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Cover for External and internal challenges of glacier tourism development in Iceland.

This chapter explores the historic and modern expansion of glacial visitation to the Scandinavian country of Iceland. In order to understand this growing aspect of tourism, the chapter presents evidence of the entrepreneurial activity of more than 40 small, hard and soft adventure tourism operators ...

Author(s)
Welling, J.; Árnason, T.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hiking tourism in Germany's low and high mountain regions.

This chapter discusses walking as a recreational activity in both the low mountain and the higher alpine regions of Germany. Demand, motivation and tourism trends are discussed as they relate to hiking tourism. This case study reveals that there is a diversity of demand for hiking which shifts with ...

Author(s)
Dreyer, A.; Menzel, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainable mountain hiking practices in Isfahan, Iran.

This chapter presents two case studies involving hiking and camping within Iranian mountain areas, and looks at the constraints experienced during these outdoor activities. The literature on tourism and pro-environmental behaviour and the constraints on environmental behaviours form the basis for...

Author(s)
Moghimehfar, F.; Halpenny, E. A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Two Canadian mountaineering camps: participant motivations and sense of place in a wilderness setting.

This chapter describes the historical foundation, participant motivations and value of camps within alpine regions of Canada. The study involved participants at two different annual camp experiences - one with a long history of over 100 years providing mountaineering camps to approximately 30...

Author(s)
Reid, R.; Palechuk, T.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mountain tourism supply-chain networks in cross-border settings: the case of Intercerdanya, Spain.

This chapter examines border tourism within the context of the French and Spanish Pyrenees Mountains. It provides suggestions and discusses challenges related to building connections in mountain tourism border regions. This includes aspects of sustainability, planning, community and regional...

Author(s)
Blasco, D.; Guia, J.; Prats, L.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A moral turn for mountain tourism?

This chapter seeks to highlight mountain environments, which play host to tourism activities, as morally resonant spaces - spaces in which different meanings and values are asserted, contested, negotiated and resisted. It begins by exploring issues of representation in mountain tourism marketing,...

Author(s)
Cooke, L.; Grimwood, B.; Caton, K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism and change in Nepal's Mt Everest region.

This chapter explores the exponential growth and development of high-altitude climbing and trekking in the Mt Everest region of Nepal. It summarizes some of the changes to the built environment, as well as the economic and social-cultural changes associated with tourism. The chapter concludes with...

Author(s)
Nepal, S. K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rural tourism and small business networks in mountain areas: integrating information communication technologies (ICT) and community in Western Southland, New Zealand.

This chapter examines the rural mountain regions of New Zealand as tourism destinations and includes a case study of building community and tourism connectedness through the use of information and communication technologies (ICT). The chapter explores the distinctive connecting methods of 11 small, ...

Author(s)
Deuchar, C.; Milne, S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Protected areas in the Alps: governance and contributions to regional development.

This chapter and the underlying empirical study that compares four Alpine Nature Parks, investigates different approaches to develop and govern protected areas and links these governance approaches to protected areas' contributions to mountain tourism and regional development. The study covers...

Author(s)
Volgger, M.; Lun, L. M.; Pechlaner, H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Governance of French ski resorts: will the historic economic development model work for the future?

This chapter focuses on the future of ski resorts in mountainous France and in other tourist contexts in the face of concerns such as climate change and warming, changing population demographics, and information and communication technology shifts. Relatively recently, there have been growing...

Author(s)
George-Marcelpoil, E.; François, H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter

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