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
Adventure recreation research
Case study approach
Heliski and snowboard
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
Other sectors and issues
World adventure capital, C Carter, International Centre for Ecotourism Research, Griffith University, Australia