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Cover for Sustainable tourism in the Carpathians.

This chapter describes the development of a strategy across seven countries in the Carpathian Mountains of Eastern Europe regarding sustainable tourism. The strategy is to create a catalyst for an integrated effort among the seven countries so that they work together to coordinate the responsible...

Author(s)
Puczkó, L.; Meyer, M.; Voskarova, M.; Sziva, I.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Leisure living in the Alps.

This chapter discusses the challenges of the lodging industry in alpine regions where the increasing demand for second homes, often only used for a few weeks each year, may produce negative impacts for the resort in the form of temporary (or cold) beds. The chapter explores new ideas and models in...

Author(s)
Kogler, A.; Boksberger, P.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Natural environments and their connection to mountain tourism: overview, contextual development and areas of focus.

This chapter, as an introduction to Part IV of the book, examines mountain tourism and its connection and integration to natural environments. It talks about mountains - what they are, how they are formed; how mountains are both subject to and influencers of climate; and what host of living things...

Author(s)
Johnsen, S.; Richins, H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism, environmental pragmatism and changing attitudes towards mountains.

This chapter provides an overview of people's changing attitudes regarding mountains, using examples from North America and Australia. The chapter begins by looking at attitudes towards mountains through a spiritual and historical lens. Early religious groups saw mountains as places where people...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for External and internal challenges of glacier tourism development in Iceland.

This chapter explores the historic and modern expansion of glacial visitation to the Scandinavian country of Iceland. In order to understand this growing aspect of tourism, the chapter presents evidence of the entrepreneurial activity of more than 40 small, hard and soft adventure tourism operators ...

Author(s)
Welling, J.; Árnason, T.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hiking tourism in Germany's low and high mountain regions.

This chapter discusses walking as a recreational activity in both the low mountain and the higher alpine regions of Germany. Demand, motivation and tourism trends are discussed as they relate to hiking tourism. This case study reveals that there is a diversity of demand for hiking which shifts with ...

Author(s)
Dreyer, A.; Menzel, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sustainable mountain hiking practices in Isfahan, Iran.

This chapter presents two case studies involving hiking and camping within Iranian mountain areas, and looks at the constraints experienced during these outdoor activities. The literature on tourism and pro-environmental behaviour and the constraints on environmental behaviours form the basis for...

Author(s)
Moghimehfar, F.; Halpenny, E. A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Two Canadian mountaineering camps: participant motivations and sense of place in a wilderness setting.

This chapter describes the historical foundation, participant motivations and value of camps within alpine regions of Canada. The study involved participants at two different annual camp experiences - one with a long history of over 100 years providing mountaineering camps to approximately 30...

Author(s)
Reid, R.; Palechuk, T.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Impacts and solutions in mountain tourism: overview, contextual development and areas of focus.

This chapter provides an introduction to Part V of the book, which explores the diversity of impacts, approaches and solutions in mountain tourism, through utilization of a number of case studies and relevant writings. By gaining a greater understanding of the complex effects and approaches used to ...

Author(s)
Hull, J. S.; Richins, H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter

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