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Cover for Im(possible) dark tourism in Bulgaria.

This chapter explores the (im)possibility of developing dark tourism as a tourism niche market in Bulgaria. In particular, it looks at the complex political and historical development of the country and focuses on the sensitive nature of death and Bulgaria's dark history as it relates to the...

Author(s)
Mileva, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for How to manage ski resorts in an environmentally friendly way - challenges and lessons learnt.

This chapter aims to encourage cableway operators and ski area managers to introduce environmental management systems (EMSs) in their organizations by presenting different experiences and applications. To this end, the chapter outlines key aspects in different settings by describing two separate...

Author(s)
Pröbstl-Haider, U.; Hödl, C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Mass tourism in a small world.

This book covers (i) theoretical perspectives on mass tourism (including ethics, political economy, sustainability and environmentalism); (ii) the historical context of mass tourism development, particularly in the UK; and (iii) the current challenges to mass tourism and its future trends. Case...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.; Sharpley, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mass tourism in Bulgaria: the force awakens.

While acknowledging that mass tourism has had negative consequences, this chapter aims to offer a more optimistic view of mass tourism in Bulgaria by discussing its economic, social and environment benefits. It also explores what can be done to improve the developmental role of mass tourism in...

Author(s)
Ivanov, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conceptualising transnational hotel chain penetration in Bulgaria.

This chapter addresses the decision-making processes that international hotel corporations engage in during their expansion procedures, and focuses on the entry and presence of these corporations in Bulgaria. The findings show that country- and firm-specific factors play little role in the presence ...

Author(s)
Ivanov, S.; Ivanova, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The power of the web: blogging destination image in Bucharest and Sofia.

This chapter explores and highlights the virtual power of social media platforms and of the actual collective power of tourists in contributing to the production and reproduction of destination city image through their travel blogs. In the context of Bucharest (Romania) and Sofia (Bulgaria), the...

Author(s)
Gavriș, A.; Ianoș, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Facing the challenges of sustainability: the case of Bulgarian tourism.

This chapter reviews the broader challenges of defining sustainability issues for a particular destination, in this case that of an emerging tourism country in Europe, Bulgaria. The search for an increasing level of revenues and development in an emerging destination is confronted in this chapter,...

Author(s)
Stankova, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646978)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transition pathways towards sustainability in agriculture: case studies from Europe.

The aim of this book is to improve the understanding of transition processes in European agriculture. It focuses on 'emerging transitions' - how new organizational forms and technologies change, and are changed by, mainstream actors and practices in the agricultural sector. This is achieved through ...

Author(s)
Sutherland, L. A.; Darnhofer, I.; Wilson, G. A.; Zagata, L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Lifestyle farming: countryside consumption and transition towards new farming models.

This chapter deals with the role of 'countryside consumption' as a driver of change in agricultural and land-based activities in Europe. It analyses how increasing utilization of the countryside as a space of consumption (such as for amenity, living space, and leisure activities) has led to a shift ...

Author(s)
Pinto-Correia, T.; Gonzalez, C.; Sutherland, L. A.; Peneva, M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for High nature value farming: environmental practices for rural sustainability.

This chapter focuses on possible transition pathways towards sustainable agriculture through an understanding of the environmental, social, cultural and economic advantages of 'high nature value farming' (HNVF) and its implications for European regions. The overall objective is to explore how the...

Author(s)
Peneva, M.; Draganova, M.; Gonzalez, C.; Diaz, M.; Mishev, P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book chapter

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