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The efforts that have been made during the 1990s to develop new methods to analyse tourism and tourism-related employment, standardise and ensure the relevance of tourism statistics systems, increase consistency between the various systems in place at an international level, and create awareness...

Publisher
Paris, France
Citation
Measuring the role of tourism in OECD economies: the OECD manual on tourism satellite accounts and employment., 2000, pp 270 pp.
Abstract

This paper presents a critical discussion of the internationally prevailing understanding of the concept 'sustainable tourism'. It is argued that the current focus on stationary activities and local, intensive environmental issues is too limited both in relation to the concept of tourism and the...

Author(s)
Høyer, K. G.
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2000, 8, 2, pp 147-160
Abstract

This article traces different types of tourism that developed in a municipality on the west coast of Norway and how these types of tourism interact with the local community. For the local community tourism represents both an opportunity, and a source of conflict. The paper shows how structures in...

Author(s)
Puijk, R.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2000, 3, 1, pp 51-80
Abstract

Tourism is viewed in many industrial nations as an environmentally friendly way to revitalize distressed rural economies and communities. In the forest regions of Dalarna and interior Maine, hopes are pinned on nature-based tourism, with the presumption that natural capital is underutilized. This...

Author(s)
Vail, D.; Hultkrantz, L.
Publisher
Elsevier Science Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Ecological Economics, 2000, 35, 2, pp 223-242
Abstract

This chapter identifies the locally divisive issues and is instructive as an illustration of the role of local power and the political process in Ulvik, Norway. The paper describes the perceptions of residents of Ulvik on the growing tourist industry. Tourism-related activities and conflicts...

Author(s)
Puijk, R.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Hosts and guests revisited: tourism issues of the 21st century, 2001, pp 175-183
Abstract

This study investigates the satisfaction of the festival visitors (the extent to which the needs underpinning motivation are met) and the relationship between these needs and their influence on the satisfaction achieved. Data were collected during the 1999 Storsjoyran Rock Music in Ostersund,...

Author(s)
Tomljenović, R.; Larsson, M.; Faulkner, B.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2001, 49, 2, pp 123-132
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

The paper presents an interregional computable general equilibrium model, LINE, which is used to analyze the regional economic effects of changes in road pricing as they affect and work though the Danish tourism sector. These effects include changes in demand, income and employment by region. The...

Author(s)
Madsen, B.; Jensen-Butler, C.; Zhang Jie
Publisher
Blackwell Publishers, Oxford, UK
Citation
Review of Urban & Regional Development Studies, 2003, 15, 2, pp 148-169
Abstract

Geographers have increasingly criticized the absence of theoretical rigour characterizing studies of the tourism production system. Tourism entrepreneurship is one related research area that has not received the level of attention it deserves. Additionally, the role that innovation plays in small...

Author(s)
Ioannides, D.; Petersen, T.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2003, 5, 4, pp 408-435
Abstract

The paper outlines a theoretical framework for the discussion and identification of indicators measuring the properties of tourism web sites. In this framework, we distinguish between the web site as a medium for describing an object, the web site as an object of description, and the normative...

Author(s)
Aaberge, T.; Grøtte, I. P.; Haugen, O.; Skogseid, I.; Ølnes, S.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York Inc., New York, USA
Citation
Information and communication technologies in tourism 2004, the 11th ENTER International Conference in Cairo, Egypt, 2004, 2004, pp 305-316

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