Mountain Tourism

Experiences, Communities, Environments and Sustainable Futures

Edited by Harold Richins and John Hull
Hardback
March 2016
9781780644608
More details
  • Publisher
    CABI
  • Published
    28th March 2016
  • ISBN 9781780644608
  • Language English
  • Pages 400 pp.
  • Size 6.75" x 9.5"
$144.00

Discusses the diversity of perspectives, interaction and role of tourism within an interdisciplinary context of communities, the creation of mountain tourism experiences, impacts, development issues and approaches, planning and governance within a mountain tourism and natural environmental context. The book has wide geographic coverage of mountain areas, which include coverage of areas within Europe, Asia-Pacific and North America.

Section I: Mountain Tourism Introduction
1. Overview of Mountain Tourism: Substantive Nature, Historical Context, Areas of Focus
– Harold Richins, Thompson Rivers University, Canada, Sydney Johnsen, Peak Planning Associates, Canada, John Hull, Thompson Rivers University, Canada


Section II: Experience Provision in Mountain Tourism
2. Experience Provision in Mountain Tourism: Overview, Contextual Development, and Emphasis
– Harold Richins, Thompson Rivers University, Canada
3. Wellness Tourism Experiences in Mountain Regions: The Case of Sparkling Hill Resort, Canada
-- John S. Hull, Thompson Rivers University, Canada
4. Creating Tourist Experiences in European Alpine Areas: Beyond Mass Tourism
-- Umberto Martini and Federica Buffa, University of Trento, Trento, Italy
5. Motivations for a Destination Wedding in Canada’s Mountain Parks
-- Elizabeth Halpenny, University of Alberta, Canada
6. Stamp Books in the Harz Mountains, Germany – Fun not Just for Children
-- Michael Lüeck, AUT University, New Zealand, Sven Gross, Harz University of Applied Sciences, Wernigerode, Germany
7. Significant Innovation in the Development and Provision of Heli-Ski Mountain Experiences: The Case of Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing
-- Harold Richins, Thompson Rivers University, Canada
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, Buskerud Vestfold University College, Kongsberg, Norway

Section III: People and Communities in Mountain Tourism
9. People and Communities in Mountain Tourism: Overview, Contextual Development and Areas of Focus
-- John Hull and Harold Richins, Thompson Rivers University, Canada
10. Tourism Led Amenity Migration in a Mountain Community: Quality of Life Implications for Fernie, British Columbia
-- Peter W. Williams, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada, Alison M. Gill, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada Jeff M. Zukiwsky, Zumundo Consultants, Fernie, Canada
11. In the Shadow of Machu Picchu: A Case Study of the Salkantay Trail
-- Joe Pavelka, Mount Royal University, Calgary, Canada
12. Transformative Wine Tourism in Mountain Communities
-- Donna M. Senese, University of British Columbia, Canada
13. Sustainable Tourism in the Carpathians
-- Laszlo Puczkó, Xellum Ltd., Budapest, Hungary, Michael Meyer, Ecological Tourism in Europe (ETE), Germany, Martina Voskarova, Ecological Tourism in Europe (ETE), Germany, Ivett Sziva, Xellum Ltd, Budapest, Hungary
14. Leisure Living in the Alps
-- Aurelia Kogler, MONTCON Tourism, Switzerland, Philipp Boksberger, Lorange Institute, Switzerland
15. Australia’s Alpine Areas: Motivations, Experiences and Satisfaction of Visitors to Mt. Kosciuszko
-- Tracey Dickson, University of Canberra, Australia

Section 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, Peak Planning Associates, Canada, Harold Richins, Thompson Rivers University, Canada
17. Tourism, Environmental Pragmatism and Changing Attitudes Towards Mountains
-- C. Michael Hall, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
18. External and Internal Challenges of Glacier Tourism Development in Iceland
-- Johannes Welling, Icelandic Tourism Research Centre (ITRC), Iceland, Thorvardur Arnason, University of Iceland, Iceland
19. Hiking Tourism in Germany’s Low and High Mountain Regions
-- Axel Dreyer, Anne Menzel, Harz University of Applied Sciences, Germany
20. Sustainable Mountain Hiking Practices in Isfahan, Iran
-- Farhad Moghimehfar, Elizabeth A. Halpenny, University of Alberta, Canada
21. Two Canadian Mountaineering Camps: Participant Motivations and Sense of Place in a Wilderness Setting
-- Robin Reid, Terry Palechuk, Thompson Rivers University, Canada

Section V: Impacts and Solutions in Mountain Tourism
22. Impacts and Solutions in Mountain Tourism: Overview, Contextual Development and Areas of Focus
-- John Hull, Harold Richins, Thompson Rivers University, Canada
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, Cordillera Administrative Region, Philippines, Harold Richins, Thompson Rivers University, Canada
24. Mountain Tourism Supply Chain Networks in Cross-Border Settings: The Case of Intercerdanya, Spain
-- Dani Blasco, Jaume Guia, Lluís Prats, University of Girona, Spain
25. A Moral Turn for Mountain Tourism?
-- Lisa Cooke, Thompson Rivers University, Canada, Bryan Grimwood, University of Waterloo, Canada, Kellee Caton, Thompson Rivers University, Canada
26. Mountain Tourism in Germany: Challenges and Opportunities in Addressing Seasonality at Garmisch-Partenkirchen
-- Joel T. Schmidt, Christian H. Werner, University of Applied Management, Germany, Harold Richins, Thompson Rivers University, Canada
27. Tourism and Change in Nepal’s Mt. Everest Region
-- Sanjay K. Nepal, University of Waterloo, Canada
28. Rural Tourism and Small Business Networks in Mountain Areas: Integrating Information Communication Technologies (ICT) and Community in Western Southland, New Zealand
-- Carolyn Deuchar, Simon Milne, AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand

Section VI: Development, Planning and Governance in Mountain Tourism
29. Development, Planning and Governance in Mountain Tourism: Overview, Contextual Development and Areas of Focus
-- John Hull, Harold Richins, Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC, Canada, Sydney Johnsen, Peak Planning Associates, Canada
30. Protected Areas in The Alps: Governance and Contributions to Regional Development
-- Michael Volgger, Lena-Marie Lun, European Academy of Bolzon-Bolzano, (EURAC), Italy, Harald Pechlaner, Catholic University of Eichstaett-Ingolstadt, Ingolstadt, Germany
31. Setting the Table for Mountain Tourism: The Case of a South African National Park
-- Linda-Louise Geldenhuys, Peet van der Merwe, North-west University, Republic of South Africa
32. Governance of French Ski Resorts: Will the Historic Economic Development Model Work for the Future?
-- Emmanuelle George-Marcelpoil and Hugues Francois, Irstea Grenoble, Grenoble, France
33. The Development and Design of Ski Resorts: From Theory to Practice
-- Simon Hudson, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA
34. Non-Government Organizations’ Mountain Management: A Support Model for Southern Oregon’s Mountain Destinations
-- Byron Marlowe, Washington State University, Pullman, USA
35. Development and Governance of a Family Destination in the Alps: The Case of Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis
-- Anita Zehrer, Management Center Innsbruck (MCI), Austria

Section VII: Mountain Tourism Implications
36. Mountain Tourism: Implications and Sustainable Futures
-- John Hull, Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC, Canada and Harold Richins, Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC, Canada.

Harold Richins

Harold Richins is at Thompson Rivers University, Canada.

John Hull

John Hull is at Thompson Rivers University, Canada.