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Tourism, health, wellbeing and protected areas.

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This book offers a compilation of transdisciplinary contributions that demonstrate the features of the relationship between tourism, health, wellbeing and protected areas. Attention is given to case studies stemming from current and future trends around these topics. Many of these case studies take place in European settings. The book has been divided into two sections. The first section (chapters...

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Chapter 2 (Page no: 11)

The European protected areas approach to organizing ecotourism: a study of benchmark protected areas.

This chapter presents a multiple case study analysis to corroborate the role of strategic and participatory approaches for ecotourism development within protected areas. Three protected areas were selected: the Alpi Marittime Regional Park (Italy), the Clwydian Range and Dee Valley area of outstanding national beauty (Wales, UK), and the Pilat Regional Park (France). The analysis of good practices in these protected areas yielded findings on: the role of the strategic and participatory approaches for the effectiveness of ecotourism development; and how these approaches can be effective.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction: tourism, health and wellbeing and protected environments. Author(s): Azara, I. Niccolini, F. Taff, B. D. Michopoulou, E. Clarke, A.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 26) Tourism, wellbeing and cultural ecosystem services: a case study of Örség National Park, Hungary. Author(s): Smith, M. K. Csurgó, B.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 39) Sustainable tourism in natural protected areas: the points of view of hosts and guests in Sila National Park. Author(s): Ferrari, S. Gilli, M.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 56) Wellness tourism as a complementary activity in saltpans regeneration. Author(s): Albuquerque, H. Silva, A. M. F. da Martins, F. Costa, C.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 69) A model for developing evidence-based health tourism: the case of 'alpine health region Salzburg, Austria'. Author(s): Steckenbauer, G. C. Tischler, S. Hartl, A. Pichler, C.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 82) Participatory location-based learning and ICT as tools to increase international reputation of a wellbeing destination in rural areas: a case study. Author(s): Cavicchi, A. Frontoni, E. Pierdicca, R. Rinaldi, C. Bertella, G. Santini, C.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 95) Exploring how medical voluntourism contributes to health and wellbeing in Haiti. Author(s): Thomsen, J. Keneman, M.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 108) The interrelationship between place symbolism, memory and voluntary income schemes (VIS): the 'stick up for stanage' campaign. Author(s): Marson, D. Pope, E.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 125) The visitor: connecting health, wellbeing and the natural environment. Author(s): Hansen, A. S.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 138) Reinventing coastal health tourism through lifestyle sports: the complexities of kiteboarding in practice. Author(s): Derriks, T.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 149) Revitalizing rural communities in Costa Rica through sustainable tourism. Author(s): Heyne, L. A. Camacho, J. V.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 167) Experiencing a water sports holiday as part of a rehabilitation trajectory: identifying the salutogenic mechanisms. Author(s): Wagenaar, M. Vaandrager, L.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 178) The potential role of public aquaria in human health and wellbeing. Author(s): Cracknell, D. L. Pahl, S. White, M. P. Depledge, M. H.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 190) Health effects of recreation vehicle noise: laboratory evidence for mood and heart rate. Author(s): Benfield, J. A. Weinzimmer, D. Taff, B. D. Newman, P.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 203) A dynamic view of visitors: the impact of others on recreation and restorative nature experiences. Author(s): Cherian, B. Benfield, J. A.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 214) Reconsidering the links between tourism, health, wellbeing and protected areas. Author(s): Clarke, A. Azara, I. Michopoulou, E. Niccolini, F. Taff, B. D.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Economics and Management, University of Pisa, Via Ridolfi, 10-56124, Pisa, Italy.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2018
  • ISBN
  • 9781786391315
  • Record Number
  • 20183147548