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Adventure tourism

  1. Title statementAdventure tourism / Ralf Buckley, International Centre for Ecotourism Research, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia ; with contributions by: Carl Cater and 5 others.
    PublicationWallingford, Oxfordshire, UK : CABI, 2006.
    Copyright notice date?006
    Phys.des.1 online resource (xix, 515 pages) : illustrations, maps, charts
    Internal Bibliographies/Indexes NoteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 487-509) and index.
    Notes to AvailabilityAccess limited to subscribing institution.
    Another responsib. Cater, Carl,
    Another responsib. C.A.B. International,
    Subj. Headings Tourism. * Adventure travel. * Sport and Recreational Activities, (New March 2000) * Tourism and Travel. * Bicycling. * Boating. * Case studies. * Climbing. * Cruises. * Diving. * Hiking. * Horse riding. * Outdoor recreation. * Rafting. * Skiing. * Snowboarding. * Tourism. * Water recreation. * Winter sports.
    Form, Genre Electronic books.
    Document kindElectronic sources
    URLClick here to access resource


    This volume provides an introduction and review of adventure tourism from both theoretical and practical perspectives. It includes technical analyses of over 100 real-life retail adventure tourism products from around the globe, in a wide variety of outdoor activity sectors, including: river journeys; whitewater kayaking; whitewater rafting; seakayaking; sailing; expedition cruises; diving; surfing; heli-skiing and snowboarding; cross-country skiing; ice climbing; mountaineering; hiking and bushwalking; horse riding; mountain biking; off-road safaris; wildlife watching; and aerial adventures. The book will appeal to those studying tourism, leisure, recreation and adventure tourism management and also to practitioners in the adventure tourism industry. The book has 27 chapters and a subject index.

    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 -- Mountaineering -- Hiking and bushwalking -- Horse riding -- Mountain biking -- Off-road safaris -- Wildlife -- Aerial adventures -- Other sectors and issues -- Adventure destinations -- World adventure capital -- Cross-case analyses -- Product patterns.

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