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Cover for Regional collaboration in community-based mountain tourism in world heritage sites: the Ifugao Rice Terraces of the Cordillera Central mountains in the Philippines.

This chapter provides insight into community-based tourism and governance in the Ifugao Rice Terraces, a World Heritage site in the Philippines. Utilizing tourism as a catalyst, the regional community developed a community-based and integrated organization, called Save the Ifugao Terraces Movement. ...

Author(s)
Ananayo, J.; Richins, H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mountain tourism supply-chain networks in cross-border settings: the case of Intercerdanya, Spain.

This chapter examines border tourism within the context of the French and Spanish Pyrenees Mountains. It provides suggestions and discusses challenges related to building connections in mountain tourism border regions. This includes aspects of sustainability, planning, community and regional...

Author(s)
Blasco, D.; Guia, J.; Prats, L.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
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 Mountain tourism in Germany: challenges and opportunities in addressing seasonality at Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

This case study of Garmisch-Partenkirchen in Southern Germany encompasses many of the current and future issues facing alpine towns as mountain tourist destinations as they transition from winter to all-season experiences. This chapter examines special aspects of the community and its current...

Author(s)
Schmidt, J. T.; Werner, C. H.; Richins, H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism and change in Nepal's Mt Everest region.

This chapter explores the exponential growth and development of high-altitude climbing and trekking in the Mt Everest region of Nepal. It summarizes some of the changes to the built environment, as well as the economic and social-cultural changes associated with tourism. The chapter concludes with...

Author(s)
Nepal, S. K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rural tourism and small business networks in mountain areas: integrating information communication technologies (ICT) and community in Western Southland, New Zealand.

This chapter examines the rural mountain regions of New Zealand as tourism destinations and includes a case study of building community and tourism connectedness through the use of information and communication technologies (ICT). The chapter explores the distinctive connecting methods of 11 small, ...

Author(s)
Deuchar, C.; Milne, S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Development, planning and governance in mountain tourism: overview, contextual development and areas of focus.

This chapter provides an introduction to Part VI of the book with a focus on development, planning and governance in mountain tourism. Through this introductory summary it is understood that even though mountain tourism is an attractive and alternative livelihood, there are challenges to...

Author(s)
Hull, J. S.; Richins, H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Protected areas in the Alps: governance and contributions to regional development.

This chapter and the underlying empirical study that compares four Alpine Nature Parks, investigates different approaches to develop and govern protected areas and links these governance approaches to protected areas' contributions to mountain tourism and regional development. The study covers...

Author(s)
Volgger, M.; Lun, L. M.; Pechlaner, H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Setting the table for mountain tourism: the case of a South African National Park.

This chapter examines Table Mountain National Park (TMNP) as a mountain tourism destination. This case builds the historical progression of this mountain icon, from when it first developed as a tourist destination in the early 1900s to the present day. It further elaborates on mountains as...

Author(s)
Geldenhuys, L. L.; Merwe, P. van der; Saayman, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Governance of French ski resorts: will the historic economic development model work for the future?

This chapter focuses on the future of ski resorts in mountainous France and in other tourist contexts in the face of concerns such as climate change and warming, changing population demographics, and information and communication technology shifts. Relatively recently, there have been growing...

Author(s)
George-Marcelpoil, E.; François, H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter

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