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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
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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
Abstract

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
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
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

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

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

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

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 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

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