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In Sweden the number of 'leisure' cottages increased from 300 000 to 600 000 from 1960 to 1970. This report studies the connection between agriculture and tourism, its volume, economic conditions, and the effects on local services and employment. It is concluded that: the social and environmental...

Author(s)
Cedrins, R.
Publisher
UN, Economic Commission for Europe, New York, USA
Citation
Small-scale tourism in Sweden. (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 9pp.
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The impact of tourism on indigenous children has been almost entirely unresearched. An examination is made of children directly exploited by tourism in producing, selling, and service, and of children whose living conditions are influenced by tourism (lack of schooling, night work, etc.). Examples...

Author(s)
Hellbom, A. B.
Citation
Mainzer Geographische Studien, Geographisches Institut der Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, 1985, No. 26, pp 60-66
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Author(s)
Lundgren, J. O.
Citation
Cahiers du Tourisme, B, Centre des Hautes Etudes Touristiques, Université de Droit, d'Economie et des Sciences, Aix-en-Provence, 1988, No. 53, pp 30pp.
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Developments within the resource-based branch of Norwegian tourism in the past 25 years are discussed. The Mountain Planning Team (a scientific research group active in the period 1962-65) concluded that resource-based tourism in Norway would grow rapidly. The predicted development, however, has...

Author(s)
Svalastog, S.
Citation
Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift, 1988, 42, 2/3, pp 103-120
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In 1984, the Finnish Tourist Board, in conjunction with local authorities and businesses, began to market Lapland as Santa Claus Land i.e. the home and workplace of Santa Claus. The formation of this strategy, the birth of the Santa Claus industry in northern Finland is reviewed in sections looking ...

Author(s)
Pretes, M.
Publisher
Avebury, Aldershot, Hants, UK
Citation
Problems of economic transition. Regional development in Central and Eastern Europe. Selected papers from an international colloquium held at Štrbské Pleso, High Tatras, CSFR, 21-24 April 1991., 1992, pp 197-209
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To be successful as a motor in the development of declined regions, tourism must be integrated in a carefully planned regional development policy which has clear objectives. Regional development policy in Sweden is reviewed in the context of the northern peripheral areas of the country. The...

Author(s)
Nilsson, P. A.
Citation
Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, 1993, 5, 1, pp 39-44
Abstract

This chapter introduces some of the key characteristics shared by three regions of the European periphery: they are rural in character, accessibility constitutes a major constraint on the potential volume and commercial viability of tourism development, and their regional cultural base is not only...

Author(s)
Kockel, U.
Publisher
Liverpool University Press, Liverpool, UK
Citation
Culture, tourism and development: the case of Ireland., 1994, pp 1-14
Abstract

The report, the product of a Nuffield Farm Scholarship, studies leisure facilities in rural areas of Europe with a view to assessing their adaptation to the British farming situation. Areas of particular interest include attractions which remain or enhance the aesthetic qualities of the rural...

Author(s)
Williams, P.
Publisher
Nuffield Farming Scholarships Trust, Uckfield, UK
Citation
Farm based tourism and leisure: a step further., 1994, pp 25pp.
Abstract

This paper determines whether tourism development can be achieved in harmony with the national tradition of an active recreational life in natural surroundings, by describing how a sustainable tourism industry is being developed in Norway. Reference is made to the experiences during the...

Author(s)
Pallesen, P. F.
Publisher
Donhead Publishing Ltd., London, UK
Citation
Sharing the earth: local identity in global culture., 1995, pp 99-110
Abstract

This collection of 8 papers is concerned with how individuals and communities who are dependent on the presence of tourists to sustain a livelihood are able to cope with the commoditisation of their culture and the constant attention that tourism brings. The studies reflect the continuum of the...

Publisher
Berghahn Books, Oxford, UK
Citation
Coping with tourists: European reactions to mass tourism., 1996, pp viii + 264 pp.

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