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The paper discusses the siting and planning of cabins in areas which are primarily recreational or where agriculture is a marginal activity and discusses investment lists and returns in relation to farming activities in the area.

Author(s)
Cedrins, R.
Citation
Rapport, Institutionen for Ekonomi och Statistik, Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet, 1978, No.132, pp 105pp.
Abstract

Planning considerations and restraints as they affect tourism projects in London, Paris, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Munich, Vienna and Rome were compared. The different methods of planning for tourism, the methods of dealing with particular problems and providing the necessary atmosphere in the cities...

Author(s)
Chenery, R.
Publisher
British Tourist Board., London, UK
Citation
A comparative study of planning considerations and constraints affecting tourism projects in the principal European capitals., 1979,
Abstract

Three basic objectives which should guide the development are proposed: to create recreation facilities for everyone; to safeguard land resources for the future for recreation; and to contribute towards favourable development of tourism as a commercial field and thereby achieve regional political...

Citation
Publication, Recreation Drafting Committee, Statens naturvacircle overrdsverk, 1980, No. 6, pp 17pp.; 25pp.
Abstract

With the increase in leisure the provision of recreational activities has become an important component of human welfare in Sweden. However, there are still many obstacles preventing people from making proper use of their leisure time. These obstacles depend on income distribution and particularly...

Author(s)
Sundberg, N.
Citation
GERUM, Rapport, Geografiska Institutionen, Umeǻ Universitet, 1982, No. B:7, pp 340-354
Abstract

The study considers the development of, and planning for, tourism in rural areas in Sweden, concentrating on leisure and resource-oriented travel. The issue of tourism and local development is primarily dealt with from a social analytical perspective. An overview is presented, with emphasis on a...

Author(s)
Aronsson, L.
Citation
Meddelanden frǻn Göteborg Universitets, Geografiska Institutioner. Series B, 1989, No. 79, pp 323pp.
Abstract

Dominant tourism images would seem to suggest that tourists travel only to countries such as Greece and Portugal, Thailand and Martinique, in search of the sun. However, tourism development in the countries of northern Europe is well advanced. The book demonstrates, through a study of 14 countries, ...

Author(s)
Dewailly, J. M.
Publisher
Masson Éditeur, Paris, France
Citation
Tourisme et aménagement en Europe du Nord., 1989, pp 248pp.
Abstract

The paper focuses on understanding the different types of movements made by tourists. Tourists frequently make round trips to particular tourist attractions and sites of interest. This constitutes a certain type of movement. Travelling to and between resorts is also of great importance and shows...

Author(s)
Flognfeldt, T.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1992, 13, 1, pp 145-151
Abstract

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 paper determines whether tourism development can be achieved in harmony with the national tradition of an active recreational life in natural surroundings, by describing how a sustainable tourism industry is being developed in Norway. Reference is made to the experiences during the...

Author(s)
Pallesen, P. F.
Publisher
Donhead Publishing Ltd., London, UK
Citation
Sharing the earth: local identity in global culture., 1995, pp 99-110
Abstract

As a tourist destination in a marginal environment, Svalbard faces many issues and challenges, which are described in this paper. The islands constitute a vulnerable high arctic environment which are facing pressures from the mineral and petroleum industries as well as from international tourism...

Author(s)
Kaltenborn, B. P.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
People and tourism in fragile environments., 1996, pp 89-108

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