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This paper analyses the history of 'expos' and garden festivals, which are really a form of cultural tourism, and concludes that the considerable sums invested should be integrated within a broader strategy of tourism that includes folk parks, festivals and major sporting events such as the Olympic ...

Author(s)
Evans, B. M.
Publisher
Donhead Publishing Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Cultural tourism: papers presented at The Robert Gordon University Heritage Convention 1994., 1994, pp 45-65
Abstract

Coastal areas are a major attraction for tourists in Northern Europe. Tourist activities can, however, have severe effects on these areas, contributing to their destruction and a reduction in their natural and recreational values. A direct result of leisure and tourist activities is disturbance to...

Author(s)
Andersen, U. V.
Citation
Biological Conservation, 1995, 71, 3, pp 223-230
Abstract

Detailed case studies from five continents are presented to highlight the delicate interactions between fragile environments and human activities, especially tourism, which has grown rapidly in such environments over recent years. While tourism can provide new sources of revenue and help stem...

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
People and tourism in fragile environments., 1996, pp xiv + 238 pp.
Abstract

The 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway were the first ever "green games." The local organizers demonstrated a new model not only for sports events but for the tourism that usually accompanies these events. A good marriage of sport promotion and environmentalism can guarantee several things ...

Author(s)
Chernushenko, D.
Citation
Visions in Leisure and Business, 1996, 15, 1, pp 65-73
Abstract

The terms of reference for this report are: to describe the development of tourism in European countries; highlight the impacts that such a development has caused or is causing on the environment; and outline the actions that are being implemented to reduce these impacts and direct tourism...

Author(s)
Ellul, A.
Citation
Nature and Environment, 1996, No. 83, pp 118 pp.
Abstract

The key theme of accelerating time is addressed with particular emphasis on a study of Danish, British, and Israeli tour operators. It is argued that tourist-recreation development often involves radical changes in social, cultural and physical environments, highlighting that these transformations...

Author(s)
Dietvorst, A.
Publisher
Leisure Studies Association, Eastbourne, UK
Citation
Leisure, time and space: meanings and values in people's lives., 1998, pp 13-24
Abstract

Environmental constraints and regulations are compared in 3 islands; Bornholm (Denmark), the Isle of Wight (UK) and Mallorca (Spain). The response of the tourist industry to environmental regulation or lack of regulations and the business initiatives in reaction to their regulations are then...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.
Citation
Progress in Tourism and Hospitality Research, 1998, 4, 1, pp 17-30
Abstract

The paper presents basic concepts, theories and realities in a longitudinal case study, which has audited the effects on tourism and recreation from major projects in Norway. Among the effects identified are changes in latent and effective demand, displacement and substitution, but interaction and...

Author(s)
Teigland, J.
Citation
Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal, 1999, 17, 1, pp 67-76
Abstract

A study focusing on aspects of how recreational users of a dispersed use setting in a different cultural context perceive the recreational environment, and the extent to which relationships among dimensions of settings represent linear and/or more complex phenomena are presented. A case study...

Author(s)
Kaltenborn, B. P.
Citation
Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift, 1999, 53, 1, pp 45-55
Abstract

A five year research project conducted in Sweden, investigated three aspects of sustainable tourism and mobile leisure. The first was to emphasize the importance of lifestyle in connection with tourism and leisure activities; the second is the travel involved in those activities, and the third is...

Author(s)
Aronsson, L.
Publisher
Continuum, London, UK
Citation
The development of sustainable tourism., 2000, pp xiii + 193 pp.

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