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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

Structural rationalization of Swedish agriculture in the 1960s was the primary reason behind the growth of small scale tourist activity in rural areas. Tourism expanded greatly in Sweden at this time and camping, rented cottages and youth hostels enjoyed greatest growth. In Sweden, 90 000 of the...

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Cedrins, R.
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 1991, 16, 1, pp 85-86
Abstract

The paper studies monthly accommodation data for visitors from five countries: the USA, Germany (formerly West Germany), Norway, Denmark and Finland, to Sweden in the period 1978-93. The focus is on the dynamic response of guest-night numbers to changes in the relative destination price level,...

Author(s)
Hultkrantz, L.
Citation
Tourism Economics, 1995, 1, 4, pp 357-374
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This article considers the current status of Finland as a tourist destination. It contends that as a result of increasing interest in unspoilt environments, and for a variety of other economic reasons, Finland has become an important destination for tourists. A border survey carried out on behalf...

Author(s)
Weston, C.
Citation
International Tourism Reports, 1995, No. 2, pp 5-24
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Using primary Danish statistics and a comprehensive Danish input-output table, this study estimates that a total of 63 500 persons were employed in Denmark in 1991 as a result of tourism. This includes job creation resulting from tourist stays at destinations in Denmark. Separate calculations are...

Author(s)
Hansen, C.; Jensen, S.
Citation
Tourism Economics, 1996, 2, 4, pp 283-302
Abstract

Forecasts of tourism imports and exports for the period 1993-2005 are presented. Forecasts are presented for both the slow growth and the fast growth scenarios in terms of the average percentage growth rate per year over the period in real tourism imports and exports for all 18 generating/...

Author(s)
Smeral, E.; Witt, S. F.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 1996, 23, 4, pp 891-907
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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

Comparative methodologies are discussed with particular reference to the lesson-drawing techniques outlined by R. Rose, Glasgow: Centre for the Study of Public Policy, 1991. Lesson-drawing is applied in a comparative study of the tourist industry in the North Atlantic including the Isle of Man,...

Author(s)
Baum, T.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1999, 20, 5, pp 627-633
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

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

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