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The aim of the conference was to encourage good practice in the development, management and promotion of tourism in the countryside, which respects and sustains the rural fabric of environment and community. Papers presented are based on three central themes: the natural resource; an exploration of ...

Publisher
English Tourist Board, London, UK
Citation
Shades of green: working towards green tourism in the countryside, proceedings of a conference organized by the English Tourist Board, Countryside Commission and Rural Development Commission, held at University of Leeds, Leeds, UK, 10-12 April 1990., 1990, pp 135pp.
Abstract

A series of papers and workshop presentations explore ways of deepening visitors' enjoyment and understanding of the countryside. One hundred million people visited national parks in the UK in 1989. This figure includes people of widely varying interests and of varying degrees of instinctive...

Author(s)
Court, D. (et al.)
Publisher
English Tourist Board, London, UK
Citation
Shades of green: working towards green tourism in the countryside, proceedings of a conference organized by the English Tourist Board, Countryside Commission and Rural Development Commission, held at University of Leeds, Leeds, UK, 10-12 April 1990., 1990, pp 49-92
Abstract

The report presents the findings of a survey undertaken in 1989 to examine visits to the National Waterways Museum in Gloucester in terms of: visitor demographic details; visitor journey and catchment details; visit patterns; promotional channels; and opinions of visitors. The survey found that...

Citation
Planning and Research Paper - British Waterways, 1990, No. 36, pp 22pp.
Abstract

During the 1980s the River Severn and the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal in the UK saw seen their role as a freight traffic route change to that of a leisure and tourism resource. This report provides data about present pleasure boating usage patterns and demands on the Severn Waterways. It aims to ...

Citation
Planning and Research Paper - British Waterways, 1990, No. 39, pp 16pp.
Abstract

Bingley Locks comprise two sets of impressive staircase locks on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal in the UK. The proposed building of a trunk road is likely to cause major disruption to the site and determining visitor pressures and preferences was imperative to planning the future of the site. To...

Citation
Planning and Research Paper - British Waterways, 1991, No. 42, pp 37pp.
Abstract

The research investigated aspects of the decision making processes which influencd the choice of day trip tourism destinations for a sample of the population within the Southern Tourist Board area. The aims were to understand characteristics of day trip activities, to assess the effect of...

Author(s)
Brunt, P.
Citation
Dissertation Abstracts International. A, Humanities and Social Sciences, 1991, 52, 1, pp 306-307
Abstract

This paper examines the extent to which the tourist industry in Scotland, UK, has destroyed natural habitats, either directly or indirectly, and hence reduced biodiversity. It assumes that populations of organisms are able to go on existing, generation after generation. The effects of tourism are...

Author(s)
Huxley, T.
Publisher
Donhead Publishing Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Cultural tourism: papers presented at The Robert Gordon University Heritage Convention 1994., 1994, pp 179-197
Abstract

This chapter provides an introductory setting for the remainder of the book by providing a general overview of contemporary tourism in Ireland. Data, derived from Bord Failte, Dublin and the Northern Ireland Tourism Board, Belfast, are presented which highlight trends in tourist numbers, revenue...

Author(s)
Gillmor, D. A.
Publisher
Geographical Society of Ireland, Maynooth, UK
Citation
Irish tourism development., 1994, pp 1-28
Abstract

Contemporary research attention in tourism is increasingly focusing on the experiences and benefits tourists gain from being tourists. These experiences and benefits often derive from the activities pursued and may endear the tourist to a destination area. The latter idea is explored using survey...

Author(s)
Prentice, R. C.; Witt, S. F.; Wydenbach, E. G.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1994, 15, 2, pp 117-125
Abstract

A group of British tour-guides were administered a questionnaire soliciting their opinions on behavioural characteristics of Japanese, French, Italian, and American tourists on guided tours. The results indicated that in 18 out of 20 behavioural characteristics there was a significant perceived...

Author(s)
Pizam, A.; Sussmann, S.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 1995, 22, 4, pp 901-917

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