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Aspects of leisure trends in Denmark are reviewed under the following headings: Leisure time and employment; The use of free time outside the home including holidays, day trips, clubs, adult education and sport; Radio and television; Reading and library use; Cultural interests covering visits to...

Author(s)
Kuhl, P. H.
Citation
Meddelelse, Socialforskningsinstituttet, 1980, No. 27, pp 70pp.
Abstract

Tourism in northern Canada and northern Scandinavia within the Arctic Circle is discussed. A conceptual model of tourist space is used to show that leisure space is characterized by a declining intensity of leisure use the farther consumers move away from the consumer's generating home base.

Author(s)
Lundgren, J. O.
Citation
Occasional Paper, Department of Geography, Trent University, Peterborough, Canada, 1986, No. 11, pp 187-198
Abstract

Recent decades have witnessed great changes in norms and values related to tourism activity, such as increasing international orientation, more attention to individual health and welfare and increased interest in environmental problems. These changes in attitudes have not been identified to a great ...

Author(s)
Steen, A.
Citation
Problemy Turystyki, 1988, 11, 4, pp 35-48
Abstract

Sweden is one of Europe's most travel intensive countries, and analysts frequently pinpoint the country as having strong growth potential for outbound travel. However, inflation and static real incomes, coupled with a change of government, have dampened travel in recent months, and immediate...

Author(s)
Cockerell, N.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1991, No. 5, pp 42-56
Abstract

A research programme is currently underway in Sweden to investigate the determinants of tourism. The idea is to bring together researchers from different disciplines - sociology, psychology, economics, human geography and computer science - to study a central theme, tourism, using similar methods...

Author(s)
Nyberg, L.
Citation
Revue de Tourisme, 1992, 47, 2, pp 8-10
Abstract

Drawing on empirical data from the 1991 Norwegian holiday survey, the article examines motives for taking holiday trips, and compares the results with those of the 1990 Danish holiday survey. These motives are then linked to information on social groups, age and educational background. The findings ...

Author(s)
Haukeland, J. V.
Citation
Revue de Tourisme, 1992, 47, 2, pp 14-17
Abstract

The four papers that comprise the final section focus on possible future developments in tourist behaviour, attempting to throw some light on the topic by observing current tourist behaviours among the young. Papers draw on evidence from Sweden and Italy in discussing patterns of demand and...

Author(s)
Hartmann, J. (et al.)
Citation
Sociologia Urbana e Rurale, 1992, No. 38, pp 377-411
Abstract

Denmark's tourism industry is showing healthy growth, with an increase of 9.1% in total bednights in 1990 and an 11.5% increase in foreign visitors. Figures have received a boost from the opening up of Eastern Europe, particularly due to visitors from Poland and the former East Germany. This market ...

Author(s)
Bywater, M.
Citation
International Tourism Reports, 1992, No.1, pp 32-51
Abstract

The effects of a large holiday resort on the distribution and range use of semi-domesticated reindeer were studied in the three most important habitat types on the NW edge of Saariselkä forest, eastern Finnish Lapland. In two of these habitats the relative reindeer densities increased in winter,...

Author(s)
Helle, T.; Särkelä, M.
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research, 1993, 8, 1, pp 123-133
Abstract

The underlying assumption of this study is that differences in value systems will influence activity preferences of tourists visiting a destination. Personal values have long been considered an important variable for market segmentation. Single values may be grouped on the basis of their importance ...

Author(s)
Madrigal, R.; Kahle, L. R.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1994, 32, 3, pp 22-28

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