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Cover for Tourism and development in mountain regions: moving forward into the new millennium.

An introduction to tourism in mountain regions is presented. It is stated that tourism is a multi-faceted phenomenon that encompasses economic as well as political, social, cultural, historical and psychological dimensions. The reasons why mountain communities seek to promote mountain tourism are...

Author(s)
Godde, P. M.; Price, M. F.; Zimmermann, F. M.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993911)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Environmental management for alpine tourism and resorts in Australia.

Drawing on fieldwork from Australia, this chapter explores the impacts of both summer and winter recreation on mountain environments, and of climate change on tourism. An analysis of environmental impact studies on mountain resorts in Australia it is confirmed that tourism has major implications...

Author(s)
Buckley, R. C.; Pickering, C. M.; Warnken, J.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993911)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Recreation resource assessment and monitoring techniques for mountain regions.

This chapter illustrates how established resource monitoring protocols and field techniques can be utilized to measure resource impact on soils and vegetation in mountain regions. An assessment is presented of the trail and visitation site conditions at the Phantom Canyon Reserve, Colorado, USA...

Author(s)
Monz, C.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993911)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conservation and development in Greek mountain areas.

The environmental features unique to Greece are discussed to identify the potential for ecotourism as a model for sustainable development in the Prespa region. It is argued that the conservation of mountain environments through tourism relies on: the involvement of the local community, who tend to...

Author(s)
Valaoras. G.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993911)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mountain culture as a tourism resource: aboriginal views on the privileges of storytelling.

This chapter presents a specific illustration of storytelling and oral history as a basis for strengthening the forum involving a critical dialogue on the concerns raised when non-material culture becomes a tourism resource. Five key issues pertaining to the process of sharing aboriginal oral...

Author(s)
Pfister, R. E.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993911)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The economic impacts of different types of tourism in upland and mountain areas of Europe.

An analysis of the economic impacts of different types of tourism development in upland rural areas of Europe is presented. Based on empirical research carried out in Portugal, France, and the UK which compared the economic impacts of hard tourism (large-scale, capital-intensive developments) with...

Author(s)
Snowdon, P.; Slee, B.; Farr, H.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993911)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 The role of the community in relation to the tourism industry: a case study from Mount Bromo, East Java, Indonesia.

The extent and practice of tourism in and around several villages bordering the national park of Bromo Tengger Semeru (Indonesia) was investigated, and conclusions were drawn about the conflicts between the theory and practice of participatory, community-based ecotourism. The findings reveal that...

Author(s)
Cochrane, J.
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mongolia's tourism development race: case study from the Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park.

A case study of the Gurvansaikhan National Park in the Gobi region of Mongolia is presented to illustrate the difficulties in involving local communities in tourism development initiatives. In Mongolia, tourism has only recently been introduced into national policy and tourism has developed too...

Author(s)
Saffery, A.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993911)
Type
Book chapter

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