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Cover for Trends.

This chapter looks at the trends in tourism that affect the development of routes, branded trails and circuits as means of structuring the traveller's experiences. The desire for richer experiences and adventure among today's travellers, the return to local and authentic, the slow tourism movement, ...

Author(s)
Ward-Perkins, D.; Beckmann, C.; Ellis, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394767)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Asian citrus psyllid management in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

This chapter focuses on the main management strategies used by citrus growers for Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) control in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Control strategies include monitoring and phytosanitary alert system, chemical control, biological control, and external actions. Farm size and the presence or...

Author(s)
Miranda, M. P.; Ayres, A. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Spiritual and religious tourism: motivations and management.

This book provides insights into the development and management of sacred journeys, and the varying motivations for undertaking such journeys. The book is divided into three distinct parts. Part 1 aims to contribute towards the development of theoretical perspectives in the field. Part 2 undertakes ...

Author(s)
Dowson, R.; Yaqub, M. J.; Raj, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book
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Cover for The pilgrim goes to the festival: changes in daily life caused by the pilgrimage to the shrine of Our Lady of the Abadia in Romaria, Brazil.

This chapter explores the everyday socio-spatial changes motivated and mediated by pilgrimage to religious festivals, using as an example the festival in honour of Our Lady of the Abadia (Our Lady of the Abbey), held annually in the city of Romaria, Minas Gerais, Brazil. It is indicated that the...

Author(s)
Marques, L. M.; Silva, V. de P. da; Santos, J. C. V.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Public policies and tourist saturation in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro.

This chapter deals with the touristification and tourism saturation in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro. The data presented here were collected during the preparation period of the city for mega-events and, in particular, during the World Cup in 2014 and the 2016 Olympic Games. The chapter begins with ...

Author(s)
Cunha, N. V. da
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for In focus 3: Brazilian media not yet concerned with overtourism.

The example of Brazilian media is presented, highlighting that there are few concerns over excessive tourism, despite recent massive growth patterns. At present, Brazilian media do not appear to have concerns regarding overtourism but rather focus on the potential economic gains associated with...

Author(s)
Gonçalves, D. N.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Literary tourism: theories, practice and case studies.

The main aim of this book is to provide a broad view of the issues surrounding literary tourism and to provide a theoretical and practical guide to how literary tourism is evolving and affecting the current Western tourism market. Its scope encompasses a wide array of narratives, ranging from the...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I.; Lund, L. A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tourism of literary writing: the Brazilian author as an international tourist in the Amores Expressos collection.

This chapter proposes a new look at the interface of tourism and literature, inverting the traditional hierarchy between these two terms: in the 'tourism of literary writing', the trip pre-dates the work, contrary to what happens with 'literary tourism', in which the existence of an author and a...

Author(s)
Fois-Braga, H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Overtourism: excesses, discontents and measures in travel and tourism.

This book is concerned with the various dimensions of overtourism, including the social and economic impacts of excessive tourism and the management and policy measures to address it. The 10 chapters present case studies contributing to the overtourism discussion from diverse perspectives and...

Author(s)
Milano, C.; Cheer, J. M.; Novelli, M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biological control in Brazil.

Classical biological control attempts from 1921 to 1944 were not effective. During the 1960s, an important success was obtained by controlling the rhodesgrass scale in thousands of hectares of pastures with an introduced parasitoid. Also biocontrol of wheat aphids by introduction of parasitoids and ...

Author(s)
Bueno, V. H. P.; Parra, J. R. P.; Bettiol, W.; Lenteren, J. C. van
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book chapter

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