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Abstract

This collection of papers deals with the development of waterway-related tourism, covering, among others, river cruises, barge hotels, boating and water sports.

Author(s)
Grelet, J. M.; Caparros, P.
Publisher
Editions Touristiques Européennes, Paris, France
Citation
Espaces, Tourisme & Loisirs, 2010, No.284, pp 7-45
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for European waterways as a source of leisure and recreation.

This chapter uses examples from a variety of European waterways and their immediate surroundings to present an overview of activities that are both water- and land-based and which collectively constitute Europe's river tourism sector. Potential threats to river and canal tourism are also discussed. ...

Author(s)
Erfurt-Cooper, P.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934682)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper provides an overview of the different types of river-oriented tourism: river cruising, houseboat tourism, whitewater tourism, and bicycle tourism. It focuses on the essential characteristics of river landscapes, which constitute the common factors of attractiveness for quite different...

Author(s)
Steinbach, J.
Citation
Geojournal, 1995, 35, 4, pp 443-458
Abstract

The publication contains a number of short articles focusing on the theme of rivers and their role in providing a setting for tourism and recreational activities. The articles cover tourism as a factor of sustainable development, and cruises and boat excursions on the St. Lawrence river in Canada;...

Citation
Téoros, Revue de Recherche en Tourisme, 1992, 11, 3, pp 2-49