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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
Abstract

This article discusses how and why a tourist destination can generate income without risking environmental degradation. It draws general lessons from a small island in the Netherlands that attracted mass tourism, generated high income, and satisfied tourists' and experts' opinions about...

Author(s)
Krozer, Y.; Christensen-Redzepovic, E.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2006, 10, 1/2, pp 113-124
Abstract

The paper contributes to the academic discussion on the uptake of international policy recommendations concerning sustainable tourism. This is done by analysing the attempts to innovate the governance of the Dutch domestic tourism sector in order to accommodate sustainable development principles. ...

Author(s)
Dinica, V.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Policy, 2008, 1, 4, pp 335-352
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The cultural tourism sustainability mix applied to the development of contemplative tourism in Limburg, the Netherlands.

This chapter uses the context of the Roman Catholic tradition within the province of Limburg (Netherlands) to demonstrate how a religious site and its buildings can be utilized as a niche cultural tourist product. The chapter highlights the complexity of managing a site that is primarily focused on ...

Author(s)
Munsters, W.; Niesten, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Several western governments have implemented environmental policies which increase the cost of air travel. Such policies aim to reduce the impact of air travel on climate change, but at the same time they restrict tourists in their travels. This study examines the extent to which the average ...

Author(s)
Nawijn, J.; Peeters, P. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Oxfordshire, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2010, 13, 4, pp 381-392
Abstract

This article seeks to enhance the debate on collective action to improve the quality of gastronomic offer for tourists and to promote sustainable territorial development. We followed a case study strategy, with the island of Texel in The Netherlands as the observational unit. The methodology...

Author(s)
López Moreno, I.; Aguilar Criado, E.
Publisher
Anthropology of Food, Paris, France
Citation
Anthropology of Food, 2018, No.13, pp 8660
Abstract

The present study examines the extent to which the topics of sustainability - considered innovative subjects in guiding - are included in guide training programmes in eight European countries. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first study of its kind in Europe. It is assumed that tourist...

Author(s)
Pereira, E. M.; Mykletun, R. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2017, 17, 4, pp 358-373
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
Abstract

Eco-innovations that reduce carbon emissions help advance sustainability transitions in tourism. This article examines the analytical potential of actor-network theory (ANT) to study eco-innovation. ANT assumes that reality consists of actor-networks made of human and non-human elements that...

Author(s)
Buijtendijk, H.; Blom, J.; Vermeer, J.; Duim, R. van der
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2018, 26, 7, pp 1222-1240
Abstract

Efforts to design and communicate sustainable tourism products have been based on the premise of explicit market demand for sustainability. This study tests whether it is possible to design mainstream sustainable tourism products that circumvent customer scrutiny of their sustainability features,...

Author(s)
Font, X.; English, R.; Gkritzali, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2018, 26, 10, pp 1651-1667

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