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The second part of this special issue (six articles) focuses on the benefits and outcomes of nature sport participation through selected case studies. For example, this collection of papers highlights the meaningful and challenging experiences of participants across numerous activities, ranging...

Author(s)
Melo, R.; Rheenen, D. van; Gammon, S. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Annals of Leisure Research, 2020, 23, 2, pp 133-263
Abstract

In recent years, studies on intangible cultural heritage (ICH) have substantially increased as the subject has received extensive attention from scholars. This study collected all the papers (249) on ICH from the Web of Science (WoS) core database. CiteSpace analysis software was used for the...

Author(s)
Su XinWei; Li Xi; Kang YanXin
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
SAGE Open, 2019, 9, 2, pp unpaginated
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Cover for The European protected areas approach to organizing ecotourism: a study of benchmark protected areas.

This chapter presents a multiple case study analysis to corroborate the role of strategic and participatory approaches for ecotourism development within protected areas. Three protected areas were selected: the Alpi Marittime Regional Park (Italy), the Clwydian Range and Dee Valley area of...

Author(s)
Niccolini, F.; Cavallini, I.; Giannini, M.; Contini, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
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This paper focuses on exploring yoga tourism as an under researched area where little has been written to date. Yoga tourism is an emergent niche market that can be viewed as a subset of wellness or holistic tourism. Previous research has suggested that it reflects consumers' desire for...

Author(s)
Ali-Knight, J.; Ensor, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2017, 42, 4, pp 484-497
Abstract

Increasingly, the involvement of people in events extends far beyond the physical realm and encompasses the digital experience - sharing through social media and mediated by mobile technology. In a bid to understand how to improve the digital and mobile experience and subsequently the user...

Author(s)
Bustard, J.; Bolan, P.; Devine, A.; Hutchison, K.
Publisher
Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Citation
Revista Turismo & Desenvolvimento, 2017, No.27/28 Vol. 1, pp 1447-1459
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Participation in the tourism industry around World Heritage Sites is an important livelihood strategy for farmers. To enhance their sustainable livelihood ability, it is important to identify these strategies and determine the factors that affect their shift from low- to high-stability employment...

Author(s)
Liu Jun; Zhu JiangHuan; Lin Chu; Li YunYun; Wu LiJun
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2017, 23, 8, pp 1581-1590
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This paper explores the adoption of sustainable tourism ideas in a Park Authority's policies over a period of two decades in a developed world, category V protected area. There is only limited research on influences encouraging the inclusion of sustainable tourism ideas in protected area policies,...

Author(s)
Mellon, V.; Bramwell, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 10, pp 1369-1386
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Cover for Theoretical perspectives on World Heritage management: stewardship and stakeholders.

This chapter offers a theoretical foundation, namely 'Heritage Custodianship Theory', for the management of heritage places that transcend generations, are generally considered to be in public or mixed ownership and are protected for the preservation of culture. Through a focus on the multiply...

Author(s)
Lochrie, S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646770)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Heritage tourism destinations: preservation, communication and development.

This book on heritage tourism utilizes a three-part structure. Part I (chapters 1-3) deals with the conservation and revitalization of heritage destinations, as well as the role local communities have in supporting an attraction. Part II (chapters 4-6) discusses the development of heritage tourism ...

Author(s)
Alvarez, M. D.; Go, F. M.; Yüksel, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646770)
Type
Book
Abstract

Visiting places associated with popular literature is increasingly prominent as a tourist practice; however little is known on how to explain the growing popularity of this phenomenon in large cities over the world. How do tourists experience contemporary cities through their participation in...

Author(s)
Es, N. van; Reijnders, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2016, 57, pp 113-125

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