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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Protected areas in the Alps: governance and contributions to regional development.

This chapter and the underlying empirical study that compares four Alpine Nature Parks, investigates different approaches to develop and govern protected areas and links these governance approaches to protected areas' contributions to mountain tourism and regional development. The study covers...

Author(s)
Volgger, M.; Lun, L. M.; Pechlaner, H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Development and governance of a family destination in the Alps: the case of Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis.

This chapter examines collaboration and stakeholder governance by means of an exploratory study of Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis, a significant mountain tourism community within the Tyrolean Alps of Austria. The chapter describes this large alpine destination and its significant stakeholders, and elaborates...

Author(s)
Zehrer, A.; Raich, F.; Siller, H.; Tschiderer, F.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter