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Cover for Accessible tourism: an inseparable part of sustainable tourism.

This chapter discusses the concepts of accessible tourism, disability, and tourism for the disabled, as well as the international organizations conducting activities for accessible tourism and their practices. Recommendations are then offered for the development of accessible tourism.

Author(s)
Akdu, U.; Akdu, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Experiencing a water sports holiday as part of a rehabilitation trajectory: identifying the salutogenic mechanisms.

This chapter presents a case study exploring how people from a rehabilitation centre experienced a water sports holiday. The location was a water sports island in the Loosdrechtse Plassen, a lake district in the Netherlands. The chapter contributes to the existing literature on the benefits of...

Author(s)
Wagenaar, M.; Vaandrager, L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Policy and planning for particular groups.

This chapter is concerned with social groups and their involvement with leisure, sport and tourism. Four perspectives for viewing the needs and demands of different social groups are discussed: a welfare perspective; a human and citizens' rights perspective; a market perspective; and a diversity...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648033)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Destination planning for disabled people.

Written from the perspective of an entrepreneur and academic and wheelchair user, this chapter reviews how historically there is an 'invisibility' of disabled people in tourism literature and contrasts this with the developing concepts of accessible tourism and universal design. These concepts are...

Author(s)
Grimes, C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644585)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism, disability and mobility.

This chapter examines the social inequality experienced by tourists with mobility disabilities. It starts with a general overview of disability demographics, different approaches to disability and the concepts required for an understanding of the disability experience. Using Australia as a case...

Author(s)
Small, J.; Darcy, S.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936624)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Policy and planning for particular groups.

This chapter discusses leisure, sport and tourism planning and policy for social groups defined by: gender; ethnicity; disability; income; and age-children, youth and the elderly.

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935238)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism and inequality: problems and prospects.

This book seeks to make a contribution to the tourism and inequality debate, not only through its investigation of how and why tourism contributes to and reflects social inequality, but also through its exploration of the ways in which tourism can be a means to reduce social inequality or alleviate ...

Author(s)
Cole, S.; Morgan, N.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936624)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Leisure, sport and tourism, politics, policy and planning.

This 3rd book edition examines the activities of policymaking and planning carried out by governments and associated agencies in the field of leisure, sport and tourism. The book consists of 15 chapters presented in five parts. Part 1 consists of five chapters. The introductory chapter presents...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935238)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Access and participation.

This chapter addresses issues of inequality by focusing on unequal access to and participation in tourism activities. Different levels of participation within and between societies are examined, concepts of social tourism are evaluated and constraints to access for people with disabilities are...

Author(s)
Hall, D.; Brown, F.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930660)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Leisure and tourism policy and planning.

This book provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary introduction to public policy and planning in the field of leisure and tourism. It includes theoretical perspectives and practical guidelines for the application of a range of analytical techniques. It is an updated edition of Leisure Policy and ...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995465)
Type
Book

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