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A view is presented of recent movements in official tourist policy in France as well as in private business enterprise. Reaction and opinions coming from experience of these policies are also provided. The emphasis is on areas with natural climatic advantages, but the difficulties of tourist...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
Citation
Canterbury Monographs for Teachers of French, Department of French, University of Canterbury, New Zealand, 1978, No.3, pp 55pp.
Abstract

The book examines many facets of tourism and its impact on environmentally sensitive areas. Case studies of experiences in Japan, Mexico, Israel, France, Germany, England, the Netherlands, and Australia detail a variety of attempts to try to resolve the disputes and dilemmas arising from tourism...

Author(s)
Bosselman, F. P.
Publisher
The Conservation Foundation., Washington, D.C., USA
Citation
In the wake of the tourist. Managing special places in eight countries., 1978, pp 278pp.
Abstract

Spanish and French experiences of tourism development are discussed from a geographical viewpoint.

Author(s)
Winkler, E.
Citation
Journal of the School of Business Administration, Mugala, Turkey, 1978, 1, 3,
Abstract

An examination is made of some definitions of tourism, and also various theoretical points-of-view used in this and other touristic studies. To provide a broadly-based framework that would encompass research conducted to date, it is argued for a theory of tourism that centers on the tourist and the ...

Author(s)
Nash, D.
Citation
Studies in Third World Societies, 1978, 6, pp 133-152
Abstract

The chief executive of the Farm-Based Recreation Information Centre (FBRIC) reports on a visit to France to study farm tourism. The advantages enjoyed by French farmers are listed: (1) capital grants of pounds-sterling 600 each for the first two farm buildings converted to holiday accommodation;...

Author(s)
Hoyland, I.
Citation
Farmers Weekly, 1979, 90, 6, pp xx - xxiii
Abstract

The problem was investigated using detailed studies on the Haut-Val Maggia, Switzerland, and the Southern Alps of France. Both regions suffer from population concentration in an increasingly small space. The conflict between social and economic aspects of tourism are highlighted. It is considered...

Author(s)
Conti, G.; Cima, T.; Marci, A.; Zanetta, M.
Citation
Study Series, Local and Regional Authorities in Europe, Council of Europe, 1979, 19, pp 53-68
Abstract

Some of the methods used to define the tourism potential of various areas are discussed. For councils who recognize the economic benefit of tourism to their resorts planning is a very high priority. Brief details of specific research projects are provided including ones for Scarborough, North...

Author(s)
Borley, L.
Citation
[Publication] Countryside Commission, 1979, CCP 127, pp 122-134
Abstract

Planning considerations and restraints as they affect tourism projects in London, Paris, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Munich, Vienna and Rome were compared. The different methods of planning for tourism, the methods of dealing with particular problems and providing the necessary atmosphere in the cities...

Author(s)
Chenery, R.
Publisher
British Tourist Board., London, UK
Citation
A comparative study of planning considerations and constraints affecting tourism projects in the principal European capitals., 1979,
Abstract

Tourism development generally refers to forecasts and new facilities. However, the existing accommodations and facilities are part of the development phenomenon, as the structure of demand is continually changing. Forgetting about such a point means quick depreciation with no adaptibility to new...

Author(s)
Saver, C.
Citation
Travel Research Journal, 1979, 2, pp 31-49
Abstract

Contains 24 papers (15 in English) presented at the symposium, and 5 abstracts. The papers are: The interest to the Slovenian economy of the intensity of the tourist flow over the open Yugoslavian borders. A tourist traffic perspective. (in German) R. Babic; Influence of tourism on changes in the...

Citation
Frankfurter Wirtschafts- und Sozial Geographische Schriften, Wirtschaftsgeographie der Johann Wolfgang Goethe- Universitat, 1979, No. 31, pp 353pp.

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