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Cover for Development, planning and governance in mountain tourism: overview, contextual development and areas of focus.

This chapter provides an introduction to Part VI of the book with a focus on development, planning and governance in mountain tourism. Through this introductory summary it is understood that even though mountain tourism is an attractive and alternative livelihood, there are challenges to...

Author(s)
Hull, J. S.; Richins, H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Regional collaboration in community-based mountain tourism in world heritage sites: the Ifugao Rice Terraces of the Cordillera Central mountains in the Philippines.

This chapter provides insight into community-based tourism and governance in the Ifugao Rice Terraces, a World Heritage site in the Philippines. Utilizing tourism as a catalyst, the regional community developed a community-based and integrated organization, called Save the Ifugao Terraces Movement. ...

Author(s)
Ananayo, J.; Richins, H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mountain tourism in Germany: challenges and opportunities in addressing seasonality at Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

This case study of Garmisch-Partenkirchen in Southern Germany encompasses many of the current and future issues facing alpine towns as mountain tourist destinations as they transition from winter to all-season experiences. This chapter examines special aspects of the community and its current...

Author(s)
Schmidt, J. T.; Werner, C. H.; Richins, H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for In the shadow of Machu Picchu: a case study of the Salkantay Trail.

Machu Picchu, in the Cusco Region of Peru, is arguably one of the world's most prominent World Heritage sites. This chapter presents a case study of tourism in this region, highlighting capacity building and impacts on mountain communities along the more remote Salkantay Trail, and describes a...

Author(s)
Pavelka, J.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sustainable tourism in the Carpathians.

This chapter describes the development of a strategy across seven countries in the Carpathian Mountains of Eastern Europe regarding sustainable tourism. The strategy is to create a catalyst for an integrated effort among the seven countries so that they work together to coordinate the responsible...

Author(s)
Puczkó, L.; Meyer, M.; Voskarova, M.; Sziva, I.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Leisure living in the Alps.

This chapter discusses the challenges of the lodging industry in alpine regions where the increasing demand for second homes, often only used for a few weeks each year, may produce negative impacts for the resort in the form of temporary (or cold) beds. The chapter explores new ideas and models in...

Author(s)
Kogler, A.; Boksberger, P.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for External and internal challenges of glacier tourism development in Iceland.

This chapter explores the historic and modern expansion of glacial visitation to the Scandinavian country of Iceland. In order to understand this growing aspect of tourism, the chapter presents evidence of the entrepreneurial activity of more than 40 small, hard and soft adventure tourism operators ...

Author(s)
Welling, J.; Árnason, T.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sustainable mountain hiking practices in Isfahan, Iran.

This chapter presents two case studies involving hiking and camping within Iranian mountain areas, and looks at the constraints experienced during these outdoor activities. The literature on tourism and pro-environmental behaviour and the constraints on environmental behaviours form the basis for...

Author(s)
Moghimehfar, F.; Halpenny, E. A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mountain tourism supply-chain networks in cross-border settings: the case of Intercerdanya, Spain.

This chapter examines border tourism within the context of the French and Spanish Pyrenees Mountains. It provides suggestions and discusses challenges related to building connections in mountain tourism border regions. This includes aspects of sustainability, planning, community and regional...

Author(s)
Blasco, D.; Guia, J.; Prats, L.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism and change in Nepal's Mt Everest region.

This chapter explores the exponential growth and development of high-altitude climbing and trekking in the Mt Everest region of Nepal. It summarizes some of the changes to the built environment, as well as the economic and social-cultural changes associated with tourism. The chapter concludes with...

Author(s)
Nepal, S. K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter

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