Mountain Tourism: Experiences, Communities, Environments and Sustainable Futures

Editors: Richins, H. and Hull, J.
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: CABI

Single-User Purchase Price: $140.00
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ISBN: 978-1-78-064460-8
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Tourism & Hospitality
Image Count: 127
Book Status: Available
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Mountains have long held an appeal for people around the world. This book focusses on the diversity of perspectives, interaction and role of tourism within these areas. Providing a vital update to the current literature, it considers the interdisciplinary context of communities, the creation of mountain tourism experiences and the impacts tourism has on these environments.

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Table of Contents

  • Contributors
  • PART I MOUNTAIN TOURISM INTRODUCTION
  • 1 Overview of Mountain Tourism: Substantive Nature, Historical Context, Areas of Focus - Harold Richins, Sydney Johnsen and John S. Hull
  • PART II EXPERIENCE PROVISION IN MOUNTAIN TOURISM
  • 2 Experience Provision in Mountain Tourism: Overview, Contextual Development and Emphasis - Harold Richins
  • 3 Wellness Tourism Experiences in Mountain Regions: The Case of Sparkling Hill Resort, Canada - John S. Hull
  • 4 Creating Tourist Experiences in European Alpine Areas: Beyond Mass Tourism - Umberto Martini and Federica Buffa
  • 5 Motivations for a Destination Wedding in Canada's Mountain Parks - Elizabeth A. Halpenny
  • 6 Stamp Books in the Harz Mountains, Germany – Fun not Just for Children - Michael Lück and Sven Gross
  • 7 Significant Innovation in the Development and Provision of Heli-ski Mountain Experiences: The Case of Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing - Harold Richins
  • 8 From Winter Destination to All-year-round Tourism: How Focus on Service can Reduce Fluctuation in Demand due to Seasonality - Marit Gundersen Engeset and Jan Velvin
  • PART III PEOPLE AND COMMUNITIES IN MOUNTAIN TOURISM
  • 9 People and Communities in Mountain Tourism: Overview, Contextual Development and Areas of Focus - John S. Hull and Harold Richins
  • 10 Tourism-led Amenity Migration in a Mountain Community: Quality of Life Implications for Fernie, British Columbia - Peter W. Williams, Alison M. Gill and Jeff M. Zukiwsky
  • 11 In the Shadow of Machu Picchu: A Case Study of the Salkantay Trail - Joe Pavelka
  • 12 Transformative Wine Tourism in Mountain Communities - Donna M. Senese
  • 13 Sustainable Tourism in the Carpathians - László Puczkó, Michael Meyer, Martina Voskarova and Ivett Sziva
  • 14 Leisure Living in the Alps - Aurelia Kogler and Philipp Boksberger
  • 15 Australia's Alpine Areas: Motivations, Experiences and Satisfaction of Visitors to Mt Kosciuszko - Tracey Dickson
  • PART IV NATURAL ENVIRONMENTS AND THEIR CONNECTION TO MOUNTAIN TOURISM
  • 16 Natural Environments and Their Connection to Mountain Tourism: Overview, Contextual Development and Areas of Focus - Sydney Johnsen and Harold Richins
  • 17 Tourism, Environmental Pragmatism and Changing Attitudes Towards Mountains - C. Michael Hall
  • 18 External and Internal Challenges of Glacier Tourism Development in Iceland - Johannes Welling and Thorvarður Árnason
  • 19 Hiking Tourism in Germany's Low and High Mountain Regions - Axel Dreyer and Anne Menzel
  • 20 Sustainable Mountain Hiking Practices in Isfahan, Iran - Farhad Moghimehfar and Elizabeth A. Halpenny
  • 21 Two Canadian Mountaineering Camps: Participant Motivations and Sense of Place in a Wilderness Setting - Robin Reid and Terry Palechuk
  • PART V IMPACTS AND SOLUTIONS IN MOUNTAIN TOURISM
  • 22 Impacts and Solutions in Mountain Tourism: Overview, Contextual Development and Areas of Focus - John S. Hull and Harold Richins
  • 23 Regional Collaboration in Community-based Mountain Tourism in World Heritage Sites: The Ifugao Rice Terraces of the Cordillera Central Mountains in the Philippines - Jovel Ananayo and Harold Richins
  • 24 Mountain Tourism Supply-chain Networks in Cross-border Settings: The Case of Intercerdanya, Spain - Dani Blasco, Jaume Guia and Lluís Prats
  • 25 A Moral Turn for Mountain Tourism? - Lisa Cooke, Bryan Grimwood and Kellee Caton
  • 26 Mountain Tourism in Germany: Challenges and Opportunities in Addressing Seasonality at Garmisch-Partenkirchen - Joel T. Schmidt, Christian H. Werner and Harold Richins
  • 27 Tourism and Change in Nepal's Mt Everest Region - Sanjay K. Nepal
  • 28 Rural Tourism and Small Business Networks in Mountain Areas: Integrating Information Communication Technologies (ICT) and Community in Western Southland, New Zealand - Carolyn Deuchar and Simon Milne
  • PART VI DEVELOPMENT, PLANNING AND GOVERNANCE IN MOUNTAIN TOURISM
  • 29 Development, Planning and Governance in Mountain Tourism: Overview, Contextual Development and Areas of Focus - John S. Hull and Harold Richins
  • 30 Protected Areas in The Alps: Governance and Contributions to Regional Development - Michael Volgger, Lena-Marie Lun and Harald Pechlaner
  • 31 Setting the Table for Mountain Tourism: The Case of a South African National Park - Linda-Louise Geldenhuys, Peet van der Merwe and Melville Saayman
  • 32 Governance of French Ski Resorts: Will the Historic Economic Development Model Work for the Future? - Emmanuelle George-Marcelpoil and Hugues François
  • 33 The Development and Design of Ski Resorts: From Theory to Practice - Simon Hudson and Louise Hudson
  • 34 Non-government Organizations’ Mountain Management: A Sustainable Support Model for Southern Oregon's Mountain Destinations - Byron Marlowe and Alison Burke
  • 35 Development and Governance of a Family Destination in the Alps: The Case of Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis - Anita Zehrer, Frieda Raich, Hubert Siller and Franz Tschiderer
  • PART VII MOUNTAIN TOURISM IMPLICATIONS
  • 36 Mountain Tourism: Implications and Sustainable Futures - John S. Hull and Harold Richins