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Cover for Case Study Ireland: Coastal tourism and climate change in Ireland.

This chapter focuses on the transformation of Ireland's coastline from a tourism perspective, addressing first the context in which tourism occurs, the nature of visitor flows and change, the mix of visitor attraction and the position coastal tourism attractions and beaches play in overall visitor...

Author(s)
Cooper, J. A. G.; Boyd, S. W.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Temperate agroforestry systems.

This second edition of the book contains 12 chapters, which aims to: (1) to update existing chapters with the tremendous advances in temperate agroforestry knowledge that have come to light in the last 20 years; and (2) if possible, to add new global regional examples of temperate agroforestry....

Author(s)
Gordon, A. M.; Newman, S. M.; Coleman, B. R. W.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644851)
Type
Book
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Cover for Agroforestry in the UK.

This chapter reviews the theories behind agroforestry in the UK, showing how experimental analysis has increased understanding of how such systems function, and reviews the current position regarding commercial agroforestry in the constituent countries of the UK. The chapter also analyses policy...

Author(s)
Newman, S. M.; Pilbeam, D. J.; Briggs, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644851)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The clinical skills centre models relevant to location.

This chapter gives an overview of the range and scale of clinical skills centres (CSCs) that are used in different parts of the world. Most CSCs described in this chapter are new and in the following sections the authors from these CSCs describe the background that led to development, scope and how ...

Author(s)
Coombes, N.; Silva-Fletcher, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Richard Burton: disguise as journey to the self and beyond.

This chapter interrogates the act of pilgrimage as undertaken by the celebrated British Haji, Richard Burton, in 1853, and recounted in the Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina, a work he penned shortly after. What motivated Burton to undertake such an enterprise? Glory?...

Author(s)
Aateka Khan
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394996)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A tale of two zoos: tourism and zoos in the 21st century.

This chapter describes the experience of the Jersey Zoo and addresses the questions of (i) whether zoos are important in tourism, (ii) whether zoos differ from other tourism enterprises using captive animals, and (iii) whether zoos are capable of ensuring the good welfare and the well-being of...

Author(s)
Durrell, L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391858)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing tourism's animal footprint.

This chapter considers the reasons behind the recent wave of announcements by various British travel companies that they are ceasing their promotion of certain commonplace animal attractions. While targeted campaigning, exposing animal exploitation and the 'naming and shaming' of specific companies ...

Author(s)
Turner, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391858)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Animal welfare - driving improvements in tourism attractions.

This book chapter discusses the strong links developed between tourism destinations and animal attractions, and for customers good animal welfare standards are becoming increasingly important. An increase in customer feedback relating to poor welfare standards are becoming significant. Animal...

Author(s)
Jenkinson, C.; Felton, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391858)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Adventure Tourism and Outdoor Activities Management: a 21st century toolkit.

This book was conceived as a reader for many aspects of adventure tourism management. Part I (chapters 1-11) deals with definitions of adventure tourism, the globalization of adventure tourism, adventure tourism research, the customer profile, product development, management issues, risk and safety ...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Call of the wild in Wales.

This chapter is about the lessons Call of the Wild Ltd. has learnt as an adventure travel business, including with respect to price strategy, cash flow, environmental good practice, and risk management.

Author(s)
Soanes, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter

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