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Cover for Winter tourism development and sustainability: regional development, ownership and infrastructure; environmental management and sustainability; historical and future perspectives, trends and implications.

This chapter summarizes the third part of this book which offers an understanding of tourism development and sustainability issues of relevance to tourism in winter settings. This section covers topics on historical features of ski activities, literature on ski and snow sports industry development...

Author(s)
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Winter recreation trends in the Swedish mountains - challenges and opportunities.

This chapter aims is to review trends in some of the main winter recreation activities in the Swedish mountains in order to discuss associated challenges and opportunities through the lens of such mega trends. To do so, it takes advantage of previous studies of mountain recreation in Sweden and...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.; Chekalina, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Winter recreationist motivations: motorized, non-motorized and hybrids.

This chapter examines motivations associated with winter recreation at Vail Pass (Colorado, USA) reported by motorized recreationists (i.e. snowmobiler), non-motorized recreationists (e.g. backcountry skier) and a hybrid group (i.e. snowmobile-assisted skier). The chapter examines whether...

Author(s)
Vaske, J. J.; Miller, A. D.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Alternative outdoor activities in alpine winter tourism.

This chapter focuses on the six most popular alternative winter sport activities in Tyrol (Austria): backcountry skiing, ski touring on slopes (i.e. skiing up the hill on the fringe of groomed ski slopes), winter hiking, tobogganing, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. More precisely, it wants to ...

Author(s)
Abegg, B.; Jänicke, L.; Peters, M.; Plaikner, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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