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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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Cover for Agritourism.

This book presents the depth of the new wave of agritourism apparent around the world. This book consists of four parts. The first section is an introduction to the economics of agritourism; it introduces the role of organization, management, logistics, safety, marketing, finance, economics and...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book
Abstract

Savitch and Kantor explain divergent trajectories of urban development with the help of four variables, namely, market conditions, inter-governmental support, local culture and popular control in their theory. In this article, we apply Savitch and Kantor's theory to the urban tourism development...

Author(s)
Öztürk, H. E.; Terhorst, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
European Planning Studies, 2012, 20, 4, pp 665-683
Abstract

This study investigated the relationship between the development of tourism industry (ARR), economic growth (GDP) and foreign direct investment (PLA) in 18 major international tourism destinations. Utilizing autoregressive distributed lag (ARDL) methodology; this study finds that there is a long...

Author(s)
Othman, R.; Salleh, N. H. M.; Sarmidi, T.
Publisher
Asian Network for Scientific Information, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Journal of Applied Sciences, 2012, 12, 12, pp 1245-1254
Abstract

This report discusses the developments and prospects of camping and caravanning in Europe. Camping and caravanning are defined by two features: both are dependent on holiday parks which are designated for holidaymakers of this type; and such holidays are undertaken by tourists who have invested in, ...

Author(s)
Ball, M.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2009, No.18, pp 1-47
Abstract

This chapter first describes different issues regarding tourism development in heritage cities, principally citing evidence from seven European art cities (Aix-en-Provence, France; Amsterdam, Netherlands; Bruges, Belgium; Florence, Italy; Oxford, UK; Salzburg, Austria; and Venice, Italy). It then...

Author(s)
Borg, J. van der
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
The challenge of tourism carrying capacity assessment: theory and practice, 2004, pp 163-179
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A definition for sustainable tourism is sought. Next, a discussion is presented of how tourism and the environment may develop in Europe, how tourist organizations should react, and the benefits that may from tourism ecolabels are described. The following issues are addressed: tourism within the...

Author(s)
Hamele, H.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995063)
Type
Book chapter
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The definition of sustainable development presented by the WCED in 1987 is often referred to as "vague". This is partly attributed to the fact that the concept of "future" that is used in the definition refers to an indefinite period of time, whereas the uncertainty with regard to the consequence...

Author(s)
Postma, A.; Cavagnaro, E.
Publisher
EuroCHRIE,
Citation
32nd EuroCHRIE conference "Hospitality and Tourism Futures", Dubai 6-9 October 2014, 2014, pp 89
Abstract

The report, the product of a Nuffield Farm Scholarship, studies leisure facilities in rural areas of Europe with a view to assessing their adaptation to the British farming situation. Areas of particular interest include attractions which remain or enhance the aesthetic qualities of the rural...

Author(s)
Williams, P.
Publisher
Nuffield Farming Scholarships Trust, Uckfield, UK
Citation
Farm based tourism and leisure: a step further., 1994, pp 25pp.
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Cover for The creative turn in regeneration: creative spaces, spectacles and tourism in cities.

This chapter examines the increasingly important role of creativity in urban regeneration. Following an analysis of four main types of regeneration e.g. using iconic structures, heritage mining, mega-events and thematization, it advocates models of creative development. The analysis draws on work...

Author(s)
Richards, G.; Wilson, J.
ISBN
2006 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845931308)
Type
Book chapter

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