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Cover for Linking urban and rural tourism: strategies in sustainability.

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...

Author(s)
Slocum, S. L.; Kline, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390141)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The urban-rural tourism relationship: a case of suburban farm shops.

This chapter provides insight into the role of farm shops as tourism businesses that navigate the urban and rural environments, utilizing both to create a unique tourism product. Through seven semi-structured interviews with farm shop managers and owners in suburban England, this chapter attempts...

Author(s)
Slocum, S. L.; Curtis, K. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390141)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Discussing rural-urban tourism: a review of the literature.

This chapter provides an overview of the most relevant publications discussing the urban-rural relationship and tourism by combining the benefits of both traditional and systematic reviews of the literature published in the past 40 years. This contribution first investigates the existing academic...

Author(s)
Gon, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390141)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Experiencing and connecting to nature: an urban to rural association.

This chapter evaluates the potential of tourism experiences in rural areas to connect urbanites to nature and to help develop environmentally responsible behaviour (ERB). Through a review of research on creating deeper relationships, place attachment and meaningful experiences, this chapter...

Author(s)
Holden, A.; Lupton, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390141)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Addressing power: stakeholder involvement within an integrated tourism planning process.

This chapter reviews existing theoretical frameworks for involving stakeholders in planning processes (especially those intersecting with integrated tourism planning in urban-rural tourism development), and provides an extension to thinking about the role of stakeholders by reviewing factors that...

Author(s)
Duffy, L.; Kim GyungHoon
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390141)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 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....

Author(s)
Cavaliere, C. T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390141)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cool suburbs: a strategy for sustainable tourism?

This chapter draws on evidence and ideas from research on tourists' attempts to get off the beaten track in London and other World Tourism Cities to consider how far suburban areas can meet the demands previously satisfied by off-the-beaten-track areas in the inner city, and whether their images...

Author(s)
Maitland, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390141)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Resident and tourist perception of people, towns and amenities in fringe settings.

This chapter presents the findings of a study on the views of residents and non-residents on the people, towns and amenities of Moore County, North Carolina, USA. The findings shed light on potential conflicts that may arise in fringe settings, the factors that may influence support for tourism...

Author(s)
Kline, C.; Duffy, L.; Clark, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390141)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The urban-rural tourism mix: a partnership of convenience or sustainability imperative.

This chapter argues that while urban centres, such as the Pretoria Central Business District (CBD) in South Africa, generally attract a good number of tourists, this advantage should be extended to less developed communities (townships) that are in close proximity to the CBD. Through a quantitative ...

Author(s)
Nkemngu, A. A. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390141)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for From centre to periphery: inequality, indigeneity and domestic tourism in Guatemala.

This chapter examines the implications of domestic tourism in Guatemala, a country with high levels of economic inequality and ethnic disparities. It looks at how urban and rural areas are linked physically, economically and culturally, as well as considering areas of separation, and offering...

Author(s)
LaPan, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390141)
Type
Book chapter

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