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Cover for Case Study Antarctica: Up against the ice barrier: Antarctic tourism operators prepare for the Polar Shipping Code.

This chapter describes the latest developments in preparation for the implementation of the International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters (Polar Code), and examines the state of readiness of the Antarctic tourism industry. The difficulty of understanding the ice regimes of the polar...

Author(s)
Jabour, J.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Would you like ice with that? Antarctic tourism and climate change.

This chapter examines how changing climatic conditions may affect the current tourism product and destination in the Antarctic environment. It is established that any new or more efficient system to regulate tourism and manage growth will need to balance the pressure of increasing activity with the ...

Author(s)
Jabour, J.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935481)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism management for Antarctica.

This chapter examines relevant aspects of management systems that have arisen in other areas (South Georgia; Svalbard, Norway; and Glacier Bay, Alaska, USA) that share some of the features of Antarctica, and discusses whether these management measures might be applied to Antarctic tourism. It also...

Author(s)
Bertram, E.; Stonehouse, B.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism management on the southern oceanic islands.

This chapter outlines how tourism is managed on several of the island groups lying between the subtropical convergence and the Antarctic continent. It outlines the various ways in which governments have responded to the threat (or promise) of tourism, illustrating points of relevance to the broader ...

Author(s)
Tracey, P.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism on South Georgia: a case for multiple resource management.

This chapter reviews the current state of tourism on South Georgia Island (a fringe Antarctic island notable for its natural and heritage attractions) and proposes a five-phase multiple resource management strategy for its future development.

Author(s)
Snyder, J. M.; Stonehouse, B.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Antarctic tourism research: the first half-century.

This chapter reviews some of the literature on Antarctic tourism, in particular accounts of fieldwork and discussion concerned with its management during the second half of the 20th century. It is concluded that research on Antarctic tourism mirrors almost precisely the growth of the industry -...

Author(s)
Stonehouse, B.; Crosbie, K.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Antarctic tourism: what are the limits?

This chapter provides a viewpoint from the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) on how the Antarctic tourism industry is faring and how growth and development may continue into the future. It reviews (i) the development and major functions of the IAATO, (ii) current trends ...

Author(s)
Landau, D.; Splettstoesser, J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Antarctic scenic overflights.

This chapter offers some observations on sightseeing overflights of Antarctica. Safety issues are briefly discussed. Also presented are key findings on tourist motivations, based on passenger surveys carried out on flights that took place between 1994 and 1997.

Author(s)
Bauer, T.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Antarctic adventure tourism and private expeditions.

This chapter explores the risks of adventure tourism in Antarctica and their determinants. Recent incidents that have caused concern are discussed. The chapter concludes by exploring the implications of the findings for the current and future development and governance of Antarctic adventure...

Author(s)
Lamers, M.; Stel, J. H.; Amelung, B.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Antarctic ship-borne tourism: an expanding industry.

This chapter explores the development of Antarctic tourism during its first 50 years, identifies its current forms and recent diversification of activities, summarizes the impacts of such activities, and assesses the effectiveness of regulations available for their management. In conclusion, it...

Author(s)
Bertram, E.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book chapter

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