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Adventure Tourism
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Introduction; The historical development of adventure tourism; The sources of adventure; The milieu of adventure tourism; Outdoor adventure and management training; Artificial environments for adventure tourism; Mental adventure tourism; The adventure tourist; The supply side of adventure tourism; The geography of adventure tourism; The impacts of adventure tourism; Topical issues and the future of adventure tourism; Case studies.

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* 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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* 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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John Swarbrooke, Colin Beard, Suzanne Leckie, Gill Pomfret

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"'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 providng 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

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