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by Amy Krause
Thu Apr 02, 2009 4:34 pm
Forum: Mountains
Topic: Mountains
Replies: 34
Views: 44356

Amenity Migration (when tourists come to stay)

May 15-19 2008, the department of Mountain Culture at The Banff Centre, in collaboration with the International Amenity Migration Centre (USA and Canada), hosted a conference called Understanding and Managing Amenity-led Migration in Mountain Regions . Amenity migration is often described as migrati...
by Amy Krause
Thu Dec 04, 2008 7:43 pm
Forum: Mountains
Topic: Mountains
Replies: 34
Views: 44356

Ven

Te invitio a unirte a la Red Latinoamericana de Migraci
by Amy Krause
Thu Jul 12, 2007 1:35 pm
Forum: Mountains
Topic: Mountains
Replies: 34
Views: 44356

Mountain Forum Seeks new Executive Director

Hello Mountain Tourism Folk - Mountain Forum is also seeking a new Executive Secretary based out of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in Kathmandu. If you know of anyone who would be interested - someone with a vision for mountains, a keen and articulate communica...
by Amy Krause
Wed Apr 18, 2007 3:08 pm
Forum: Tourism and Migration (moderators post)
Topic: How effective is tourism in creating jobs?
Replies: 7
Views: 15997

Great resources

Trip, thanks for the super article. Gerhard, great thoughts! I think your comments about calculation are right on the money. I also really appreciated your thoughts on other characteristics of employment that may come into play.
by Amy Krause
Mon Mar 19, 2007 10:30 am
Forum: Tourism and Migration (moderators post)
Topic: How effective is tourism in creating jobs?
Replies: 7
Views: 15997

Wages

I would also be interested in hearing whether tourism wages are relatively higher or lower than other available wages in tourism regions. In places like Thailand - as mentioned in the previous post - maybe the wages are attractive because their are higher than other available wages? In the Canadian ...
by Amy Krause
Fri Dec 01, 2006 2:28 pm
Forum: Suggestion Box (members post)
Topic: Jobs and Volunteering
Replies: 4
Views: 17957

Job Posting: Executive Director, Mountain Culture

Hello All - The Mountain Culture division at The Banff Centre is looking for a new executive director. Some information is posted below, but you should follow the URL for complete information and instructions on how to apply. NOTE: The deadline is DECEMBER 15, 2006. Good luck! ~~~ "This is an exciti...
by Amy Krause
Tue Jul 25, 2006 10:31 am
Forum: Mountains
Topic: Mountains
Replies: 34
Views: 44356

Mountain Forum Publications

The Mountain Forum Bulletin about Sustainable Tourism was posted online in January of this year. The 2005 Annual Report for Mountain Forum is also now available online. A new bulletin about Deserts and Desertification in Mountain Areas will be released sometime in July 2006.
by Amy Krause
Tue Jul 25, 2006 10:25 am
Forum: Mountains
Topic: Mountains
Replies: 34
Views: 44356

Ecotourism in the Andes

The Consortium for Sustainable Development in the Andes Ecoregion (CONDESAN) , has recently been coordinating feasibility studies on the potential of ecotourism as a means to improve the livelihoods of mountain communities in four Andean countries -- Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. The work, co...
by Amy Krause
Wed Nov 23, 2005 6:54 pm
Forum: Suggestion Box (members post)
Topic: Networking 2004-2006
Replies: 18
Views: 30107

2005 Banff Mountain Summit - Cultures at Risk

UPDATE --- The 2005 Banff Mountain Summit - Cultures at Risk - was a great success! We had nearly sold out crowds for many of the events and good feedback from performers and speakers. For a look at what happened during the 2005 Summit, check out the website here: http://www.banffcentre.ca/mountainc...
by Amy Krause
Wed Nov 23, 2005 6:42 pm
Forum: Mountains
Topic: Mountains
Replies: 34
Views: 44356

Mountain Tourism Resources

UPDATE - The next issue of the bi-annual Mountain Forum Bulletin will feature mountain tourism. The Mountain Forum Bulletin is a paper publication, but is also available in PDF form online. When this issue is published, I will post another update here. The Mountain Forum Bulletin will be posted here...
by Amy Krause
Mon Jul 04, 2005 11:41 am
Forum: Suggestion Box (members post)
Topic: Networking 2004-2006
Replies: 18
Views: 30107

2005 Banff Mountain Summit - Cultures at Risk

Hello, I thought I would share some information about this upcoming event. Before I make myself out as a shameless self-promoter :wink: cultural tourism is increasing in popularity, and I this event may be of interest to those Planeta supporters with an interest in that topic. Thanks all! Amy Krause...
by Amy Krause
Mon Jul 04, 2005 11:26 am
Forum: Mountains
Topic: Mountains
Replies: 34
Views: 44356

Mountain Food

Hello All, I am putting together a list of typical foods and culinary dishes from mountain places. These "mountain meals" do not have to be exclusive to mountain regions, just commonly consumed there, and as you may have guessed - I am looking for ideas! My list will include: Appetizers Main Dishes ...
by Amy Krause
Fri Apr 01, 2005 1:03 pm
Forum: Rural Tourism
Topic: Recommended Reading - Rural Tourism
Replies: 18
Views: 36453

Rural Tourism and Migration

Great references, Antonis! I spoke with a couple of scholars who study the effects of migration on rural mountain areas - much of which is catalyzed by tourism. They recommended these resources about the topic: Buckley, R., C. Pickering, and D.B. Weaver. Nature-based Tourism, Environment and Land Ma...
by Amy Krause
Wed Mar 16, 2005 3:06 pm
Forum: Rural Tourism
Topic: Recommended Reading - Rural Tourism
Replies: 18
Views: 36453

Mountains - Rural Tourism

The Mountain Forum Online Library has many resources about mountain tourism - much of which occurs in rural regions.

Please feel free to browse the tourism section of the library:
http://www.mountainforum.org/resources/ ... tm#tourism
by Amy Krause
Fri Oct 15, 2004 2:59 pm
Forum: Mountains
Topic: Mountains
Replies: 34
Views: 44356

Thanks

Thanks so much for sharing this, Ron.

Best,
Amy.