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Taking a look at the prior, current and way forward for event tourism, event Tourism: the recent frontier examines the product, the journey vacationer profile, and matters akin to provide, geography and sustainability. overseas case stories are used to demonstrate those concerns, together with: Gorilla staring at vacation trips, hiking on Mount Everest, Diving vacation trips, and Outward certain applications. research of the advance and Read more...

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2001) opt for a simpler way to differentiate between hard and soft adventure – hard adventure requires some experience and proficiency in the activity prior to the tourism experience, whereas soft adventure does not necessarily require previous experience. A Travel Industry Association of America (1997) survey included camping, hiking, cycling, animal watching, canoeing, water skiing, photo safari and a number of other activities in soft adventure, and climbing, caving, backpacking in rugged terrain, kayaking and others in hard adventure.

The unique character of adventure travel is based on the high degree of preparation and training needed prior to the experience, the high levels of uncertainty of outcome and high degrees of risk. This analysis supports some of our key ‘ingredients’ of adventure, outlined earlier in this chapter. g. g. g. package holiday) � � � Low level of personal preparation High degree of safety Group organization undertaken for the traveller ← Increasing degree of preparation/training/unknown results and risks whilst ecotourism’s intrinsic component is nature appreciation.

E. e. e. e. 2. When people refer to the ‘adventure tourism industry’, they are often referring to consumers and suppliers who focus on the adventure-oriented elements of these niche sectors. These existing tourism niches clearly have the potential to offer opportunities for adventure tourism, given their strong relationship with activities and settings commonly associated with adventure experiences. This potential will be explained in the following sections. Many authors have concerned themselves with trying to identify the degree of similarity and difference between these niche forms of tourism and ‘adventure tourism’.

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