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Chapter 4 Nature and Time

DOI: 10.23912/9781911635840-5447

ISBN: 9781911635840

Published: June 2023

Component type: chapter

Published in: Tourism: A temporal analysis

Parent DOI: 10.23912/9781911635840-4702



Following on from the previous chapter’s focus on climate and natural seasons, the purpose of this chapter is to explore the rich complexity of inter-relationships between nature and tourism, from temporal constructs. It will define nature-based tourism and explore what is driving demand. It will illustrate how temporal natural wildlife migrations and natural phenomena influence tourism demand. It will also assess how concern over vanishing natural resources is inducing some tourists to rush to visit before they are gone or irreversibly changed. Finally, it will examine the relationship between nature-based tourism and the temporal practices of slow tourism.

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Doran, A. & Kim, S. (2023) "Chapter 4 Nature and Time" In: Goulding, P. (ed) . Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers http://dx.doi.org/10.23912/9781911635840-5447


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