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The findings of a number of studies into the outdoor recreation and holiday habits of the population of Norway are used to indicate how family sport is organized in that country. Factors considered include activities, availability and distance from sport centres and recreation areas, previously...

Author(s)
Mo, B. S.
Publisher
Centre for Leisure Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
Citation
Family sport and leisure. Proceedings 9th International 'Sport and Leisure' seminar, International Council of Sport and Physical Education, Brugges, Belgium, 9-13 September, 1981, 1982, pp 377-389
Abstract

A study was carried out to investigate the attitudes and behaviour of Danes to Norway as a holiday resort (summer and winter). The paper presents the major findings of the study and describes some of the techniques applied, particularly at the sampling stage. In order to reduce costs and still have ...

Author(s)
Tallhaug, K. J.; Rohme, N.
Publisher
ESOMAR, European Society for Opinion and Marketing Research, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Seminar on the importance of research in the tourism industry. Helsinki (Finland) 8th-11th June 1983, 1983, pp 117-134
Abstract

The City of Lahti offered a site for a new hotel in a city where there was already overcapacity of hotel rooms, and where the prospects of natural growth of tourism did not encourage construction of any new capacity. However, one of the local hotels decided to investigate whether they could find...

Author(s)
Routamo, R. E.
Publisher
ESOMAR, European Society for Opinion and Marketing Research, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Seminar on the importance of research in the tourism industry. Helsinki (Finland) 8th-11th June 1983, 1983, pp 149-157
Abstract

The study was undertaken to preserve and further develop the genuine and unique handicrafts in the district, to take advantage of the handicraft activity to attract tourists to the area and to stimulate employment. Part I describes handicrafts in Torsǻs Municipal District, both in terms of...

Author(s)
Nilsson, L. A.
Citation
Leisure research. Proceedings from a workshop meeting [European Leisure and Recreation Association, Advisory Group 3, Växjö, Sweden, May 13-15, 1983]., 1983, pp 389-409
Abstract

A multidisciplinary study group was set up in 1982 to analyze, describe and evaluate the possible development of a system for training 'rangers' during spare and holiday time, as part of an employment creation scheme for the young unemployed. The study group's final report covered the following...

Author(s)
Barington, I.
Publisher
Bureau International du Tourisme Social (BITS), Brussels, Belgium
Citation
Le tourisme en milieu rural. Congrès de Madrid, 19 et 20 Octobre, 1984., 1984, pp 59-64
Abstract

From the middle of the 1970s the stream of tourists to the mountains in Lapland has incresed rapidly. Authorities now fear that increased human activities in the region will cause considerable damage to the ground vegetation and seriously disturb the wildlife. Near Abisko Scientific Research...

Author(s)
Emanuelsson, U.
Citation
RERG Report, Recreation Ecology Research Group, UK, 1985, No. 9, pp 63-73
Abstract

The impact of tourism on indigenous children has been almost entirely unresearched. An examination is made of children directly exploited by tourism in producing, selling, and service, and of children whose living conditions are influenced by tourism (lack of schooling, night work, etc.). Examples...

Author(s)
Hellbom, A. B.
Citation
Mainzer Geographische Studien, Geographisches Institut der Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, 1985, No. 26, pp 60-66
Abstract

In many countries, customer lists, information about customers, and other commercial data can be considered to be confidential information or trade secrets. To a travel industry client, these trade secrets can have great value. This confidential information can have special value and importance...

Author(s)
Parkhurst, T. S.
Publisher
Travel and Tourism Press, Santa Rosa, California, USA
Citation
Papers of the 4th world congress, International Forum of Travel & Tourism Advocates, Palma de Mallorca, 8-12 May 1988., 1989, pp 35-45
Abstract

Tourism has become one of the most important export industries in Norway, generating around $200 million in foreign currency in 1990 or more than 3.5% of GNP. However, Norway only has a relatively small share of the international travel market, with only around 0.7% of the outbound holiday traffic...

Author(s)
Warmedal, M. M.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization, Madrid, Spain
Citation
Seminar on new forms of demand and new products, Nicosia (Cyprus), 8-9 May 1991., 1991, pp 39-54
Abstract

Recently tourist organizations in the USSR have focused on promoting Leningrad as a major tourist destination with important historical and cultural attractions. Until now, the city has been a traditional destination primarily for Finland's outbound market, but increasingly, competitive package...

Author(s)
Uvarov, M.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization, Madrid, Spain
Citation
Seminar on new forms of demand and new products, Nicosia (Cyprus), 8-9 May 1991., 1991, pp 102-103

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