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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

An account is given of the possibilities of developing tourism in non-coastal areas in Tarragona. It is suggested that there is ample scope for development, in particular in the Prades mountains and other mountainous areas at Monsant, Llevant, Pandols and Cavalls, which could be developed for...

Author(s)
Calabuig, J.
Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya , 2004, 8, 14, pp 18-23
Abstract

It is suggested that rigid conventional mass tourism is becoming less popular than previously and that a more flexible, individual and segmented tourism will be required in the future. Strategies for achieving innovation and competitiveness of tourism in Catalonia are discussed.

Author(s)
Poon, A.
Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya , 2003, 6, 12, pp 4-10
Abstract

Statistical data for travel trends to and from Catalonia in 1998 are presented. The data are broken down into foreign visitors to Catalonia, visitors to Catalonia from the rest of Spain; the effects on hotel and campsite occupancy, and trips made by Catalonians.

Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya, 1999, No. 4, pp 43-64
Abstract

The motivations of German visitors to Catalonia are described. An understanding of these motives is important as this is one of the key tourist generating markets. Many German visitors continue to come in search of sun and sand although their interest in cultural products and entertainment is...

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

Data gathered during the first eight months of 2000 show that Catalonia (Spain) continues to thrive as a tourist destination. Figures are provided on the number of overseas visitors to the region and their motivations; the visitors to Catalonia from other parts of Spain, trips made by Catalans from ...

Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya, 2000, 4, 7, pp 45
Abstract

Sun, beaches, shopping and competitive prices are the major attractions which draw tourists from the former USSR to Catalonia. Russians, Byelorussians, Ukrainians, Latvians, Lithuanians, Estonians and others have made Catalonia their favourite destination on the Mediterranean. Close to 300 000 ...

Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya, 1998, No. 2, pp 4-9
Abstract

The situation and future prospects of French visitors to Catalonia are described. It is a well consolidated market due to economic and social factors, but also due to its close geographical proximity. The factors which make Catalonia attractive for the French market is described, and is why over 7...

Author(s)
Moreu Hassón, J-I.
Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya, 1997, No. 1, pp 4-9
Abstract

The profile of Dutch visitors to Catalonia, Spain, is developed. Dutch visitors are professional, mature, sunseekers, who prefer to organize their own travel, often bringing their own transport. Future trends suggest the increased popularity of public transport, including air, train and bus travel.

Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya, 2000, 4, 6, pp 4-10