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Both the innovation in tourism products and the internationalization of the destinations are two of the main concerns of the tourism managers. Diversification of tourism activity is even more evident in rural and mountain destinations where the seasonality of tourism has a higher trace. In this...

Author(s)
FustéForné, F.
Publisher
Federal University of Alagoas, Penedo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Iberoamericana de Turismo (RITUR), 2015, 5, 2, pp 3-26
Abstract

This study is a first approach to calculate sand erosion induced by human access to beaches. Many studies and papers deal with the amount of sand that leaves beach systems adhered to beach users but none presents reliable data on which to predict human induced sand loss. An exhaustive sampling has...

Author(s)
Roig-Munar, F. X.
Publisher
Societat d'Història Natural de les Balears (SHNB), Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Citation
Bolletí de la Societat d'Història Natural de les Balears, 2006, 49, pp 115-122
Abstract

In 2003, there were more than 1.8 million beds available for tourists in Catalonia, of which 13.4% were located in hotels, 13.4% at camp sites and 0.5% on farms, with the remainder available in secondary homes and rented flats and villas. However, the supply of tourist accommodation exceeded...

Author(s)
Jiménez, J. M.; Gordillo, A.
Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya , 2004, 8, 14, pp 56-64
Abstract

In 2003, Catalonia was the most popular tourist destination in Spain. It was visited by 14 540 000 foreign, 4 781 000 Spanish and 4 088 000 Catalan tourists, with an average of 99 865 000, 29 160 000 and 17 726 000 overnight stays respectively. The number of Spanish and Italian tourists increased...

Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya , 2004, 8, 14, pp 43-55
Abstract

Sitges is located on the coast of Catalonia around 45 km south of Barcelona and has been an important tourist destination since the beginning of the 20th century. Analysis of interviews with 200 tourists visiting Sitges in 2003 revealed that visitors were attracted by cultural pursuits (including...

Author(s)
Melero, E. M.
Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya , 2004, 8, 14, pp 4-10
Abstract

An account is given of various films produced in Spain and other countries between the beginning of the 20th century and the present day, and their effects on the perceptions of other European nationals to life in Spain and on their attitudes to that country are considered. It is concluded that...

Author(s)
Ramos, N. N.
Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya , 2004, 8, 14, pp 24-31
Abstract

Posters have been produced to promote tourism in Catalonia, northeast Spain, for more than 100 years. A brief history of these posters is given, divided into the periods 1905-1931, 1931-1939, 1939-1980 and 1980-2000. The organizations and motivations behind some of these posters are described. A...

Author(s)
Montejano, J. M. i.
Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya , 2004, 8, 15, pp 33-38
Abstract

Between January and August 2004, tourism statistics for Catalonia were positive despite the world's general economic and political situation. The region benefited not just because of its sun and beaches but also because of its cultural attractions, such as the Year of Dali. During this period there ...

Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya , 2004, 8, 15, pp 41-55
Abstract

A survey was carried out to analyse the behaviour of tourists visiting the ancient city of Gerona in northeast Spain. 28 attractions were identified in the Old Quarter of the city and the percentage of tourists visiting each one was recorded: the cathedral was the most popular attraction (75.75% of ...

Author(s)
Benito, J. A. D. i.; Espelt, N. G. I.
Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya , 2004, 8, 15, pp 21-28
Abstract

This article considers the effects that the internet has had on the tourism industry over the last 7 years, with reference to the availability of low cost travel, the different systems available (including Amadeus, Galileo, Sabre and Worldspan), antecedents, content providers, tourism products sold ...

Author(s)
Borja, L. de; Gomis, J. M.
Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya , 2004, 8, 15, pp 12-20

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