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Cover for Looking east but learning from the west: mass tourism and emerging nations.

This chapter compares the emergence of domestic mass tourism in 19th century England and international mass tourism in the post-1945 period with the later rise of mass tourism in East Asia, notably Japan and China, and suggests that while there were some differences, the processes were broadly...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rumen fluke.

This chapter provides general information on paramphistomosis in ruminants, with emphasis on Calicophoron daubneyi in Europe, where this parasite has risen from obscurity to prominence since the 1990s. The history and taxonomy of rumen flukes are briefly described. The clinical signs, pathogenesis, ...

ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Building hospitality brands.

This chapter provides details of the key steps hospitality businesses must take to create a brand that kindles emotions, stimulates feelings and creates strong, long-lasting relationships (and profit). The chapter provides examples and case studies of how this is achieved and demonstrates how to...

Author(s)
Kenyon, A. J.; Cox, P.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242034)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Visionaries - a concept is born: the philosophy of genetic conservation.

The history, creation and role of the Rare Breeds Survival Trust (RBST) in the conservation of rare and endangered livestock breeds in the UK and the rest of the world are described.

Author(s)
Alderson, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247114)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The effects of both genetics and previous experience on livestock behaviour, handling and temperament.

Both genetics and previous experiences with handling will have an effect on the behaviour of cattle, sheep, pigs and other livestock. Cattle that become agitated in squeeze chutes or run out quickly (exit speed) have lower productivity and higher physiological measures of stress. There are...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Walking the way of St James: spiritual journeys to the cathedrals of sport.

This chapter examines the emergence of secular pilgrimages by the serious leisure-inspired English football pilgrim. The chapter focuses on the connections of pilgrimage to topophilia and nostalgia-driven heritage sport tourism. An evocative autoethnographic vignette is presented, inspired by the...

Author(s)
Wright, R. K.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Motivations to visit sacred historical objects: the Lindisfarne Gospels' visit to Durham 2013 - a sacred journey?

This chapter analyses the impacts of 'eventization' on the 3-month release of the Lindisfarne Gospels from the British Library to Durham Cathedral for an exhibition in the summer of 2013, compared to those of a promotion of the Lindisfarne Gospels in 2003 and of the Magna Carta in 2015. This...

Author(s)
Dowson, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Correlations, trends and realities in the European agri-food model.

The previous chapter presents a cluster analysis of 24 European countries in the years 2006, 2009 and 2015 according to the four variables of animal production, vegetal production, total labour force input in the agri-food sector, and gross value added in the agri-food sector. In order to analyse...

Author(s)
Andrei, J. V.; Dragoi, M. C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242201)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The Hay Festival: a longitudinal study on its attributes and the sustainable impacts on a small Welsh town.

This chapter reviews the changes that have taken place during the lifetime of the Hay Festival (an important literary festival for both the Welsh and UK events programme) and ascertains what effects it has had on the town of Hay-on-Wye. Earlier research in 2003 provided a historical framework for...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
Type
Book chapter

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