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Today, tourists are searching for activities, arrangements and unique experiences. The physical and social environment, as well as the activity, constitute crucial parts of the experience. Typically, tourists love the countryside where basic enterprises such as fishing and agriculture continue to...

Author(s)
Grahn, P.
Citation
Leisure Studies, 1991, 10, 1, pp 33-47
Abstract

Most holiday homes in Finland are privately owned. In 1982 of 150 000 active farms in Finland, approximately 2000 offered self-catering holidays or full-board services for domestic and foreign tourists. The amount of booked weeks per cottage was 8.7 in 1981, the total amount of bednights being 635...

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Palminkoski, U.; Johansson, R.
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 1991, 16, 1, pp 61-63
Abstract

The rural tourist industry in Norway is based on a mixture of public and private interests in transport, hotels and guest houses, restaurants and cafeterias. There are local organizations to serve the industry and one main organization at the national level (Landslaget for reiseliveti Norge)....

Author(s)
Reisegg, F.; Sjtveit, O.
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 1991, 16, 1, pp 76-79
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Structural rationalization of Swedish agriculture in the 1960s was the primary reason behind the growth of small scale tourist activity in rural areas. Tourism expanded greatly in Sweden at this time and camping, rented cottages and youth hostels enjoyed greatest growth. In Sweden, 90 000 of the...

Author(s)
Cedrins, R.
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 1991, 16, 1, pp 85-86
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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.
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This paper examines sustainable rural tourism in Sweden and directs its attention to conceptual frameworks which link tourism demand and supply to sustainable tourism. It uses the concept of a 'meeting place' as a way of examining the encounters between tourist demand (in the sense of people's...

Author(s)
Aronsson, L.
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 1994, 2, 1/2, pp 77-92
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Hovland, N. P.
Citation
Landbruksøkonomisk Forum, 1996, 13, 1, pp 43-50
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Dolve, G.; Romarheim, H.
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Landbruksøkonomisk Forum, 1996, 13, 1, pp 51-58
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Edelmann, A.
Citation
Landbruksøkonomisk Forum, 1996, 13, 1, pp 59-61

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