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The geology is described of a 2.5 km long area south of the village of Den Hoorn on the island of Texel (province of Noord Holland, Netherlands). This area was shaped by subsequent developments of sandy areas ('vloedhaak') on the seaside of the island. Small agricultural fields, divided by grassy...

Author(s)
Drijver, D.
Publisher
Koninklijke Nederlandse Bosbouw Vereniging, Apeldoorn, Netherlands
Citation
Vakblad Natuur Bos Landschap, 2010, 7, 9, pp 20-23
Abstract

There are different kinds of sports holidays: those where the main purpose is participation in a particular sport, such as skiing holidays, club holidays, sports camps; and holidays where there is occasional participation in a game or sports activity. Governments take on a certain role with regard...

Author(s)
Knop, P. de
Citation
Recreatie, 1989, 27, 9, pp 16-19
Abstract

Tourists in the Netherlands and other major European holiday destinations have been noticing a great deal of environmental pollution. They are most put out by litter, dying forests and dirty swimming water. Despite this, environmental pollution does not at present have any influence on people's...

Citation
NBT Koerier, 1989, 12, 11, pp 4-5
Abstract

The causes of non-comparable or even seemingly contradictory statistics on holidays are: (1) use of different definitions for holidays, arrival, tourist, etc, and the haphazard use of these concepts; (2) the use of various research methods; (3) using different test populations; and (4) the degree...

Author(s)
Moens, W. E. B.
Citation
Sociaal-Cultureel Kwartaalbericht, 1982, 4, 2, pp 81-88
Abstract

Following a discussion of some of the problems caused by mass tourism at both an ecological and social level, the paper argues that many of these problems could be reduced considerably if tourists were encouraged to modify their behaviour. Suggestions made include changing the times of holiday...

Author(s)
Mertens, Y.
Citation
BITS Information, Bureau International de Tourisme Social, Belgium, 1989, No. 96, pp 17-20
Abstract

Factors such as demographic changes (fewer young people; aging population), work available, the tendency to individualization, changes in available leisure, and developments in income are related to recreation, holidays and tourism. Policy suggestions are set out.

Author(s)
Claeys, U.
Citation
De Gids op Maatschappelijk Gebeid, 1987, 78, 7, pp 529-541
Abstract

Sport and tourism have become closely involved with one another in Belgium, with the government encouraging sport during the holiday period and using sport to improve the country's international public image. The promotion of sport could also help to spread tourism away from popular areas....

Author(s)
Knop, P. de
Citation
Sport, Belgium, 1988, 30, 3, pp 1-6
Abstract

The 'Pretlijn', the summer public transport service provided between railway stations and various tourist attractions and leisure facilities in the Netherlands by the regional coach company Verenigde Autobusdiensten (VAD), had a successful start in 1992. It is one of the initiatives which public...

Author(s)
Dekker, G.; Knol, W.
Citation
Vaktijdschrift voor Ruimtelijke Ordering en Milieubeheer, 1993, 11, 1/2, pp 4-8
Abstract

The Netherlands Tourism Bureau has improved the information it provides to foreign tourists. From now on journalistic messages will be used to convince tourists of the country's attractions. Information packages have been developed which are geared towards consumers' needs and which are more in...

Citation
NBT Koerier, 1993, 16, 2, pp 16-17
Abstract

The first article suggests that the tourism product is determined by an inventory of attractions and elements which stimulate visits with accommodation, infrastructure and tourism services being important distinctive elements. These separate aspects are discussed. The second article examines the...

Author(s)
Tjeerdema, R. C.
Citation
DIT, Documentatie en Informatie over Toerisme, 1983, 25, 3;6, pp 22-24; 21-24

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