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Cover for Sustainable winter and summer mountain tourism destinations: idealism or possible reality? The perception of the millennial generation regarding achieving success of sustainability of Whistler, BC, Canada.

This chapter explores whether mountain tourism destinations can be fully sustainable, or if sustainability within the destinations remains more of an idealized state. The study focused on the development of Whistler by exploring whether its sustainable practices could serve as a potential framework ...

Author(s)
Ipenburg, I. van; Richins, H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Overview of mountain tourism: substantive nature, historical context, areas of focus.

This chapter provides a brief introduction to mountain tourism and sport and adventure activities in mountain areas in their theoretical and historical context. It also describes the management themes of the book relevant to mountain tourism.

Author(s)
Richins, H.; Johnsen, S.; Hull, J. S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Winter tourism introduction: motivation and scope of the book.

This introductory chapter briefly presents two observations emanating from this book on winter tourism: (1) that ski resorts worldwide face many common challenges and can learn from each other; and (2) that the respective development concept and related set of socio-economic and cultural conditions ...

Author(s)
Pröbstl-Haider, U.; Richins, H.; Türk, S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The different shades of snow - an analysis of winter tourism in European regional planning and policy documents.

This chapter examines tourism policy and planning documents of alpine, Arctic and subarctic regions in terms of: (i) the challenges and trends in European winter tourism; (ii) the planned regional responses to those challenges and trends; and (iii) the future of European winter tourism from a...

Author(s)
Bohn, D.; Bernardi, C. de
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change risk perceptions in nature-based tourism systems: a case study from western Maine.

This chapter examines climate change perceptions in the context of nature-based tourism in the case study area of western Maine, USA. It identifies the perceptions of risks and challenges associated with changes in climate, the variables that influence perceptions of risk, and the behavioural...

Author(s)
Horne, L.; Urioste-Stone, S. de; Daigle, J.; Noblet, C.; Rickard, L.; Kohtala, H.; Morgan, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Winter tourism development and sustainability: regional development, ownership and infrastructure; environmental management and sustainability; historical and future perspectives, trends and implications.

This chapter summarizes the third part of this book which offers an understanding of tourism development and sustainability issues of relevance to tourism in winter settings. This section covers topics on historical features of ski activities, literature on ski and snow sports industry development...

Author(s)
Richins, H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Experience provision in mountain tourism: overview, contextual development and emphasis.

This chapter introduces Part II of the book by providing an overview of experience provision within mountain tourism settings. Included is a contextual emphasis on experiences in mountain environments, both within the sphere of visitor experiences and services and also concerning the significance...

Author(s)
Richins, H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Significant innovation in the development and provision of Heli-ski mountain experiences: the case of Mike Wiegele helicopter skiing.

This chapter discusses the progression of innovative and enterprising approaches to providing winter snow sports experiences. It provides insight into the development of a best-practice iconic tourism experience that started with strong emphasis on providing exceptional and personal customer...

Author(s)
Richins, H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for People and communities in mountain tourism: overview, contextual development and areas of focus.

This chapter introduces Part III of the book, which explores various aspects of people and communities that reside in or visit mountain tourism environments. A contextual background of the relevant literature related to people and communities provides an introduction and understanding of the...

Author(s)
Hull, J. S.; Richins, H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Natural environments and their connection to mountain tourism: overview, contextual development and areas of focus.

This chapter, as an introduction to Part IV of the book, examines mountain tourism and its connection and integration to natural environments. It talks about mountains - what they are, how they are formed; how mountains are both subject to and influencers of climate; and what host of living things...

Author(s)
Johnsen, S.; Richins, H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter

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