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Title Mountain tourism : experiences, communities, environments and sustainable futures / Harold Richins (Thompson Rivers University), John S. Hull (Thompson Rivers University).

Published Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK : CABI, 2016.


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Physical description 1 online resource (xx, 383 pages) : illustrations, maps, charts
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Overview of Mountain Tourism : Substantive Nature, Historical Context, Areas of Focus / Harold Richins, Sydney Johnsen and John S. Hull -- Experience Provision in Mountain Tourism : Overview, Contextual Development and Emphasis / Harold Richins -- Wellness Tourism Experiences in Mountain Regions : The Case of Sparkling Hill Resort, Canada / John S. Hull -- Creating Tourist Experiences in European Alpine Areas : Beyond Mass Tourism / Umberto Martini and Federica Buffa -- Motivations for a Destination Wedding in Canada's Mountain Parks / Elizabeth A. Halpenny -- Stamp Books in the Harz Mountains, Germany : Fun not Just for Children / Michael Lück and Sven Gross -- Significant Innovation in the Development and Provision of Heli-Ski Mountain Experiences : The Case of Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing / Harold Richins -- From Winter Destination to All-year-round Tourism : How Focus on Service can Reduce Fluctuation in Demand due to Seasonality / Marit Gundersen Engeset and Jan Velvin -- People and Communities in Mountain Tourism : Overview, Contextual Development and Areas of Focus / John S. Hull and Harold Richins -- Tourism-led Amenity Migration in a Mountain Community : Quality of Life Implications for Fernie, British Columbia / Peter W. Williams, Alison M. Gill and Jeff M. Zukiwsky -- In the Shadow of Machu Picchu : A Case Study of the Salkantay Trail / Joe Pavelka -- Transformative Wine Tourism in Mountain Communities / Donna M. Senese -- Sustainable Tourism in the Carpathians / László Puczkó, Michael Meyer, Martina Voskarova and Ivett Sziva -- Leisure Living in the Alps / Aurelia Kogler and Philipp Boksberger -- Australia's Alpine Areas : Motivations, Experiences and Satisfaction of Visitors to Mt. Kosciuszko / Tracey Dickson -- Natural Environments and Their Connection to Mountain Tourism : Overview, Contextual Development and Areas of Focus / Sydney Johnsen and Harold Richins -- Tourism, Environmental Pragmatism and Changing Attitudes Towards Mountains / C. Michael Hall --
External and Internal Challenges of Glacier Tourism Development in Iceland / Johannes Welling and Thorvardur Arnason -- Hiking Tourism in Germany's Low and High Mountain Regions / Axel Dreyer and Anne Menzel -- Sustainable Mountain Hiking Practices in Isfahan, Iran / Farhad Moghimehfar and Elizabeth A. Halpenny -- Two Canadian Mountaineering Camps : Participant Motivations and Sense of Place in a Wilderness Setting / Robin Reid and Terry Palechuk -- Impacts and Solutions in Mountain Tourism : Overview, Contextual Development and Areas of Focus / John S. Hull and Harold Richins -- Regional Collaboration in Community-Based Mountain Tourism in World Heritage Sites : The Ifugao Rice Terraces of the Cordillera Central Mountains in the Philippines / Jovel Ananayo and Harold Richins -- Mountain Tourism Supply-chain Networks in Cross-border Settings : The Case of Intercerdanya, Spain / Dani Blasco, Jaume Guia and Lluís Prats -- A Moral Turn for Mountain Tourism? / Lisa Cooke, Bryan Grimwood and Kellee Caton -- Mountain Tourism in Germany : Challenges and Opportunities in Addressing Seasonality at Garmisch-Partenkirchen / Joel T. Schmidt, Christian H. Werner and Harold Richins -- Tourism and Change in Nepal's Mt. Everest Region / Sanjay K. Nepal -- Rural Tourism and Small Business Networks in Mountain Areas : Integrating Information Communication Technologies (ICT) and Community in Western Southland, New Zealand / Carolyn Deuchar and Simon Milne -- Development, Planning and Governance in Mountain Tourism : Overview, Contextual Development and Areas of Focus / John S. Hull and Harold Richins -- Protected Areas in The Alps : Governance and Contributions to Regional Development / Michael Volgger, Lena-Marie Lun and Harald Pechlaner -- Setting the Table for Mountain Tourism : The Case of a South African National Park / Linda-Louise Geldenhuys, Peet van der Merwe and Melville Saayman --
Governance of French Ski Resorts : Will the Historic Economic Development Model Work for the Future? / Emmanuelle George-Marcelpoil and Hugues François -- The Development and Design of Ski Resorts : From Theory to Practice / Simon Hudson and Louise Hudson -- Non-Government Organizations' Mountain Management : A Sustainable Support Model for Southern Oregon's Mountain Destinations / Byron Marlowe and Alison Burke -- Development and Governance of a Family Destination in the Alps : The Case of Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis / Anita Zehrer, Frieda Raich, Hubert Siller and Franz Tschidere -- Mountain Tourism : Implications and Sustainable Futures / John S. Hull and Harold Richins.
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Summary This book aims to broaden the discussion on the diversity of perspectives, interactions and roles of mountain tourism, through an interdisciplinary and management context. The book contains five thematic areas, each with an overview and relevant case studies. These themes include: (i) the creation of mountain tourism experiences; (ii) people and communities in mountain tourism; (iii) natural environments in mountain tourism; (iv) impacts and solutions in mountain tourism; and (v) development, planning and governance approaches in mountain tourism. Mountain areas from around the world are covered in this book including areas within Europe, Asia-Pacific, North America, Africa and South America. The book has 36 chapters and a subject index.
Other formats Also available in print format.
Notes Title from PDF title page (viewed April 14, 2016).
Other author Richins, Harold, editor.
Hull, John, 1963- editor.
C.A.B. International, issuing body.
Subject Mountain tourism.
Mountain tourism -- Case studies.
Sustainable tourism.
Sustainable tourism -- Case studies.
Tourism -- Environmental aspects.
Tourism -- Environmental aspects -- Case studies.
Case studies.
Community involvement.
Mountain areas.
Nature tourism.
Sustainable tourism.
Tourism development.
Tourism impact.
ISBN 9781780644608