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Cover for Strategies of nations, regions and local bodies.

This chapter looks at tourism route development from the viewpoint of the public sector - the agents of national, regional and local government. It explains how routes are seen as a way of distributing value across a destination, and uses examples from Peru and New Mexico to illustrate how...

Author(s)
Ward-Perkins, D.; Beckmann, C.; Ellis, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394767)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Peru and Nicaragua: tourism development in post-conflict eras.

Based on long-term and local-level ethnographic research, this chapter examines post-conflict tourism in Peru and Nicaragua. It analyses the ways in which both countries attempted to shield visitors from the recent past of conflict, violence and even revolution, and turned instead to cultivating...

Author(s)
Monterrubio, C.; Andriotis, K.; Stylidis, D.; Babb, F. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243048)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism planning and development in Latin America.

This book attempts to overcome past research negligence by focusing exclusively on tourism development, planning and impacts in a wide range of Latin American countries. It aims to widen the documentation and understanding of tourism in the sub-region in the English literature. The book has ten...

Author(s)
Monterrubio, C.; Andriotis, K.; Stylidis, D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243048)
Type
Book
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Cover for The cult of Señor de los Milagros of Peruvians in Italy.

This chapter reflects on the worship of the Señor de los Milagros by Peruvian immigrants in Italy, and the related pilgrimages held in Perugia and Rome. The chapter intends to illustrate the way in which the members of the Peruvian diaspora have been able to realize and use a counter-hegemonic...

Author(s)
Cruzzolin, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Taking responsibility beyond heritage: the challenge of integral planning in the Cusco Valley, Peru.

This chapter presents the Integral Tourism Destination Planning methodology (ITDP), including the key elements of the responsible tourism approach, aimed at enhancing the effective planning of heritage tourism destinations. Firstly, the chapter revisits the theoretical concepts of: (i) destination...

Author(s)
Guix, M.; Rodrigo, Z.; Santomà, R.; Vicens, X.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646770)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Heritage tourism destinations: preservation, communication and development.

This book on heritage tourism utilizes a three-part structure. Part I (chapters 1-3) deals with the conservation and revitalization of heritage destinations, as well as the role local communities have in supporting an attraction. Part II (chapters 4-6) discusses the development of heritage tourism...

Author(s)
Alvarez, M. D.; Go, F. M.; Yüksel, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646770)
Type
Book
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Cover for In the shadow of Machu Picchu: a case study of the Salkantay Trail.

Machu Picchu, in the Cusco Region of Peru, is arguably one of the world's most prominent World Heritage sites. This chapter presents a case study of tourism in this region, highlighting capacity building and impacts on mountain communities along the more remote Salkantay Trail, and describes a...

Author(s)
Pavelka, J.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Educating ecotourists: lessons from the field.

This chapter presents a case study conducted in Peru's Upper Amazon basin to determine how a specific ecotourism experience educationally impacted a selected group of ecotourists. The data indicate that the cultural element of the ecotourism experience has the greatest impact on ecotourists,...

Author(s)
Dubin, J.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934002)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for An ecotourism partnership in the Peruvian Amazon: the case of Posada Amazonas.

This chapter describes an ecotourism partnership by using the case of Posada Amazonas in Peru. It is established that the true integration of conservation and development through ecotourism has been a challenging and time-consuming process. Posada Amazonas has also benefited from certain advantages ...

Author(s)
Gordillo Jordan, J. F.; Hunt, C.; Stronza, A.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934002)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Community perspectives in sustainable tourism: lessons from Peru.

This chapter explores the notion that to achieve sustainability, the existing patterns of power and unequal development must be breached through the involvement of local communities in tourism development. It is argued that higher levels of integration within the planning process lead to enhanced...

Author(s)
Mitchell, R. E.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934705)
Type
Book chapter

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