Adventure tourism management

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The academic study of the Adventure Tourism is rapidly increasing in popularity, with research beginning to focus on it heavily. This book is a cohesive and comprehensive look at this multi-million dollar industry sector from a variety of perspectives relevant to the teaching of tourism. Ideal for the undergraduate student taking Adventure Tourism as a single subject degree, or as part of their Tourism Management studies, this book documents, analyses and offers insight into the latest research in the area. Includes analysis of products, trends, climate change, risk management and environmental management and many others. The Subsectors section within the book offers an overview of the 20 or more definable sectors within the adventure tourism industry considering their origins and history, latest trends and demographic groups. The author then goes on to look in more detail at: Wildlife Tourism, Marine Tourism, Helitourism, and Boardsports.

StatementRalf Buckley
ContributionsScienceDirect (Online service)
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LC ClassificationsG516 .B83 2010
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL25567095M
ISBN 10185617834X
ISBN 139781856178341
OCLC/WorldCa610001437

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