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Cover for Technology-enabled visitor experiences.

The application of information technology (IT) in the attraction and events sectors falls into three categories. First, IT is used to attract visitors by providing various electronic channels for information, sales and distribution. Second, IT is used in the staging of memorable visitor...

Author(s)
Benckendorff, P. J.; Xiang, Z.; Sheldon, P. J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393432)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Winter visitors' perceptions in popular nature destinations in Iceland.

This chapter provides an examination of tourist perception of crowding and satisfaction in seven popular nature destinations in the south and south-west of Iceland. The chapter concludes with a discussion regarding the future of winter tourism in Iceland.

Author(s)
Sæþpórsdóttir, A. D.; Hall, C. M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transport of cattle, sheep and other livestock by sea and air.

Large numbers of sheep and cattle are sent around the world for either growing, slaughter or breeding by ship, and occasionally by air. The majority of air shipments are of expensive breeding animals. Transportation by ship mainly occurs to the Middle East for Halal slaughter, much associated with...

Author(s)
Phillips, C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Risk and safety challenges for religious tourism and events.

This book is about an increasing awareness of the risks and safety challenges facing religious events/festivals on a global scale. The authors provide practical applications, models and illustrations of religious tourism and pilgrimage management from a variety of international perspectives....

Author(s)
Korstanje, M. E.; Raj, R.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book
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Cover for Hajj: the movement and behaviour of crowds.

This chapter discusses the challenges faced by pilgrimages during the Hajj ritual. These range from the internal directions and challenges of Hajj movements from a religious perspective to local services being offered by the Saudi government. Moreover, by logical extension, how psychological and...

Author(s)
Qurashi, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introducing an additional cat to your household.

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Impacts of outdoor recreation.

This chapter identifies and reviews the potential impacts that outdoor recreation can have on park resources (soil, vegetation, water, wildlife, air, natural quiet, natural darkness, and historical/cultural resources), the quality of the visitor experience (crowding, conflict, and depreciative...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Protecting Biscayne's underwater treasures.

Visitors to Biscayne National Park have the opportunity to explore globally important, biologically diverse underwater habitats. However, when recreational boaters cross though shallow waters, anchor, or become grounded on seagrass meadows or coral reefs, significant resource damage can occur...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Winning the lottery on the Colorado River.

The Colorado River is the heart of Grand Canyon National Park and offers visitors a world-class whitewater river trip. However, use of the river was causing impacts to the limited number of campsites along the shore (Impacts to campsites), many of the area's iconic side canyons and other attraction ...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The ice caves are open, the ice caves are open.

In recent years, record numbers of visitors have gathered at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore to see its now famous ice caves. The lakeshore has adapted quickly to high visitation during the normally quiet winter season, accommodating challenges associated with visitor safety, crowded conditions, ...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
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