Adventure Tourism

September 3rd, 2010

Adventure TourismLooking at the past, present and future of adventure tourism, Adventure Tourism: the new frontier examines the product, the adventure tourist profile, and issues such as supply, geography and sustainability. International case studies are used to illustrate these issues, including: Gorilla watching holidays, wilderness tourism in Siberia, rock-climbing based tourism in Spain and mountain tourism in Greece, trekking on Mount Everest, diving holidays, and Outward Bound packages.

Analysis of the development and nature of adventure tourism accompanies these studies, ensuring that the title is useful both for undergraduate and postgraduate students of tourism and for professionals involved in managing adventure tourism enterprises.Colin Beard - Sea Kayak

“‘Adventure Tourism: The new frontier’ is an essential introduction to the adventure tourism sector for both tertiary students of tourism and professionals working in the tourism industry, as it offers a unique analysis of this fast expanding niche sector….The book will prove accessible to its non-academic audience, while providing a useful reference and first port of call for those researching in this sector and a textbook for tourism academics teaching undergraduate or postgraduate courses in this area.”
-Tim Bentley, Department of International Business Massey, Aukland, New Zealand”…provides a much needed analysis of this expanding sector of the international tourism market, and is a useful compilation of current knowledge and thought in this area.”
- Tourism Management

Electronic download and paperback versions available at Amazon UK and USA

Colin Beard on his sea kayak

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