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Cover for Experiencing a water sports holiday as part of a rehabilitation trajectory: identifying the salutogenic mechanisms.

This chapter presents a case study exploring how people from a rehabilitation centre experienced a water sports holiday. The location was a water sports island in the Loosdrechtse Plassen, a lake district in the Netherlands. The chapter contributes to the existing literature on the benefits of...

Author(s)
Wagenaar, M.; Vaandrager, L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Revitalizing rural communities in Costa Rica through sustainable tourism.

The purpose of this chapter is to present Costa Rica as a model of sustainable tourism development that successfully supports the wellbeing of remote rural communities. The shifts in awareness that led Costa Rica to value and conserve its natural resources are thus discussed, as well as the...

Author(s)
Heyne, L. A.; Camacho, J. V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The interrelationship between place symbolism, memory and voluntary income schemes (VIS): the 'stick up for stanage' campaign.

This chapter focuses on the symbolism and affinity apportioned to place by a variety of recreational groups and how this can contribute towards management, for example encouraging participation in voluntary income schemes (VIS), where the tourist/recreationalist helps contribute financially towards ...

Author(s)
Marson, D.; Pope, E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Participatory location-based learning and ICT as tools to increase international reputation of a wellbeing destination in rural areas: a case study.

This chapter presents the case of an international student competition where students had an active role in promoting the Fermo territory (Marche Region, Italy), through social media by leveraging on Mediterranean diet lifestyle and associated health and wellbeing benefits. The main aim is to...

Author(s)
Cavicchi, A.; Frontoni, E.; Pierdicca, R.; Rinaldi, C.; Bertella, G.; Santini, C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A model for developing evidence-based health tourism: the case of 'alpine health region Salzburg, Austria'.

This chapter discusses how an approach to evidence-based health tourism product development can be used to effectively position tourism destinations. It puts forward an integrated conceptual model of natural resource-based health tourism product development based on examples of good practice that,...

Author(s)
Steckenbauer, G. C.; Tischler, S.; Hartl, A.; Pichler, C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Wellness tourism as a complementary activity in saltpans regeneration.

This chapter investigates whether wellness tourism can play a role in the regeneration of abandoned traditional coastal saltpans through the development of innovative economic activities aimed at maintaining its natural and cultural heritage. The chapter thus (i) explores the wellness tourism...

Author(s)
Albuquerque, H.; Silva, A. M. F. da; Martins, F.; Costa, C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainable tourism in natural protected areas: the points of view of hosts and guests in Sila National Park.

This chapter presents the case of the Sila National Park (SNP) located in southern Italy. Specifically, it discusses the results of a study that explored the views of visitors and residents towards the current forms of tourism offered in the area, with an aim to understand the role sustainable...

Author(s)
Ferrari, S.; Gilli, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism, wellbeing and cultural ecosystem services: a case study of Örség National Park, Hungary.

This chapter explores the relationship between tourism, wellbeing and cultural ecosystem services (CES) in the context of protected areas, especially national parks. A case study is presented of the Őrség National Park in Hungary, a protected area that attracts domestic and, increasingly,...

Author(s)
Smith, M. K.; Csurgó, B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The European protected areas approach to organizing ecotourism: a study of benchmark protected areas.

This chapter presents a multiple case study analysis to corroborate the role of strategic and participatory approaches for ecotourism development within protected areas. Three protected areas were selected: the Alpi Marittime Regional Park (Italy), the Clwydian Range and Dee Valley area of...

Author(s)
Niccolini, F.; Cavallini, I.; Giannini, M.; Contini, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism, health, wellbeing and protected areas.

This book offers a compilation of transdisciplinary contributions that demonstrate the features of the relationship between tourism, health, wellbeing and protected areas. Attention is given to case studies stemming from current and future trends around these topics. Many of these case studies take ...

Author(s)
Azara, I.; Michopoulou, E.; Niccolini, F.; Taff, B. D.; Clarke, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
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