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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 8 (Page no: 130)

Routes and the tourism industry.

This chapter looks at why and how the adventure travel trade (consisting of private tour operators) engages in trail-based product development. Sections examine: the profile of adventure tour operators; the adventure travel approach to route development; partnerships; community engagement; and the role of guides. A case study is presented of the Qhapaq √Ďan (also known as the Andean Road System or Inca Trail), which shows how a small adventure travel operator opened up a remote stretch of trail through the Andes.

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: 7 (Page no: 110) Strategies of nations, regions and local bodies. 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.