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For the past 40 years Europe has been the world's leading tourist destination, receiving 67% of all international tourist arrivals and 57% of tourist receipts. Within the EC the tourist industry employs 35 million people, representing over 8% of the total workforce. It is because of Europe's...

Author(s)
Lavery, P.
Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Tourism in Europe: structures and developments., 1993, pp 80-98
Abstract

This overview of tourism in Greece starts by tracing the historical development of tourism since the 1950s. The origin and destination of visitors to Greece are analysed, suggesting that the majority of visitors to Greece come from Europe, especially the countries of the EC, and North America....

Author(s)
Briassoulis, H.
Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Tourism in Europe: structures and developments., 1993, pp 285-301
Abstract

In the early years of the EC, the tourist industry was considered the responsibility of the member states. However, during the 1980s, when the EC expanded to include Greece, Spain and Portugal, the situation changed. Now, tourism generates 5.5% of the Community's national income and employs 7.5...

Author(s)
Barnes, I.; Barnes, P.
Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Tourism in Europe: structures and developments., 1993, pp 36-54
Abstract

Tourism is vital importance to the economies of many European countries in terms of both receipts and employment. With the advent of the Single European Market, further opportunities and threats have arisen for the tourism industries of both EC and non-EC countries. This book provides a general...

Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Tourism in Europe: structures and developments., 1993, pp xii + 363pp.
Abstract

It is suggested here that one result of the removal of physical, technical and fiscal barriers to free trade within the EC from 1993 will be an increase in traffic on Europe's already overburdened transport systems. The facilitation of travelling and enhanced prosperity, both expected outcomes of...

Author(s)
Pompl, W.
Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Tourism in Europe: structures and developments., 1993, pp 55-79