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Cover for Tour operators and key travel regulations (with David Grant).

This chapter addresses key regulations for tour operators based in the EU as well as recent changes in legislation in the Asia-Pacific Region relating to tour operators. The chapter discusses the law as it currently stands with respect to the following six aspects of the EU's Package Travel...

Author(s)
Holland, J.; Leslie, D.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648231)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Naturalistic close-to-nature forestry management in tropical rainforests.

This chapter discusses the origin, goals, targets and principles of close-to-nature forestry; potential and actual economic production in close-to-nature forestry-tropical rain forest; growth and sustained yield potential of close-to-nature forestry in mixed dipterocarp forest; systems unsuitable...

Author(s)
Bruenig, E. F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641409)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conclusion and future directions.

This chapter summarizes the content and themes of this book on tourism crisis and disaster management in the Asia-Pacific, and identifies future research opportunities.

Author(s)
Campiranon, K.; Ritchie, B. W.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643250)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The development of a transnational tourism risk, crisis and recovery management network.

This chapter outlines the development of a transnational tourism risk, crisis and recovery management network, using a case study of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)'s Rapid Response Taskforce (PRRT). The core paradigm in preparing contingency measures and crisis response necessarily...

Author(s)
Beirman, D.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643250)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Major themes and perspectives.

This chapter first provides the context by defining and conceptualizing tourism crises and disasters and explaining why the Asia-Pacific was chosen for this book. It then outlines the aim of the book and provides a detailed overview of subsequent chapters before finishing with a short conclusion.

Author(s)
Ritchie, B. W.; Campiranon, K.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643250)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism crisis and disaster management in the Asia-Pacific.

The aim of this book is to contribute a much deeper understanding of tourism crisis and disaster management with a specific focus on the Asia-Pacific. Chapters contributed by international tourism scholars and practitioners discuss both the theoretical and practical approaches towards successful...

Author(s)
Ritchie, B. W.; Campiranon, K.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643250)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sustainable water resources and water security.

This chapter discusses the principles of sustainable water resources management, the functions of water resources systems, and the emerging challenges and opportunities for integrated water resources management in Asia and the Pacific. A case study is then presented of water quality management and...

Author(s)
Nakagami, K.; Nwe, K. M.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934682)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Basin-based governance for integrated water resources management: prospects and challenges.

This chapter presents options for ensuring a sustainable 'water future' for tourism as much as for community and environmental water supplies. The discussion is centred on the Asia Pacific Region and focuses on river basins (catchments); however, the comments made apply to river basins across the...

Author(s)
Fellizar, F. P., Jr.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934682)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A profile of major theme park operators.

This chapter explains the role played in the globalization of the theme park industry by the main operators, the large corporations (led by Disney) and other, smaller-sized operators. Both are shaping the industry in the USA as well as in Europe and Asia/the Pacific. Case studies from Germany,...

Author(s)
Clavé, S. A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932084)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Globalization of the theme park industry.

This chapter focuses on the worldwide expansion of theme parks since the 1950s to the present, especially regarding the intensification of their growth dynamics in Europe and Asia during the end of the 1980s and the early 1990s, just when in the USA the development of the industry saturated the...

Author(s)
Clavé, S. A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932084)
Type
Book chapter

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