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Cover for A matter of culture: how cultural differences shape skiing motivation, behaviour and destination choice.

This chapter examines the three important target groups of German, Austrian and Italian skiers and snowboarders to test new development and marketing opportunities for South Tyrol, an alpine winter destination. The study examines (i) whether the main motives and expectations concerning winter...

Author(s)
Pröbstl-Haider, U.; Mostegl, N.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Winter visitors' perceptions in popular nature destinations in Iceland.

This chapter provides an examination of tourist perception of crowding and satisfaction in seven popular nature destinations in the south and south-west of Iceland. The chapter concludes with a discussion regarding the future of winter tourism in Iceland.

Author(s)
Sæþpórsdóttir, A. D.; Hall, C. M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Winter recreationist motivations: motorized, non-motorized and hybrids.

This chapter examines motivations associated with winter recreation at Vail Pass (Colorado, USA) reported by motorized recreationists (i.e. snowmobiler), non-motorized recreationists (e.g. backcountry skier) and a hybrid group (i.e. snowmobile-assisted skier). The chapter examines whether...

Author(s)
Vaske, J. J.; Miller, A. D.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Alternative outdoor activities in alpine winter tourism.

This chapter focuses on the six most popular alternative winter sport activities in Tyrol (Austria): backcountry skiing, ski touring on slopes (i.e. skiing up the hill on the fringe of groomed ski slopes), winter hiking, tobogganing, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. More precisely, it wants to ...

Author(s)
Abegg, B.; Jänicke, L.; Peters, M.; Plaikner, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Winter tourism management and challenges in the Tatra National Park.

This chapter examines the winter tourism offers at the Tatra National Park in Poland as well as the management challenges, including zoning of winter recreation, visitor monitoring, user conflicts, risk and safety, and cooperation for nature conservation.

Author(s)
Taczanowska, K.; Bielański, M.; Hibner, J.; Jodłowski, M.; Zwijacz-Kozica, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Chinese guests in alpine destinations - what are they looking for? A case study from Switzerland regarding product preferences and landscape perception.

This chapter presents two studies: (1) 'China Inbound Service' a project to investigate the needs in alpine destinations to host Chinese guests and (2) a pilot study regarding nature perception of tourism students in Shanghai. The results of the first study give a good insight into the needs,...

Author(s)
Rupf, B. H.; Schillo, K.; Arlt, W. G.; Rupf, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The 2-year tourist: lifestyle migration in Whistler, British Columbia.

This chapter describes the landed negotiation dynamic of a particular group of lifestyle migrants in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. This group consists of relatively young migrants who intend to live and work in Whistler but do not make it past 2 years and leave. This research explores the...

Author(s)
Pavelka, J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Development of downhill skiing tourism in Sweden: past, present, and future.

This chapter first highlights the major milestones in the development of downhill skiing tourism in Sweden from a supply perspective. Then an outlook on the future of the industry is portrayed with a special focus on major issues such as the changing markets and climates.

Author(s)
Demİroglu, O. C.; Lundmark, L.; Strömgren, M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The challenges of sustainability in the management of ski resorts: the experience of the dolomites.

This chapter discusses the pillars that have enabled the development of the Dolomite winter tourism offer in the Italian Alps, the limits of this model and the challenges that stakeholders in the sector are now facing. The analysis is based on findings from fieldwork conducted in some of the...

Author(s)
Martini, U.; Buffa, F.; Lonardi, S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The role of cable cars and ski lifts as key innovations in the evolution of winter tourism.

Besides being the crucial basic innovation for ski tourism, the technological progress through innovations in cable cars and surface lifts (CCSLs) also has had an important influence on the further development of ski tourism. The main aim of this chapter is to illustrate these influences in...

Author(s)
Mayer, M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
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