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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
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
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Cover for Winter resorts, indigenous rights and first nations planning for traditional territories in British Columbia, Canada.

This chapter discusses the Indigenous rights of First Nations people in British Columbia, their efforts to assert those rights as they plan for, manage and use their traditional territories, and the implications for winter resort development.

Author(s)
Rutherford, M. B.
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
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Cover for The 2-year tourist: lifestyle migration in Whistler, British Columbia.

This chapter describes the landed negotiation dynamic of a particular group of lifestyle migrants in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. This group consists of relatively young migrants who intend to live and work in Whistler but do not make it past 2 years and leave. This research explores the...

Author(s)
Pavelka, J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Merging of ski resorts, monopolization and changes in ownership structures: the case of Whistler.

This chapter discusses a historic profile of corporate ownership of mountain resorts in North America before focusing on the changing ownership structure of Whistler's mountain operations (British Columbia, Canada). Reports in the media are then drawn upon, including perspectives from...

Author(s)
Gill, A. M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A resort municipality without residents? The case of Jumbo Glacier resort in the Purcell Mountains of British Columbia, Canada.

This chapter discusses the decades-long process of development of the proposed Jumbo Glacier ski resort and describes in some detail a long-standing polarization and numerous challenges surrounding the decision approval process at the provincial and regional levels. The Jumbo story unfolded in...

Author(s)
Owens, C. E.; Rutherford, M. B.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Wellness tourism experiences in mountain regions: the case of Sparkling Hill Resort, Canada.

This chapter looks at the emerging sophistication of wellness experiences in mountain areas, based on an audit of health and wellness facilities within the province of British Columbia and a case study of Sparkling Hill Resort. Through in-depth discussions with Sparking Hill supervisory staff,...

Author(s)
Hull, J. S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Motivations for a destination wedding in Canada's mountain parks.

This chapter provides insight on mountain tourist behaviour motivations, focusing on the speciality tourism sector of couples, friends, and family travelling to mountain tourism destinations to participate in weddings at these destinations. It was found that many wedding groups who travel to...

Author(s)
Halpenny, E. A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism-led amenity migration in a mountain community: quality of life implications for Fernie, British Columbia.

Utilizing a 'tourism-led amenity migration framework', this chapter employs a case study of second-home migrants in the small mountain town of Fernie, British Columbia. The chapter provides insight into the quality-of-life aspects and implications for planning and development within amenity-rich...

Author(s)
Williams, P. W.; Gill, A. M.; Zukiwsky, J. M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter

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