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Adventure Tourism and Outdoor Activities Management: a 21st century toolkit.

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This book was conceived as a reader for many aspects of adventure tourism management. Part I (chapters 1-11) deals with definitions of adventure tourism, the globalization of adventure tourism, adventure tourism research, the customer profile, product development, management issues, risk and safety management, the evolution of adventure, cultural perspectives on adventure tourism, adventure lifest...

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Chapter 6 (Page no: 64)

Management issues.

This chapter presents the overall management principles for successful adventure tourism, covering the key operational and management procedures required to run an effective and sustainable company. The organization of a company, personnel development and training, corporate social responsibility, management of competition, financial management, and risk management, are discussed.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 3) Adventure tourism. Author(s): Jenkins, I. S.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 14) Globalization of adventure tourism. Author(s): Jenkins, I. S.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 26) Research in adventure tourism. Author(s): Jenkins, I. S.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 38) Customer profile. Author(s): Jenkins, I. S.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 51) Product development. Author(s): Jenkins, I. S.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 77) Risk and safety management. Author(s): Jenkins, I. S.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 91) New adventure, old adventure. Author(s): Jenkins, I. S.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 103) Cultural perspectives on adventure tourism. Author(s): Jenkins, I. S.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 115) Adventure lifestyles. Author(s): Jenkins, I. S.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 127) Sustainability in adventure tourism. Author(s): Jenkins, I. S.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 145) Altruistic adventure voluntourism: help manage the park you visit. Author(s): Bristow, R. S.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 155) Adventure tourism in the four different worlds of Ecuador. Author(s): Ortega, M.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 169) I came to enjoy Iceland and arrived at Thingvellir ('Thingvellir - where am I again?'). Author(s): Schaller, H.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 175) Call of the wild in Wales. Author(s): Soanes, M.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 183) Thoughts on the adventure sports industry. Author(s): Dennison, J.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 188) Being an outdoor instructor: James's experience. Author(s): Martin, J.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 192) My path to adventure. Author(s): Abell, P.