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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 Overview of mountain tourism: substantive nature, historical context, areas of focus.

This chapter provides a brief introduction to mountain tourism and sport and adventure activities in mountain areas in their theoretical and historical context. It also describes the management themes of the book relevant to mountain tourism.

Author(s)
Richins, H.; Johnsen, S.; Hull, J. S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Leisure living in the Alps.

This chapter discusses the challenges of the lodging industry in alpine regions where the increasing demand for second homes, often only used for a few weeks each year, may produce negative impacts for the resort in the form of temporary (or cold) beds. The chapter explores new ideas and models in...

Author(s)
Kogler, A.; Boksberger, P.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for External and internal challenges of glacier tourism development in Iceland.

This chapter explores the historic and modern expansion of glacial visitation to the Scandinavian country of Iceland. In order to understand this growing aspect of tourism, the chapter presents evidence of the entrepreneurial activity of more than 40 small, hard and soft adventure tourism operators ...

Author(s)
Welling, J.; Árnason, T.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Impacts and solutions in mountain tourism: overview, contextual development and areas of focus.

This chapter provides an introduction to Part V of the book, which explores the diversity of impacts, approaches and solutions in mountain tourism, through utilization of a number of case studies and relevant writings. By gaining a greater understanding of the complex effects and approaches used to ...

Author(s)
Hull, J. S.; Richins, H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mountain tourism supply-chain networks in cross-border settings: the case of Intercerdanya, Spain.

This chapter examines border tourism within the context of the French and Spanish Pyrenees Mountains. It provides suggestions and discusses challenges related to building connections in mountain tourism border regions. This includes aspects of sustainability, planning, community and regional...

Author(s)
Blasco, D.; Guia, J.; Prats, L.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Protected areas in the Alps: governance and contributions to regional development.

This chapter and the underlying empirical study that compares four Alpine Nature Parks, investigates different approaches to develop and govern protected areas and links these governance approaches to protected areas' contributions to mountain tourism and regional development. The study covers...

Author(s)
Volgger, M.; Lun, L. M.; Pechlaner, H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Non-government organizations' mountain management: a sustainable support model for Southern Oregon's mountain destinations.

This chapter describes a range of non-government organizations (NGOs) and their work in supporting and championing important natural attractions in mountain destinations in Southern Oregon. Three examples, Crater Lake National Park, Mt Ashland and Oregon Caves National Monument, are discussed. Each ...

Author(s)
Marlowe, B.; Burke, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Development and governance of a family destination in the Alps: the case of Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis.

This chapter examines collaboration and stakeholder governance by means of an exploratory study of Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis, a significant mountain tourism community within the Tyrolean Alps of Austria. The chapter describes this large alpine destination and its significant stakeholders, and elaborates...

Author(s)
Zehrer, A.; Raich, F.; Siller, H.; Tschiderer, F.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter

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