PPt 2 Tourism-Adventure Tourism (1)

PPt 2 Tourism-Adventure Tourism (1) - ADVENTURE TOURISM...

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Unformatted text preview: ADVENTURE TOURISM ADVENTURE TOURISM HTM 268 Tourism & Adventure Tourism Tourism Tourism •Provides opportunities for enjoyment •Takes place in time set aside from obligations •Perceived as being freely chosen Leisure and Recreation Leisure and Recreation Leisure has now become viewed as a process and recreation an experience which is goal orientated. Adventure Adventure • • • • • • • • Thrill Adrenaline Excitement Fear Journey Roughing it Challenge Ultimate • Elation • Terror • Expedition • Awe­inspiring • Risk • Conquer • Success • Daring Mortlock’s Model Mortlock’s Model dve ntu re Four Stages of Adventure re tu en Ris k 4. M isa v Ad ier t n o Fr 3. re entu dv 2. A 1. Play Competence Core Characteristics of Core Characteristics of Adventure Tourism • • • • • • • • • • Uncertain outcomes Danger & Risks Challenge Anticipated rewards Novelty Stimulation & Excitement Escapism/Separation Exploration/Discovery Absorption/Focus Contrasting Emotions Adventure Summary Adventure Summary • Process • State of Mind • Entails Action Participant’s Perception of Participant’s Perception of Adventure • Anticipation & Preparation • Challenge • Discovery • Benefit Conclusions Conclusions • Be of a heighten nature • Entail intellectual, physical, or emotional risks and challenges. • Be intrinsically rewarding. Activities and Settings Activities and Settings Associated with Adventure • Physical activity • Contact with nature • Contact with different cultures • Journeys Relationship Between Activities and Relationship Between Activities and Niche Tourism Physical activity Activity Tourism Contact with Nature Nature Based Tourism Contact with Other Cultures Discovery & Cultural Tourism Journey Expedition Tourism Defining Adventure Tourism Defining Adventure Tourism • Degree of remoteness • Levels of skills required • Levels of effort required • Opportunity for responsibility • Level of Contrivance Components of Adventure Tourism Components of Adventure Tourism Adventure (Inner Experience) Travel (Transportation) Setting (Location) Activities (Outer Experience ) Hard & Soft Adventure Hard & Soft Adventure Adventure Competition High Adventure Leisure Recreation Organized events Certain dangers High level of skill Safe No specialized skills Independence Experienced Self­sufficient High level of skill Self directed activity No specialized skills Not dangerous Hard & Soft Adventure Hard & Soft Adventure Hard Adventure Refers to activities with high levels of risk, requiring intense commitment and advanced skills. Soft Adventure Refers to activities with a perceived risk but low levels of real risk, requiring minimal commitment and beginning skills; most of these activities are lead by experienced guides. New Adventure Tourism New Adventure Tourism Classifications • Artificial Environments • Urban Exploration • Charity Challenges • Conservation Expeditions • Hedonistic Tourism • Spiritual Enlightenment • Virtual Reality • Sex Tourism • Round The World Travel • Sw­oops • Sky Diving Aerials • Para­Skiing ...
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