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Cover for Environmental performance.

This chapter discusses the environmental performance (EP) of the tourism sector in some depth with reference to the complexities involved in EP measurement and management. It is indicated that while environmental Impacts, ecological significance and management have been examined quite extensively,...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939878)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for White-water tourism.

This chapter provides an overview of the commercial white-water tourism sector as it currently operates worldwide, picking out particular features that distinguish it from other forms of river tourism. White-water tourism activities, industry structure, operations and equipment, and experience are...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934682)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Other sectors and issues.

This chapter presents examples of other activity subsectors that fall under adventure tourism (namely, resort-based sailing and skiing, and surf cf. sailboard tours) and others that may still be treated as adventure but are structured rather differently (namely, millionaire thrills, and overlander...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction.

This introduction deals, among others, with the definition of adventure tourism, its social context and elements, its overlaps with other tourism sectors, the evolution of skilled adventure tours in remote areas, and the structure of the adventure sector and its subsectors.

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Product patterns.

This chapter attempts to make broader generalizations about product patterns across different adventure tourism sectors in terms of place, operator, activity, equipment, accommodation, statistics, access, community, experience, environment, safety, marketing, signatures and icon sites.

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ice climbing.

This chapter describes the ice-climbing adventure sector and presents six case studies from Canada and the USA. For each of the case studies, the place, operators and product rates/costs are described. Future trends in this sector are also briefly discussed.

Author(s)
Johnson, J.; Godwin, I.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Hiking and bushwalking.

This chapter describes the structure of the hiking-and-bushwalking adventure sector and presents case studies from Ecuador, Nepal, Australia, Kenya, New Zealand and the USA. For each of the six case studies, the place, operator, activity, equipment, accommodation, statistics, access, community,...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Whitewater rafting.

This chapter presents whitewater adventure case studies where the focus is on short-duration, high-adrenalin raft trips aimed at unskilled clients. The case studies are from Uganda, Zimbabwe, Australia, Ecuador, Fiji, and New Zealand. For each of the nine case studies, the place, operator,...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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This chapter outlines the case study approach used in this book to examine the actual practice of adventure tourism at the ground level, i.e. the operational detail of individual adventure tourism products in different sectors. The advantages and limitations of case studies are discussed, among...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Horse riding.

This chapter describes the structure of the horse-riding adventure sector and offers information on guest ranches and horse treks. Case studies from Mongolia, Australia and Chile are presented. For each of the three case studies, the place, operator, activity, equipment, accommodation, statistics,...

Author(s)
Ollenburg, C.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter

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