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This paper examines the extent to which households, as tourists, form their perception of future free access to the natural environment, in a specific tourist area where uncertainty prevails, with respect to both future free access and future personal use. In addition, it discusses whether the...

Author(s)
Bostedt, G.
Publisher
Institutionen för Skogsekonomi (Department of Forest Economics), Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet, Umeǻ, Sweden
Citation
Arbetsrapport - Institutionen för Skogsekonomi, Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet, 1992, No. 158, pp 30 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

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
Abstract

The nine papers in this section begin with an overview of key environmental concerns, placing the debate in the context of tourism industry growth and, in particular, the airlines sector. The second paper outlines some of the current issues and reservations on the tourism/environment debate. Three...

Author(s)
Somerville, H. (et al.)
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Tourism: the state of the art., 1994, pp 635-719
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

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

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.
Abstract

This article gives a short overview of the Action plan to promote small-scale nature-based business in Finland, published in January 1998. The Action plan contains information on (1) collecting, retailing and processing of non-wood forest products, (2) small-scale wood processing, and (3) nature...

Author(s)
Hytönen, M.
Citation
EFI Proceedings, 1998, No. 23, pp 211-217
Abstract

Agriculture is not merely a food producer but also contributes to a wide range of external benefits (environmental, socioeconomic, regional, demographic and infrastructural). The international seminar in Switzerland dealt particularly with multifunctionality in relation to the problems of countries ...

Author(s)
Pevetz, W.
Citation
Monatsberichte über die Österreichische Landwirtschaft, 1998, 45, 7, pp 500-512
Abstract

Comparative methodologies are discussed with particular reference to the lesson-drawing techniques outlined by R. Rose, Glasgow: Centre for the Study of Public Policy, 1991. Lesson-drawing is applied in a comparative study of the tourist industry in the North Atlantic including the Isle of Man,...

Author(s)
Baum, T.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1999, 20, 5, pp 627-633

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