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The report analyzes some basic characteristics of the EC tourism industry, looking at its economic significance and impact on the balance of payments and the labour market. Characteristics of structures and suppliers of tourism, competition, and competitiveness are also examined. It is concluded...

Publisher
: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg
Citation
The tourism sector in the Community. A study of concentration, competition and competitiveness., 1985, pp 184pp.
Abstract

This chapter investigates the implementation of sustainable tourism in La Sierra in La Rioja, Spain, and in the Northern Pennines, UK. It identifies how far sustainable tourism could be realized in these regions, what the initiatives of the regional authorities were, and identifies the role that...

Author(s)
Nitsch, B.; Straaten, J. van
Publisher
Avebury, Aldershot, UK
Citation
Sustainable tourism development., 1995, pp 169-185
Abstract

The report presents an analysis of the price competitiveness of tourism destinations from the perspective of four origin countries: France, Germany, Italy and the UK, four of the most important leisure travel origin markets in Europe. It compares the current costs of holidays for the four in a...

Author(s)
Edwards, A.
Publisher
Economist Intelligence Unit Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Price competitiveness of holiday destinations: costs for European travellers. Volume 1., 1993, pp xxii +200pp.
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

The report addresses the problem of seasonality in European tourism. Thirty eight per cent of all trips made outside their own countries by adult residents of the EC end in the three months July to September. Tourism demand and supply large reviewed and the nature of tourist travel in terms of trip ...

Publisher
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Improving seasonal spread of tourism., 1991, pp 80pp.
Abstract

The national and regional effects of tourism are examined along with the growth of international tourism between 1972 and 1985, the role of government intervention, state tourism policies, promotion of tourism by individual tourist organizations, employment and effects on balance of payments.

Publisher
Office of the Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembou,
Citation
The tourism industry and the tourism policies of the twelve member states of the Community., 1986, pp 121pp.
Abstract

The legislative context of tourism in Italy is detailed. After some general comments on the Italian economy and tourism as a social activity, the publication goes on to describe the place of tourism within the state, with respect to the constitution, and public bodies controlling tourism....

Author(s)
Sereno, A.
Publisher
Editrice Agnesotti, Rome, Italy
Citation
Lineamenti di legislazione turistica., 1992, pp 334pp.
Abstract

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

In all the member states' economies, tourism (all categories included) is a key industry with one of the fastest growth rates. Shifts in the demand for tourism, reflected in greater diversity in the way holidays are spent, mean that tourism businesses in rural areas have opportunities open to them. ...

Citation
COM Documents, Commission of the European Communities, 1990, No. COM(90) 43, pp 23pp.
Abstract

Contrasting the experiences of the cities of Glasgow (UK) and Dublin (Irish Republic), this chapter highlights: the role of various public and private sector agencies involved in tourism/leisure business development; the role of EU and other development funding sources involved in developing,...

Author(s)
Lennon, J. J.
Publisher
Leisure Studies Association, Eastbourne, UK
Citation
Tourism and visitor attractions: leisure, culture and commerce., 1998, pp 3-19

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