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Tourism has been identified as one of the few potential growth sectors in mature economies. This book provides a detailed study of the industry and of its contribution to economic development in Western Europe. This diverse region offers a wide range of examples of the potential and limitations of...

Publisher
Belhaven Press, London, UK
Citation
Tourism & economic development: Western European experiences., 1991, Ed. 2, pp 291pp.
Abstract

The report presents a review of the European tourist industry. It analyses the role of tourism in the economy, the tourism balance sheet, key national developments and major travel companies in the following countries: Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands,...

Publisher
Euromonitor Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
European tourism report 1992., 1992, pp 200pp.
Abstract

This report presents development theories which explain the major affects on tourism patterns of the staging of three Winter Olympic Games: Calgary, Canada (1988); Albertville, France (1992); and Lillehammer, Norway (1994). The international comparisons suggest that impact on tourism from such...

Author(s)
Teigland, J.
Publisher
Western Norway Research Institute (Vestlandsforsking), Sogndal, Norway
Citation
Impacts on tourism from mega-events: the case of Winter Olympic Games., 1996, pp 57 pp.
Abstract

This book draws on data collected by the European Association for Tourism and Leisure Education (ATLAS) Cultural Tourism Project, which combines data presentation and analysis with more reflective discussions on the nature of cultural tourism in different areas of Europe. The first five chapters...

Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Cultural tourism in Europe., 1996, pp xi + 347 pp.
Abstract

This study examines the prospects for leisure time in a sample of 18 important tourism generating countries, to establish what changes in the pattern of leisure time are taking place, how these are reshaping holiday taking, and how governments and the tourism industry should respond. The countries...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Changes in leisure time: the impact on tourism., 1999, pp 151 pp.
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

Estimates of U.S. demand for travel to Western Europe (including the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Spain, Austria and Denmark) are calculated using a gradual switching regression procedure (GSRP) based on the U.S. annual data of visits from 1960-85. The two benefits of this procedure...

Author(s)
Gallet, C. A.; Braun, B. M.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2001, 28, 2, pp 503-507
Abstract

This report assesses the inbound and outbound business travel trends of 11 major European countries. Containing exhaustive primary and original research from numerous specialist sources, the article profiles the meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) market across the continent....

Author(s)
Alford, P.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2002, No.4, pp 1-26
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

This study analyses the behaviour and motives of European consumers related to their demand for rural goods and services (RGSs) as well as their willingness to pay for those goods and services. The most important RGSs in the study areas can be categorized under housing, tourism/leisure activities,...

Author(s)
Dagevos, H.; Overbeek, G.; Vader, J.
Publisher
Landbouw-Economisch Instituut (LEI), Den Haag, Netherlands
Citation
Report - Agricultural Economics Research Institute (LEI), 2004, No.7.04.08, pp 62 pp.

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