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Scandinavia's four main states, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden have a unique variety of tourist attractions ranging from spectacular scenery to general informality and tolerance. Its drawbacks are the climate and the high cost of living. Analyses are made of numbers of arrivals; mode of...

Citation
International Tourism Quarterly, 1978, 2, pp 38-62
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

The object of the study-tour was to evaluate the development and impact of the tourist industry in Denmark, both in terms of its relationship to Government, to the tourist trade, and to the environment. Marketing and publicity were considered in relationship to the provision of facilities. An...

Author(s)
Travis, A. S.; Hamblin, J.
Citation
Research Memorandum, Centre for Regional Urban and Local Government Studies, University of Birmingham, 1981, No. 89, pp 126pp.
Abstract

Food produced from unpolluted ingredients is becoming popular. Ecotourism would provide holidays for people wanting to eat and use only natural products, courses teaching the use of such foodstuffs, and ecological tourist centres including ecological tourist villages built within active...

Author(s)
Hemmi, J.
Publisher
UN, Economic Commission for Europe, New York, USA
Citation
Ecological tourism (ecotourism) - a new viewpoint. (Report presented at FAO/ECE Working Party on Agrarian Structure and Farm Rationalization, Symposium on Agriculture and Tourism, Mariehamn, Finland, 7-12 June 1982)., 1982, pp 4pp.
Abstract

New technology has wide implications for the marketing of travel and tourism. If communication media and retail selling mechanisms change, new methods of marketing will emerge. Four papers are presented on how new technology can be used effectively. The first paper presents the results of an...

Publisher
British Tourist Authority., London, UK
Citation
Technology in the world of travel. A report of the seminar held at the 1981 World Travel Market, London., 1982, pp 23pp.
Abstract

There are 150 000 farms in Finland of which 2000 offer holidays with or without board to domestic or foreign tourists. There are also about 280 000 private holiday houses. Most of these holiday homes belong to individuals with no farm connections who bought the land more recently with the ready...

Author(s)
Palminkoski, U.
Citation
Berichte uber Landwirtschaft, 1983, 61, 2, pp 314-316
Abstract

The four countries of Scandinavia: Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland are among the most prosperous and leisure-oriented societies in the world. The article traces recent tourism trends, and in particular the growth in holiday-taking in these countries. It is apparent that there is still room for...

Author(s)
Sundelin, A.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1983, 4, 4, pp 262-268
Abstract

The study was undertaken to preserve and further develop the genuine and unique handicrafts in the district, to take advantage of the handicraft activity to attract tourists to the area and to stimulate employment. Part I describes handicrafts in Torsǻs Municipal District, both in terms of...

Author(s)
Nilsson, L. A.
Citation
Leisure research. Proceedings from a workshop meeting [European Leisure and Recreation Association, Advisory Group 3, Växjö, Sweden, May 13-15, 1983]., 1983, pp 389-409
Abstract

In one of the first comparative studies of its kind into the socioeconomic impacts of tourism in Scandinavia, three host communities, Hemsedal in Norway, Sälen in Sweden and Blokhus in Denmark, were studied. All the communities, once dominated by farming and small scale industry and now the...

Author(s)
Haukeland, J. V.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1984, 5, 3, pp 207-214
Abstract

The report investigates tourism in Denmark, a country of only 5.1 million people but with almost as many overseas visitors in 1982. Most of the 4.5 million tourists came from Europe. Copenhagen is popular and has a wide range of hotels, conference facilities, tourist attractions and night life....

Citation
Hotels and Restaurants International, 1984, 18, 3, pp 77-78

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