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This paper presents the concept of "hybrid research". This concept was created to indicate, here in the field of geosciences, actions of research which serve at the same time to increase the fundamental knowledge and the applications in term of management and promotion of the geoheritage. The "...

Author(s)
Hoblea, F.; Cayla, N.; Renau, P.
Publisher
Universitatea din Oradea Romania, Oradea, Romania
Citation
GeoJournal of Tourism and Geosites, 2011, 8, 2, pp 206-211
Abstract

The winter tourism industry is facing considerable challenges with climate change; it is increasingly responding with investments in snowmaking facilities. We present a study on 3 tourism destinations in the Swiss Alps that addressed resource consumption of snowmaking, snow reliability, and future...

Author(s)
Rixen, C.; Teich, M.; Lardelli, C.; Gallati, D.; Pohl, M.; Pütz, M.; Bebi, P.
Publisher
International Mountain Society (IMS), Berne, Switzerland
Citation
Mountain Research and Development, 2011, 31, 3, pp 229-236
Abstract

Objective: To evaluate the causes and risks for imported skin disorders among travellers. Methods: Data of 34 162 travellers returning from tropical and non-tropical countries and presenting at the outpatient travel medicine clinic of the University of Munich, Germany, between 1999 and 2009 were...

Author(s)
Herbinger, K. H.; Siess, C.; Nothdurft, H. D.; Sonnenburg, F. von; Löscher, T.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tropical Medicine and International Health, 2011, 16, 11, pp 1457-1464
Abstract

This study represents an exploratory, but also synthetic, analysis of the mountain regions included on the World Heritage list as natural objectives, that was generated by the following question: how representative is the Carpathian mountain area on the UNESCO list of protected objectives? The...

Author(s)
Neguț, S.; Neacșu, M. C.
Publisher
Universitatea din Oradea Romania, Oradea, Romania
Citation
GeoJournal of Tourism and Geosites, 2011, 7, 1, pp 134-142
Abstract

During the last decades, air transportation has encountered an increasing development, with the airplane ceasing to be an extravagant and exclusive mean of transportation. Its continuously growth in preferences is justified by being a fast and safe mean of transportation, by the good organization...

Author(s)
Sava, A.
Publisher
Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Sibiu, Romania
Citation
Revista Economica, 2011, No.4, pp 287-290
Abstract

The present article constitutes a review of the most important objectives and tasks of national tourism organizations in those post-communist European countries formed during the 1990s. The authors' intention was to demonstrate whether the objectives and tasks under examination are in accordance...

Author(s)
Borzyszkowski, J.; Marczak, M.
Publisher
Texas A & M University Press, College Station, USA
Citation
e-Review of Tourism Research, 2011, 9, 2, pp 47-64
Abstract

This article presents a new method of examining the impact of climate change on tourism using the example of ski areas. To date, the consequences of climate change have mostly been investigated at high levels of aggregation in space and time, such as countries and years. Detailed analyses are...

Author(s)
Soboll, A.; Schmude, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 2011, 101, 5, pp 1049-1066
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Tourism is one of the fastest growing industries and is being accelerated by globalization. The fast spread of information communication technology, excellent infrastructure, changes in patterns of spending free time and the need to get away from the stress of the city are all factors that affect...

Author(s)
Faganel, A.
Publisher
Univerza na Primorskem, Portorož, Slovenia
Citation
Academica Turistica, 2011, 4, 1, pp 55-62
Abstract

Entrenched conceptions of masculinity have constructed the male body as bounded and controlled. This article discusses the centrality of a particular construction of the male body to the phenomenon of British premarital stag party tourism to Eastern European cities. Drawing on data from...

Author(s)
Thurnell-Read, T.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Sociology, 2011, 45, 6, pp 977-991
Abstract

Within the context of tourism development in the countries of contemporary Central and Eastern Europe, this paper briefly discusses the challenges for industry and key issues for researchers within six broad topic areas. These are: climate change adaptation and mitigation; integration with...

Author(s)
Hall, D. R.
Publisher
University of Bucharest, Bucharasti, Romania
Citation
Human Geographies - Journal of Studies and Research in Human Geographies, 2011, 5, 2, pp 5-12

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