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Abstract

The book considers whether the model of tourist development in the Austrian Tyrol can be followed in the French Alps. Tourism in the Alps is seen as an alien occupation exhibiting characteristics of the colonial system with the indigenous inhabitants either ignored or confined to subservient...

Author(s)
Herbin, J.
Publisher
Editions des Cahiers de l'Alpe, Grenoble, France
Citation
Le tourisme au Tyrol autrichien ou la montagne aux montagnards., 1980, pp 718pp.
Abstract

In this monograph on a valley in the French Alps, two studies, different in style and method, show in detail the processes which have slowly destroyed the rural mountain areas and in what context tourism appeared and developed.

Author(s)
Poupardin, D.; Mallet, M.
Publisher
Groupement de Grenoble, CEMAGREF, Grenoble, France
Citation
Recherches en Brianconnais 3. Pour une meilleure connaissance de la Vallee de la Guisane: quelques aspects de l'evolution de la societe locale., 1981, pp 118pp.
Abstract

The Pushlav Valley (Valle di Poschiavo) is a peripheral area in the Swiss Alps with extreme problems in maintaining its economic viability. Its main hope appears to be in development of its tourist facilities, stressing its unspoiled and restful characteristics as a holiday centre.

Author(s)
Schwarzelmüller, W.
Citation
Alm und Bergbauer, 1982, 32, 3, pp 82-91
Abstract

The study draws together some 11 papers by various authors on land use, population structure and regional development in Alpine areas, mainly in the GFR. Two papers covering specifically tourism and leisure are included. One deals with leisure behaviour and leisure infrastructure in the German Alps ...

Publisher
Verlag Michael Lassleben, Kallmünz/Regensburg, German Federal Republic
Citation
Münchner Studien zur Sozial- und Wirtschaftsgeographie, Wirtschaftsgeographisches Institut der Universität München., 1984, No. 26, pp 193pp.
Abstract

The Alpine area of Europe has a whole range of natural conditions making it attractive for many types of recreation and tourism. This applies to spa bathing places, lakes around its margins, traditional and modern types of summer recreation, and especially to all types of climbing and to winter...

Author(s)
Haimayer, P.
Citation
Geographische Rundschau, 1984, 36, 8, pp 417-423
Abstract

The effects of the development of tourism on the socioeconomic structure of Les Contamines-Montjoie, a small ski resort and former agricultural community in the French Alps, between 1962-82 are described. The study is divided into 5 sections: the first deals with the macro socioeconomic changes in...

Author(s)
Swindin, B.
Citation
Gloucestershire Papers in Local and Rural Planning, Department of Town and Country Planning, Gloucestershire College of Art and Design, 1985, No. 28, pp 45pp.
Abstract

So-called 'green' tourism (people wanting to spend their holiday in the country) is on the increase; as is the trend to shorter stays; two or more holidays per year; the expectation of comfort and amenities; and the insistence on good value. Facilities are, however, increasing too, as resorts...

Author(s)
Thibal, S.
Citation
Tourist Review, 1986, 41, 1, pp 14-16
Abstract

The purpose of the article is to show that systematic and long term participation has played a prominent role in the tourism development of the Austrian Tyrol, leading to economic as well as social success. Positive and negative characteristics of the Tyrolean model are first examined; the various...

Author(s)
Herbin, J.
Citation
Loisir & Société, 1986, 9, 1, pp 95-115
Abstract

Analyses of the development of tourism in the Swiss Men and the Biosphere (MAB) test areas include the equal consideration of economic, societal, and environmental values. The four areas cover the broad spectrum of Swiss tourist regions, from the Pays-d'Enhaut on the agro-touristic periphery to the ...

Author(s)
Messerli, P.
Citation
Mountain Research and Development, 1987, 7, 1, pp 13-24
Abstract

Landscape, maintained by agriculture and forestry, is the basic resource on which tourism in the Swiss Alps depends. The forests in the Man and the Biosphere (MAB) test areas, mainly owned by the local people, played a significant role in the primary economy which persisted until the 1950s. The...

Author(s)
Price, M.
Citation
Mountain Research and Development, 1987, 7, 1, pp 1-12

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