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Cover for Motivations for a destination wedding in Canada's mountain parks.

This chapter provides insight on mountain tourist behaviour motivations, focusing on the speciality tourism sector of couples, friends, and family travelling to mountain tourism destinations to participate in weddings at these destinations. It was found that many wedding groups who travel to...

Author(s)
Halpenny, E. A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Stamp books in the Harz Mountains, Germany - fun not just for children.

This chapter explores the tourism activity of hiking in mountain areas and makes the case that the use of stamp books may, perhaps, be an extension of the historic way in which families experienced natural areas in the past, particularly mountain regions. The chapter presents a case study of the...

Author(s)
Lück, M.; Gross, S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for From winter destination to all-year-round tourism: how focus on service can reduce fluctuation in demand due to seasonality.

This chapter provides an alternative position on building customer interest and longer-term commitment to mountain destinations. This involves commitment to excellence in developing and providing quality customer experiences. It is argued that the commitment to customer service and experience...

Author(s)
Engeset, M. G.; Velvin, J.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism-led amenity migration in a mountain community: quality of life implications for Fernie, British Columbia.

Utilizing a 'tourism-led amenity migration framework', this chapter employs a case study of second-home migrants in the small mountain town of Fernie, British Columbia. The chapter provides insight into the quality-of-life aspects and implications for planning and development within amenity-rich...

Author(s)
Williams, P. W.; Gill, A. M.; Zukiwsky, J. M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for In the shadow of Machu Picchu: a case study of the Salkantay Trail.

Machu Picchu, in the Cusco Region of Peru, is arguably one of the world's most prominent World Heritage sites. This chapter presents a case study of tourism in this region, highlighting capacity building and impacts on mountain communities along the more remote Salkantay Trail, and describes a...

Author(s)
Pavelka, J.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Transformative wine tourism in mountain communities.

This chapter explores the development and transformative nature of wine tourism in a region through a case study of the Okanagan region of British Columbia within an international context. The chapter describes the value and development of wine tourism internationally, and reflects on this in the...

Author(s)
Senese, D. M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sustainable tourism in the Carpathians.

This chapter describes the development of a strategy across seven countries in the Carpathian Mountains of Eastern Europe regarding sustainable tourism. The strategy is to create a catalyst for an integrated effort among the seven countries so that they work together to coordinate the responsible...

Author(s)
Puczkó, L.; Meyer, M.; Voskarova, M.; Sziva, I.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Leisure living in the Alps.

This chapter discusses the challenges of the lodging industry in alpine regions where the increasing demand for second homes, often only used for a few weeks each year, may produce negative impacts for the resort in the form of temporary (or cold) beds. The chapter explores new ideas and models in...

Author(s)
Kogler, A.; Boksberger, P.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Australia's Alpine areas: motivations, experiences and satisfaction of visitors to Mt Kosciuszko.

The interest and fascination with high mountain regions is explored in this chapter on mountain tourism in Australia. The chapter deepens our understanding of wilderness and what it is that draws tourists to alpine areas, looking at visitor motivation, perceptions and satisfaction in the Snowy...

Author(s)
Dickson, T.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism, environmental pragmatism and changing attitudes towards mountains.

This chapter provides an overview of people's changing attitudes regarding mountains, using examples from North America and Australia. The chapter begins by looking at attitudes towards mountains through a spiritual and historical lens. Early religious groups saw mountains as places where people...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter

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