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Adventure tourism.

Book cover for Adventure tourism.

Description

This volume provides an introduction and review of adventure tourism from both theoretical and practical perspectives. It includes technical analyses of over 100 real-life retail adventure tourism products from around the globe, in a wide variety of outdoor activity sectors, including: river journeys; whitewater kayaking; whitewater rafting; seakayaking; sailing; expedition cruises; diving; surfing; heli-skiing and snowboarding; cross-country skiing; ice climbing; mountaineering; hiking and bushwalking; horse riding; mountain biking; off-road safaris; wildlife watching; and aerial adventures. The book will appeal to those studying tourism, leisure, recreation and adventure tourism management and also to practitioners in the adventure tourism industry. The book has 27 chapters and a subject index.

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Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 11) Adventure recreation research. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 20) Case study approach. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 32) River journeys. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 65) Whitewater kayaking. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 86) Whitewater rafting. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 111) Seakayaking. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 143) Sailing. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 153) Expedition cruises. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 166) Diving. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 193) Surfing. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 213) Heliski and snowboard. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 235) Cross-country skiing. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 245) Ice climbing. Author(s): Johnson, J. Godwin, I.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 260) Mountaineering. Author(s): Hales, R.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 286) Hiking and bushwalking. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 305) Horse riding. Author(s): Ollenburg, C.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 324) Mountain biking. Author(s): Schaefers, J.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 332) Off-road safaris. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 351) Wildlife. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 380) Aerial adventures. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 396) Other sectors and issues. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 411) Adventure destinations. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 429) World adventure capital. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 443) Cross-case analyses. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 26 (Page no: 455) Product patterns. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 27 (Page no: 474) Conclusions. Author(s): Buckley, R.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • International Centre for Ecotourism Research, Griffith University (Gold Coast), Gold Coast Campus, PMB 50 Gold Coast Mail Centre, QLD 9726, Australia.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2006
  • ISBN
  • 9781845931223
  • Record Number
  • 20063203959