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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
CABI Book Info
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 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 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 Development, planning and governance in mountain tourism: overview, contextual development and areas of focus.

This chapter provides an introduction to Part VI of the book with a focus on development, planning and governance in mountain tourism. Through this introductory summary it is understood that even though mountain tourism is an attractive and alternative livelihood, there are challenges to...

Author(s)
Hull, J. S.; Richins, H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Setting the table for mountain tourism: the case of a South African National Park.

This chapter examines Table Mountain National Park (TMNP) as a mountain tourism destination. This case builds the historical progression of this mountain icon, from when it first developed as a tourist destination in the early 1900s to the present day. It further elaborates on mountains as...

Author(s)
Geldenhuys, L. L.; Merwe, P. van der; Saayman, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mountain tourism: implications and sustainable futures.

This chapter provides a brief conclusion to this book on mountain tourism in its theoretical and applied context. A model for management is presented (referred to as the Sustainable Mountain Tourism Experience Model) which endeavours to address many of the complex issues and circumstances of...

Author(s)
Hull, J. S.; Richins, H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Experience provision in mountain tourism: overview, contextual development and emphasis.

This chapter introduces Part II of the book by providing an overview of experience provision within mountain tourism settings. Included is a contextual emphasis on experiences in mountain environments, both within the sphere of visitor experiences and services and also concerning the significance...

Author(s)
Richins, H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Natural environments and their connection to mountain tourism: overview, contextual development and areas of focus.

This chapter, as an introduction to Part IV of the book, examines mountain tourism and its connection and integration to natural environments. It talks about mountains - what they are, how they are formed; how mountains are both subject to and influencers of climate; and what host of living things...

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

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