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This issue of Naturopa is devoted to the environmental impact of leisure and tourism. The aim is find solutions which will avert the risks of damage not only to nature but also to society and, in the long term, to the economy. Short articles cover the major impacts on water, air, soil, plants,...

Author(s)
Hamele, H. (et al.)
Citation
Naturopa, 1988, No. 59, pp 30pp.
Abstract

Forecasts of tourism imports and exports for the period 1993-2005 are presented. Forecasts are presented for both the slow growth and the fast growth scenarios in terms of the average percentage growth rate per year over the period in real tourism imports and exports for all 18 generating/...

Author(s)
Smeral, E.; Witt, S. F.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 1996, 23, 4, pp 891-907
Abstract

Access and tourism are set to increase visitor impacts in Europe's forests. Management is the key to controlling the environmental impacts of visitors. The Tourfor project aims to encourage sustainable co-development of tourism and forestry by identifying and promoting appropriate conceptual tools...

Author(s)
Tribe, J.; Font, X.
Citation
Quarterly Journal of Forestry, 2000, 94, 3, pp 223-228
Abstract

This paper contrasts distribution systems in various European countries (UK, Germany, Scandinavia, France, Italy, and Spain) and identifies differences between Northern and Southern Europe. It is indicated that there are pronounced differences in approaches to holiday taking in Europe. In Northern...

Author(s)
Casarin, F.
Publisher
Continuum, London, UK
Citation
Tourism distribution channels: practices, issues and transformations, 2001, pp 137-150
Abstract

This article reviews the principles by which tourism should be taxed and focuses on the different rates of value added tax (VAT) in a European context. Using Denmark as a case example, a simulation exercise is carried out to examine the hotel sector's claim that a more efficient and equitable...

Author(s)
Jensen, T. C.; Wanhill, S.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2002, 23, 1, pp 67-79
Abstract

This paper presents a detailed review of the European bus and coach travel sector, emphasizing the trends during the period 1970-2000, the EU policy framework for road-based passenger transport, and its effect on the sector. A series of country case studies (UK, France, Germany, Sweden, Denmark,...

Author(s)
Page, S. J.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2003, No.3, pp 1-36
Abstract

Cultural products are often used as a means of attracting tourists to areas that currently have low levels of tourism, particularly because of their peripheral location. This article reports on attempts to develop textile-related cultural tourism in disadvantaged areas of Europe. Surveys of 1100 ...

Author(s)
Richards, G.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2005, 8, 4, pp 323-338
Abstract

This paper focuses on support mechanisms to develop small and medium-sized tourism enterprises in Europe's higher latitudes, and presents a longitudinal study of 8 small businesses in northern Sweden that received technical support under a four-year project (the Arjeplog Project) to upgrade the...

Author(s)
Nilsson, P. Ǻ.; Petersen, T.; Wanhill, S.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Service Industries Journal, 2005, 25, 4, pp 579-599
Abstract

This book presents the results of the European research project on building new relationships in rural areas under urban pressure (RURBAN). The study was carried out against the background that in Europe many rural areas face claims on their land for housing, transport infrastructure, economic and ...

Author(s)
Overbeek, G.; Terluin, I.
Publisher
Landbouw-Economisch Instituut (LEI-DLO), The Hague, Netherlands
Citation
Rural areas under urban pressure: case studies of rural-urban relationships across Europe, 2006, pp 249 pp.
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Cover for The Baltics' accession: Finnish perspectives.

This chapter examines the implications for the Finnish tourism industry of the Baltic countries' accession to the EU. First, the relationships between Finland and Estonia, and between Finland and Russia, are briefly introduced. In the second section, reflections on transformations and EU...

Author(s)
Komppula, R.; Peltonen, A.; Ylkänen, T.; Kokkila, T.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931179)
Type
Book chapter

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