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Cover for Collaboration and leadership as success factors of a ski resort - a multiple case study from Finland.

This chapter investigates stakeholders' perceptions of the factors affecting the success of a destination, in this case the three biggest ski resorts in Finland. The study suggests that effective collaboration and leadership are key facilitators to the success of a destination.

Author(s)
Komppula, R.; Alegria, E.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Winter tourism and seasonality in Iceland.

This chapter presents an overview of how tourism seasonality in Iceland has changed in recent years, with particular emphasis on a case study area, Hornafjörđur municipality, in rural south Iceland. The chapter pieces together available data from many and somewhat disparate sources, in order to...

Author(s)
Árnason, P.; Welling, J. T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A resort municipality without residents? The case of Jumbo Glacier resort in the Purcell Mountains of British Columbia, Canada.

This chapter discusses the decades-long process of development of the proposed Jumbo Glacier ski resort and describes in some detail a long-standing polarization and numerous challenges surrounding the decision approval process at the provincial and regional levels. The Jumbo story unfolded in...

Author(s)
Owens, C. E.; Rutherford, M. B.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for How to manage ski resorts in an environmentally friendly way - challenges and lessons learnt.

This chapter aims to encourage cableway operators and ski area managers to introduce environmental management systems (EMSs) in their organizations by presenting different experiences and applications. To this end, the chapter outlines key aspects in different settings by describing two separate...

Author(s)
Pröbstl-Haider, U.; Hödl, C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Economic relevance of different winter sport activities based on expenditure behaviour.

This chapter addresses the economic relevance of winter tourism based on two case studies in Switzerland and Germany which provide the opportunity to compare the expenditure behaviour and economic impact of different segments of winter tourists from alpine skiers on groomed slopes to eco-tourist...

Author(s)
Mayer, M.; Kraus, F.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change adaptation - a new strategy for a tourism community: a case from the Bavarian Alps.

This chapter describes the task of developing a climate-change adaptation strategy for a small German ski resort, helping it transform into an all-season destination. This adaptation plan consists of a critical SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats) analysis, a newly formulated...

Author(s)
Bausch, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change risk perceptions in nature-based tourism systems: a case study from western Maine.

This chapter examines climate change perceptions in the context of nature-based tourism in the case study area of western Maine, USA. It identifies the perceptions of risks and challenges associated with changes in climate, the variables that influence perceptions of risk, and the behavioural...

Author(s)
Horne, L.; Urioste-Stone, S. de; Daigle, J.; Noblet, C.; Rickard, L.; Kohtala, H.; Morgan, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
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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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
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Cover for The development and design of ski resorts: from theory to practice.

This chapter takes a look at the design and planning process for ski resorts, which involves the following key stages: gaining development approval; analyzing site feasibility; deciding on design guidelines; and choosing development styles. Included is a case study about arguably the world's most...

Author(s)
Hudson, S.; Hudson, L.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter

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