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Cover for Sustainable winter and summer mountain tourism destinations: idealism or possible reality? The perception of the millennial generation regarding achieving success of sustainability of Whistler, BC, Canada.

This chapter explores whether mountain tourism destinations can be fully sustainable, or if sustainability within the destinations remains more of an idealized state. The study focused on the development of Whistler by exploring whether its sustainable practices could serve as a potential framework ...

Author(s)
Ipenburg, I. van; Richins, H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Merging of ski resorts, monopolization and changes in ownership structures: the case of Whistler.

This chapter discusses a historic profile of corporate ownership of mountain resorts in North America before focusing on the changing ownership structure of Whistler's mountain operations (British Columbia, Canada). Reports in the media are then drawn upon, including perspectives from...

Author(s)
Gill, A. M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for How to manage ski resorts in an environmentally friendly way - challenges and lessons learnt.

This chapter aims to encourage cableway operators and ski area managers to introduce environmental management systems (EMSs) in their organizations by presenting different experiences and applications. To this end, the chapter outlines key aspects in different settings by describing two separate...

Author(s)
Pröbstl-Haider, U.; Hödl, C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A resort municipality without residents? The case of Jumbo Glacier resort in the Purcell Mountains of British Columbia, Canada.

This chapter discusses the decades-long process of development of the proposed Jumbo Glacier ski resort and describes in some detail a long-standing polarization and numerous challenges surrounding the decision approval process at the provincial and regional levels. The Jumbo story unfolded in...

Author(s)
Owens, C. E.; Rutherford, M. B.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Wellness tourism experiences in mountain regions: the case of Sparkling Hill Resort, Canada.

This chapter looks at the emerging sophistication of wellness experiences in mountain areas, based on an audit of health and wellness facilities within the province of British Columbia and a case study of Sparkling Hill Resort. Through in-depth discussions with Sparking Hill supervisory staff,...

Author(s)
Hull, J. S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Leisure living in the Alps.

This chapter discusses the challenges of the lodging industry in alpine regions where the increasing demand for second homes, often only used for a few weeks each year, may produce negative impacts for the resort in the form of temporary (or cold) beds. The chapter explores new ideas and models in...

Author(s)
Kogler, A.; Boksberger, P.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Structural change and re-engineering in tourism: a chance for destination governance in Grisons, Switzerland?

This chapter focuses on the process of a change in governance in a broader destination region in the mountain tourism sector. A major project involving a complex group of local and regional resort destinations in a key mountain resort area of Switzerland used an approach of governance that included ...

Author(s)
Boksberger, P.; Anderegg, R.; Schuckert, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The changing tourist gaze in India's hill stations: vignettes from the early 19th century to the present.

This chapter explores the major groups of visitors to India's hill stations during the British era, broadly from the mid-19th century to Indian Independence in 1947, and compares and contrasts the gaze of these earliest recorded visitors with that of more modern domestic tourists. Before...

Author(s)
Baker, K.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936099)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Finding a pad in paradise: amenity migration effects on Whistler, British Columbia.

This chapter presents a case study of the implications of amenity migration on housing supply and availability in the mountain resort community of Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. Specifically, it (i) describes trends in the growth and magnitude of amenity migration to Whistler; (ii) summarizes...

Author(s)
Moore, S. R.; Williams, P. W.; Gill, A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990842)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cultural survival and environmental degradation in the mountains of the Secwepemc.

This chapter describes amenity migration to the mountain area known to the Secwepemc as Skwelkwekwelt (British Columbia, Canada), and its environmental and socioeconomic impacts. The chapter gives an insight into the struggle of for cultural survival of an indigenous people, the Secwepemc,...

Author(s)
Billy, J. R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990842)
Type
Book chapter

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