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  • Reflections on the volcano tourism. The case of the Canary Islands, Spain.

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    Foreign Title : Reflexiones en torno al turismo volcánico. El caso de Islas Canarias, España.

    Author(s) : Dóniz-Páez, F. J.

    Author Affiliation : Departamento de Geografía, Universidad de La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain.

    Author Email : jdoniz@ull.es

    Journal article : PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural 2014 Vol.12 No.2 pp.467-478 ref.44

    Abstract : The established sun-and-beach destinations are suffering serious economic and social hardships. It must be added to this an increasingly demanding clientele also requiring a multifarious and diverse range of alternatives. In this sense, geotourism is one further option within the touristic pool given by many consolidated, sun-and-beach destinations. As regards the Canary Islandscanary islandsSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , and taking into consideration the diversity of its settings, volcanic tourism appears now as the main form of geotourism and a measure for the needed diversificationdiversificationSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    of the Canarian touristic product. On the one hand, this paper intends to sketch the theoretical issues and definition of volcanic tourism, its research lines at the present and touristic lure. On the other, and from a practical perspective, the aim is to develop a model for the islands including different volcano touristic products currently exploited, some of them enclosed within the campaign for touristic competitiveness "Canary Islands volcanic experience".

    ISSN : 1695-7121

    URL : http://www.pasosonline.org/Publicados...

    Record Number : 20143196950

    Publisher : Universidad de la Laguna

    Location of publication : La Laguna

    Country of publication : Spain

    Language of text : Spanish

    Language of summary : English

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    Descriptor(s) : case studiescase studiesSubject Category: Techniques, Methodologies and Equipment
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    , diversificationdiversificationSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , geologygeologySubject Category: Disciplines, Occupations and Industries
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    , nature tourismnature tourismSubject Category: Activities
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    , tourism developmenttourism developmentSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , tourism theorytourism theorySubject Category: Disciplines, Occupations and Industries
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    , volcanoesvolcanoesSubject Category: Topographic Features
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    Geographical Location(s) : Canary Islandscanary islandsSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , SpainspainSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    Broader term(s) : Atlantic Ocean Islandsatlantic ocean islandsSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , SpainspainSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , Developed Countriesdeveloped countriesSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , European Union Countrieseuropean union countriesSubject Category: Institutions and Organisations
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    , Mediterranean Regionmediterranean regionSubject Category: Biogeographic Regions
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    , OECD Countriesoecd countriesSubject Category: Institutions and Organisations
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    , Southern Europesouthern europeSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , EuropeeuropeSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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