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The growth in the Italian tourist trade has up to the present been restricted mainly to the coastal districts and some favoured health resorts in the alpine area; there has been no widely extended 'popular tourism' in the rural areas making use of peasant farmer landlords, with the exception of the ...

Publisher
Franco Angeli., Milan, Italy
Citation
Per una sociologia del turismo., 1979, pp 153pp.
Abstract

In Sweden the number of 'leisure' cottages increased from 300 000 to 600 000 from 1960 to 1970. This report studies the connection between agriculture and tourism, its volume, economic conditions, and the effects on local services and employment. It is concluded that: the social and environmental...

Author(s)
Cedrins, R.
Publisher
UN, Economic Commission for Europe, New York, USA
Citation
Small-scale tourism in Sweden. (Report presented at FAO/ECE Working Party on Agrarian Structure and Farm Rationalization, Symposium on Agriculture and Tourism, Mariehamn, Finland, 7-12 June 1982)., 1982, pp 9pp.
Abstract

There are 150 000 farms in Finland of which 2000 offer holidays with or without board to domestic or foreign tourists. There are also about 280 000 private holiday houses. Most of these holiday homes belong to individuals with no farm connections who bought the land more recently with the ready...

Author(s)
Palminkoski, U.
Citation
Berichte uber Landwirtschaft, 1983, 61, 2, pp 314-316
Abstract

Many Danes are now city dwellers who feel the need to spend some of their leisure in green areas. During the working week people should have access to parks within a few kilometres' distance, but at the weekends and holidays, larger green areas should be accessible by a half hour's train or bus...

Author(s)
Hansen-Møller, J.
Citation
Ugeskrift for Jordbrug, 1985, 130, 33, pp 856-862
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

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

Rural tourism in Norway often does not pay because it requires considerable capital. However, older farm buildings which are unsuitable for other use can sometimes be profitably modified so as to be suitable for tourist accommodation. Before starting to develop a tourist industry in rural areas it...

Author(s)
Dolve, G.
Citation
Landbruksøkonomisk Forum, 1994, 11, 1, pp 11-19
Abstract

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

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

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.

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