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This chapter provides data on the size and composition of the infrastructure and superstructure of cultural tourism in Denmark, to illustrate the priority which Danish society has been giving to culture in general and, thus, the changes in available cultural tourism supply. It is concluded that...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.
Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Cultural tourism in Europe., 1996, pp 127-145
Abstract

Environmental constraints and regulations are compared in 3 islands; Bornholm (Denmark), the Isle of Wight (UK) and Mallorca (Spain). The response of the tourist industry to environmental regulation or lack of regulations and the business initiatives in reaction to their regulations are then...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.
Citation
Progress in Tourism and Hospitality Research, 1998, 4, 1, pp 17-30
Abstract

Utilizing empirical data from Denmark (1991-4), this paper addresses the potentials of tourism as a sector for development. First, an evaluation of the regional development potential from tourism is presented. Then, the tourism sector is analysed in terms of enterprise establishment, survival and...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 1999, 1, 2, pp 164-182
Abstract

Based on tourism data from Denmark, this article discusses the survival of business enterprises, the entry of new units and the failure of existing units, as well as reviewing stability policies. The data show that levels of stability vary considerably from one sub-sector of tourism to the next....

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.
Citation
Tourism Economics, 1999, 5, 3, pp 261-276
Abstract

A comparison is presented of the core elements in the food cultures of Denmark and Italy to illustrate the effects of these cultures on the quality of food for tourists. Particularly in Denmark, food production is a major economic activity, and the power of the agricultural and food processing...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.; Corigliano, M. A.
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2000, 2, 4, pp 281-293
Abstract

This paper presents the results of a survey of career issues involving students (n=159) on the Service Management Masters programme for the Tourism and Hospitality Sector at Lund University, Sweden. The results show that students increasingly regard a career in tourism as an opportunity for a...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.
Publisher
Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Education, 2003, 2, 2, pp 26-38
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No attempt has yet been made to integrate studies of both visitors and local communities within the framework of rural tourism development policy. This paper addresses this gap in the literature. Drawing on a study of tourism in the Randers Fjord, a relatively underdeveloped area of rural...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2004, 6, 3, pp 177-188
Abstract

When 'welfare' and 'tourism' are mentioned together, paid holidays most often come to mind. Subsidized facilities for the less advantaged, can also be considered as core welfare ideology of the 20th century. From a broader perspective, however, welfare ideologies also have very complex indirect...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2005, 5, 1, pp 46-62
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Cover for HRM behaviour and economic performance: small versus large tourism enterprises.

Focusing on the Danish labour market, this chapter compares human resource management policies and practices between small and large tourism enterprises. In particular, it discusses some important aspects of personnel turnover and economic performance of tourism firms. Labour data used in the...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851990118)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper discusses the linkages between the welfare state and tourism, and attempts to define the phenomenon. It suggests that the specific features of welfare ideologies and practices influence the scale and scope of tourism. Six welfare trajectories, containing examples of similar modes of...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality & Tourism, 2005, 6, 3/4, pp 7-29

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