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Cover for The spatial and organizational structure of destinations.

This chapter introduces the core themes of the spatial structure of destinations, namely, scale, boundaries, regions, and morphology; as well as the different aspects of the organizational structure of destinations.

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Spatial and organizational structure of destinations: a synthesis.

This chapter draws together the key themes from the book's chapters to arrive at a more integrated set of findings and conclusions concerning first the spatial and then the organizational structure of destinations. Relationships between the two forms of structure are then discussed. For common or...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Europe's smallest states and anomalous geographical areas.

This introductory chapter provides an initial conceptual grounding for studying irregular territories and microstates and establishes definitions and terms that will be used all through the book, including sovereignty, state borders, state sizes, and the idea that many countries have geographical...

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243109)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Perspectives on tourism and small polities in Europe.

This concluding chapter highlights some of the main concepts elucidated throughout this book about tourism's relationships with the political geography of smallness, marginality, separation, overdependence, political vulnerabilities, and pan-Europeanism. It also suggests future research needs in...

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243109)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourist destinations: structure and synthesis.

This book focuses on the structure of destinations and draws together two approaches: one dealing with the spatial structure of destinations, the other with their organizational structure. Each of these approaches provides the scope to consider a broad range of destination features. The spatial...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism in European microstates and dependencies: geopolitics, scale and resource limitations.

This book is about tourism and its multidimensional relationships with some aspects of state geopolitics as manifested on the ground in mini microstates and other anomalous territories in Europe. Chapters 1 and 2 provide conceptual grounding for studying irregular territories and microstates and...

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243109)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The Pyrenean co-principality of Andorra.

This chapter describes the unique characteristics of the microstate of Andorra and how it has utilized its matchless situation to become a success story among the mini microstates of Europe. Despite the obstacles the Pyrenees Mountains create for access and infrastructure development in the...

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243109)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Large luxury and tiny grandeur: the principality of Monaco.

This chapter describes the unique relationship between Monaco and France, as well as between Monaco and the rest of Europe and how these pertain to tourism. It examines the microstate's unique geographical and social characteristics and its unique tourism products that derive from its small size,...

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243109)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for International exclaves and extraterritorial places.

This chapter focuses on the geopolitical and legal phenomenon of enclaves and exclaves, which are small pieces of a country that are physically detached from the state to which they belong and which can be accessed only by traveling through a foreign country. Almost all of the exclaves/enclaves of...

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243109)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Vulnerability, dependency and touristic appeal: the costs and benefits of smallness and marginality.

This chapter discusses the costs and benefits of tourism associated with smallness and marginality, under the conceptual umbrella of vulnerabilities of size, overdependence, lack of power, lack of recognition, and the appeal of 'otherness'. Despite the vulnerabilities brought about by smallness and ...

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243109)
Type
Book chapter

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