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Tourism is widely considered as driver for economic growth, and the "tourism-led-growth hypothesis" is often investigated in the literature. However, there is very limited literature examining how economic growth impacts tourism, an impact which is usually tacitly accepted, without being...

Author(s)
Bădulescu, A.; Bădulescu, D.; Simuț, R.
Publisher
Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Amfiteatru Economic, 2018, No.Special 12, pp 935-950 (En), 699-714 (Ro)
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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

The 14 papers in this special issue attempt to make a contribution to addressing the challenges of sustainable tourism. Topics covered by the papers include, among others: the development of rural tourism; the impact of geopolitical risks and terrorism on tourism; the fairness of hotel pricing...

Publisher
Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Amfiteatru Economic, 2018, No.Special 12, pp 830-1054 (En), 594-807 (Ro)
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

The theme of this edition was originally 'cultural tourism', but this has been broadened out to accommodate the papers received for consideration. Topics covered by this selection of eight conference papers include: the role of local people as 'tourists' in their own city; historic heritage...

Author(s)
Butcher, J.
Publisher
The College of Tourism and Hotel Management, Nicosia, Cyprus
Citation
Tourism Today, 2016, No.16, pp 6-130
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
Abstract

To tackle the global problem of climate change, it will be crucial that the global economic system adopts energy-saving measures and furthers its reliance on renewable energy sources. This challenge is particularly relevant for the tourism industry, which depends on transportation by definition,...

Author(s)
Jiricka, A.; Salak, B.; Eder, R.; Arnberger, A.; Pröbstl, U.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
Sustainable tourism IV, 2010, pp 55-68
Abstract

This report examines international tourism in Central and Eastern Europe i.e. Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Russia and Slovakia. As these countries emerged from communist rule, their tourism industries took centre stage, helping to cast off the...

Author(s)
Loverseed, H.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2008, No.4, pp 1-39
Abstract

This special issue, which consists of eight articles, focuses on nature-friendly forms of tourism, like geotourism, mining tourism, ecotourism and nature tourism, viewed from various perspectives. The articles deal with geosites in Poland and the Czech Republic, roadside geotourism in Slovakia, a...

Publisher
Texas A & M University Press, College Station, USA
Citation
e-Review of Tourism Research, 2016, 13, 5/6, pp 525-623
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

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