
Honhon, J.
Citation
Agriculture et l'environnement: seminaire organise par la Faculte des Sciences Agronomiques de Gembloux, 2-6 September 1974., 1974, pp 304-310
Abstract

The paper considers specifically tourism in the Highlands and Islands, but the problems discussed also occur in many other remote rural areas. In recent years it has become rather common for economists and others to denigrate tourism as an economic development tool. The same problems are...

Author(s)
Adams, J. G. L.
Publisher
Tourism and Recreation Research Unit, University of Edinburgh for the Leisure Studies Association., Edinburgh, UK
Citation
Tourism A Tool for Regional Development Leisure Studies Association Conference, Edinburgh, 1977., 1977, pp 12pp.
Abstract

Amongst the ideals discussed is the suggestion that a whole range of sites is needed such as that operated in the US forests, where the different sites have a star rating so that the level of facilities may be judged. The removal of some of the statutory requirements more suited to larger,...

Author(s)
Yarrow, C.
Publisher
Montagu Ventures Limited., Beaulieu, UK
Citation
UK, National Caravan Council: The touring caravan and the countryside - the future? Proceedings of a seminar, Beaulieu, Hampshire, Wednesday 15th March, 1978., 1978, pp 33-46
Abstract

Provision for caravans and campers in the New Forest is described. An important aspect of camp site management is monitoring the use made of the wide range of types of camp sites. Analysis of this information indicates an average annual increase in use from 1972-1977 of 12 1/2%. Areas under...

Author(s)
Small, D.
Publisher
Montagu Ventures Limited., Beaulieu, UK
Citation
UK, National Caravan Council: The touring caravan and the countryside - the future? Proceedings of a seminar, Beaulieu, Hampshire, Wednesday 15th March, 1978., 1978, pp 47-56
Abstract

The first part briefly summarizes the plans, content and methodology of the 1977 National Travel Survey. The second section sets out the goals and objectives of the United States Travel Service's Basic National Data Program and the Local Tourism Data Development Program. The first programme is...

Author(s)
Frechtling, D. C.; Gerson, E.; Gillespie, M. E.
Publisher
US Department of Commerce., Washington, D.C., USA
Citation
United States Government activities in travel research. A one-day seminar sponsored by The Travel Research Association, Washington Metropolitan Area Chapter in cooperation with The United States Travel Service, Wednesday, October 19, 1977 at The Washington Hilton Hotel, Washington, D.C., 1978, pp 2-10
Abstract

Firstly the international tourism research activities of the United States Travel Service (USTS), the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), and Domestic and International Business Administration (DIBA) are described in terms of the programs' overall purpose, structure, and the use of the research...

Author(s)
Shipka, B. D.; Wynegar, D.; Licari, J. M.; Lawrence, L. E.
Publisher
US Department of Commerce., Washington, D.C., USA
Citation
United States Government activities in travel research. A one-day seminar sponsored by The Travel Research Association, Washington Metropolitan Area Chapter in cooperation with The United States Travel Service, Wednesday, October 19, 1977 at The Washington Hilton Hotel, Washington, D.C., 1978, pp 12-27

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