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Cover for Case Study Turkey: Climate change and coastal tourism: impacts of climate change on the Turquoise Coast.

This chapter tries to assess the severity of expected climate change impacts on tourism at the Turquoise Coast (Turkey) and build up an adaptation agenda for the concerned parties. First, sea level rise projections are considered to understand the degree of exposure at the immediate coastal zone. A ...

Author(s)
Demiroglu, O. C.; Akbas, A.; Turp, M. T.; Ozturk, T.; An, N.; Kurnaz, M. L.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for My path to adventure.

This chapter discusses the author's obsession with surfing, the difficulties he faced while working in the outdoor adventure tourism industry, as well as some positive developments in surf tourism in Cornwall. Some advice are presented to students who may want to start an adventure business. The...

Author(s)
Abell, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
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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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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 Winning the lottery on the Colorado River.

The Colorado River is the heart of Grand Canyon National Park and offers visitors a world-class whitewater river trip. However, use of the river was causing impacts to the limited number of campsites along the shore (Impacts to campsites), many of the area's iconic side canyons and other attraction ...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Don't pick up aquatic hitchhikers in Voyageurs.

Visitors to Voyageurs National Park have the opportunity to boat, paddle, swim, and fish on a historic water passageway credited with "the opening of the Northwestern United States". However, the movement of visitors between water bodies within the park and larger region can harm aquatic habitats...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The encyclopedia of tourism and recreation in marine environments.

This encyclopedia brings together the terms, concepts and theories related to recreational and tourism activities in marine settings. Entries range from short definitions to medium and long articles.

Author(s)
Lück, M.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933500)
Type
Book
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Cover for Images of beauty and family. contemporary imagery at Aquafan.

This chapter reports on visual research conducted by LaRiCA or the Research Lab for Advanced Communication, Faculty of Sociology, University of Urbino 'Carlo Bo' at Aquafan, one of the most important Italian aquatic parks and considered to be one of the favourite leisure and travel destination by...

Author(s)
Gemini, L.; Artieri, G. B.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936112)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for River-based tourism in the USA: tourism and recreation on the Colorado and Mississippi rivers.

This chapter describes the current situation of tourism and recreation on the Mississippi and Colorado Rivers in the USA. It highlights the unique trends and problems associated with each river, and then examines how they are used in contemporary society and how they assist in forming regional...

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934682)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for European waterways as a source of leisure and recreation.

This chapter uses examples from a variety of European waterways and their immediate surroundings to present an overview of activities that are both water- and land-based and which collectively constitute Europe's river tourism sector. Potential threats to river and canal tourism are also discussed. ...

Author(s)
Erfurt-Cooper, P.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934682)
Type
Book chapter

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