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New Challenges in Recreation and Tourism Planning

Series: Developments in Landscape Management and Urban Planning

Edited By: H Lier


Hardback | Dec 1993 | #63411 | ISBN: 0444898492
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This book puts forth new challenges and new methods for the planning of outdoor recreation and tourism. The first two chapters offer a description of the problems which the public and the private sectors are facing. Following chapters deal with several aspects of the problems, including trends and changes in outdoor recreation and tourism, previous policies of planning for recreation and tourism, shortcomings in policies and actions, and new approaches in several countries, such as the United States, France, Switzerland and The Netherlands. Finally, the book gives examples of new methods and approaches for the planning of outdoor recreation and tourism. These methods are demonstrated with specific areas or projects from the aforementioned countries. This book will be invaluable to all those who bear the responsibility of providing human beings with possibilities and facilities to spend their free time in their own desired way, namely landscape and urban planners, conservationists, and landscape ecologists.


Foreword. 1. Preface (P.D. Taylor). 2. New Challenges in Recreation and Tourism Planning; Introduction (H.N. van Lier). 2.1 Recreation and tourism on the move. 2.2 Planning, Design and Management. 2.3 Conclusions. 3. Trends in Worldwide Tourism (D.F. Holecek). 3.1 Introduction. 3.2 Consumption trends. 3.3 Trends in political environments. 3.4 Demand side trends. 3.5 Supply side trends. 3.6 Projection for the future. 4. French Planning for Tourism and Recreation - New Perspectives (J. Tarlet). 4.1 Geographical characteristics - great diversity, a dense human occupation. 4.2 One of the oldest tourist traditions. 4.3 Recreation product development and the difficulties they impose - an assessment. 4.4 Today's problems - new perspectives. 4.5 The answers: a new approach - new "products". 4.6 Summary and conclusions. 5. Planning for Outdoor Recreation and Tourism in The Netherlands (A. Dietvorst). 5.1 Introduction. 5.2 The period since World War II. 5.3 Conclusion. 6. Planning for Tourism and Recreation: a Market Oriented Approach (A. Dietvorst). 6.1 Introduction. 6.2 The process of ongoing differentiation. 6.3 Demographic processes. 6.4 Recreation styles. 6.5 Spatial consequences of the different processes. 6.6 The need to create tourism and recreation complexes. 6.7 Stimulative planning. 6.8 Complexes and planning perspectives: ideas for implementation. 6.9 Summary and conclusions. 7. Recreation Management within the Multiple Use Management Concept of the United States Forest Service (H.J. Mittmann). 7.1 Introduction. 7.2 The Recreation Opportunity Spectrum Program. 7.3 Recreation Opportunity Spectrum. 7.4 Determination of Recreation Opportunity Spectrum Classes. 7.5 The Inventory Process. 7.6 Physical Settings-Remoteness. 7.7 Land Resource Management Planning. 8. New Developments and Concepts in Tourism and Recreation Planning in Switzerland (J. Jacsman, R.Ch. Schilter, W.A. Schmid). 8.1 Preamble. 8.2 Skeleton conditions of tourism and recreation planning in Switzerland. 8.3 New developments in research and planning. 8.4 Successful examples of tourism and recreational planning. 9. Managing the Resort Community Planning and Design Process (J. Porter). 9.1 Introduction. 9.2 State of design. 9.3 Community development process. 9.4 Design management. 10. Use of Nominal Group Technique in Tourism Information Needs Assessment and Goals Development (C.E. Watt, T. Var, J.C. Stribling). 10.1 Introduction. 10.2 Conceptual framework. 10.3 Nominal group technique. 10.4 Application of NGT in tourism information needs assessment and goals development. 10.5 Conclusions. 11. Socio-Cultural and Environmental Aspects of International Tourism (D.L. Edgell, Sr.). 11.1 Socio-cultural problems. 11.2 Avoiding socio-cultural problems. 11.3 Some special cases of heritage tourism. 11.4 Concerns for the environment. 11.5 Some positive movement. 11.6 The challenge. 12. Political and Foreign Policy Implications of International Tourism (D.L. Edgell, Sr.). 12.1 The political economy of tourism. 12.2 Tourism facilitation. 12.3 Tourism and foreign policy. 12.4 Agreements beyond just tourism. 12.5 International Tourism Policy for the United States. 12.6 Intergovernmental organizations. 12.7 International terrorism. List of Contributing Authors. Index.

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