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Abstract

The work of the Leisure and Tourism Division of the British Waterways Board, UK, is outlined and an explanation given of the ways in which the Board is seeking to promote and enchance those aspects of the waterways system which make it so attractive as a leisure resource. In 1984 new objectives...

Author(s)
Cotton, B.
Citation
Waterways, 1985, No. 144, pp 22-23
Abstract

Pleasure cruising and angling have been recognized amenity functions of waterways for many years. Landscaping and vegetation management have played a part in improving the canal environment, thereby adding greatly to the amenity value of waterways for the walkers and picnickers who use the canals...

Publisher
London, UK
Citation
Waterway ecology and the design of recreational craft. A paper to the British Waterways Board., 1983, pp 68pp.
Abstract

This new travel industry directory brings together for the first time all the varied facets of both business and leisure travel in the UK. Intended for the regular business traveller and for all organizations and individuals associated with the travel industry, the directory contains some 7000...

Publisher
Air & Business Travel News, Potters Bar, UK
Citation
Air & business travel news travel industry directory., 1994, pp xxvii + 385 pp.
Abstract

This study aimed to provide a basis against which policies for the financial support of water-based recreation could be assessed. Specific aims were to: (1) determine the total costs incurred nationally in each of several sports and recreations, showing the division between the costs borne by the...

Publisher
Hydraulics Research Station, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Financing of water-based recreation., 1982, pp 175pp.
Abstract

The report provides a detailed review of the UK tourism and travel industry. Following a general overview of the market as a whole, the report offers an analysis of the leisure and business travel markets, and gives a broad picture of the structure of the industry. There then follow detailed...

Publisher
Key Note Publications Ltd., Hampton, UK
Citation
Key note market review: industry trends and forecasts. UK tourism & travel., 1993, Ed.3, pp xii + 135pp.
Abstract

The nature, value and extent of business tourism have changed significantly in recent years. Business travellers are more cost conscious than they were; when flying, they are to be found increasingly in economy class; many are self-employed; one in four is female. More and more, these travellers...

Author(s)
Owen, C.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1992, 13, 2, pp 224-226
Abstract

The publication contains a number of short articles focusing on the theme of rivers and their role in providing a setting for tourism and recreational activities. The articles cover tourism as a factor of sustainable development, and cruises and boat excursions on the St. Lawrence river in Canada;...

Citation
Téoros, Revue de Recherche en Tourisme, 1992, 11, 3, pp 2-49
Abstract

The report looks at a number of issues connected with the overseas holiday market for the over 55 age group. Over 25% of the UK population is over 55 years and this group will increase to reach 15.3 million people by 2001. In terms of the holiday market, the 55-64 and the over 65 age groups have...

Citation
Leisure Intelligence, 1991, 3, pp 1-24
Abstract

The number of young people taking part in adventurous activity in mountainous and remote country has risen sharply in recent years. The purpose of these expeditions and the attitudes of those in authority vary enormously. Certain basic principles of safety should be observed; it is with them and...

Citation
DES Safety Series, Department of Education and Science, UK, 1979, No.1, pp 58pp.
Abstract

The ferry business between the UK and other parts of Europe is worth #400 million a year. Demand is growing rapidly, new investment is strong, and on the face of it the prospects for the 1990s look good. However, hovering over the busiest segment, the cross-Channel route to France, is the prospects ...

Author(s)
Peisley, T.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1990, No. 2, pp 5-17

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