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Cover for A matter of culture: how cultural differences shape skiing motivation, behaviour and destination choice.

This chapter examines the three important target groups of German, Austrian and Italian skiers and snowboarders to test new development and marketing opportunities for South Tyrol, an alpine winter destination. The study examines (i) whether the main motives and expectations concerning winter...

Author(s)
Pröbstl-Haider, U.; Mostegl, N.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A moral turn for mountain tourism?

This chapter seeks to highlight mountain environments, which play host to tourism activities, as morally resonant spaces - spaces in which different meanings and values are asserted, contested, negotiated and resisted. It begins by exploring issues of representation in mountain tourism marketing,...

Author(s)
Cooke, L.; Grimwood, B.; Caton, K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A resort municipality without residents? The case of Jumbo Glacier resort in the Purcell Mountains of British Columbia, Canada.

This chapter discusses the decades-long process of development of the proposed Jumbo Glacier ski resort and describes in some detail a long-standing polarization and numerous challenges surrounding the decision approval process at the provincial and regional levels. The Jumbo story unfolded in...

Author(s)
Owens, C. E.; Rutherford, M. B.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A stakeholder approach for sustainable community-based rural tourism development in Thailand.

This chapter explores the approach of tourist destination governance with a focus on community-based tourism in Thailand. Through five case studies, the chapter explores a number of factors in the failure and success of community-based tourism development, and the importance of an integrated...

Author(s)
Choibamroong, T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Alpine winter tourists' view on climate change and travel mobility.

This chapter presents the results of a survey conducted in the alpine destination of Alpbach-Seenland (Province of Tyrol, Austria) which asked winter tourists (n=518) about the two-way relationship between climate change and tourism, measures to reduce tourism's energy consumption and carbon...

Author(s)
Abegg, B.; Jänicke, L.; Unger, R.; Mailer, M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Alternative outdoor activities in alpine winter tourism.

This chapter focuses on the six most popular alternative winter sport activities in Tyrol (Austria): backcountry skiing, ski touring on slopes (i.e. skiing up the hill on the fringe of groomed ski slopes), winter hiking, tobogganing, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. More precisely, it wants to ...

Author(s)
Abegg, B.; Jänicke, L.; Peters, M.; Plaikner, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Australia's Alpine areas: motivations, experiences and satisfaction of visitors to Mt Kosciuszko.

The interest and fascination with high mountain regions is explored in this chapter on mountain tourism in Australia. The chapter deepens our understanding of wilderness and what it is that draws tourists to alpine areas, looking at visitor motivation, perceptions and satisfaction in the Snowy...

Author(s)
Dickson, T.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Chinese guests in alpine destinations - what are they looking for? A case study from Switzerland regarding product preferences and landscape perception.

This chapter presents two studies: (1) 'China Inbound Service' a project to investigate the needs in alpine destinations to host Chinese guests and (2) a pilot study regarding nature perception of tourism students in Shanghai. The results of the first study give a good insight into the needs,...

Author(s)
Rupf, B. H.; Schillo, K.; Arlt, W. G.; Rupf, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change adaptation - a new strategy for a tourism community: a case from the Bavarian Alps.

This chapter describes the task of developing a climate-change adaptation strategy for a small German ski resort, helping it transform into an all-season destination. This adaptation plan consists of a critical SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats) analysis, a newly formulated...

Author(s)
Bausch, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate change risk perceptions in nature-based tourism systems: a case study from western Maine.

This chapter examines climate change perceptions in the context of nature-based tourism in the case study area of western Maine, USA. It identifies the perceptions of risks and challenges associated with changes in climate, the variables that influence perceptions of risk, and the behavioural...

Author(s)
Horne, L.; Urioste-Stone, S. de; Daigle, J.; Noblet, C.; Rickard, L.; Kohtala, H.; Morgan, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter

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