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Tourism routes and trails theory and practice.

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This book presents an overview of tourism routes and trails and attempts to make sense of this complex universe: why they exist, how they were created and what role they play in the development and management of tourism. Chapters 1 to 5 discuss and analyse the nature of routes and trails. These chapters ask what tourism routes, trails and itineraries represent in society and human experience. They...

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Chapter 7 (Page no: 110)

Strategies of nations, regions and local bodies.

This chapter looks at tourism route development from the viewpoint of the public sector - the agents of national, regional and local government. It explains how routes are seen as a way of distributing value across a destination, and uses examples from Peru and New Mexico to illustrate how governments use tourism routes as instruments of policy. The issue of funding is also raised briefly. Case studies are presented of (1) 'La Route des Vins' (Alsace region, France), which shows how a cultural itinerary can serve as a framework for much of the region's tourism; and (2) the Jordan Trail, which shows how route development strategies are formulated and then put into action.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Tourism routes and their identity. Author(s): Ward-Perkins, D. Beckmann, C. Ellis, J.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 16) Routes, culture and human experience. Author(s): Ward-Perkins, D. Beckmann, C. Ellis, J.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 31) The three stages of tourism. Author(s): Ward-Perkins, D. Beckmann, C. Ellis, J.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 49) Trends. Author(s): Ward-Perkins, D. Beckmann, C. Ellis, J.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 69) The meaning of routes. Author(s): Ward-Perkins, D. Beckmann, C. Ellis, J.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 87) The family of tourism routes. Author(s): Ward-Perkins, D. Beckmann, C. Ellis, J.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 130) Routes and the tourism industry. Author(s): Ward-Perkins, D. Beckmann, C. Ellis, J.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 144) A roadmap for route development. Author(s): Ward-Perkins, D. Beckmann, C. Ellis, J.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 164) The impacts and benefits of routes and trails. Author(s): Ward-Perkins, D. Beckmann, C. Ellis, J.