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This chapter explores the development of active sport tourism in the French Alps and outlines some of the key considerations concerning the growth of adventure sport tourism in this fragile location. In particular, it notes the changing trends involving sport tourism within the French Alps and...

Author(s)
Bourdeau, P.; Corneloup, J.; Mao, P.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Sport tourism: interrelationships, impacts and issues, 2004, pp 101-116
Abstract

This paper contrasts distribution systems in various European countries (UK, Germany, Scandinavia, France, Italy, and Spain) and identifies differences between Northern and Southern Europe. It is indicated that there are pronounced differences in approaches to holiday taking in Europe. In Northern...

Author(s)
Casarin, F.
Publisher
Continuum, London, UK
Citation
Tourism distribution channels: practices, issues and transformations, 2001, pp 137-150
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This chapter describes recent trends in mountaineering adventure tourism and presents case studies from around the world. For each continent or region (Andes, Antarctica, Central Asia, Europe, Himalayas, New Zealand, North America, and Great Britain), information on mountaineering adventure tour...

Author(s)
Hales, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This chapter examines how the study of leisure started and developed in France. The first section describes how, for the major part of the French urban population, leisure did not exist at the beginning of the industrial era; its conquest was a long struggle which was not completed until the 8 hour ...

Author(s)
Samuel, N.
Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Leisure research in Europe: methods and traditions., 1996, pp 11-37

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