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Abstract

Leisure is a difficult concept to define, yet it is argued that sociology needs to grasp the nature of modern leisure in order to understand one of the major aspects of the long term changes currently taking place in the lifestyles of all social classes. Based mainly on empirical research conducted ...

Author(s)
Dumazedier, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Leisure and lifestyle: a comparative analysis of free time., 1990, pp 143-161
Abstract

Three case histories published in Tourism Management in the early 1980s have been brought together in this part of the book with postscripts which take the stories to the end of the decade. Two of them portray commercial firms, one a cooperative non-profit making organization. While strategic...

Author(s)
Kartun, D. (et al.)
Publisher
Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Managing tourism., 1991, pp 41-67
Abstract

Tourism is a major industry in France with an annual turnover exceeding 360 000 million F. Growth was particularly vigorous in the 1960s and 1970s, as the number of French people going on holiday each year increased rapidly, the majority choosing to remain in France. Simultaneously the inflow of...

Author(s)
Tuppen, J.
Publisher
Belhaven Press, London, UK
Citation
Tourism & economic development: Western European experiences., 1991, Ed. 2, pp 191-206
Abstract

The majority of Dutch holiday-makers tend to go abroad. In the winter of 1986/87 2.2 million did so, as did 5.8 million the following summer; this accounts for 54% of the total population. Skiing dominates winter vacations; in summer, upland areas, especially the Alps, the Pyrenees and the Massif...

Author(s)
Pinder, D.
Publisher
Belhaven Press, London, UK
Citation
Tourism & economic development: Western European experiences., 1991, Ed. 2, pp 225-242
Abstract

The international car rental industry has expanded recently in recent years along with the growing market for business travel and affluent leisure travel. Traditionally dominated by the $6000 million US market, car rental opportunities have successfully developed strong market shares in European...

Publisher
Euromonitor Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Car rental: the international market., 1991, pp 100pp.
Abstract

Tourism, including related supply-side industries such as civil aviation, has become the world's largest single industry. Contributory factors include the substantial growth in international travel, new tourist destinations such as Malaysia and Hungary, and innovations including theme parks, time...

Publisher
Euromonitor Publications Ltd., London, UK
Citation
Travel and tourism: the international market., 1992, pp 250pp.
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

Tourism is an old tradition in France; the French style of tourism is therefore different from those of the new tourism countries such as Spain, Greece or Tunisia. This chapter covers the history and geography of tourism in France and includes statistics from 1991 provided by the Ministry of...

Author(s)
Bauer, M.
Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Tourism in Europe: structures and developments., 1993, pp 202-218
Abstract

The report presents an analysis of the price competitiveness of tourism destinations from the perspective of four origin countries: France, Germany, Italy and the UK, four of the most important leisure travel origin markets in Europe. It compares the current costs of holidays for the four in a...

Author(s)
Edwards, A.
Publisher
Economist Intelligence Unit Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Price competitiveness of holiday destinations: costs for European travellers. Volume 1., 1993, pp xxii +200pp.
Abstract

Adventure tourism is becoming an increasingly important type of tourism in the international arena. Its clientele and the enterprises which operate in this market are becoming increasingly mature and well established. The growing infatuation with nature and for contact with it in all its forms...

Citation
Téoros, Revue de Recherche en Tourisme, 1994, 13, 3, pp 50 pp.

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