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Cover for Customer profile.

This chapter evaluates the characteristics of the adventure tourism customer, differentiating each into market segments and looking at motivations. It also explores the growth of lifestyle sports and the influence of the internet in propagating lifestyles and new types of adventure activities....

Author(s)
Jenkins, I. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Adventure lifestyles.

This chapter considers adventure lifestyles as one of the many lifestyle choices that individuals make in a postmodern society. It also explores the factors influencing increased participation in adventure lifestyles, including the professionalization of adventure sports and tourism and the...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction.

This chapter defines leisure, sport and tourism and highlights their overlaps. It also looks at the geography of leisure, sport and tourism, which results in five different planning environments. The range of government involvement in leisure, sport and tourism is discussed, and a very broad...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648033)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A participation-based approach to planning for leisure, sport and tourism.

This chapter describes a step-by-step approach to planning for leisure, sport and tourism focused on the concept of participation. The particular approach outlined here is the U-Plan system developed at the University of Technology Sydney. The system comprises three core modules: the...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648033)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Service and experience design.

This chapter examines the principles and methods involved in designing quality into the leisure, events, tourism and sport (LETS) product or service and the way it is experienced by the consumer. In highlighting the factors that are significant in designing service systems and processes, it...

Author(s)
Buswell, J.; Williams, C.; Sutton, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645445)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Measuring service quality and satisfaction.

This chapter explains the principles and main techniques of measuring service quality and consumer satisfaction used in the leisure, events, tourism and sport (LETS) industry. Quantitative methods of measuring service quality are discussed, focusing on the SERVQUAL approach as its variants are the...

Author(s)
Buswell, J.; Williams, C.; Sutton, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645445)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The LETS experience economy.

This chapter examines the growth in the importance of the experience economy and the nature of the leisure, events, tourism and sport (LETS) consumer experience, and considers their implications for the management of service quality. Factors in the relationship between service quality and the LETS...

Author(s)
Buswell, J.; Williams, C.; Sutton, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645445)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Thoughts on the adventure sports industry.

This chapter presents the author's reflections on her career choice and path in adventure sport, the positives and negatives for females working in adventure, the importance of specialization for new recruits in adventure, and the state of equal opportunity for females in this industry.

Author(s)
Dennison, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mixing sport and religion in the landes area of France.

This chapter explores how certain features of Landes (France) offer a surprising connection between religion and sport, manifested through sites such as the 'Chapel of Our Lady of Rugby' at Larrivière-Saint-Savin, the 'Chapel of Our Lady of the Course Landaise' in Bascons and the 'Chapel of Our...

Author(s)
Lamothe, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392527)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Reinventing coastal health tourism through lifestyle sports: the complexities of kiteboarding in practice.

The main question addressed in this chapter is how the practices of kiteboarding seem to be connected to and are challenged by other practices in the light of using kiteboarding for coastal health tourism reinvention in Zeeland, the Netherlands. To answer this question, exploratory findings on the...

Author(s)
Derriks, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter

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