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Cover for The <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Beyul</i>: Sherpa perspectives on landscapes characteristics and tourism development in Khumbu (Everest), Nepal.

This chapter examines local residents' perspectives of Nepal's Khumbu (Mt Everest) region and the role of tourism in shaping residents' perspectives of this sacred landscape. This region is believed to be a sacred beyul, or a hidden valley that acts as a refuge, by local Buddhist Sherpas, and has...

Author(s)
Nepal, S. K.; Mu Yang; La PoHsin
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Implications for managed visitor experiences at Muktinath Temple (Chumig Gyatsa) in Nepal: a netnography.

This chapter presents the case of Muktinath Temple in Nepal and the use of user-generated content as a management tool. It aims to (i) see the extent to which the use of TripAdvisor is feasible in gaining an indication of visitors' experiences when visiting a sacred site; (ii) gain insight into the ...

Author(s)
Jong, M. de; Grit, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393197)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Branding the Buddha's birthplace: exploring Nepal's potential to become a destination of global Buddhist tourism.

This chapter presents a SWOT analysis of Nepal's potential for Buddhist tourism, and suggests that incorporating Buddhist tourism into the overall nation-branding campaign would not only accentuate the country's genuine heritage but also appeal to a large number of faith-inspired travellers....

Author(s)
Adhikari, D.; Zhang JuYan
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism and change in Nepal's Mt Everest region.

This chapter explores the exponential growth and development of high-altitude climbing and trekking in the Mt Everest region of Nepal. It summarizes some of the changes to the built environment, as well as the economic and social-cultural changes associated with tourism. The chapter concludes with...

Author(s)
Nepal, S. K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Community-based tourism for conservation and women's development.

An examination of the role of women in community-based mountain tourism is presented, focusing in particular on the pronounced gender imbalance in tourism decision-making in villages in Nepal. Despite their participation in caring for tourists as guests to their villages, women are often excluded...

Author(s)
Lama, W. B.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993911)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mountain tourism and public policy in Nepal.

A review of the comparative advantages of using mountains relative to other tourist assets as instruments of development is presented, as well as a consideration of the problems of implementation that arise in the context of Nepal. Furthermore, the strategic policy implications of mountain tourism...

Author(s)
MacLellan, L. R.; Dieke, P. U. C.; Thapa, B. K.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993911)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Too much too fast: lessons from Nepal's lost kingdom of Mustang.

A case study is presented of the Upper Mustang Conservation and Development Project (UMCDP). The chapter shows how rapid, poorly planned tourism development in remote mountain areas like Upper Mustang undermines the chances not only for successful community based mountain tourism, but also for the...

Author(s)
Gurung, C. P.; DeCoursey, M. A.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993911)
Type
Book chapter

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