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Cover for Resorts.

This chapter explains what resorts are, and presents an overview of studies on their evolution and structure as well as on topics such as the motivation of resort visitors and the environmental and socio-cultural sustainability of resorts.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Rodrigues, C. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Resilience and destination governance.

This chapter presents the findings of research undertaken in Whistler resort (British Columbia, Canada), examining the issue of destination governance, particularly in the context of adaptability in the tourism industry and the factors that enhance resilience in such communities. The findings are...

Author(s)
Sheppard, V. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Resorts are not forever.

This chapter discusses: the phases of resort and spa development; some historic markers of resort development; Butler's resort cycle; and resort renewal. Three case studies of resort development and renewal are then presented: (1) that of Scheveningen in the Netherlands; (2) the 'Sea-Change...

Author(s)
Travis, A. S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937423)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Planning for tourism, leisure and sustainability: international case studies.

This book offers examples of how countries, regions and local areas have tackled the tourism and environmental challenges they have faced. There are case studies, many learning points and numerous issues are investigated and commented upon. The book has 47 chapters presented under six major...

Author(s)
Travis, A. S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937423)
Type
Book
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Cover for The end of tourism, or endings in tourism?

This chapter picks up the idea of the 'end of tourism' and explores the capacity for 'endings' in tourism in the context of wider debates on mobilities, sustainable development and the risk society. It adopts a more literal interpretation of John Urry's ideas on the 'end of tourism', extending his...

Author(s)
Gale, T.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934040)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Corporate-community relations in the tourism sector: a stakeholder perspective.

A discussion of stakeholder theory first establishes a frame of reference within which to examine corporate-community relations. The case of Whistler (British Columbia, Canada) is then used to explore the relationship between Intrawest, the main resort corporation, and the community. It is shown...

Author(s)
Gill, A. M.; Williams, P. W.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990828)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Case studies in ecotourism.

This book presents a global compilation and analysis of over 170 case studies in ecotourism. It includes ecotours on land and sea, ecolodges and resorts, private reserves and public parks. The case studies range from the world's best models to test cases, small to large, unique to representative....

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996653)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for All-inclusive and self-contained resort complexes.

This chapter discusses the pros and cons of all-inclusive and self-contained resort complexes in relation to the idea of sustainable tourism. It is noted that these resorts have to modify their operations in several ways if they are to become more compatible with the concept of sustainable tourism. ...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
ISBN
1999 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851993140)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Islands.

This chapter explores the concept of sustainable tourism in relation to islands. Issues discussed include: peak season overcrowding on small islands, leading to supply problems; accessibility problems; transport costs in island tourism; the power of transport operators; the role of transport...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
ISBN
1999 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851993140)
Type
Book chapter

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