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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

A discussion of the national and regional importance of non-wood forest products (wild berries and edible fungi, hunting, recreational fishing, reindeer husbandry and ecotourism) in Finland.

Author(s)
Saastamoinen, O.
Publisher
European Forest Institute, Joensuu, Finland
Citation
EFI Proceedings, 1996, No. 9, pp 181-190
Abstract

Detailed case studies from five continents are presented to highlight the delicate interactions between fragile environments and human activities, especially tourism, which has grown rapidly in such environments over recent years. While tourism can provide new sources of revenue and help stem...

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
People and tourism in fragile environments., 1996, pp xiv + 238 pp.
Abstract

A study was conducted in Italy to quantify and characterize recreational and tourist use of the Isafa di Trento forest in Italy. Criteria for selecting a population sample and the questionnaire design are described. Results compiled for recreational use of Italian forests, including data on...

Author(s)
Scrinzi, G.; Tosi, V.; Agatea, P.; Flamminj, T.
Citation
Genio Rurale, 1996, 59, 3, pp 51-76
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

Tourism has become an active and dominant agent of change and control in the countryside and associated rural communities. The effects of rural recreation and tourism are explored. Following an introductory chapter on continuity and change in rural tourism, chapters cover: policy dimensions of ...

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK
Citation
Tourism and recreation in rural areas., 1997, pp xii + 261 pp.
Abstract

This chapter focuses on the Nordic model of tourism and its use in 2 empirical tourism studies in the Finnish environment, applying income and expenditure methods of analysis to look into the consumption patterns of tourists in the index locality. The empirical findings of two case studies, Virrat...

Author(s)
Paajanen, M.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK
Citation
Economic and management methods for tourism and hospitality research., 1998, pp 123-144
Abstract

The paper focuses on 'Taman Mini', the open air museum and exhibition centre near Jakarta, Indonesia, which follows a cultural village format. Opinions differ as to whether Taman Mini was originally (in the Suharto regime) intended for foreign tourists or to aid nation-building. After a discursive...

Author(s)
Hitchcock, M.
Citation
Indonesia and the Malay World, 1998, 26, 75, pp 124-135
Abstract

This volume brings together twelve of the papers given to the Fourteenth Seminar on Marginal Regions, which met in Scotland in the summer of 1997. The Seminar is a unique interdisciplinary group that meets every two years to discuss the common problems in rural development on the North Atlantic...

Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
Local enterprise on the North Atlantic margin: selected contributions to the Fourteenth International Seminar on Marginal Regions., 1999, pp x + 368 pp.

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