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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 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 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
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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
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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
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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
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Cover for The 2-year tourist: lifestyle migration in Whistler, British Columbia.

This chapter describes the landed negotiation dynamic of a particular group of lifestyle migrants in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. This group consists of relatively young migrants who intend to live and work in Whistler but do not make it past 2 years and leave. This research explores the...

Author(s)
Pavelka, J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
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 Winter recreationist motivations: motorized, non-motorized and hybrids.

This chapter examines motivations associated with winter recreation at Vail Pass (Colorado, USA) reported by motorized recreationists (i.e. snowmobiler), non-motorized recreationists (e.g. backcountry skier) and a hybrid group (i.e. snowmobile-assisted skier). The chapter examines whether...

Author(s)
Vaske, J. J.; Miller, A. D.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter

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