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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

The paper traces the growth in sports participation in Sweden in recent decades. In the beginnings of the 1950s the participation rate of the adult population was only 6%, in the mid-1980s it had risen to nearly 50%. Jogging, non-track athletic events and exercise workouts have grown in popularity...

Author(s)
Wicklin, B.
Publisher
Statistiska Centralbyrǻn Statistics Sweden, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Manuscript for the video film on sports and games in Sweden., 1990, pp 12pp.
Abstract

Outbound travel from Finland has grown strongly in the 1980s but the current economic climate has dampened demand. An estimated 1.3 million Finns took one or more holidays abroad in 1990, a growth of only 4% compared with 12% in the previous year. Since this growth was coupled with a decline in...

Author(s)
Weston, C.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1991, No. 1, pp 36-47
Abstract

Tourism has been identified as one of the few potential growth sectors in mature economies. This book provides a detailed study of the industry and of its contribution to economic development in Western Europe. This diverse region offers a wide range of examples of the potential and limitations of...

Publisher
Belhaven Press, London, UK
Citation
Tourism & economic development: Western European experiences., 1991, Ed. 2, pp 291pp.
Abstract

This chapter focuses on the tourist industry in Scandinavia, concentrating specifically on Norway, with reference to Sweden and Finland. It begins with an overview of basic demographic, geographic and economic trends. In all three countries, nationals spend more on foreign holiday travel than is...

Author(s)
Brinchmann, K. S.; Huse, M.
Publisher
Belhaven Press, London, UK
Citation
Tourism & economic development: Western European experiences., 1991, Ed. 2, pp 243-262
Abstract

Tourism to Finland, having grown steadily during the 1980s, has experienced a slowdown in the last 18 months, and prospects for 1991 are modest. The country's main attractions are its wide open spaces, unspoiled environment and the wastelands of the extreme north. It is also used as a major gateway ...

Author(s)
Weston, C.
Citation
International Tourism Reports, 1991, No. 2, pp 67-85
Abstract

After consistent growth throughout the 1980s, Sweden's foreign visitor arrivals and foreign exchange earnings fell in 1990. Already perceived as an expensive destination, the situation has been exacerbated by the introduction of value added tax. The market is dominated by visitors from Norway and...

Author(s)
Bywater, M.
Citation
International Tourism Reports, 1991, No. 3, pp 41-55
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...

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

The report presents a review of the European tourist industry. It analyses the role of tourism in the economy, the tourism balance sheet, key national developments and major travel companies in the following countries: Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands,...

Publisher
Euromonitor Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
European tourism report 1992., 1992, pp 200pp.
Abstract

Denmark's tourism industry is showing healthy growth, with an increase of 9.1% in total bednights in 1990 and an 11.5% increase in foreign visitors. Figures have received a boost from the opening up of Eastern Europe, particularly due to visitors from Poland and the former East Germany. This market ...

Author(s)
Bywater, M.
Citation
International Tourism Reports, 1992, No.1, pp 32-51

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