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Destinations and Venues
Destinations and Venues Geographic Hierarchy
• Destination is the Core of the Experience
• Many are Iconic sites, but can change quickly and are affected by social, economic, and political factors.
• Destinations Usually Provide – – Accommodations
– Food – Transportation • Alternative opportunities & activities. Geographic Hierarchy
Large Geographical Feature
Small Geographic Feature Geographic Location of Destinations
Geographic Location of Destinations
Mountains Rural Destinations Coastal Urban Activities at Destinations
Activities at Destinations
Mindbased Airbased Destinations Landbased Waterbased Typologies of Destinations
Typologies of Destinations
Traditional vs. New
Adventure vs. Traditional Tourism
Journey as part of the Adventure
Adventure Tourism Encouraged/Discouraged
Multiple vs. Single Activity Adventure Tourism Venues
Adventure Tourism Venues
Natural vs. Artificial/Manmade
Activity vs. Activity Plus Services
Commercial vs. Nonprofit
Private Nonprofit – Public
Open vs. Restricted Small Group Exercise
Small Group Exercise • Pick any specific adventure tourism activity and describe where it is carried out both a) globally and b) here in the USA.
• What factors influence these patterns, both a) physical geographic factors and
b) human geographic factors?
• Is the geography of the activity likely to change in either the USA or globally? Why? ...
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This note was uploaded on 05/25/2011 for the course HTM 268 taught by Professor Robertr.robins during the Spring '11 term at Grand Valley State University.
- Spring '11