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Tourism in the Netherlands is under-researched, but is a diverse and important activity. Expenditure in the country by foreign tourists makes a significant contribution to the nation's overall trade surplus. Foreign visitors are particularly important for the prosperity of the hotel sector, even...

Author(s)
Pinder, D.
Publisher
Belhaven Press, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and economic development. Western European experiences., 1988, pp 214-229
Abstract

The report, the product of a Nuffield Farm Scholarship, studies leisure facilities in rural areas of Europe with a view to assessing their adaptation to the British farming situation. Areas of particular interest include attractions which remain or enhance the aesthetic qualities of the rural...

Author(s)
Williams, P.
Publisher
Nuffield Farming Scholarships Trust, Uckfield, UK
Citation
Farm based tourism and leisure: a step further., 1994, pp 25pp.
Abstract

This paper highlights how leisure and tourism have become an increasingly important part of urban regeneration and renewal, through examples of towns and cities in the UK, other European countries, and the USA. Leisure and tourism are promoted as vehicles for urban renewal because they are...

Author(s)
Noble, M.
Citation
Leisure Manager, 1994, 12, 6/7, pp 12-15
Abstract

This book examines the transformation of space as a result of the development of recreation and tourism activities and draws out some of the implications for policy and planning. An introductory chapter serves as a guide to intervention and this is followed by 18 chapters divided into four parts....

Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Tourism and spatial transformations: implications for policy and planning., 1995, pp xii + 347 pp.
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

This collection of 8 papers is concerned with how individuals and communities who are dependent on the presence of tourists to sustain a livelihood are able to cope with the commoditisation of their culture and the constant attention that tourism brings. The studies reflect the continuum of the...

Publisher
Berghahn Books, Oxford, UK
Citation
Coping with tourists: European reactions to mass tourism., 1996, pp viii + 264 pp.
Abstract

The objectives of this study were to: assess the economic effects of European book towns and their tourism potential in peripheral regions; identify the critical success factors necessary for their successful development; and identify their advantages as forms of small-scale sustainable...

Author(s)
Seaton, A. V.
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 1999, 1, 5, pp 389-399
Abstract

This book examines the key themes and objectives for the protection of the architectural and archaeological heritage in a range of European countries (Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Georgia, Germany, Irish Republic, Italy, Latvia, Malta, the Netherlands, Spain and the UK). For each of...

Author(s)
Pickard, R.
Publisher
E & F N Spon Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Policy and law in heritage conservation, 2000, pp xiv + 348 pp.
Full TextCABI Book Info
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This book presents the findings of field research undertaken in 1997 under the European Cultural Tourism Research Project managed by the European Association for Tourism and Leisure Education. It looks at the relationship between tourists and specific cultural attractions in the Netherlands. In...

Author(s)
Richards, G.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994406)
Type
Book
Abstract

This book looks at sports and city marketing in five European cities. It provides an insight into the role of sports in city marketing and outlines guidelines for an integrated sports and city marketing policy. Five case studies of sports cities are presented: Barcelona, Spain; Helsinki, Finland;...

Author(s)
Berg, L. van den; Braun, E.; Otgaar, A. H. J.
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
Sports and city marketing in European cities, 2002, pp viii + 125 pp.

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