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Major projects such as the construction of a hydroelectric power station can have a dramatic impact on the functions, attributes and accessibility of natural areas, thereby affecting the patterns and quality of experience of the users. The findings are presented of a number of surveys carried out...

Author(s)
Teigland, J.
Publisher
Norsk Institutt for Naturforskning, Trondheim, Norway
Citation
Friluftsvlis- og reiselivsinteressene ved Engabreen/Svartisen i Nordland fylke., 1990, pp 57pp.
Abstract

Better tools are needed for the analyses of the consequences for tourism and recreation in scenic areas of intrusive developments. The report reviews central concepts and methods for such analyses and it describes the effects of a large hydroelectric power station in a tourism area, the Aurland...

Author(s)
Teigland, J.
Publisher
Telemarksforsking, Bø, Telemark, Norway
Citation
Konsekvenser av naturinngrep for fritidsbruken av natur: erfaringer fra kraftutbygging i Aurlandsdalen., 1994, pp 124 pp.
Abstract

This paper analyses the history of 'expos' and garden festivals, which are really a form of cultural tourism, and concludes that the considerable sums invested should be integrated within a broader strategy of tourism that includes folk parks, festivals and major sporting events such as the Olympic ...

Author(s)
Evans, B. M.
Publisher
Donhead Publishing Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Cultural tourism: papers presented at The Robert Gordon University Heritage Convention 1994., 1994, pp 45-65
Abstract

Coastal areas are a major attraction for tourists in Northern Europe. Tourist activities can, however, have severe effects on these areas, contributing to their destruction and a reduction in their natural and recreational values. A direct result of leisure and tourist activities is disturbance to...

Author(s)
Andersen, U. V.
Citation
Biological Conservation, 1995, 71, 3, pp 223-230
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

The 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway were the first ever "green games." The local organizers demonstrated a new model not only for sports events but for the tourism that usually accompanies these events. A good marriage of sport promotion and environmentalism can guarantee several things ...

Author(s)
Chernushenko, D.
Citation
Visions in Leisure and Business, 1996, 15, 1, pp 65-73
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

A plea is made by a representative from the Swedish Nature Conservancy Office to avoid the introduction of new legislation, which would be likely to result in more restricted access to the countryside. It is suggested that the present arrangements are generally satisfactory, although an increase in ...

Author(s)
Zettersten, G.
Citation
Skog&Forskning, 1998, No. 3, pp 45-48
Abstract

The key theme of accelerating time is addressed with particular emphasis on a study of Danish, British, and Israeli tour operators. It is argued that tourist-recreation development often involves radical changes in social, cultural and physical environments, highlighting that these transformations...

Author(s)
Dietvorst, A.
Publisher
Leisure Studies Association, Eastbourne, UK
Citation
Leisure, time and space: meanings and values in people's lives., 1998, pp 13-24
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

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