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‘Mountain resorts’: origins and evolution

Andrzej Kowalczyk
Published Online: 2009-07-22 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/V10106-009-0004-y

‘Mountain resorts’: origins and evolution

The paper discusses the background for the emergence of such ‘mountain resorts’, their types and changes in their mode of operation. Some theoretical and practical issues will be illustrated with examples derived from Europe, North America, Asia and Africa.

Keywords: ‘hill station’ concept; British India; Bokor; winter sports station concept (‘station de sports d'hiver’); Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

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Published Online: 2009-07-22

Published in Print: 2009-01-01

Citation Information: Tourism, Volume 19, Issue 1-2, Pages 33–41, ISSN (Online) 2080-6922, ISSN (Print) 0867-5856, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/V10106-009-0004-y.

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