Countryside Recreation Site Management: A Marketing Approach by Ian Keirle

By Ian Keirle

Nation-state game has turn into an more and more well known relaxation task, with rural game providing an break out from the stresses of lifestyles within the sleek urban. as a result, the pressures on managers of geographical region game websites are more than ever sooner than. this significant new vocational textual content deals entire information at the administration of geographical region websites of all kinds, from nationwide parks and historical past coasts to cycle paths and tourism enterprises.
The booklet takes a cutting edge marketing-driven method of the topic, targeting the advance of every web site as a 'product' to fulfill the desires of the relaxation 'consumer'. It bargains step by step advice to each administration factor, from constructing infrastructure to on-site wellbeing and fitness and safeguard, and is richly supported with diagrams, photos, case stories and web-links. Countryside activity web site Management is an important source for ND, HND and measure scholars learning classes in geographical region administration, nation-state game and relaxation and Tourism and precious for pros with accountability for the administration of geographical region sport websites.

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A person visiting for the first time may view the site very differently and will be confused as to where to go, leading to dissatisfaction. 2 To allow rational decisions to be made about site management Decisions made based upon little or partial information are normally bad decisions. Stepping back and systematically reviewing the recreational provision on a site will lead to better quality decisions being made. For example, after reviewing the recreational provision at a site, a large amount of maintenance and development work may be identified and new attractions proposed.

3 An example of a completed path audit map for a fictitious country park Average widths for path sections should be estimated to the nearest 10 centimetres. The purpose of taking these measurements is to quantify how damaged the paths are and to act as a base line against which the future condition of the path can be compared. 5 shows a cross section of a path and demonstrates what is to be measured when assessing path widths. Cause of damage One of the reasons for carrying out a path audit is to quantify the condition of the paths on a site.

Staffing, management and outside links One of the often forgotten site resources is the staff who work on the site. To gain an understanding of the site as a resource, an assessment of the staff and how they are organised is required. The first stage of this is to list all of the staff employed who manage the site and to consider what each staff member is responsible for. This will inform you clearly as to who does what on the site. The second stage is to consider the organisation of the staff on the site.

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