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Cover for Winter sport destinations, spatial planning and protected areas.

This chapter discusses why limiting winter tourism development might be worthwhile and which approaches exist to limit it, focusing on spatial planning and protected areas. In doing so it concentrates on the western part of the European Eastern Alps, which is one of the most intensively developed...

Author(s)
Nischik, G.; Mayer, M.; Job, H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Winter tourism in the alps and the implications of climate change.

This chapter discusses the influence of climate change on winter tourism development in the Alps. Adaptation strategies to climate change are also presented and analysed. Although technical adaptation still receives the most attention, the chapter also highlights innovative projects that reveal the ...

Author(s)
Pröbstl-Haider, U.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The knockout deal - pricing strategies in Alpine ski resorts.

This chapter examines blueprints for new pricing systems and new payments strategies in Alpine ski resorts, before concluding with an analysis of key implications for destination development and consumer loyalty.

Author(s)
Pröbstl-Haider, U.; Flaig, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Chinese guests in alpine destinations - what are they looking for? A case study from Switzerland regarding product preferences and landscape perception.

This chapter presents two studies: (1) 'China Inbound Service' a project to investigate the needs in alpine destinations to host Chinese guests and (2) a pilot study regarding nature perception of tourism students in Shanghai. The results of the first study give a good insight into the needs,...

Author(s)
Rupf, B. H.; Schillo, K.; Arlt, W. G.; Rupf, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The challenges of sustainability in the management of ski resorts: the experience of the dolomites.

This chapter discusses the pillars that have enabled the development of the Dolomite winter tourism offer in the Italian Alps, the limits of this model and the challenges that stakeholders in the sector are now facing. The analysis is based on findings from fieldwork conducted in some of the...

Author(s)
Martini, U.; Buffa, F.; Lonardi, S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism diversification in the development of French ski resorts.

This chapter addresses the developments in tourism governance, along with the characteristics and processes that define tourism governance. In particular, it aims (i) to understand, in the French Alps context, how the organization of tourism destinations will evolve, due to both the diversification ...

Author(s)
Achin, C.; George, E.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Preferences for renewable energy sources among tourists in the European Alps.

This chapter examines tourists' reaction to the development of renewable energy installations in the European alpine area. In particular, it examines (1) which of the available infrastructure facilities used to generate renewable energy finds the greatest degree of acceptance among tourists; (2)...

Author(s)
Jiricka-Pürrer, A.; Schmied, J.; Pröbstl-Haider, U.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Safety, risk and accidents - experiences from the European Alps.

This chapter analyses the role of risk and danger in outdoor recreation with a special focus on winter tourism, and then presents recent findings on accidents and injuries when practising winter sport activities. Finally, this chapter provides recommendations to reduce the number of accidents and...

Author(s)
Pröbstl-Haider, U.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Winter tourism: lost in transition? The process of transformation and inertia of the ski industry and places in the French Alps.

This chapter refers to long-term observations and research carried out in different touristic environments in the French Alps over the past 30 years. Focusing on the dilemmas and challenges of tourism policy and engineering facing climate and cultural change, it examines and discusses the processes ...

Author(s)
Bourdeau, P.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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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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