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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
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Cover for From holiday camps to the all-inclusive: the 'Butlinization' of tourism.

This chapter shows how the operational principles of Billy Butlin, a key player in providing tourism for the masses in British holiday camps in the 1930s, are reflected in more recent forms of all-inclusive tourism, including cruise holidays and all-inclusive beach resorts in the Caribbean. Key to...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter focuses on the importance of the maintenance or improvement of the postharvest life and quality of fresh fruits and vegetables and the scientific basis for the application of controlled atmosphere (CA) technology to the storage of fresh fruits and vegetables. The history of the effects ...

Author(s)
Thompson, A. K.; Prange, R. K.; Bancroft, R. D.; Puttongsiri, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393739)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter provides an overview of the historical use of controlled atmosphere (CA) storage for fruits and vegetables; early knowledge of the effects of gases on crops; and CA research and commercial CA storage in France, USA, UK, Australia, Canada, China and Southeast Asia, Netherlands, India,...

Author(s)
Thompson, A. K.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936464)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ways of seeing the Caribbean cruise product: a British perspective.

This chapter examines the increasing importance of visual image in society and in tourism marketing, before looking at the portrayal of the Caribbean as a holiday destination. The chapter goes on to discuss the promotion of cruise tourism in the region with specific reference to the UK market and...

Author(s)
Weeden, C.; Lester, J. A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter

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