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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

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

The terms of reference for this report are: to describe the development of tourism in European countries; highlight the impacts that such a development has caused or is causing on the environment; and outline the actions that are being implemented to reduce these impacts and direct tourism...

Author(s)
Ellul, A.
Citation
Nature and Environment, 1996, No. 83, pp 118 pp.
Abstract

This study examines the prospects for leisure time in a sample of 18 important tourism generating countries, to establish what changes in the pattern of leisure time are taking place, how these are reshaping holiday taking, and how governments and the tourism industry should respond. The countries...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Changes in leisure time: the impact on tourism., 1999, pp 151 pp.
Abstract

The efforts that have been made during the 1990s to develop new methods to analyse tourism and tourism-related employment, standardise and ensure the relevance of tourism statistics systems, increase consistency between the various systems in place at an international level, and create awareness...

Publisher
Paris, France
Citation
Measuring the role of tourism in OECD economies: the OECD manual on tourism satellite accounts and employment., 2000, pp 270 pp.
Abstract

Estimates of U.S. demand for travel to Western Europe (including the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Spain, Austria and Denmark) are calculated using a gradual switching regression procedure (GSRP) based on the U.S. annual data of visits from 1960-85. The two benefits of this procedure...

Author(s)
Gallet, C. A.; Braun, B. M.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2001, 28, 2, pp 503-507
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A definition for sustainable tourism is sought. Next, a discussion is presented of how tourism and the environment may develop in Europe, how tourist organizations should react, and the benefits that may from tourism ecolabels are described. The following issues are addressed: tourism within the...

Author(s)
Hamele, H.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995063)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This report assesses the inbound and outbound business travel trends of 11 major European countries. Containing exhaustive primary and original research from numerous specialist sources, the article profiles the meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) market across the continent....

Author(s)
Alford, P.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2002, No.4, pp 1-26
Abstract

The performance of MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions) tourism in Europe in recent years ending in 2002 is analysed, and the outlook of this tourism sector is explored. Also presented are profiles of 11 MICE destinations in Europe: Barcelona (Spain); Berlin (Germany); Brussels...

Author(s)
Cope, R.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2003, No.2, pp 3.1-3.21
Abstract

This book with 19 chapters provides a varied collection of recent research relating to small businesses in tourism in some regions, viz., South Africa, Ghana, Israel, New Zealand, Finland, Australia, the UK, and Switzerland. Topics range from the potential contribution of small firms to achieving...

Author(s)
Thomas, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Small firms in tourism: international perspectives, 2004, pp ix + 325 pp.

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