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Cover for Mountain tourism: experiences, communities, environments and sustainable futures.

This book aims to broaden the discussion on the diversity of perspectives, interactions and roles of mountain tourism, through an interdisciplinary and management context. The book contains five thematic areas, each with an overview and relevant case studies. These themes include: (i) the creation...

Author(s)
Richins, H.; Hull, J. S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book
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 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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Setting the table for mountain tourism: the case of a South African National Park.

This chapter examines Table Mountain National Park (TMNP) as a mountain tourism destination. This case builds the historical progression of this mountain icon, from when it first developed as a tourist destination in the early 1900s to the present day. It further elaborates on mountains as...

Author(s)
Geldenhuys, L. L.; Merwe, P. van der; Saayman, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Winter tourism and seasonality in Iceland.

This chapter presents an overview of how tourism seasonality in Iceland has changed in recent years, with particular emphasis on a case study area, Hornafjörđur municipality, in rural south Iceland. The chapter pieces together available data from many and somewhat disparate sources, in order to...

Author(s)
Árnason, P.; Welling, J. T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Issues and pressures on achieving effective community destination governance: a typology.

This chapter explores the diversity of issues and pressures that challenge effective destination governance. In reviewing the extensive literature of destination development issues, barriers and impacts, the chapter endeavours to achieve a more comprehensive typology of the issues that affect...

Author(s)
Richins, H.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Creating tourist experiences in European alpine areas: beyond mass tourism.

This chapter presents a case study of the development of experience-based tourism with a key motivation to build unique tourist experiences for visitors and enhance the competitiveness of rural mountain regions in northern Italy. The case study focuses on the relatively remote region of Trentino in ...

Author(s)
Martini, U.; Buffa, F.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 Transformative wine tourism in mountain communities.

This chapter explores the development and transformative nature of wine tourism in a region through a case study of the Okanagan region of British Columbia within an international context. The chapter describes the value and development of wine tourism internationally, and reflects on this in the...

Author(s)
Senese, D. M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter

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