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This paper introduces the ecomuseum ideal, which can, in certain situations, provide a more suitable model for community-driven practices in heritage and environmental management. It considers the ecomuseum ideal as a potential sustainable future scenario for upland areas in Cumbria. It outlines...

Author(s)
Corsane, G.
Publisher
Sapiens Publishing, Kirkmahoe, UK
Citation
International Journal of Biodiversity Science & Management, 2006, 2, 3, pp 218-222
Abstract

What little work exists on cycling tourism tends to be focused entirely on economic impacts with little coverage of the participants themselves and, furthermore, the coverage looks mainly at 'cycling holidays' of one sort or another with day visits and cycle racing being largely ignored. This paper ...

Author(s)
Bull, C. J.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Sport Tourism, 2006, 11, 3/4, pp 259-274
Abstract

In the early twenty-first century, participation in adventure sports activities represents a fertile means of reinforcing personal identity and cultural distinction, secured through the quest for, and accrual of, symbolic capital. This article draws on a case study investigation of one Scottish...

Author(s)
McGillivray, D.; Frew, M.
Publisher
ANZALS (School of Leisure, Sport Tourism), Lindfield, Australia
Citation
Annals of Leisure Research, 2007, 10, 1, pp 54-78
Abstract

Within the context of debates about integrated and territorial approaches to rural development in Europe's lagging regions, this paper introduces the notion of integrated rural tourism, theorized in relation to the concepts of embeddedness, dis-embeddedness, endogeneity, and empowerment. The paper...

Author(s)
Saxena, G.; Ilbery, B.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2008, 35, 1, pp 233-254
Abstract

The inaugural Homeless World Cup was held in July 2003 in Graz, Austria with 18 teams competing. Organized by the International Network of Street Papers, the tournament's aims were to encourage disengaged and de-motivated people to participate in the sporting environment, to provide an inclusive...

Author(s)
Magee, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, London, UK
Citation
Soccer and Society, 2011, 12, 2, pp 159-173
Abstract

Within the extensive body of literature on sustainable tourism (ST), its successful implementation is an emerging and important theme. The lack of or ineffective stakeholder participation is a major obstacle to ST realisation and there is little clarity as to how best to resolve this problem. This...

Author(s)
Waligo, V. M.; Clarke, J.; Hawkins, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2013, 36, pp 342-353
Abstract

Events are emerging worldwide and are seen to have significant economic and socio-cultural impacts on the destination and host society. However, there are only handful studies focusing on the socio-cultural impacts of events. This study fills in this gap by focusing on the socio-cultural impacts of ...

Author(s)
Liu YiDe
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Social Indicators Research, 2014, 115, 3, pp 983-998
Abstract

In initiating the development of a large-scale golf resort in Aberdeenshire, Trump International Golf Links Scotland made a relatively unknown site central to Scottish planning debates. A stretch of land along the North Sea coast north of Aberdeen became linked to new possible futures. Part of the...

Author(s)
Jönsson, E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Geoforum, 2014, 52, pp 226-235
Abstract

Drawing on a case study of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, this article examines the extent to which the hosting of an integrated parasport event where able-bodied athletes and athletes with a disability compete alongside one another is being leveraged to create opportunities for community...

Author(s)
Misener, L.; McGillivray, D.; McPherson, G.; Legg, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Annals of Leisure Research, 2015, 18, 4, pp 450-469
Abstract

Through the Traffic Light Routes Framework (TLRF), this research note shows how stakeholders can be better involved in sustainable tourism initiatives. The TLRF emerged from case study data on the Cornwall Sustainable (CoaST) Project, located in South West England, UK.

Author(s)
Waligo, V.; Clarke, J.; Hawkins, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2015, 55, pp 90-93

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