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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 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 Winter recreation trends in the Swedish mountains - challenges and opportunities.

This chapter aims is to review trends in some of the main winter recreation activities in the Swedish mountains in order to discuss associated challenges and opportunities through the lens of such mega trends. To do so, it takes advantage of previous studies of mountain recreation in Sweden and...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.; Chekalina, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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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 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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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 Winter tourism development and sustainability: regional development, ownership and infrastructure; environmental management and sustainability; historical and future perspectives, trends and implications.

This chapter summarizes the third part of this book which offers an understanding of tourism development and sustainability issues of relevance to tourism in winter settings. This section covers topics on historical features of ski activities, literature on ski and snow sports industry development...

Author(s)
Richins, H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Development of downhill skiing tourism in Sweden: past, present, and future.

This chapter first highlights the major milestones in the development of downhill skiing tourism in Sweden from a supply perspective. Then an outlook on the future of the industry is portrayed with a special focus on major issues such as the changing markets and climates.

Author(s)
Demİroglu, O. C.; Lundmark, L.; Strömgren, M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The challenges of sustainability in the management of ski resorts: the experience of the dolomites.

This chapter discusses the pillars that have enabled the development of the Dolomite winter tourism offer in the Italian Alps, the limits of this model and the challenges that stakeholders in the sector are now facing. The analysis is based on findings from fieldwork conducted in some of the...

Author(s)
Martini, U.; Buffa, F.; Lonardi, S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The role of cable cars and ski lifts as key innovations in the evolution of winter tourism.

Besides being the crucial basic innovation for ski tourism, the technological progress through innovations in cable cars and surface lifts (CCSLs) also has had an important influence on the further development of ski tourism. The main aim of this chapter is to illustrate these influences in...

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

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