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Cover for Winter tourism in the alps and the implications of climate change.

This chapter discusses the influence of climate change on winter tourism development in the Alps. Adaptation strategies to climate change are also presented and analysed. Although technical adaptation still receives the most attention, the chapter also highlights innovative projects that reveal the ...

Author(s)
Pröbstl-Haider, U.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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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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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 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 Economic relevance of different winter sport activities based on expenditure behaviour.

This chapter addresses the economic relevance of winter tourism based on two case studies in Switzerland and Germany which provide the opportunity to compare the expenditure behaviour and economic impact of different segments of winter tourists from alpine skiers on groomed slopes to eco-tourist...

Author(s)
Mayer, M.; Kraus, F.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The knockout deal - pricing strategies in Alpine ski resorts.

This chapter examines blueprints for new pricing systems and new payments strategies in Alpine ski resorts, before concluding with an analysis of key implications for destination development and consumer loyalty.

Author(s)
Pröbstl-Haider, U.; Flaig, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Snow sports in schools and their importance for winter tourism - a descriptive study in North Rhine-Westphalia.

This chapter presents the first results of a pilot study aimed at identifying the main reason for undertaking or not undertaking a snow sports school trip in Germany. A questionnaire was developed and a small sample of schools in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia was interviewed. The...

Author(s)
Mariotti, L.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The impact of commercial snowmobile guiding on local communities.

This chapter looks at the growth and impact of guided snowmobiling tours in British Columbia, Canada. Many challenges to snowmobile guiding operations are also discussed, as well as the opportunities for the growth and development of this sector.

Author(s)
Stewart-Patterson, I.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sustainable winter and summer mountain tourism destinations: idealism or possible reality? The perception of the millennial generation regarding achieving success of sustainability of Whistler, BC, Canada.

This chapter explores whether mountain tourism destinations can be fully sustainable, or if sustainability within the destinations remains more of an idealized state. The study focused on the development of Whistler by exploring whether its sustainable practices could serve as a potential framework ...

Author(s)
Ipenburg, I. van; Richins, H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Winter tourism experiences: visitor trends, preferences and destination choice; diversification of experience offers; segments and marketing.

This chapter summarizes the second part of this book which deals with visitor trends, preferences and destination choice in winter tourism, as well as experience offers and marketing concepts.

Author(s)
Türk, S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter

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