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This chapter provides data on the size and composition of the infrastructure and superstructure of cultural tourism in Denmark, to illustrate the priority which Danish society has been giving to culture in general and, thus, the changes in available cultural tourism supply. It is concluded that...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.
Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Cultural tourism in Europe., 1996, pp 127-145
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

The hypothesis on which the book is based is that the medieval pilgrim industry was the start of modern tourism. Although triggered by religious motivation, it is argued that pilgrims were equally driven by a desire for adventure, discovery and cultural enrichment. It is argued that much can be...

Publisher
Donhead Publishing Ltd, Shaftesbury, UK
Citation
In search of heritage: as pilgrim or tourist?, 1998, pp xviii + 493 pp.
Abstract

A comparison is presented of the core elements in the food cultures of Denmark and Italy to illustrate the effects of these cultures on the quality of food for tourists. Particularly in Denmark, food production is a major economic activity, and the power of the agricultural and food processing...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.; Corigliano, M. A.
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2000, 2, 4, pp 281-293
Abstract

A study examining how Scandanavians' propensity to engage in cultural tourism during their vacation was influenced by certain aspects of their everday life is presented. A total of 2545 individuals aged 16 and over completed a self-administered questionnaire in Denmark, 2241 in Sweden and 2298 in...

Author(s)
Thrane, C.
Publisher
Presses de l'Université du Québec, Sainte-Foy, Canada
Citation
Loisir et Société, 2000, 23, 1, pp 217-234
Abstract

A study was conducted to determine how tourists behave and their pre-trip image of Finland from a sample survey (n=366) of the new middle class in St. Petersburg and Vsevolzhski, Russia [date not given]. Using SPSS statistical program, the results indicated that respondents' image of Finland is not ...

Author(s)
Suvilehto, K.; Borg, P.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2001, 28, 2, pp 500-503
Abstract

This special issue contains 9 papers on the current status of island tourism worldwide. Among the issues highlighted are: sustainable tourism planning for Old Providence and Santa Catalina islands in the Caribbean; challenges for tourism development within a restrictive planning environment...

Author(s)
Ioannides, D.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2001, 49, 4, pp 283-388
Abstract

The annual winter festival in Swedish Jokkmokk has been held for the last 400 years, and from the very beginning the festival has been strongly influenced by Sami culture. The festival started as a trade place but has during the last decades undergone a considerable tourism development. In the...

Author(s)
Pettersson, R.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2003, 51, 3, pp 319-332
Abstract

Strategic planning focusing on rural tourism is based fundamentally on adjusting to changes in the operational environment. Strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) analysis is a commonly used tool for analysing both the internal and external environments in order to attain a...

Author(s)
Kajanus, M.; Kangas, J.; Kurttila, M.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2004, 25, 4, pp 499-506
Abstract

Eco-cultural tourism is presented here as a concept in which ecological and cultural aspects of a landscape are combined to create a site for tourists. It is proposed as a way for communities with otherwise marginal cultural or ecological resources to develop. Sustainability and participation are...

Author(s)
Wallace, G.; Russell, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2004, 4, 3, pp 235-254

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