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The Walled Towns Friendship Circle (WTFC) was founded in 1990 as the Tenby (South Wales) contribution to the European Year of Tourism with some modest support from the European Commission and the Wales Tourist Board. Since that time it has held three major symposia, each covering key aspects of the ...

Author(s)
Bruce, D.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1994, 15, 3, pp 228-230
Abstract

This survey of occupations in the tourist and hotel industry is part of a broad experimental project launched by European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP) in 1990. The purpose of the project, entitled 'Community Directory of Occupational Profiles', is to test out a...

Author(s)
Guerra, D.; Peroni, G.
Publisher
European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP), Berlin, Germany
Citation
Occupations in the tourist sector: a comparative analysis in nine Community states., 1994, Ed. 1, pp 57 + 576 + 37 pp.
Abstract

The ways in which funding from the European Guidance and Guarantee Fund (EAGGF) component of EC Objective 5b has been used to stimulate the economies of disadvantaged and remote rural areas in the UK is described. In particular, the experiences, the achievements and lessons learned and the...

Author(s)
Dart, R.
Citation
Countryside Recreation, 1997, 5, 4, pp 9-11
Abstract

The article identifies key differences between tourism and hospitality higher education courses provided in the UK and those available in continental Europe. The EC's Memorandum on Higher Education (EC, 1991) and associated programmes are then examined. Industry needs and the manner in which...

Author(s)
Leslie, D.
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 1993, 12, 1, pp 101-107
Abstract

After brief reviews of tourism in the EC, the evolution of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the links between tourism and regional development, this article examines the role of tourism in regional development within the EC through an analysis of tourism projects supported by the...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1992, 30, 3, pp 44-51
Abstract

This article investigates the phenomenon of decreasing leisure time for those in work, and particularly those in well paid, white collar jobs. The first section is concerned with whether work and leisure patterns in the EU differ from those of their competitors in the USA and Japan. It notes that...

Author(s)
Gratton, C.; Holliday, S.
Citation
Leisure Management, 1995, 15, 5, pp 30-34
Abstract

Decisions taken in Brussels are becoming increasingly important to the UK tourist industry. Approximately 50% of legislation passing through the UK parliament is now of European origin. Issues of particular importance to tourism include the Single European Act and changes to the EC structural...

Author(s)
Manning-Shaw, J.
Publisher
British Tourist Authority, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and the European Community., 1990, pp 32pp.
Abstract

Written by GNVQ (General National Vocational Qualification) specialists, the Longman Advanced GNVQ Test and Assessment Guide covers all that students need to know, prepare and revise for their advanced GNVQ qualification in leisure and tourism. For use throughout the course, the guide concentrates...

Author(s)
Youell, R.
Publisher
Longman Group Limited, Harlow, UK
Citation
Leisure and tourism: Longman Advanced GNVQ Test and Assessment Guide., 1994, pp xi + 208 pp.
Abstract

Traditionally the poor relation of passenger transport modes, the European coach industry is gearing up for the Single Market. Historically the industry has been constrained by heavily regulated market practices and outright protectionist policies on the part of Europe's state owned railways....

Author(s)
Lowing, G.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1990, No. 6, pp 5-16
Abstract

This paper addresses the value of European Social Fund finance to adults engaged on Travel Services National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) at levels 1, 2 or 3 in the UK. It examines whether ESF finance for adults at East Devon College helps to achieve success according to the following criteria: ...

Author(s)
Busby, G.
Publisher
Centre for Policy Studies in Education, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Citation
Training from Europe: policy and practice., 1995, pp 5-8

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