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Cover for Adventure tourism.

This chapter defines adventure tourism, introduces new and novel adventure tourism developments, and looks at the evolution of adventure tourism over the past 40 years. It also discusses issues currently facing the adventure industry, including training and skills, new technology, sustainability,...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Winter tourism: trends and challenges.

This book on winter tourism consists of three parts. Part I is addressed to current challenges in winter tourism including regional planning, socio-cultural conditions, climate change and economic challenges. Part II gives an overview of behavioural research in winter tourism. The authors present...

Author(s)
Pröbstl, U.; Richins, H.; Türk, S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book
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Cover for Winter tourism forces and challenges: spatial, socio-cultural and economic issues and climate change adaptation.

This chapter summarizes the first part of the book which deals with a number of winter tourism dynamics currently influencing tourism planning and development in mountainous areas worldwide. The chapters in this section introduce major challenges in the overall development of ski resorts, including ...

Author(s)
Pröbstl-Haider, U.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Winter tourism in the alps and the implications of climate change.

This chapter discusses the influence of climate change on winter tourism development in the Alps. Adaptation strategies to climate change are also presented and analysed. Although technical adaptation still receives the most attention, the chapter also highlights innovative projects that reveal the ...

Author(s)
Pröbstl-Haider, U.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Alpine winter tourists' view on climate change and travel mobility.

This chapter presents the results of a survey conducted in the alpine destination of Alpbach-Seenland (Province of Tyrol, Austria) which asked winter tourists (n=518) about the two-way relationship between climate change and tourism, measures to reduce tourism's energy consumption and carbon...

Author(s)
Abegg, B.; Jänicke, L.; Unger, R.; Mailer, M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change adaptation - a new strategy for a tourism community: a case from the Bavarian Alps.

This chapter describes the task of developing a climate-change adaptation strategy for a small German ski resort, helping it transform into an all-season destination. This adaptation plan consists of a critical SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats) analysis, a newly formulated...

Author(s)
Bausch, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Global climate change and coastal tourism: recognizing problems, managing solutions and future expectations.

This book aims to update the last volume, Disappearing Destinations (2011), and presents new cases that discuss current threats and consequences of climate change predictions on coastal tourism destinations. In this context, predicted changes and implications for management and policy at such...

Author(s)
Jones, A.; Phillips, M.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book
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Cover for Introduction - coastal tourism and climate change: current narratives and discourse.

This is an introduction to a book focusing on the contemporary current strategic management issues that are critical to the growing complexity of relationships between global tourism, predicted climate change and policies for tourism coastal management. The recognition and identification of the...

Author(s)
Jones, A.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate change and tourism sustainability - the Red Queen Theory: tourists as climate refugees.

This chapter encapsulates the climate change debate within the context of coastal tourism destinations throughout the world, providing examples of some of the threats and advantages for such significant changes. It also indicates that the Red Queen Theory seems suited to the current debates on...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate change and its impacts on coastal tourism: regional assessments, gaps and issues.

This chapter presents regional assessments of the threats posed by climate change to coastal tourism, and emphasizes some of the factors that make regional and destination level analysis so important yet, at the same time, challenging.

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter

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