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Cover for Routes and the tourism industry.

This chapter looks at why and how the adventure travel trade (consisting of private tour operators) engages in trail-based product development. Sections examine: the profile of adventure tour operators; the adventure travel approach to route development; partnerships; community engagement; and the...

Author(s)
Ward-Perkins, D.; Beckmann, C.; Ellis, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394767)
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 South and Central America.

This chapter looks at a number of conservation tourism ventures in South and Central America. The majority of cases reported in this chapter are in rainforest ecosystems, and most of them involve indigenous peoples concerned to protect their territories against various incursions and to provide...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936655)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fishing for solutions: ecotourism and conservation in Galapagos National Park.

This chapter describes ecotourism and conservation at the Galapagos National Park in South America. It is shown that nature tourism in Galapagos is still far from successful in all three dimensions at the same time. Its record reveals some of the economic, institutional, and structural barriers...

Author(s)
Durham, W. H.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934002)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Building community capacity for tourism development.

This book seeks to improve an understanding of what happens when communities turn to, or are subjected to, tourism as a development strategy; use this knowledge to change the process of tourism planning and development in ways that will lead to improved outcomes for destination residents; address...

Author(s)
Moscardo, G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934477)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism, culture and regeneration.

This book examines the destinations and sites that are being created for tourists, as well as for local people within an urban regeneration context, with a particular focus on tourism's relationship to urban regeneration and cultural development. It examines the impact of such developments on a...

Author(s)
Smith, M. K.
ISBN
2006 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845931308)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Latin America: rainforest ecotourism, Andes Mountains and Indian territories.

This chapter reviews indigenous ecotourism enterprises in South America and Central America. A brief overview is first provided on indigenous peoples and the ecotourism industry in Latin America. Case studies are presented of indigenous ecotourism ventures in Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Bolivia,...

Author(s)
Zeppel, H. D.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931247)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for South and Central America.

This chapter presents a collection of 31 South and Central American case studies that exemplify ecotourism in action, illustrate some aspect of ecotourism or test the concept of ecotourism. Types of operation covered include: private reserves, community projects, private tours and lodges, and...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996653)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism in the Southern Common Market: MERCOSUL.

A description of tourist development in South America is presented, and specific issues influencing and shaping the tourism industry as a result of membership of MERCOSUL are highlighted. Constant political change, economic instability, increasing social problems, and safety and security are all...

Author(s)
Santana, G.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994338)
Type
Book chapter

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