The Principles Of Geotourism

Author: Anze Chen
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 366246697X
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The Principles Of Geotourism from the Author: Anze Chen. The book introduces tourism earth-science as a new scientific discipline by applying the principles of earth-science in the study of natural and human tourism resources. It involves studying the geo-scientific characteristics of these tourism resources through surveys, evaluation and aesthetic value assessment. It also discusses about the principles behind geopark establishment and management. It is an important publication providing direction for geopark and tourism developments in China. The book is a tool for geological heritage survey, assessment and research. It can also be used to assist planning of geopark, national parks, heritage protection and scientific interpretation. It is a valuable teaching material for teachers and students of geoscience and tourism as well as providing useful guidance for geopark managers and tour guides in their operation. In addition, the book also offers scientific knowledge of the surrounding natural and cultural landscapes to the public and the general visitors.

Evaluating And Comparing Montana S Geotravelers

Author: Dylan Michael Boyle
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Evaluating And Comparing Montana S Geotravelers from the Author: Dylan Michael Boyle. Recently, the state of Montana has taken steps to manage and market its tourism industry under the principles of geotourism. Geotourism is an integrated form of sustainable tourism aimed at maintaining and enhancing the geographical character of a destination by focusing upon multiple aspects of the travel experience (Stokes, Cook, & Drew, 2003). After an initial study on geotourism in Montana (Boley & Nickerson, 2009) confirmed the presence of geotravelers in the Crown of the Continent region, research interest now lies in learning more about the geotouristic tendencies of visitors at the statewide level. The purpose of this study was to investigate the extent to which nonresident visitors to Montana are geotravelers based on general travel behavior and the importance placed on geotourism attributes while traveling in Montana. A statewide geotourism survey instrument was developed for this purpose. The survey instrument included the travel behavior section from the Geotourism Survey Instrument (GSI) as well as a geotourism attribute importance scale. Prospective respondents for the study were intercepted at gas station, rest areas, and airports throughout the state. Overall, 419 visitors participated in the study from July through September of 2009. Results from the study indicate that statewide visitors can be considered geotravelers. On a scale from 1 to 6 with 1 representing a non-geotraveler and 6 representing a perfect geotraveler score, respondents scored an average of 4.34 on the travel behavior section of the GSI. In addition, high mean scores on the majority of geo-attributes confirms that the statewide respondents in this study are geotravelers. As travelers to the state are in agreement with the principles of geotourism, it is recommended that Montana's tourism industry continues to manage and market itself as a geotouristic destination.

Production Management And Engineering Sciences

Author: Milan MajernĂ­k
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1315673797
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Production Management And Engineering Sciences from the Author: Milan Majerník. These are the proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Science and Production Management, 16th – 17th April 2015, Tatranská Štrba, High Tatras Mountains - Slovak Republic . The proceedings contain articles focusing on: - Production Management, Logistics - Industrial development, sustainable production - Planning, management and production control - Environmental and Safety Engineering and Management - Integrated business Management - Engineering and quality management of production - European support of industrial innovation These proceedings brings new and original advances and trends in various fields of engineering sciences and technologies that accost a wide range of academics, scientists, researchers and professionals.

Geo Tourism

Author: Cathi Lynn Ho
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Geo Tourism from the Author: Cathi Lynn Ho.

Global Geotourism Perspectives

Author: Ross Kingston Dowling
Publisher: Goodfellow Pub Limited
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Global Geotourism Perspectives from the Author: Ross Kingston Dowling. An outstanding collection of international case studies that provide insight into and suggest best practice for issues such as conservation, risk management, education, marketing, interpretation and technology of actual and developing geotourism sites.

Geoheritage And Geotourism

Author: Thomas A. Hose
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer
ISBN: 1783271477
Size: 34.27 MB
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Geoheritage And Geotourism from the Author: Thomas A. Hose. Essays on aspects of the natural world, its heritage, and how best to preserve it.