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This report on visitors to Australia from Continental Europe is a regional breakdown of a survey completed on all visitors from overseas to Australia. Methodology and interpretation of data are followed by Part 1 which presents visitor arrival statistics by year; purpose of visit; visitor age and...

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Survey of international visitors 1979-80 from Continental Europe., 1981, pp 144pp.
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Tourism which started in Europe developed there. Group travel was at first limited to that part of the world, then expanded to Mediterranean countries. It is only when fast air transportation became common that groups went further, especially to Asia and East Africa. The United States was among the ...

Author(s)
Perret, M.
Citation
The European tourist groups in the United States., 1982, pp 9pp.
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Many of Europe's most visited sites and cities are built around major attractions, whether they are cultural, religious or historical, or 'man-made', such as theme parks or specially created museums. In 1992 the Disney Organization will open Euro-Disney's first phase near Paris, and will usher in a ...

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Lavery, P.; Stevens, T.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1990, No. 2, pp 52-75
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This article reviews the current state of knowledge available on European theme parks and compares the development of the market in Europe with that in the USA. It also asks whether the European market will be able to sustain the massive supply side created by the opening of Euro Disney. The growth ...

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Gratton, C.
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Leisure Management, 1992, 12, 4, pp 24-27
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Seasonality, with its associated problems of congestion, environmental damage and under-utilization of resources, causes major difficulties for the travel industry. This study examines some of the markets that are most amenable to an alteration in their seasonal travel patterns in the EC, and the...

Author(s)
McEniff, J.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1992, No. 3, pp 67-88
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This chapter provides an introductory background to tourism in the Irish Republic, by outlining visitor trends, economic and employment contributions, and development plans relating to tourism development. Growth in visitor numbers can be attributed to wider social trends including: greater...

Author(s)
Gillmor, D. A.
Publisher
Liverpool University Press, Liverpool, UK
Citation
Culture, tourism and development: the case of Ireland., 1994, pp 17-34
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Recent speculation about the future of Euro Disney has tended to overshadow the fact that 1993 was a very good year for the European theme park industry. The article discusses the success of various European theme parks, including Euro Disney, de Efteling in the Netherlands, and Alton Towers in the ...

Author(s)
Gratton, C.; Richards, G.
Citation
Leisure Management, 1994, 14, 5, pp 28-29
Abstract

According to figures published by the Federal Office for Statistics in Switzerland, demand in the Swiss hotel industry declined during the 1996 summer season to its lowest level since 1959, with the number of overnight stays between May and October falling overall by 5.2% on the previous year to...

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STV Bulletin, 1996, 1996, 5, pp 8-9
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The activities of the European Union (EU) (from 1994-95) and the published work of UK-based associations, government bodies, analysts and consultants (from 1990-95) in the field of hospitality and tourism, are reviewed. The relative influence of the EU in gaining wider recognition for hospitality...

Author(s)
Costa, J.; Eccles, G.
Publisher
Cassell plc, London, UK
Citation
New directions in hospitality and tourism: annual review of hospitality and tourism trends., 1997, pp 11-19
Abstract

In Europe the late 1950s and early 1960s marked an era of change as far as the social demands towards forests are concerned. A large body of research was carried out into the number of people visiting the forests and using them for various leisure activities, particularly in those areas surrounding ...

Author(s)
Schmithüsen, F.; Kazemi, Y.; Seeland, K.
Citation
Agricultura y Sociedad, 1998, No. 85, pp 43-66

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