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Cover for Different travel markets: educational tourism and the older traveller.

This chapter (i) discusses the growing demand for formal and informal learning by older adults, and particularly the baby boomer generation; (ii) explores the growing trend to combine travel and lifelong learning for older adults using as examples the Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR), and ...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pilgrimages and peace-building on the global stage.

This chapter presents a survey of pilgrimages in which peace is specifically mentioned as a desired outcome or where the greater common good is prioritized. It focuses on world religions, inter-faith pilgrimages, civil and cultural religion pilgrimages in North America, pilgrimages to sites of...

Author(s)
McIntosh, I. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393265)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cruising with pride: the LGBT cruise market.

This chapter provides critical insights into the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) cruise sector, gained through in-depth interviews with two Miami-based cruise corporations, four North American lesbian and gay tour operators, and the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association....

Author(s)
Jarvis, N.; Weeden, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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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
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Cover for Tourism and climate impact on the North American eastern seaboard.

This chapter examines the shorelines and the coastal plain of the US Eastern Seaboard, their potential response to global climate change and the consequent impact on the expansive tourist industry, which thrives on them.

Author(s)
Hughes, Z.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935481)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainable transport to tourist destination countries.

This chapter looks at: the forms of international transport used now; the environmental impacts of transport used by tourists; and future sustainable transport alternatives. Most of the discussion focuses on Europe and North America.

Author(s)
Travis, A. S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937423)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nature-based tourism in North America: is Generation Y the major cause of increased participation?

This chapter determines whether Generation Y is responsible for increased nature-based travel in North America. A survey was conducted on 20 000 households but for the purpose of this chapter, only those 18 years of age and older in the Generation Y group will be included. Findings show that it...

Author(s)
Pennington-Gray, L.; Blair, S.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936013)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Can responsible travel exist in a developed country?

This chapter attempts to critically examine the basic underlying issues that define and shape the present situation. This is essential if one is to create strategies whereby ecotourism would be an integral part of the tourism economy not only in the Rocky Mountain West, but in other regions of the...

Author(s)
Bryan, W. L.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934002)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Theme park tourism and management strategy.

Theme parks represent a relatively new concept of tourist attractions and strive to create a fantasy atmosphere of another place and time. Visual and vocal statements primarily communicate the theme as well as other senses like scent and touching. Successful development of a themed attraction is a...

Author(s)
Milman, A.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933234)
Type
Book chapter

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