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An account is given of the possibilities of increasing urban tourism in Catalonia. Strategies for increasing visitor numbers, improving and increasing tourist attractions, prolonging the tourist season and encouraging physical, economic and social regeneration in historic cities and towns are...

Author(s)
André, M.
Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya , 2003, 6, 12, pp 11-17
Abstract

Information is presented on development of rural tourism in Catalonia, Spain, as a factor contributing to socio-economic development in rural areas. Data are tabulated on rural tourism development in autonomous regions of Spain during 1990-2002. Data are tabulated on tourist accommodation...

Author(s)
Tudel, G. F.
Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya , 2003, 7, 13, pp 17-24
Abstract

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

Various suggestions are made for the development of sustainable ecotourism, including transport, accommodation, tourist activities and the preservation of local landscapes and culture.

Author(s)
Biosca i Vidal, D.
Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya , 2002, 6, 11, pp 12-17
Abstract

An illustrated account is given of the life and work of the famous Catalan artist and architect Antoni Gaudi, who died in 1929. He designed a large number of buildings in Barcelona, including La Casa Batlló, La Pedrera and the cathedral of La Sagrada Familia, as well as the unique Park Güell, all...

Author(s)
Usón, C. L.; Sellarés, M. A.
Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya , 2002, 6, 10, pp 11-20
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

The importance of conserving natural and cultural resources, both as a way of preserving Catalan culture and as a way of ensuring long term tourist growth, is described. It is noted that often the problem of environmental quality is determined by economic activities other than tourism. As such, it...

Author(s)
Calabuig i Tomàs, J.
Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya, 1997, No. 1, pp 10-15
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

In 2003, there were more than 1.8 million beds available for tourists in Catalonia, of which 13.4% were located in hotels, 13.4% at camp sites and 0.5% on farms, with the remainder available in secondary homes and rented flats and villas. However, the supply of tourist accommodation exceeded...

Author(s)
Jiménez, J. M.; Gordillo, A.
Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya , 2004, 8, 14, pp 56-64
Abstract

Tourism development in Catalonia, Spain, is reviewed. The self-governing region of Catalonia occupies a leading place in international tourism to the extent that it ranks among the top thirteen host countries, according to 1999 data.

Author(s)
Pérez i Herrero, M.
Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya, 2000, 4, 7, pp 4-10

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