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Cover for Tourist destination governance: practice, theory and issues.

This book examines the political order and the issues, processes and approaches in applying governance insights to tourist destinations. The book consists of 16 chapters presented in three parts. Part I introduces the reader to the issues and considerations of tourist destination governance. The...

Author(s)
Laws, E.; Richins, H.; Agrusa, J.; Scott, N.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourist destination governance challenges and concerns: questions of development, community involvement, responsiveness and future outcomes.

This chapter provides an introduction to Part I and focuses on the challenges and concerns of tourist destination governance. These include addressing the diversity of questions regarding issues such as regional and destination development, community involvement, responsiveness and future outcomes...

Author(s)
Richins, H.; Agrusa, J.; Scott, N.; Laws, E.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Community empowered tourism development: a case study.

This chapter explores the area of destination governance that focuses on community involvement and empowerment as a key to success in regional communities. This chapter endeavours to explore the global-traditional nexus which regional communities continue to face. They acknowledge what is referred...

Author(s)
Agrusa, J.; Albieri, G.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourist destination governance approaches and solutions: structural change, community engagement, networks and collaborations.

This chapter provides an introduction to Part III, which explores the diversity of approaches and solutions to tourist destination governance through a number of case studies and writings of relevance. This includes addressing approaches to structural change, community engagement, networks and...

Author(s)
Richins, H.; Agrusa, J.; Scott, N.; Laws, E.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A stakeholder approach for sustainable community-based rural tourism development in Thailand.

This chapter explores the approach of tourist destination governance with a focus on community-based tourism in Thailand. Through five case studies, the chapter explores a number of factors in the failure and success of community-based tourism development, and the importance of an integrated...

Author(s)
Choibamroong, T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Dynamics of destination governance: governance and metagovernance in the composite industrial environment of destinations.

This chapter incorporates important insights from complexity, network and stakeholder theories in order to further develop various approaches and solutions to destination governance. The concept of 'destination' is contextualized in the discussion of a multifaceted definition. A distinction is made ...

Author(s)
Spyriadis, T.; Buhalis, D.; Fyall, A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Mountain tourism: experiences, communities, environments and sustainable futures.

This book aims to broaden the discussion on the diversity of perspectives, interactions and roles of mountain tourism, through an interdisciplinary and management context. The book contains five thematic areas, each with an overview and relevant case studies. These themes include: (i) the creation...

Author(s)
Richins, H.; Hull, J. S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Creating tourist experiences in European alpine areas: beyond mass tourism.

This chapter presents a case study of the development of experience-based tourism with a key motivation to build unique tourist experiences for visitors and enhance the competitiveness of rural mountain regions in northern Italy. The case study focuses on the relatively remote region of Trentino in ...

Author(s)
Martini, U.; Buffa, F.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for People and communities in mountain tourism: overview, contextual development and areas of focus.

This chapter introduces Part III of the book, which explores various aspects of people and communities that reside in or visit mountain tourism environments. A contextual background of the relevant literature related to people and communities provides an introduction and understanding of the...

Author(s)
Hull, J. S.; Richins, H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for In the shadow of Machu Picchu: a case study of the Salkantay Trail.

Machu Picchu, in the Cusco Region of Peru, is arguably one of the world's most prominent World Heritage sites. This chapter presents a case study of tourism in this region, highlighting capacity building and impacts on mountain communities along the more remote Salkantay Trail, and describes a...

Author(s)
Pavelka, J.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter

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