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Cover for A moral turn for mountain tourism?

This chapter seeks to highlight mountain environments, which play host to tourism activities, as morally resonant spaces - spaces in which different meanings and values are asserted, contested, negotiated and resisted. It begins by exploring issues of representation in mountain tourism marketing,...

Author(s)
Cooke, L.; Grimwood, B.; Caton, K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Seakayaking.

This chapter describes the structure of the seakayaking adventure sector and presents case studies from Canada, Norway, Alaska, Fiji, Australia, New Zealand, and Thailand. For each of the seven case studies, the place, operator, activity, equipment, accommodation, statistics, access, community,...

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

This chapter presents whitewater adventure case studies where the focus is on kayaking, and the tour operators aim to provide equipment, logistic support, local knowledge and expert guiding for experienced whitewater kayakers. The case studies are from Chile, Costa Rica, New Zealand, USA, Australia ...

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

Drawing from some of the adventure tourism case studies presented in this book, this chapter presents cross-case comparisons that examine similarities and differences in: (1) safety procedures for heliskiing and heliboarding; (2) environmental management for rafting and river journeys; (3) safety...

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

The distinctive features of marine ecotourism are highlighted, while setting it into an overall context. Various forms of marine ecotourism (scuba-diving, whale-watching, sea kayaking, and underwater observation) are examined for their key attributes of sustainability across various dimensions....

Author(s)
Cater, C.; Cater, E.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993683)
Type
Book chapter

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