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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 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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Australia's Alpine areas: motivations, experiences and satisfaction of visitors to Mt Kosciuszko.

The interest and fascination with high mountain regions is explored in this chapter on mountain tourism in Australia. The chapter deepens our understanding of wilderness and what it is that draws tourists to alpine areas, looking at visitor motivation, perceptions and satisfaction in the Snowy...

Author(s)
Dickson, T.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism, environmental pragmatism and changing attitudes towards mountains.

This chapter provides an overview of people's changing attitudes regarding mountains, using examples from North America and Australia. The chapter begins by looking at attitudes towards mountains through a spiritual and historical lens. Early religious groups saw mountains as places where people...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Non-government organizations' mountain management: a sustainable support model for Southern Oregon's mountain destinations.

This chapter describes a range of non-government organizations (NGOs) and their work in supporting and championing important natural attractions in mountain destinations in Southern Oregon. Three examples, Crater Lake National Park, Mt Ashland and Oregon Caves National Monument, are discussed. Each ...

Author(s)
Marlowe, B.; Burke, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter