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Cover for Economic relevance of different winter sport activities based on expenditure behaviour.

This chapter addresses the economic relevance of winter tourism based on two case studies in Switzerland and Germany which provide the opportunity to compare the expenditure behaviour and economic impact of different segments of winter tourists from alpine skiers on groomed slopes to eco-tourist...

Author(s)
Mayer, M.; Kraus, F.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The impact of commercial snowmobile guiding on local communities.

This chapter looks at the growth and impact of guided snowmobiling tours in British Columbia, Canada. Many challenges to snowmobile guiding operations are also discussed, as well as the opportunities for the growth and development of this sector.

Author(s)
Stewart-Patterson, I.
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
Book chapter
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Cover for Adventure tourism.

This chapter discusses key concepts concerning adventure tourism; the major factors shaping the adventure tourism sector; the motivations of adventure tourists; the interactions of adventure tourism with other sub-sectors of the tourism industry; and the social, economic and environmental impacts...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2017 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645667)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Events and sport tourism.

This chapter discusses recurring sports events (RSEs) and their impact on policy decisions for governments and the tourism of an area. The ongoing, year-on-year benefits of RSEs are highlighted. It is argued that a strategy based around recurring sporting and touristic interest is more likely to...

Author(s)
Nauright, J.; Giampiccoli, A.; Lee, S. W.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642529)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Leisure, sport and tourism, politics, policy and planning.

This 3rd book edition examines the activities of policymaking and planning carried out by governments and associated agencies in the field of leisure, sport and tourism. The book consists of 15 chapters presented in five parts. Part 1 consists of five chapters. The introductory chapter presents...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935238)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for World class: using the olympics to shape and brand the American metropolis.

This chapter examines the role of the Olympic Games in the regeneration of U.S. cities. Using a case study of Atlanta, it illustrates how multiple consumption-based strategies such as sports, public space, education, arts, heritage, and infrastructure development can be used to develop a...

Author(s)
Heying, C. H.; Burbank, M. J.; Andranovich, G.
ISBN
2006 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845931308)
Type
Book chapter

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