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A household survey was carried out in the city of Hämeenlinna, Finland to investigate patterns of participation in outdoor recreational activities. Public opinion of recreational facilities and services and their management was also examined. It was intended that the information obtained be used...

Author(s)
Sievänen, T.
Publisher
Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Folia Forestalia, 1993, No. 824, pp 62 pp.
Abstract

This research established the factors responsible for Seabourn Cruise Lines of Norway achieving the performance standards necessary to earn its best of the best reputation. It notes that airlines are important in shaping the cruise experience, airline service is innovative, and that the Seabourn ...

Author(s)
Vladimir, A. N.
Citation
FIU Hospitality Review, 1995, 13, 1, pp 7-22
Abstract

Many fish resources around the world are exploited by anglers as well as subsistence fishermen. However, when two or more types of fisheries exploit the same resource conflicts may arise. In rural Engerdal, a district in central Norway, interviews were carried out with local subsistence and sport...

Author(s)
Aas, O.; Skurdal, J.
Citation
Nordic Journal of Freshwater Research, 1996, No. 72, pp 45-51
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

In their quest for improved quality, hospitality industry managers often face two major obstacles: (1) they do not know what aspects the guest considers to be important when evaluating the hotel experience, and (2) they do not have reliable and valid instruments for measuring quality perceptions....

Author(s)
Gundersen, M. G.; Heide, M.; Olsson, U. H.
Citation
Cornell Hotel and Restaurant Administration Quarterly, 1996, 37, 2, pp 72-81
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

This book examines key themes (the policy and planning framework; management and regeneration action; environmental management; tourism and heritage management; and sustainability) for the management of 12 historic urban centres in different European countries (Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark,...

Author(s)
Pickard, R.
Publisher
Spon Press, London, UK
Citation
Management of historic centres, 2000, pp xiv + 294 pp.
Abstract

This paper examines attitudes among 47 senior managers in the Danish tourism industry to whom prime responsibility lies for promoting sustainable tourism practices. The opinions of these senior industry managers are also reported on incentives and obstacles to the adoption of sustainable tourism...

Author(s)
Bramwell, B.; Alletorp, L.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2001, 3, 2, pp 91-103
Abstract

This chapter examines the conception of rural tourism as it appears in the research literature. This is compared with qualitative data on tourism and recreation in rural Denmark in order to consider the merit of such conceptions in a Danish context. It is found that there is more rural tourism than ...

Author(s)
Sørensen, A.; Nilsson, P. Ǻ.
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
New directions in rural tourism, 2003, pp 54-64
Abstract

Strategic planning focusing on rural tourism is based fundamentally on adjusting to changes in the operational environment. Strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) analysis is a commonly used tool for analysing both the internal and external environments in order to attain a...

Author(s)
Kajanus, M.; Kangas, J.; Kurttila, M.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2004, 25, 4, pp 499-506

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