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Finland is normally visited by about 10 million people a year, divided between different means of transport: ferries 2.5 million; international flights 1.9 million; cars at the land borders 5.2 million. A special study of the tourists entering Finland over 14 cross-points of the border was made by...

Author(s)
Eriksson, G. A.
Citation
Meddelanden frǻn Ekonomisk-Geografiska Institutionen, Handelshögsholan, Ǻbo Akademi, 1979, No. 13, pp 11pp.
Abstract

The model is a combination of methods aimed at examining tourist expenditure in relation to direct and indirect income, employment and taxes on the Ǻland Islands, Finland. The year studied is 1983 when 1 102 720 tourists arrived on the islands. Findings indicated that the majority of visitors were...

Author(s)
Eriksson, G. A.
Publisher
Ǻbo, Finland
Citation
The impact of tourism on economy and employment. A model with a case from the Ǻland Islands in Finland., 1984, pp 19pp.
Abstract

Travel and tourism in Scandinavia as a whole are examined, followed by reports on each country (Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden). Little visited until the post-war years, tourism in Scandinavia has been increased primarily by the growth of leisure travel from northern European countries, and...

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International Tourism Reports, 1986, No. 1, pp 72-89
Abstract

In 1960, almost 13 000 tourists visited Iceland. By 1973, the number had reached 74 000 and by 1980, fallen to 66 000. Between 1984-86, tourist numbers increased from 85 000 to 113 600, of which the largest increase was among Germans, who in 1986 numbered 13 600. The article looks at tourism...

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Touristik & Verkehr, 1987, No. 4, pp 31-33
Abstract

The travel industry, as one of Europe's biggest and most vital service industries, will have to come to terms with the creation of the single European market in 1992. The problem is that few areas of legislation are as yet sufficiently clear to permit detailed planning to take place. While the...

Author(s)
Gauldie, R.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1988, No. 3, pp 66-78
Abstract

In many countries, customer lists, information about customers, and other commercial data can be considered to be confidential information or trade secrets. To a travel industry client, these trade secrets can have great value. This confidential information can have special value and importance...

Author(s)
Parkhurst, T. S.
Publisher
Travel and Tourism Press, Santa Rosa, California, USA
Citation
Papers of the 4th world congress, International Forum of Travel & Tourism Advocates, Palma de Mallorca, 8-12 May 1988., 1989, pp 35-45
Abstract

Traditionally, social characteristics have been used as variables for market segmentation but the explanatory power of sociodemographics is decreasing. In the long term consumer behaviour will depend upon people's values; their objectives in life and behavioural standards. In the comprehensive...

Author(s)
Dalen, E.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1989, 10, 3, pp 183-191
Abstract

Iceland's tourism industry is very small; just 129 000 arrivals in 1988, but visitors are increasingly attracted by the unspoilt country and the unpolluted environment and arrival numbers have shown 70% growth in the last decade. Tourism's contribution to the country's economy is also growing...

Citation
International Tourism Reports, 1989, No. 4, pp 28-48
Abstract

With a travel intensity of around 70%, Denmark is one of Europe's most mature travel markets, coming only behind Sweden, Norway and Switzerland in Europe. However the inclusive tour holiday market, which accounts for well over 50% of Danish outbound leisure travel, is declining, with a drop of over ...

Author(s)
Cockerell, N.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1990, No. 4, pp 37-49
Abstract

The socially and economically advanced nations of Northern Europe are particularly well placed to seek out new localities for holidays and new cultures. The article begins with a survey of the Danes and Denmark, the country, its climate and history; Denmark's place in the EC; the people, language,...

Author(s)
Trippa, P.
Citation
Rassegna di Studi Turistici, 1990, 25, 3/4, pp 243-264

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