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Cover for Conclusions and challenges.

This chapter summarizes the issues concerning river tourism as discussed in this book, identifies the gaps and challenges for river tourism governance, and outlines future research directions.

Author(s)
Cooper, M.; Prideaux, B.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934682)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for River tourism.

This book explores river tourism from a range of perspectives including river uses, heritage, management, environmental concerns, and marketing. The book has 15 chapters and an index. The intended readership includes researchers and students of leisure and tourism.

Author(s)
Prideaux, B.; Cooper, M.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934682)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introducing river tourism: physical, ecological and human aspects.

This chapter examines various issues associated with the structure and operation of rivers before developing a framework to describe and understand river-based tourism. It commences with a discussion about aspects of the water cycle and fluvial hydrology. Following this, the discussion turns to...

Author(s)
Prideaux, B.; Timothy, D. J.; Cooper, M.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934682)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for River tourism in the South Asian subcontinent.

This chapter outlines the geography, history and tourism usage of the major rivers in South Asia, concentrating on the Indus, Ganges and the Brahmaputra river systems but mentioning the other systems where significant differences may be observed in their tourism-use patterns. The status of...

Author(s)
Cooper, M.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934682)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for River tourism: sailing the Nile.

This chapter discusses the geography, human history, and current tourism resources of the river Nile. It is shown that the river is important in tourism terms for many countries besides Egypt and Sudan, and that the range of tourism attractions and activities throughout the length of the river is...

Author(s)
Cooper, M.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934682)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for From sand mining to sand bashing in about 30 years: a difficult journey towards sustainable tourism for Fraser Island.

This chapter reviews the difficult journey of Fraser Island towards sustainability. This chapter describes the setting and historical context of tourism development, covering the previous sand mining and logging economy and describing the process of attaining world heritage listing in the 1990s,...

Author(s)
Cooper, M.; Erfurt-Cooper, P.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936792)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The Mekong: developing a new tourism region.

This chapter provides an introduction to the Greater Mekong Sub-region, sets regional tourism policy in the broader context of regional social and economic development initiatives, and summarizes the recent emergence of a cohesive regional approach to pro-poor tourism (PPT) development.

Author(s)
Laws, E.; Semone, P.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934682)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The Yangzi River tourism zone.

This chapter describes the tourism activity along the Yangzi River (China) and the river's main attraction, the 'Three Gorges'. It also examines the need for a 'Yangzi River Tourism Region'. Currently the river has no unified market approach and as discussed in this chapter, the lack of a regional...

Author(s)
Arlt, W. G.; Feng, G.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934682)
Type
Book chapter

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