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- PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT FOR HEALTH TOURISM IN ALPINE REGIONS. Schalber, Christof; Zehrer, Anita; Schobersberger, Wolfgang // Journal of Tourism Challenges & Trends;Dec2011, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p13
The paper deals with approaches and challenges within the development of tourism product in health tourism, especially in medical wellness. Three areas of the literature serve as a foundation of this study: product development and competitiveness of destinations, health tourism and its...
- Winter Tourism and Climate Change in the Alps: An Assessment of Resource Consumption, Snow Reliability, and Future Snowmaking Potential. Rixen, Christian; Teich, Michaela; Lardelli, Corina; Gallati, David; Pohl, Mandy; P�tz, Marco; Bebi, Peter // Mountain Research & Development;Aug2011, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p229
The winter tourism industry is facing considerable challenges with climate change; it is increasingly responding with investments in snowmaking facilities. We present a study on 3 tourism destinations in the Swiss Alps that addressed resource consumption of snowmaking, snow reliability, and...
- Cycling spring snow on Mt Nelse, Vic. Caire, Greg // 4X4 Australia;Sep2009, Issue 308, p148
The article offers information on the spring season tourism in Australia. It is stated that spring brings the end of the ski season and the closure of all resorts across Australia's alpine region. As stated, when the ski resorts close and the snow recedes, a mountain bike provides the ideal...
- Run for the Hill Station. Krich, John // Time International (South Pacific Edition);5/24/2010, Vol. 175 Issue 20, p32
The article describes attractions in the alpine town of Simla, India including mountain lodges, historical mansions and gardens.
- THE NEXT EVEREST. Lipsey, Rick // Sports Illustrated;4/14/2003, Vol. 98 Issue 15, pA34
Of all the renowned peaks in the Himalayas, not Everest, not Annapurna, but rather Gangkar Punsum in the tiny Buddhist kingdom of Bhutan might represent mountaineering's crown jewel, if only because it remains the world's tallest unclimbed mountain. For all but a few months since 1979,...
- Across the Borderline. Lisella, Maria // Travel Agent;12/16/2002, Vol. 310 Issue 11, p75
No abstract available.
- Alpine running for 2013 season opener. // Motor Sport News: The Voice of British Motorsport;11/21/2012, Issue 2848, p20
The article reports on the release of the route for the 2013 Monte Carlo Rally event, which includes a long run through the French Alpine.
- The Air Cure Town: Commodifying Mountain Air in Alpine Central Europe. Frank, Alison F. // Central European History (Cambridge University Press / UK);Jun2012, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p185
Does air have value? In the first volume of Capital, Marx suggested it did not: �A thing can be a use-value, without having value,� he explained. �This is the case whenever its utility to man is not due to labour. Such are air, virgin soil, natural meadows, &c.� Because it has no value,...
- Low-level potential vorticity and cyclogenesis to the Lee of the Alps. Aebischer, Urs; Schar, Christoph // Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences;1/15/98, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p186
Presents a study of high-resolution numerical model simulations over the Alpine region that reveal the presence of low-level elongated bands of potential vorticity (PV) downstream of high topography. When does PV streamers occur; Impact of topographic effects on PV; How study was conducted;...