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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: practice, theory and issues.

This introductory chapter summarizes key aspects of the development of thinking in reference to tourist destination governance. It reviews the changing contexts of tourist destination governance, identifying and analyzing the main sources of its recent transformations. It examines concepts of...

Author(s)
Laws, E.; Agrusa, J.; Scott, N.; Richins, H.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Issues and pressures on achieving effective community destination governance: a typology.

This chapter explores the diversity of issues and pressures that challenge effective destination governance. In reviewing the extensive literature of destination development issues, barriers and impacts, the chapter endeavours to achieve a more comprehensive typology of the issues that affect...

Author(s)
Richins, H.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Controversial ecotourism and stakeholder roles in governance: 'swim with humpback whales' in Vava'u.

This chapter looks closely at stakeholder roles in the governance of a wildlife tourist activity in Vava'u, Tonga. The case study acknowledges the international attention and pressure that a controversial 'swim with whales' tourist activity has received. The chapter explores the conflict of values...

Author(s)
Walker, K.; Moscardo, G.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Structural change and re-engineering in tourism: a chance for destination governance in Grisons, Switzerland?

This chapter focuses on the process of a change in governance in a broader destination region in the mountain tourism sector. A major project involving a complex group of local and regional resort destinations in a key mountain resort area of Switzerland used an approach of governance that included ...

Author(s)
Boksberger, P.; Anderegg, R.; Schuckert, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Design of tourism governance networks.

This chapter explores the approach of networks in tourist destination governance. With a focus on tourist destination policy, the chapter discusses lessons learned from the literature with regard to collaborative stakeholder networks. In considering more proactive, integrated and collaborative...

Author(s)
Baggio, R.; Scott, N.; Cooper, C.
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 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 Regional collaboration in community-based mountain tourism in world heritage sites: the Ifugao Rice Terraces of the Cordillera Central mountains in the Philippines.

This chapter provides insight into community-based tourism and governance in the Ifugao Rice Terraces, a World Heritage site in the Philippines. Utilizing tourism as a catalyst, the regional community developed a community-based and integrated organization, called Save the Ifugao Terraces Movement. ...

Author(s)
Ananayo, J.; Richins, H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter

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