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Abstract

Britain's countryside has been undergoing rapid change, which has brought the interests of conservation, agriculture and recreation into conflict with each other. Nowhere better illustrates the complexity of this triangular relationship or the difficulty of managing multipurpose renewable resources ...

Author(s)
Owens, S.; Owens, P. L.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Environment, resources and conservation., 1991, pp 72-88
Abstract

The UK outbound travel market in the 1990s has been shaped by seismic shifts in economic and consumer confidence. In 1991, the recession and the Gulf War limited the number of visits abroad to a modest 30.8 million, a 1.3% decrease on the previous year. By 1998 this figure had swollen to 50.9...

Author(s)
Cope, R.
Publisher
Travel & Tourism Intelligence, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2000, No. 1, pp 19-39
Abstract

A survey was conducted to provide information to help in the future management and marketing of the Birmingham Canal Navigations at Gas Street Basin and Farmers Bridge Locks, and to give indications as to future possible development of the sites. The survey was carried out on site, using separate...

Publisher
Rickmansworth, Herts, UK
Citation
Planning and Research Paper - British Waterways, 1990, No.38, pp 50pp.
Abstract

The main study consists of four publications on angling, informal use, private boating and holiday boating (for the first two and summary report see RRTA 3,1081,1082,1083). This study identifies the factors which influence demand for canal holidays, assessing the value of the hire cruiser industry, ...

Author(s)
Ash, S.; Stabler, M. J.
Publisher
Amenity Waterways Study Unit, Department of Economics., Reading, UK
Citation
The amenity demand for inland waterways. Holiday hire boating on the inland waterways of England and Wales., 1978, pp 56 + xiii pp.
Abstract

Ways of exploiting the abundance of natural resources and cultural resources in Papua New Guinea for tourism development are sought. Despite being one of the first Pacific destinations to welcome tourists and to be regularly serviced by cruise ships and airplanes, its tourism industry continues to...

Author(s)
Douglas, N.
Citation
Pacific Tourism Review, 1998, 2, 1, pp 97-104
Abstract

The results of a study which investigated the types of tourism and tours promoted by tour operators in the UK to Turkey and Turkey's image as a holiday destination among the UK travel market are presented. Some 58 tour operators which marketed Turkey as a tourist destination for the 1991/92 season...

Author(s)
Kușluvan, S.; İlhan, İ.
Citation
Anatolia, 1994, 5, 3, pp 30-33
Abstract

This revised strategy includes the following sections: an updated resources catalogue listing water recreation facilities; details on sites of key regional significance; a review of current trends in participation in water sports; discussion of the progress made on the recommendations of the 1981...

Publisher
Nottingham, UK
Citation
Water recreation for the '90s. A review of strategy in the East Midlands., 1987, pp 79pp.
Abstract

This study reviews progress in the UK outbound travel sector and outlines the key trends likely to influence the market towards the millennium. Findings from a survey conducted by the British Tourism Authority (BTA) with members of the Chartered Institute of Marketing Travel Industry Group reveal...

Author(s)
Cleverdon, R.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1997, No. 3, pp 22-43
Abstract

The British cruise line holiday product differs from its USA counterpart by appealing primarily to an older, higher income market. However, the industry is trying to widen the appeal of the product by adding watersports facilities and introducing more beach destinations. In short, it is trying to...

Author(s)
Ryan, C. A.
Citation
Journal of Applied Recreation Research, 1990, 15, 4, pp 201-217
Abstract

Sea ferry and mini cruise travel between the UK and continental Europe is a major market of some 23 million passengers in 1985. After rapid growth in sea travel in the 1970s, linked to increasing holiday time and car ownership, the 1980s are a period of uncertainty for operators of short crossings...

Author(s)
Peisley, T.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1987, January, pp 19-29

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