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Planning considerations and restraints as they affect tourism projects in London, Paris, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Munich, Vienna and Rome were compared. The different methods of planning for tourism, the methods of dealing with particular problems and providing the necessary atmosphere in the cities...

Author(s)
Chenery, R.
Publisher
British Tourist Board., London, UK
Citation
A comparative study of planning considerations and constraints affecting tourism projects in the principal European capitals., 1979,
Abstract

It is generally estimated that tourism in the UK is still on the increase. Hotel chains endorse this sentiment by continuing to construct new hotels. At the same time it is felt that Britain's heritage is an important reason for tourists to visit the country. This report examines whether the two...

Author(s)
Barrett, P.
Publisher
British Tourist Authority, London, UK
Citation
Old buildings, new accommodation., 1986, pp 36pp.
Abstract

Tourism has been identified as one of the few potential growth sectors in mature economies. This book provides a detailed study of the industry and of its contribution to economic development in Western Europe. This diverse region offers a wide range of examples of the potential and limitations of...

Publisher
Belhaven Press, London, UK
Citation
Tourism & economic development: Western European experiences., 1991, Ed. 2, pp 291pp.
Abstract

The report presents a review of the European tourist industry. It analyses the role of tourism in the economy, the tourism balance sheet, key national developments and major travel companies in the following countries: Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands,...

Publisher
Euromonitor Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
European tourism report 1992., 1992, pp 200pp.
Abstract

This paper discusses the role played by national and regional tourism offices in the provision and distribution of destination information. Issues in the structure and design of destination information systems using computer technology are discussed and contrasted with commercial computer...

Author(s)
Sheldon, P. J.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 1993, 20, 4, pp 633-649
Abstract

This paper analyses the history of 'expos' and garden festivals, which are really a form of cultural tourism, and concludes that the considerable sums invested should be integrated within a broader strategy of tourism that includes folk parks, festivals and major sporting events such as the Olympic ...

Author(s)
Evans, B. M.
Publisher
Donhead Publishing Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Cultural tourism: papers presented at The Robert Gordon University Heritage Convention 1994., 1994, pp 45-65
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 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 book offers an understanding of the complex and diverse legal requirements of the travel and tourism industry in Europe. Laws and regulations at the EU level are examined, as are those at ground level, with a country by country examination of the domestic provisions relating to travel and...

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
European travel law., 1997, pp xxxii + 761 pp.

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