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Mountain Tourism

Mountain Tourism

Experiences, Communities, Environments and Sustainable Futures

Edited by H Richins, Thompson Rivers University, Canada, J Hull, Thompson Rivers University, Canada

February 2016 / Hardback / 404 Pages / 9781780644608 £87.50 / €113.00 / $144.00
With 10% online discount: £78.75 / €101.70 / $129.60
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Main Description

Mountains have long held an appeal for people around the world. This book focusses on the diversity of perspectives, interaction and role of tourism within these areas. Providing a vital update to the current literature, it considers the interdisciplinary context of communities, the creation of mountain tourism experiences and the impacts tourism has on these environments. Including authors from Europe, Asia-Pacific and North America, the development, planning and governance issues are also covered.

  • : Part 1. Mountain Tourism Introduction
  • 1: Overview of Mountain Tourism: Substantive Nature, Historical Context, Areas of Focus
  • : Part 2. Experience Provision in Mountain Tourism
  • 2: Experience Provision in Mountain Tourism: Overview, Contextual Development and Emphasis
  • 3: Wellness Tourism Experiences in Mountain Regions: The Case of Sparkling Hill Resort, Canada
  • 4: Creating Tourist Experiences in European Alpine Areas: Beyond Mass Tourism
  • 5: Motivations for a Destination Wedding in Canada’s Mountain Parks
  • 6: Stamp Books in the Harz Mountains, Germany – Fun not Just for Children
  • 7: Significant Innovation in the Development and Provision of Heli-ski Mountain Experiences: The Case of Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing
  • 8: From Winter Destination to All-year-round Tourism: How Focus on Service can Reduce Fluctuation in Demand due to Seasonality
  • : Part 3. People and Communities in Mountain Tourism
  • 9: People and Communities in Mountain Tourism: Overview, Contextual Development and Areas of Focus
  • 10: Tourism-led Amenity Migration in a Mountain Community: Quality of Life Implications for Fernie, British Columbia
  • 11; In the Shadow of Machu Picchu: A Case Study of the Salkantay Trail
  • 12: Transformative Wine Tourism in Mountain Communities
  • 13: Sustainable Tourism in the Carpathians
  • 14: Leisure Living in the Alps
  • 15: Australia’s Alpine Areas: Motivations, Experiences and Satisfaction of Visitors to Mt Kosciuszko
  • : Part 4. Natural Environments and Their Connection to Mountain Tourism
  • 16: Natural Environments and Their Connection to Mountain Tourism:Overview, Contextual Development and Areas of Focus
  • 17: Tourism, Environmental Pragmatism and Changing Attitudes Towards Mountains
  • 18: External and Internal Challenges of Glacier Tourism Development in Iceland
  • 19: Hiking Tourism in Germany’s Low and High Mountain Regions
  • 20: Sustainable Mountain Hiking Practices in Isfahan, Iran
  • 21: Two Canadian Mountaineering Camps: Participant Motivations and Sense of Place in a Wilderness Setting
  • : Part 5. Impacts and Solutions in Mountain Tourism
  • 22: Impacts and Solutions in Mountain Tourism: Overview, Contextual Development and Areas of Focus
  • 23: Regional Collaboration in Community-based Mountain Tourism in World Heritage Sites: The Ifugao Rice Terraces of the Cordillera Central Mountains in the Philippines
  • 24: Mountain Tourism Supply-chain Networks in Cross-border Settings: The Case of Intercerdanya, Spain
  • 25: A Moral Turn for Mountain Tourism?
  • 26: Mountain Tourism in Germany: Challenges and Opportunities in Addressing Seasonality at Garmisch-Partenkirchen
  • 27: Tourism and Change in Nepal’s Mt Everest Region
  • 28: Rural Tourism and Small Business Networks in Mountain Areas: Integrating Information Communication Technologies (ICT) and Community in Western Southland, New Zealand
  • : Part 6. Development, Planning and Governance in Mountain Tourism
  • 29: Development, Planning and Governance in Mountain Tourism: Overview, Contextual Development and Areas of Focus
  • 30: Protected Areas in The Alps: Governance and Contributions to Regional Development
  • 31: Setting the Table for Mountain Tourism: The Case of a South African National Park
  • 32: Governance of French Ski Resorts: Will the Historic Economic Development Model Work for the Future?
  • 33: The Development and Design of Ski Resorts: From Theory to Practice
  • 34: Non-government Organizations’ Mountain Management: A Sustainable Support Model for Southern Oregon’s Mountain Destinations
  • 35: Development and Governance of a Family Destination in the Alps: The Case of Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis
  • : Part 7. Mountain Tourism Implications
  • 36: Mountain Tourism: Implications and Sustainable Futures

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