Adventure Tourism

Paperback
October 2006
9781845931223
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  • Publisher
    CABI
  • Published
    24th October 2006
  • ISBN 9781845931223
  • Language English
  • Pages 336 pp.
  • Size 6.875" x 9.75"
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Adventure tourism is a new, rapidly growing area at both practical and academic levels. Written at an introductory level, Adventure Tourism provides a basic background and covers commercial adventure tourism products across a range of adventure tourism sectors.

"I recommend the book for anyone interested in Adventure Tourism, either as a guide searching for exciting pastimes, or simply adventurous reading."

- Tourism Recreation Research

Introduction
Adventure recreation research
Case study approach
River journeys
Whitewater kayaking
Whitewater rafting
Seakayaking
Sailing
Expedition cruises
Diving
Surfing
Heliski and snowboard
Cross-country skiing
Ice climbing, J Johnson and I Godwin both at Montana State University, USA
Mountaineering, R Hales, International Centre for Ecotourism Research, Griffith University, Australia
Hiking and bushwalking
Horse riding, C Ollenburg, International Centre for Ecotourism Research, Griffith University, Australia
Mountain biking, J Schaefers, USDA Forest Service, Golden Colorado, USA
Off-road safaris
Wildlife
Aerial adventures
Other sectors and issues
Adventure destinations
World adventure capital, C Carter, International Centre for Ecotourism Research, Griffith University, Australia
Cross-case analyses
Product patterns
Conclusions

R Buckley

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