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Cover for Rural tourism: an asset for sustainable development.

This chapter discusses rural tourism as a sustainable development tool, highlighting its environmental, socio-cultural and economic impacts. Sustainable rural tourism practices and examples from countries such as Australia, New Zealand and Norway are presented. Glamping tourism is also proposed as...

Author(s)
Dalgİc, A.; Toksoz, D.; Bİrdİr, S. S.; Birdİr, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The three stages of tourism.

This chapter starts with an overview of early tourism, where the journey and route were of critical importance. It then discusses: the three essential tools and facilitators of route-focused tourism (tour operators, guides and guidebooks); the emergence of destination-focused tourism since the...

Author(s)
Ward-Perkins, D.; Beckmann, C.; Ellis, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394767)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Analysis of the European agricultural context.

This chapter considers the Romanian agricultural sector within the coordinates of the Common Agricultural Policy and presents an analysis of the evolution of the agricultural sector and agricultural industry in the case of several EU-28 member states and Norway between 2006 and 2015. This analysis...

Author(s)
Andrei, J. V.; Dragoi, M. C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242201)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Spiritual and religious tourism: motivations and management.

This book provides insights into the development and management of sacred journeys, and the varying motivations for undertaking such journeys. The book is divided into three distinct parts. Part 1 aims to contribute towards the development of theoretical perspectives in the field. Part 2 undertakes ...

Author(s)
Dowson, R.; Yaqub, M. J.; Raj, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book
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Cover for Pilgrim tourist motivations in religious heritage, culture and art.

This chapter focuses on the motivations of tourists to visit pilgrim destinations, thereby connecting medieval heritage, art and personal narratives. The chapter further illustrates the role of medieval pilgrim heritage, art and narrative, in modern management of pilgrim tourism in Scandinavia.

Author(s)
Lidén, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Beyond overtourism: studying the entanglements of society and tourism in Iceland.

This chapter critically explores the notion of overtourism and its usefulness to grasp the challenges of tourism development, with a special focus on how tourism affects society and culture. It is argued that the concept of overtourism is too often based on the static and over-simplified views of...

Author(s)
Jóhannesson, G. T.; Lund, K. A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Connecting temporalities: walking through narratives of guilt and passion.

As a young man in 1912, the author Thorbergur Thordarson leaves a ship in a small village in the Strandir region of north-west Iceland and decides to walk to Reykjavik, the capital, approximately 300 km away in the south. His pedestrian journey from Strandir and all the way to Reykjavik became the...

Author(s)
Lund, K. A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Winter recreation trends in the Swedish mountains - challenges and opportunities.

This chapter aims is to review trends in some of the main winter recreation activities in the Swedish mountains in order to discuss associated challenges and opportunities through the lens of such mega trends. To do so, it takes advantage of previous studies of mountain recreation in Sweden and...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.; Chekalina, T.
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 Overtourism: excesses, discontents and measures in travel and tourism.

This book is concerned with the various dimensions of overtourism, including the social and economic impacts of excessive tourism and the management and policy measures to address it. The 10 chapters present case studies contributing to the overtourism discussion from diverse perspectives and...

Author(s)
Milano, C.; Cheer, J. M.; Novelli, M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book

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