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Tourism and development in mountain regions.

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This book discusses the importance of mountain regions and the precariousness of mountain tourism in the context of ecosystem and cultural conservation. 14 case studies from around the world of mountain tourism coexisting with environmental sustainability and community well-being are included. An integrated approach to mountain-based tourism, which balances the needs of local communities, tourists...


Chapter 9 (Page no: 173)

Mountain tourism and public policy in Nepal.

A review of the comparative advantages of using mountains relative to other tourist assets as instruments of development is presented, as well as a consideration of the problems of implementation that arise in the context of Nepal. Furthermore, the strategic policy implications of mountain tourism and the development of mountain regions for tourism are highlighted. In considering these issues, a review of the current situation in the Nepalese tourist industry, and an examination of the role of mountains as an important component of the country's tourist product is presented.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Tourism and development in mountain regions: moving forward into the new millennium. Author(s): Godde, P. M. Price, M. F. Zimmermann, F. M.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 27) Environmental management for alpine tourism and resorts in Australia. Author(s): Buckley, R. C. Pickering, C. M. Warnken, J.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 47) Recreation resource assessment and monitoring techniques for mountain regions. Author(s): Monz, C.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 69) Conservation and development in Greek mountain areas. Author(s): Valaoras. G.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 85) Tourism in bioregional context: approaching ecosystemic practice in Šumava, Czech Republic. Author(s): Moss, L. A. G. Těšitel, J. Zemek, F. Bartoš, M. Kušsová, D. Heřman, M.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 115) Mountain culture as a tourism resource: aboriginal views on the privileges of storytelling. Author(s): Pfister, R. E.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 137) The economic impacts of different types of tourism in upland and mountain areas of Europe. Author(s): Snowdon, P. Slee, B. Farr, H.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 157) The economic impacts of ecotourism: conflicts and solutions in Highland Mexico. Author(s): Barkin, D.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 199) The role of the community in relation to the tourism industry: a case study from Mount Bromo, East Java, Indonesia. Author(s): Cochrane, J.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 221) Community-based tourism for conservation and women's development. Author(s): Lama, W. B.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 239) Too much too fast: lessons from Nepal's lost kingdom of Mustang. Author(s): Gurung, C. P. DeCoursey, M. A.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 255) Mongolia's tourism development race: case study from the Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park. Author(s): Saffery, A.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 275) Amenity migration in the Sumlaut˜umava Bioregion, Czech Republic: implications for ecological integrity. Author(s): Glorioso, R. S.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 297) Amenity migration and tourism in the Eastern Highlands Bioregion of Zimbabwe: Policy planning and management considerations. Author(s): Tonderayi, D.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 323) Strategy for future mountain tourism. Author(s): Moss, L. A. G. Godde, P. M.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • The Scottish Hotel School, University of Strathclyde, Curran Building, 94 Cathedral Street, Glasgow, G4 0LG, UK.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2000
  • ISBN
  • 9780851993911
  • Record Number
  • 20001804726