Adventure Tourism: The New Frontier

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Looking 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,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.

There is also a companion website with additional cases, which can be found at www.bh/com/companions/0750651865.

* International case studies, including wilderness tourism in Siberia, rock-climbing based tourism in Spain and mountain tourism in Greece
* Unique treatment of the subject
* A respected team of authors
 

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Contents

The demand side
53
The supply side
119
The management of adventure tourism
153
Key sectors of adventure tourism
199
The future of adventure tourism
245
Case studies
287
Bibliography
339
Index
353
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