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Cover for Trends.

This chapter looks at the trends in tourism that affect the development of routes, branded trails and circuits as means of structuring the traveller's experiences. The desire for richer experiences and adventure among today's travellers, the return to local and authentic, the slow tourism movement, ...

Author(s)
Ward-Perkins, D.; Beckmann, C.; Ellis, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394767)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism of literary writing: the Brazilian author as an international tourist in the Amores Expressos collection.

This chapter proposes a new look at the interface of tourism and literature, inverting the traditional hierarchy between these two terms: in the 'tourism of literary writing', the trip pre-dates the work, contrary to what happens with 'literary tourism', in which the existence of an author and a...

Author(s)
Fois-Braga, H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Overtourism: excesses, discontents and measures in travel and tourism.

This book is concerned with the various dimensions of overtourism, including the social and economic impacts of excessive tourism and the management and policy measures to address it. The 10 chapters present case studies contributing to the overtourism discussion from diverse perspectives and...

Author(s)
Milano, C.; Cheer, J. M.; Novelli, M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book
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Cover for Cruise ships and protected areas in the marine biome: an analysis of tourism in the Brazilian context.

This chapter examines the relationship between the activities of cruise ships and the tourist destinations located in environmentally protected areas in Brazil. Based on a bibliographical and documental study, this chapter analyses the current scenario and the challenges with respect to two main...

Author(s)
Botelho, E. S.; Fraga, C.; Vilani, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Destination evaluation through the prioritization of competitiveness pillars: the case of Brazil.

This chapter analyses the tourism competitiveness of Curitiba, Parana, through the determination of the level of efficiency and the prioritization of competitiveness determinants. The determinants used in this analysis were based on the tourism competitiveness pillars defined by the Ministry of...

Author(s)
Gândara, J. M.; Chim-Miki, A. F.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646978)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The Amazon: a river tourism frontier.

This chapter examines a number of issues relating to the use of the Amazon River and its tributaries as a tourism resource. After discussing significant ecological and geographical aspects of the Amazon region, the chapter examines development in the major tourism nodes of Manaus and Belém...

Author(s)
Prideaux, B.; Lohmann, G.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934682)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for River journeys.

This chapter describes the structure of the whitewater adventure sector and examines case studies where the emphasis is on a multi-day journey down a remote river, typically using both rafts and kayaks. These case studies are from China, Russia, Nepal, Australia and Brazil. For each of the six case ...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Understanding use and users at Itatiaia National Park, Brazil.

This paper reports on a research conducted to understand the relationship between visitor characteristics, behaviour and ecological impacts based on a case study in Itatiaia National Park (INP), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Impacts at overnight camp sites are indeed due largely to visitor behaviour. The ...

Author(s)
Magro, T. C.; Barros, M. I. A. de
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998107)
Type
Book chapter

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