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Linking urban and rural tourism: strategies in sustainability.

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This book applies a more inclusive approach to regional integration by providing insight into strategies that support both the needs of urban and rural areas whilst enhancing the tourist experience, supporting the positive impacts of tourism and mitigating the negative. The book addresses three critical thematic areas: rural-urban linkages (chapters 1-4), fringe tourism (chapters 5-7), and strateg...


Chapter 4 (Page no: 49)

Foodscapes as alternate ways of knowing: advancing sustainability and climate consciousness through tactile space.

This chapter explores the philosophical conceptualizations of the role of farms and foodscapes as literal and conceptual places of tactile space in the peri-urban environment, and raises important questions about connecting foodscapes to concerns and knowledge on climate change and sustainability. This exploration can be utilized by planners, academics, individuals and those involved in various aspects of food movements to further understand the role of foodscapes for sustainable tourism. In addition, the link between approaches to sustainable tourism education and interpretation and the need for the further development of place consciousness is presented. Through the socio-environmental convergence of agriculture, tourism and climate change in peri-urban environments, there is an opportunity to understand the ways that food and farms can facilitate various alternative ways of knowing for sustainable development.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 3) Discussing rural-urban tourism: a review of the literature. Author(s): Gon, M.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 20) Experiencing and connecting to nature: an urban to rural association. Author(s): Holden, A. Lupton, K.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 33) Addressing power: stakeholder involvement within an integrated tourism planning process. Author(s): Duffy, L. Kim GyungHoon
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 67) Cool suburbs: a strategy for sustainable tourism? Author(s): Maitland, R.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 82) The urban-rural tourism relationship: a case of suburban farm shops. Author(s): Slocum, S. L. Curtis, K. R.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 94) Resident and tourist perception of people, towns and amenities in fringe settings. Author(s): Kline, C. Duffy, L. Clark, D.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 115) The urban-rural tourism mix: a partnership of convenience or sustainability imperative. Author(s): Nkemngu, A. A. P.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 128) From centre to periphery: inequality, indigeneity and domestic tourism in Guatemala. Author(s): LaPan, C.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 144) Beyond economic development: can the arts lead communities out of poverty? Author(s): Delconte, J.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 159) Theme park as a link between urban and rural territories. Author(s): Lapointe, D.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 171) Connecting urban to rural: can the San Francisco-Napa Valley relationship be facilitated in Pennsylvania? Author(s): Solano, A. Proctor, C.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 187) Farm and food tourism as a strategy for linking rural and urban land, people and place: the case of Western North Carolina. Author(s): Mathews, L. G.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 202) Utah Farm-Chef-Fork: linking rural growers with urban chefs to enhance local food sourcing. Author(s): Curtis, K. R. Brain, R.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 216) Corporate sustainability as an opportunity for tourism partnerships: a case study on Fairmont Hotels & Resorts. Author(s): Boluk, K.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • School of Business, Stockton University, Galloway, New Jersey, USA.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2017
  • ISBN
  • 9781786390141
  • Record Number
  • 20173172169