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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
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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 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
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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 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
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 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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The development and design of ski resorts: from theory to practice.

This chapter takes a look at the design and planning process for ski resorts, which involves the following key stages: gaining development approval; analyzing site feasibility; deciding on design guidelines; and choosing development styles. Included is a case study about arguably the world's most...

Author(s)
Hudson, S.; Hudson, L.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Winter resorts, indigenous rights and first nations planning for traditional territories in British Columbia, Canada.

This chapter discusses the Indigenous rights of First Nations people in British Columbia, their efforts to assert those rights as they plan for, manage and use their traditional territories, and the implications for winter resort development.

Author(s)
Rutherford, M. B.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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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

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