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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
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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
CABI Book Info
Cover for The many voices of pilgrimage and reconciliation.

This book offers multiple voices and viewpoints on pilgrimage, covering both spiritual and non-spiritual voyages and in particular the theme of reconciliation in all of its many dimensions. The book has 15 chapters presented in three parts with the following headings: (i) peace, human rights and...

Author(s)
McIntosh, I. S.; Harman, L. D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393265)
Type
Book
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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 The law of tort and its relevance for risk management.

This chapter examines the concept of tort and its importance in risk management, particularly in the tourism, leisure and sports industries. The necessity for students and practitioners to understand tort is stressed and an additional insight is given into why risk is often considered in asymmetric ...

Author(s)
Piekarz, M. J.; Jenkins, I. S.; Mills, P. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644493)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Risk and safety management.

This chapter focuses on safety risk management, particularly in the tourism, leisure and sports industries. The legal compliance to engage with risk and hazard management is examined in relation to health and safety legislation from around the world. It is illustrated that the engagement with risk...

Author(s)
Piekarz, M. J.; Jenkins, I. S.; Mills, P. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644493)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A world garden survey.

This chapter presents an overview of gardens and garden tourism in different countries/regions of the world, namely: the USA and Canada, the UK, Europe, sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, Central and South America, South East Asia, North Africa and the Middle East, the former Soviet Union, China,...

Author(s)
Benfield, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641959)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourists to gardens and tourists in the garden: motivators and enablers.

This chapter looks at the profile of garden visitors in the UK, the USA, Australia and New Zealand. Motivators, information sources and enablers in garden tourism are discussed.

Author(s)
Benfield, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641959)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Equal access for all? Regulative mechanisms, inequality and tourism mobility.

This chapter focuses on those who are relatively immobile because of the economic and other structural and regulative mechanisms, such as class, race, gender and religion, which affect the economic and social capital of individuals in society and therefore their life chances, with respect to...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936624)
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

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