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The administration of sightseeing in Japan is considered including the promotion of long holidays and of series of holidays. Sightseeing as an industry meriting serious consideration is discussed together with the training of people in this industry to promote sightseeing and to help those engaged...

Author(s)
Mizoo, Y.
Citation
Leisure & Recreation, 1989, No. 5, pp 54-59
Abstract

Farm road improvements conducted in the Furano and Nakafurano regions of central Hokkaido, Japan, during the 1970s and early 1980s have led to greater impacts than the commonly recognized economic effects of lowering transportation and labour costs and increasing agricultural production. When farm...

Author(s)
Demura, K.
Citation
Journal of the Faculty of Agriculture, Hokkaido University, 1994, 66, 1, pp 127-137
Abstract

Tourism development on Yakushima Island, Japan, and trends in the number of visitors between 1972 and 1993, including the seasonal effect, are discussed. The major objective of visitors to Yakushima is mountain climbing and visiting natural forests. Yakushima is well known for its sugi (Cryptomeria ...

Author(s)
Matsushita, K.; Baba, H.; Kira, K.
Citation
Memoirs of the Faculty of Agriculture, Kagoshima University, 1995, 31, pp 69-83
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This chapter reveals how work patterns, women's life styles, preferences and leisure activities in Japan are diversifying by discussing trends in leisure activities, and identifying the current state of leisure activities among women. These trends reveal that women are moving into formerly male...

Author(s)
Watarai, Y.
Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Women, leisure and the family in contemporary society: a multinational perspective., 1996, pp 75-87
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This paper describes the characteristics of rural tourism in Hokkaido, Japan, highlighting its problems, as identified during interviews conducted at several farmhouse inns. Differences in the development of rural tourism in Hokkaido and in Europe, where the concept originated, are found in terms...

Author(s)
Iwai, Y.
Citation
Bulletin of the Kyoto University Forests, 1998, No. 69, pp 68-78
Abstract

The paper describes the rural development planning process and its results in Odaira village, Oomama, Gunma prefecture, Japan. Inhabitants were aware of the deteriorating conditions in the village and organized a group to tackle the situation. Resources for rural planning were identified in a...

Author(s)
Kanie, Y.
Citation
Journal of Rural Planning Association, 1998, 17, 1, pp 51-62
Abstract

The development of the village of Nishtosa in the Shimanto Basin showed a decrease in population since the 1960s and changes in the types of agriculture used. The area provides facilities for sightseeing, especially in the forest areas and the mountain villages. The development of tourism in the...

Author(s)
Yorimitsu, R.
Citation
Journal of Rural Planning Association, 2000, 19, 1, pp 39-43
Abstract

Visual resources are important for constructing attractive outdoor recreational spaces and for attracting potential tourists. Therefore, visual resources need to be assessed as part of planning and management, in order to maintain or improve the quality of such recreational spaces. Most studies...

Author(s)
Sugimoto, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Landscape Research, 2018, 43, 3, pp 345-359
Abstract

With the spread of smart devices, people may obtain a variety of information on their surrounding environment thanks to sensing technologies. To design more context-aware systems, psychological user context (e.g., emotional status) is a substantial factor for providing useful information in an...

Author(s)
Matsuda, Y.; Fedotov, D.; Takahashi, Y.; Arakawa, Y.; Yasumoto, K.; Minker, W.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sensors, 2018, 18, 11, pp 3978
Abstract

In recent years, congestion of popular sightseeing spots and public transportation has become problematic in tourist destinations. Local governments have begun to forecast the congestion using a congestion simulation based on a tourist transition model and to adjust the operation of public...

Author(s)
Watabe, T.; Kasahara, H.; Iiyama, M.
Publisher
Texas A & M University Press, College Station, USA
Citation
e-Review of Tourism Research, 2019, 16, 2/3, pp 115-126

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