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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 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 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 Winter sport destinations, spatial planning and protected areas.

This chapter discusses why limiting winter tourism development might be worthwhile and which approaches exist to limit it, focusing on spatial planning and protected areas. In doing so it concentrates on the western part of the European Eastern Alps, which is one of the most intensively developed...

Author(s)
Nischik, G.; Mayer, M.; Job, H.
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 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 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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