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Cover for Pilgrimage routes from Central Europe and Scandinavia towards Jerusalem and Santiago de Compostela.

This chapter outlines the historical and modern development of religious pilgrimage routes and trails that have for centuries led pilgrims from Central Europe and Scandinavia to Jerusalem. Based on a detailed inventory and evaluation of sacral buildings, as well as an analysis of source materials...

Author(s)
Duda, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390271)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ecolabels for tourism in Europe: the European ecolabel for tourism?

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
Abstract

This chapter examines tourism from Finland to Playa del Ingles on the island of Gran Canaria. A multi-stage research methodology was used, incorporating participant observation, field diarys and a questionnaire distributed to Finns arriving in Gran Canaria on a charter flight for a short-term visit ...

Author(s)
Selänniemi, T.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Hosts and guests revisited: tourism issues of the 21st century, 2001, pp 80-92
Abstract

Following a background discussion on the key dimensions of rural development in the EU, this chapter highlights some examples that present either innovative approaches or representative use of the framework provided by the EU's Rural Development Regulation. Examples have been selected so as to...

Author(s)
Shucksmith, M.; Thomson, K. J.; Roberts, D.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990552)
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
The CAP and the regions: the territorial impact of the Common Agricultural Policy, 2005, pp 165-188
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Cover for Pilgrimage walking as green prescription self-therapy?

It is argued that pilgrimage walking (if prescribed as an outdoor therapy alongside/instead of medicines) could reduce Norway's hospitalizations, medication use, health queues and spending, and also help people obtain relief by using their own personal health assets. To support this view, the...

Author(s)
Jørgensen, N. N. K. D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393265)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper contrasts distribution systems in various European countries (UK, Germany, Scandinavia, France, Italy, and Spain) and identifies differences between Northern and Southern Europe. It is indicated that there are pronounced differences in approaches to holiday taking in Europe. In Northern...

Author(s)
Casarin, F.
Publisher
Continuum, London, UK
Citation
Tourism distribution channels: practices, issues and transformations, 2001, pp 137-150
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European grasslands encompass a wide range of habitats that vary greatly in terms of their management, agricultural productivity, socio-economic value and nature conservation status, reflecting local differences in physical environment and economy, the effects of traditional practices and impacts...

Author(s)
Hopkins, A.; Holz, B.
Publisher
Estonian Grassland Society, Tartu, Estonia
Citation
Integrating efficient grassland farming and biodiversity. Proceedings of the 13th International Occasional Symposium of the European Grassland Federation, Tartu, Estonia, 29-31 August 2005, 2005, pp 15-29

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