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A series of articles are presented on aspects of rural tourism. Rural tourism and the EC (Fiquet, pp.4-8) examines the EC's policy with regard to rural development and specifically, the development of rural tourism, showing that the latter is regarded as a viable alternative to mass tourism, with...

Author(s)
Fiquet, A. M. (et al.)
Citation
Espaces (Paris), 1992, No. 114, pp 4-37
Abstract

Social tourism development is strongly linked to the introduction of paid holidays in 1935, which has led to a strong expansion in tourism and in public and private investment in the tourism sector. These developments have, however, been very uneven across the countries of the EC. The growth of ...

Author(s)
Thiercelin, M.
Citation
Revue de Tourisme, 1987, No. 3, pp 29-30
Abstract

Distribution networks in the tourist industry are changing; they are being affected by the introduction of new information technologies, political developments and increasing competition on tourism markets. Containing seven articles which focus on the distribution of tourism products and services,...

Author(s)
Simier, P. (et al.)
Citation
Téoros, Revue de Recherche en Tourisme, 1990, 9, 3, pp 3-30
Abstract

The EC plays a very important role in the international tourism arena and plays host to some two-thirds of the world's visitors. In addition, over 50% of its 320 million inhabitants take at least one holiday a year, with almost 25% travelling abroad. Western Europe has a dominant position in this,...

Author(s)
Hollier, R.; Subremon, A.
Publisher
Presses Universitaires de France, Paris, France
Citation
Le tourisme dans la Communauté Européenne., 1990, pp 127pp.
Abstract

Drawing on statistics and information covering mainly the period 1993-95, an overview is presented of tour operating activity on the European tourism market. Inbound and outbound travel trends are analysed to determine major tourism origin and destination countries within Europe, and these...

Author(s)
Vigier, M.
Citation
Espaces (Paris), 1996, No. 137, pp 32-39
Abstract

According to EC definitions, social tourism (sometimes called 'popular tourism') are trips or holidays organized by leisure and tourism associations, cooperatives and trade unions for special groups including families, handicapped, young and retired people. While this form of tourism is very...

Author(s)
Champeaux, J. P.
Citation
Espaces, 1987, No. 86, pp 17-20
Abstract

The drop in purchasing power, associated with increasing liberalism, risk having a strong impact on the level of holiday making of the French. While a number of middle-class families are not able or will not be able anymore go on holiday, the tourism sector itself is threatened by the application...

Author(s)
Comet, C.
Publisher
Editions Touristiques Européennes, Paris, France
Citation
Espaces, Tourisme & Loisirs, 2008, No.258, pp 12-16
Abstract

The French business, particularly conference, tourism market experienced considerable growth between 1970-90. This growth was subsequently interrupted, however, with the commencement of the Gulf War and economic instability, leading to a stagnation of demand and a number of quantitative and...

Author(s)
Davidson, R.
Citation
Cahiers Espaces, 1996, 1996, 45, pp 29-32
Abstract

Changes in tourism as a result of the enlargement of the European Union are discussed. The specific situation relating to young people is also mentioned.

Author(s)
Soulage, F.
Publisher
Bureau International du Tourisme Social (BITS), Brussels, Belgium
Citation
Le Tourisme Social Dans Le Monde, 2004, No.142, pp 5-8
Abstract

A communication was presented by the EC Commission on 26 September 1990 concerning community action in relation to rural tourism in Europe. This communication, in line with the objectives of the European Year of Tourism 1990/91, aimed to support diversification and improve the quality and promotion ...

Publisher
Euroter, Nogent-sur-Marne, France
Citation
Pour une signalétique européenne harmonisée dans le domaine du tourisme rural et analyse des circuits d'information, de distribution et de vente., 1992, pp 227pp.

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