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Cover for Reinventing coastal health tourism through lifestyle sports: the complexities of kiteboarding in practice.

The main question addressed in this chapter is how the practices of kiteboarding seem to be connected to and are challenged by other practices in the light of using kiteboarding for coastal health tourism reinvention in Zeeland, the Netherlands. To answer this question, exploratory findings on the...

Author(s)
Derriks, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Thoughts on the adventure sports industry.

This chapter presents the author's reflections on her career choice and path in adventure sport, the positives and negatives for females working in adventure, the importance of specialization for new recruits in adventure, and the state of equal opportunity for females in this industry.

Author(s)
Dennison, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Adventure lifestyles.

This chapter considers adventure lifestyles as one of the many lifestyle choices that individuals make in a postmodern society. It also explores the factors influencing increased participation in adventure lifestyles, including the professionalization of adventure sports and tourism and the...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Customer profile.

This chapter evaluates the characteristics of the adventure tourism customer, differentiating each into market segments and looking at motivations. It also explores the growth of lifestyle sports and the influence of the internet in propagating lifestyles and new types of adventure activities....

Author(s)
Jenkins, I. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Policy and planning in particular sectors.

This chapter discusses six sectors of the leisure, sport and tourism phenomenon, addressing for each: its scope; the rationale and goals of policy; measuring participation; institutional factors; and planning. The six sectors are: sport and physical recreation; the arts and entertainment; outdoor...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648033)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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Cover for Policy and planning in particular sectors.

This chapter discusses policy and planning for particular leisure sectors: sport and physical recreation; the arts; outdoor recreation in natural areas; urban outdoor recreation; and tourism.

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935238)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Leisure participation and time-use surveys: Finland.

The first section of this chapter presents an overview of the history of leisure and time-use surveys in Finland. Using data from these surveys (conducted during 1979-2000), the second section describes trends in: daily time-use patterns; use of communication technologies at home; reading; cultural ...

Author(s)
Liikkanen, M.; Pääkkönen, H.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996202)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Leisure and tourism policy and planning.

This book provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary introduction to public policy and planning in the field of leisure and tourism. It includes theoretical perspectives and practical guidelines for the application of a range of analytical techniques. It is an updated edition of Leisure Policy and ...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995465)
Type
Book
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Cover for Policy and planning for particular sectors and groups.

This chapter examines the diversity of leisure and tourism and the implications of that diversity for policy and planning. While leisure and tourism have been considered in general terms, so have people. The differing needs and demands of various social groups within the community are therefore...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995465)
Type
Book chapter

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