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Cover for Wellness tourism experiences in mountain regions: the case of Sparkling Hill Resort, Canada.

This chapter looks at the emerging sophistication of wellness experiences in mountain areas, based on an audit of health and wellness facilities within the province of British Columbia and a case study of Sparkling Hill Resort. Through in-depth discussions with Sparking Hill supervisory staff,...

Author(s)
Hull, J. S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Creating tourist experiences in European alpine areas: beyond mass tourism.

This chapter presents a case study of the development of experience-based tourism with a key motivation to build unique tourist experiences for visitors and enhance the competitiveness of rural mountain regions in northern Italy. The case study focuses on the relatively remote region of Trentino in ...

Author(s)
Martini, U.; Buffa, F.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Motivations for a destination wedding in Canada's mountain parks.

This chapter provides insight on mountain tourist behaviour motivations, focusing on the speciality tourism sector of couples, friends, and family travelling to mountain tourism destinations to participate in weddings at these destinations. It was found that many wedding groups who travel to...

Author(s)
Halpenny, E. A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Stamp books in the Harz Mountains, Germany - fun not just for children.

This chapter explores the tourism activity of hiking in mountain areas and makes the case that the use of stamp books may, perhaps, be an extension of the historic way in which families experienced natural areas in the past, particularly mountain regions. The chapter presents a case study of the...

Author(s)
Lück, M.; Gross, S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Significant innovation in the development and provision of Heli-ski mountain experiences: the case of Mike Wiegele helicopter skiing.

This chapter discusses the progression of innovative and enterprising approaches to providing winter snow sports experiences. It provides insight into the development of a best-practice iconic tourism experience that started with strong emphasis on providing exceptional and personal customer...

Author(s)
Richins, H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for From winter destination to all-year-round tourism: how focus on service can reduce fluctuation in demand due to seasonality.

This chapter provides an alternative position on building customer interest and longer-term commitment to mountain destinations. This involves commitment to excellence in developing and providing quality customer experiences. It is argued that the commitment to customer service and experience...

Author(s)
Engeset, M. G.; Velvin, J.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for People and communities in mountain tourism: overview, contextual development and areas of focus.

This chapter introduces Part III of the book, which explores various aspects of people and communities that reside in or visit mountain tourism environments. A contextual background of the relevant literature related to people and communities provides an introduction and understanding of the...

Author(s)
Hull, J. S.; Richins, H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism-led amenity migration in a mountain community: quality of life implications for Fernie, British Columbia.

Utilizing a 'tourism-led amenity migration framework', this chapter employs a case study of second-home migrants in the small mountain town of Fernie, British Columbia. The chapter provides insight into the quality-of-life aspects and implications for planning and development within amenity-rich...

Author(s)
Williams, P. W.; Gill, A. M.; Zukiwsky, J. M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for In the shadow of Machu Picchu: a case study of the Salkantay Trail.

Machu Picchu, in the Cusco Region of Peru, is arguably one of the world's most prominent World Heritage sites. This chapter presents a case study of tourism in this region, highlighting capacity building and impacts on mountain communities along the more remote Salkantay Trail, and describes a...

Author(s)
Pavelka, J.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Transformative wine tourism in mountain communities.

This chapter explores the development and transformative nature of wine tourism in a region through a case study of the Okanagan region of British Columbia within an international context. The chapter describes the value and development of wine tourism internationally, and reflects on this in the...

Author(s)
Senese, D. M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter

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