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Geographic research in tourism recognizes destinations to be socio-spatial constructions shaped by historic, cultural, and political discourses. These discourses are reflected in and reproduced by tourism literature such as guidebooks. Guidebooks are a key resource for potential tourists to learn...

Author(s)
Nelson, V.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Geoforum, 2012, 43, 6, pp 1099-1107
Abstract

This paper comparatively analyses the wine markets in Austria (1961-2004), Hungary (1961-2004), Croatia (1992-2004), Slovakia (1993-2004) and Slovenia (1992-2004), focusing on grape production, wine trade and international wine price competitiveness to derive policy implications for marketing,...

Author(s)
Bojnec, Š.
Publisher
Faculty of Agriculture, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Journal of Central European Agriculture, 2006, 7, 3, pp 465-473
Abstract

This report begins by looking at the difficulties in defining what constitutes an adventure tourism product in the absence of an industry-wide definition. In this report, the term 'adventure tourism' is applied to adventure sports and not adventure travel, such as traversing the African continent...

Author(s)
McKelvie, R.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2005, No.7, pp 1-50
Abstract

Data are presented on the tourism balance (i.e., the difference between tourism receipts and expenditure), tourist arrivals and tourist departures between 1999 and 2003 in the 10 new member states of the EU (Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia,...

Author(s)
Cope, R.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2004, No.10, pp 1-61
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Cover for Ecotourism management in Europe: lessons from the biosphere reserves in Central and Eastern Europe.

This chapter examines the state of environmental practices in biosphere reserves in Hungary, the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovenia where sustainable practices have been proposed. In each case there is a review of the biosphere reserve structure followed by their current sustainable and ecotourism ...

Author(s)
Diamantis, D.; Johnson, C.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996097)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Central and Eastern Europe is often considered as a relatively backward and underdeveloped group of countries amongst the more distant source markets for potential tourists. The need to improve Hungary's image as a tourist destination for potential visitors in these markets is stressed. This...

Author(s)
Behringer, Z.; Herbszt, A.; Kiss, K.; Török, P.
Publisher
Magyar Turizmus Rt., Budapest, Hungary
Citation
Turizmus Bulletin, 2002, 6, 1, pp 23-30
Abstract

This report examines spa tourism in seven Eastern European countries where extensive facilities exist: the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Poland, Slovenia, Romania, and Bulgaria. Spas have a long tradition throughout most of Eastern Europe, but there are fundamental differences between the...

Author(s)
Marvel, M.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2002, No.6, pp v.1-v.37
Abstract

The increase in activity tourism as a special interest type of travel is discussed with reference to its potential in attracting visitors from countries such as the UK and Netherlands to the sparsely populated areas of eastern Europe. Examples from research carried out in Slovenia are used to...

Author(s)
Broek, M. van den
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 1997, 22, 2, pp 21-27
Abstract

Representatives from Poland, Hungary, Romania, the Czech Republic and Slovenia described plans for developing their rural tourist industries, creating national parks and giving greater recreational access to national forests as well as some of the environmental and other problems which they were...

Author(s)
Pevetz, W.
Citation
Monatsberichte über die Österreichische Landwirtschaft, 1994, 41, 5, pp 306-312
Abstract

The significant political and economic changes which have taken place in the former Eastern bloc countries over the last few years have a potentially important implication for tourism in Western Europe. This article examines the possible effects on tourism in Spain in relation to four such...

Author(s)
Bethencourt, J. M.
Citation
Estudios Turísticos, 1994, No. 124, pp 47-58

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