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This chapter investigates the implementation of sustainable tourism in La Sierra in La Rioja, Spain, and in the Northern Pennines, UK. It identifies how far sustainable tourism could be realized in these regions, what the initiatives of the regional authorities were, and identifies the role that...

Author(s)
Nitsch, B.; Straaten, J. van
Publisher
Avebury, Aldershot, UK
Citation
Sustainable tourism development., 1995, pp 169-185
Abstract

The report presents an analysis of the price competitiveness of tourism destinations from the perspective of four origin countries: France, Germany, Italy and the UK, four of the most important leisure travel origin markets in Europe. It compares the current costs of holidays for the four in a...

Author(s)
Edwards, A.
Publisher
Economist Intelligence Unit Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Price competitiveness of holiday destinations: costs for European travellers. Volume 1., 1993, pp xxii +200pp.
Abstract

The report addresses the problem of seasonality in European tourism. Thirty eight per cent of all trips made outside their own countries by adult residents of the EC end in the three months July to September. Tourism demand and supply large reviewed and the nature of tourist travel in terms of trip ...

Publisher
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Improving seasonal spread of tourism., 1991, pp 80pp.
Abstract

Contrasting the experiences of the cities of Glasgow (UK) and Dublin (Irish Republic), this chapter highlights: the role of various public and private sector agencies involved in tourism/leisure business development; the role of EU and other development funding sources involved in developing,...

Author(s)
Lennon, J. J.
Publisher
Leisure Studies Association, Eastbourne, UK
Citation
Tourism and visitor attractions: leisure, culture and commerce., 1998, pp 3-19
Abstract

The history of the cooperative movement in France and in the UK is briefly outlined. With the institution of paid holidays in industrial countries from 1935, a movement towards "cooperative tourism" was engendered. Social tourism in Europe is most strongly developed in Northern Europe and many...

Publisher
Union Coopérative Équipment Loisirs, Nanterre, France
Citation
Le tourisme social dans la Communauté Economique Européene., 1984, pp 36pp.
Abstract

Understanding the phenomenon of tourism and formulating policy requires the consistent measurement of tourist flows and knowledge of the structure of the tourist sector. Unfortunately, the growth in tourism has not been matched by the provision of information services. The principal disadvantage of ...

Author(s)
Wanhill, S. R. C.
Publisher
Cassell Educational, London, UK
Citation
Managing and marketing services in the 1990s., 1993, pp 187-200
Abstract

This publication provides a catalogue of 40 tourism products set up by Local Action Groups with the support of the EU initiative LEADER (Links between Actions for the Development of the Rural Economy), to give a representation of the tourism potential in the 217 rural areas involved in the LEADER...

Author(s)
Harvey, H.; Lanaspèze, J. B.
Publisher
LEADER Coordinating Unit, Brussels, Belgium
Citation
New tourism products in rural Europe., 1994,
Abstract

The Commission of the European Communities recently published a proposal for a directive on package holidays. The comments on these proposals by the UK National Consumers Council are set out, and their implications for consumers in the UK are explained. The comments are collected under the...

Publisher
London, UK
Citation
Package holidays: dreams, nightmares and consumer redress., 1988, pp 16pp.
Abstract

This survey of occupations in the tourist and hotel industry is part of a broad experimental project launched by European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP) in 1990. The purpose of the project, entitled 'Community Directory of Occupational Profiles', is to test out a...

Author(s)
Guerra, D.; Peroni, G.
Publisher
European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP), Berlin, Germany
Citation
Occupations in the tourist sector: a comparative analysis in nine Community states., 1994, Ed. 1, pp 57 + 576 + 37 pp.
Abstract

Decisions taken in Brussels are becoming increasingly important to the UK tourist industry. Approximately 50% of legislation passing through the UK parliament is now of European origin. Issues of particular importance to tourism include the Single European Act and changes to the EC structural...

Author(s)
Manning-Shaw, J.
Publisher
British Tourist Authority, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and the European Community., 1990, pp 32pp.

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