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This paper analyses the use of the main e-tourism platforms by European tourists. A computer-aided Web interview (CAWI) was used to conduct the research in 19 European countries: Germany, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, Holland, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia,...

Author(s)
David-Negre, T.; Almedida-Santana, A.; Hernández, J. M.; Moreno-Gil, S.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Information Technology and Tourism, 2018, 20, 1/4, pp 131-152
Abstract

Objectives: To describe the design, methods and first results of a survey on obesity-related behaviours and body mass index (BMI) in adults living in neighbourhoods from five urban regions across Europe. Design: A cross-sectional observational study in the framework of an European Union-funded...

Author(s)
Lakerveld, J.; Rebah, M. B.; Mackenbach, J. D.; Charreire, H.; Compernolle, S.; Glonti, K.; Bardos, H.; Rutter, H.; Bourdeaudhuij, I. de; Brug, J.; Oppert, J. M.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
BMJ Open, 2015, 5, 10, pp e008505
Abstract

This chapter first describes different issues regarding tourism development in heritage cities, principally citing evidence from seven European art cities (Aix-en-Provence, France; Amsterdam, Netherlands; Bruges, Belgium; Florence, Italy; Oxford, UK; Salzburg, Austria; and Venice, Italy). It then...

Author(s)
Borg, J. van der
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
The challenge of tourism carrying capacity assessment: theory and practice, 2004, pp 163-179
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A definition for sustainable tourism is sought. Next, a discussion is presented of how tourism and the environment may develop in Europe, how tourist organizations should react, and the benefits that may from tourism ecolabels are described. The following issues are addressed: tourism within the...

Author(s)
Hamele, H.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995063)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This book examines the key themes and objectives for the protection of the architectural and archaeological heritage in a range of European countries (Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Georgia, Germany, Irish Republic, Italy, Latvia, Malta, the Netherlands, Spain and the UK). For each of...

Author(s)
Pickard, R.
Publisher
E & F N Spon Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Policy and law in heritage conservation, 2000, pp xiv + 348 pp.
Abstract

The objectives of this study were to: assess the economic effects of European book towns and their tourism potential in peripheral regions; identify the critical success factors necessary for their successful development; and identify their advantages as forms of small-scale sustainable...

Author(s)
Seaton, A. V.
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 1999, 1, 5, pp 389-399
Abstract

The book offers an understanding of the complex and diverse legal requirements of the travel and tourism industry in Europe. Laws and regulations at the EU level are examined, as are those at ground level, with a country by country examination of the domestic provisions relating to travel and...

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
European travel law., 1997, pp xxxii + 761 pp.
Abstract

This study, carried out at the request of the regional Chamber of Tourism in Languedoc Roussillon, with the participation of the government and regional authorities, presents a global analysis of the financial situation in small and medium sized companies in the French tourist industry, drawing...

Author(s)
Watkins, M.
Citation
Espaces (Paris), 1997, 1997, 144, pp 30-35
Abstract

The tourism market and policy of 7 European art cities were analysed: Aix-en-Provence, France; Amsterdam, the Netherlands; Bruges, Belgium; Florence, Italy; Oxford, UK; Salzburg, Austria; and Venice, Italy; to develop guidelines to help heritage cities manage their tourism more adequately. It was...

Author(s)
Borg, J. van der; Costa, P.; Gotti, G.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 1996, 23, 2, pp 306-321
Abstract

This book draws on data collected by the European Association for Tourism and Leisure Education (ATLAS) Cultural Tourism Project, which combines data presentation and analysis with more reflective discussions on the nature of cultural tourism in different areas of Europe. The first five chapters...

Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Cultural tourism in Europe., 1996, pp xi + 347 pp.

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