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Cover for Related sectors.

This chapter examines sub-sectors of the tourism industry that are closely related to ecotourism but nonetheless distinct. It distinguishes five types of outdoor tourism that are closely related to ecotourism: nature, wildlife, adventure, cultural and farm tourism.

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934576)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This chapter discusses key concepts concerning adventure tourism; the major factors shaping the adventure tourism sector; the motivations of adventure tourists; the interactions of adventure tourism with other sub-sectors of the tourism industry; and the social, economic and environmental impacts...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2017 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645667)
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Special interest tourism: concepts, contexts and cases, 2017, pp 123-133
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This chapter outlines some of the components that a typical ecotourism product contains, and some of the key issues in designing such products. In particular, ecotourism and related industry sectors rely almost entirely on relatively undisturbed outdoor natural environments to provide the primary...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934576)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainable tourism: world trends and challenges ahead.

Sustainability has undoubtedly become the central issue in tourism development policies throughout the world. This chapter summarizes the role played and type of actions taken, since the Rio Earth Summit, by different stakeholders in tourism, including central and local governments, the tourism...

Author(s)
Yunis, E.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851997325)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Guiding, education and interpretation.

This chapter focuses on guiding, education and interpretation in ecotourism. It addresses: guiding skills; interpretation on tour; education in parks; and post-trip learning. Also described is the specialist educational tourism sub-sector that overlaps to some degree with ecotourism.

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934576)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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This concluding chapter identifies and examines four major trends in ecotourism and related sectors, and uses these projections to predict ecotourism business opportunities, policy implications and research priorities for the next decade or so. The four main trends may be summarized as follows....

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934576)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
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This chapter examines one adventure destination in more detail: Queenstown, New Zealand, which brands itself as the "Adventure Capital of the World". Its existing attractions and infrastructure, and iconic activities, are described. The destination's branding/marketing strategy and the New Zealand...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
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This chapter first identifies some trends and patterns in the adventure tourism sector in relation to growth, insurance, destinations, products, marketing, amenity migration, and tour conditions, among others. Some research priorities are then outlined, followed by policy issues in relation to...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Info
Cover for Case studies in ecotourism.

This book presents a global compilation and analysis of over 170 case studies in ecotourism. It includes ecotours on land and sea, ecolodges and resorts, private reserves and public parks. The case studies range from the world's best models to test cases, small to large, unique to representative....

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996655)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Policy and planning.

This chapter considers the policy contexts for ecotourism planning by relevant government agencies, at various spatial scales. It discusses: the basic features of ecotourism plans; broad policy instruments; multiple land use management; planning tools for tourism in parks; managing tourism and...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934576)
Type
Book chapter

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