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By R Buckley

ISBN-10: 184593122X

ISBN-13: 9781845931223

Event tourism is a brand new, quickly transforming into zone at either useful and educational degrees. Written at an introductory point, experience Tourism presents a easy heritage and covers advertisement event tourism items throughout quite a number event tourism sectors.

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2005), ‘much of the influential research on adventure highlights risk as the key element, but interestingly, the conceptual bases have been developed not by tourism researchers but by those working in outdoor recreation’. General considerations of tourist health and safety are available in books such as Clift et al. (1997) and Wilks and Page (2003). Page et al. (2005), though writing specifically about Scotland, also provide a review of adventure activities and accident statistics, drawing on previous work in New Zealand by Bentley et al.

2002, 2004a); and those of rock climbing by Camp and Knight (1998) and Farris (1998). Impacts of diving, snorkelling, and watching whales and other marine vertebrates have been examined in some detail: indeed, a complete review is beyond the scope of this contribution. Impacts of diving on coral reefs in Florida and the Caribbean have been described by Hawkins and Roberts (1992, 1993, 1999), Dixon et al. (1993), Talge (1993), Marion and Rogers (1994), Hawkins et al. (1999), Williams and Polunin (2000), Tratalos and Austin (2001) and Townsend (2003).

These are reviewed later in this chapter. Impacts Ecological impacts The impacts of adventure tourism on the natural and human environment have been analysed much more extensively for some areas and activities than for others. , 2004a), by off-road driving (Buckley, 2004d) and by recreational boating (Mosisch and Arthington, 2004; Warnken and Byrnes, 2004). Likewise, there are reviews of impacts on vegetation and soils (Cole, 2004), on birds (Buckley, 2004b) and on other wildlife (Beale and Monaghan, 2004; Buckley, 2004c).

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