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Both the innovation in tourism products and the internationalization of the destinations are two of the main concerns of the tourism managers. Diversification of tourism activity is even more evident in rural and mountain destinations where the seasonality of tourism has a higher trace. In this...

Author(s)
FustéForné, F.
Publisher
Federal University of Alagoas, Penedo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Iberoamericana de Turismo (RITUR), 2015, 5, 2, pp 3-26
Abstract

From January to August 2002, 16.9 million foreigners, of which 60% were tourists, visited Catalonia, representing an increase of 14% over the previous year. Of the tourists, 27% were French, 16% Belgian or Dutch, 15% British, 13% German and 6% Italian. The preferred holiday destinations were the...

Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya , 2002, 6, 11, pp 45-60
Abstract

The effectiveness of sustainable tourism policies to cope with mass tourism is challenged. The study is based on the comparative analysis of three sun and sand destinations in three different phases: L'Estartit (Costa Brava), Cayo Coco (Cuba) and Saltburn (United Kingdom).

Author(s)
Mundet, L.
Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya, 1999, No. 5, pp 11-18
Abstract

The factors which contribute to British holidaymakers deciding to visit Catalonia, Spain are described. These factors include: its beaches, Port Aventura theme park and the attractions found in Barcelona and Montserrat. It is argued that understanding this market niche is important because it is...

Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya, 1999, No. 5, pp 4-10
Abstract

This article focuses on the following aspects of tourism development: the challenge of the new technologies; experimental online marketing; the implications of technological innovation for the commercialization of new tourist destinations; and innovation and quality as key elements of the new...

Author(s)
TruñóLagares, E.; Gomis López, J. M.
Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya 1999, 2001, 5, 8, pp 30-36
Abstract

An account is given of the merits of tourism web sites as a source of information for tourists, and an illustrated description is given of the European Cities' Tourism Offices' web site, which provides information on more than 80 cities in 31 European countries.

Author(s)
Wöber, K. W.
Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya , 2002, 6, 11, pp 4-11
Abstract

Between January and August 2004, tourism statistics for Catalonia were positive despite the world's general economic and political situation. The region benefited not just because of its sun and beaches but also because of its cultural attractions, such as the Year of Dali. During this period there ...

Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya , 2004, 8, 15, pp 41-55