Tourism Research Links

Mountain Tourism

[Prepared by Esther Speck, REM Graduate Student]

Other Links

  1. The Swiss Alpine InfoSystem contains information from approximately 306 actual Swiss research projects in the field of Alpine Research. This site offers an overview of researchers an ongoing projects, national and international projects and other organizations and commissions.
  2. The Mountain Institute focuses its research programs primarily on the Himalayas, the Andes, and the Appalachians. From the projects section, information from three areas of research that the institute is dedicated to: natural resource, cultural and educational conservation can be accessed.
  3. Sustainable Tourism in the Himalayas:
    a) Programs in the Qomolangma Nature Preserve (Tibet)
    b) Langtang Conservation and Enterprise Project (Nepal)
    c) Ecotourism Development in Khangchendzonga National Park (India)
  4. The Institute For Tourism and Leisure Studies, Vienna, Austria is in German and offers a searchable database of abstracts on studies on tourism development in the European Alps, with special focus on Austria and numerous references to sustainable tourism.
  5. This site the Survey of Ecotourism Potential in Pakistan's Biodiversity Project Area (Chitral and Northern Areas) offers a comprehensive report for the World Conservation Union (IUCN)- Pakistan.