By John Swarbrooke; et al
The previous, current and way forward for experience tourism, event Tourism: the recent frontier examines the product, the journey vacationer profile, and matters corresponding to offer, geography and sustainability. overseas case experiences are used to demonstrate those concerns, together with: Gorilla gazing vacation trips, hiking on Mount Everest, Diving vacation trips, and Outward certain programs. research of the improvement and nature of experience tourism accompanies those experiences, making sure that the name turns out to be useful either for undergraduate and postgraduate scholars of tourism and for execs thinking about mana. Read more...
Read or Download Adventure tourism : the new frontier PDF
Similar travel & tourism books
Weight problems has risen at a plague cost lately and is expected to develop into a number one preventable explanation for loss of life in lots of international locations within the close to destiny. this significant assortment, edited through a pacesetter within the box, offers nutrients execs with crucial information regarding specific materials which are potent in weight keep watch over, their creation, use in sensible meals and skill to play a task in weight law.
This publication goals to increase a world viewpoint at the administration matters dealing with coastal lodges. It does so through drawing on examples from various economies and environments written through key specialists. the main administration subject matters highlighted contain the techniques of restructuring, makes an attempt to enhance sustainable agendas and environmental problems with constructing inns in delicate components.
BPP studying Media is proud to be the legitimate writer for CTH. Our CTH learn publications give you the excellent tailored studying source for the CTH examinations and also are an invaluable resource of reference and knowledge for these making plans a profession within the hospitality and tourism industries.
This e-book examines the connection among artwork and tourism during the examine of the cloth tradition of tourism: vacationer paintings and souvenirs. It completely examines the best way to categorise the fabric tradition of tourism in the discourses of up to date paintings and cultural anthropology, and demonstrates that vacationer paintings is a distinct expression of position and actual inventive type.
- Food and beverage stability and shelf life
- Journeys of Discovery in Volunteer Tourism
- The Economics of Leisure and Recreation
- Tourism Development and the Environment: Beyond Sustainability? (Tourism, Environment and Development)
Additional resources for Adventure tourism : the new frontier
Spending time living in a different religious community or attending a self-development course can be just as much an adventure as trekking up Kilimanjaro. Although specific activities don’t define adventure, it is apparent that adventure entails action. Adventure is not a passive experience; it’s engaging. This engagement can be on a physical, intellectual, emotional or spiritual level. Cater (2000) comments that ‘adventure tourism is fundamentally about active recreation participation, and it demands new metaphors based more on “being, doing, touching and seeing” rather than just seeing’.
One such traveller early in the twentieth century was Gertrude Bell, whose diaries have given a vivid picture of her travels – particularly in the Middle East – talking to tyrannical rulers and bandits and risking disease. Often these women seem to have been successful travellers because they were prepared to try to assimilate some of their host’s culture. Gertrude Bell, for instance, became an accomplished Arabic speaker. Many of these women travellers clearly were probably motivated by a desire to escape the conventions of their home environment, but some may also have had erotic, or at least romantic, motivations.
Discovery/cultural tourism and adventure tourism Our third tourism niche is associated with another set of characteristics that are strongly associated with adventure; namely contact with other cultures and remote, unusual or exotic settings. There are numerous destinations that fit the bill, especially as ‘unusual’ or ‘exotic’ is different from ‘remote’. Smith and Jenner (1999: 45) note that ‘the essential ingredients of an adventure holiday seem to include a remote, under-populated region with a traditional culture, where facilities are extremely limited’.
Adventure tourism : the new frontier by John Swarbrooke; et al