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Cover for The family of tourism routes.

This chapter provides an overview of how tourism routes can be categorized according to principal motivations for travel. Four of the categories are examined: cultural tours and circuits; themed and branded driving routes; cycling routes; and long-distance walking trails. A case study is presented...

Author(s)
Ward-Perkins, D.; Beckmann, C.; Ellis, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394767)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Short-term accommodation and overtourism in Portuguese urban centres.

This chapter (i) explores the connection between short-term accommodation growth and overtourism in two major Portuguese cities, Lisbon and Porto, where this growth has been most notable; and (ii) makes a comparison with the medium-sized city of Aveiro, where the tendency to be governed by...

Author(s)
Costa, C.; Stević, I.; Veríssimo, M.; Silva, M. F. da
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The making of the literary city: Edinburgh, Barcelona and Óbidos.

This chapter interrogates the image of the 'literary city', in particular with the emergence of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network and the title of 'City of Literature' (awarded since 2004). Considering the complex relationships between literature and place in global contexts, the first question to ...

Author(s)
Marques, L.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
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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Cover for Taking part in a pilgrimage by hosting pilgrims.

This chapter's focus is on accommodation provided by local people without charge or for a small amount of money and how it contributes to the strengthening of the pilgrimage spirit and success. Examining three pilgrimages in Portugal, the research supports the idea that the locals who host pilgrims ...

Author(s)
Ambrósio, V.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241129)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Case Study Portugal: Addressing tourism development and climate change in small Atlantic islands: the case of the Azores.

This chapter addresses the impact of climate change on coastal tourism in the Azores and, in particular, discusses whether the EU and regional climate change policies are reasonable and feasible at a local scale for the Azores. The chapter first presents background information on the Azores and an...

Author(s)
Calado, H.; Borges, P.; Ng Kiat; Vergílio, M.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Wellness tourism as a complementary activity in saltpans regeneration.

This chapter investigates whether wellness tourism can play a role in the regeneration of abandoned traditional coastal saltpans through the development of innovative economic activities aimed at maintaining its natural and cultural heritage. The chapter thus (i) explores the wellness tourism...

Author(s)
Albuquerque, H.; Silva, A. M. F. da; Martins, F.; Costa, C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Gender equality and tourism: beyond empowerment.

Drawing on the theme of gender equality in tourism, this book aims to identify the main obstacles to women's advancement in the tourism industry, and to discover and share successful strategies to overcome them, drawing on case studies from all over the world. Interlaced between the 12 chapters of...

Author(s)
Cole, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 'An uneasy truth?': female tourism managers and organizational gender equality measures in Portugal.

This chapter presents an investigation into the intricacies surrounding gender equality measures in tourism workplaces in Portugal. It begins with a brief introduction to the history of gender equality measures in tourism labour, followed by an analysis of various aspects of gender equality...

Author(s)
Bakas, F. E.; Costa, C.; Durão, M.; Carvalho, I.; Breda, Z.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Visitor experience design.

The aim of this book is to examine the best practice in creating and delivering exciting and memorable visitor experiences from a cognitive psychological perspective. It consists of 17 chapters organized into six parts. Part I provides the theories and frameworks of the tourist experience. The next ...

Author(s)
Scott, N.; Gao Jun; Ma JianYu
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391896)
Type
Book

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