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Cover for Structure of regional destinations.

In this chapter a review of the regional distribution of tourism supply is followed by a discussion of patterns of demand and regional travel. Consideration is then given to organizational structures and relationships. An attempt at a regional synthesis is presented before overall patterns are...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Accommodation.

This chapter provides an overview of the accommodation industry. It explains the structure of this sector and the various forms of accommodation. With the star system most used throughout the world, the difference between grading and classification of hotels is explained. The importance of planning ...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conclusion.

This conclusion first summarizes the current and prevailing business models of elephant tourism by outlining the lessons learned about the supply and demand for such tourism, before moving on to consider the various pressures to comply with, but also break away from, many existing business models.

Author(s)
Font, X.; Scott, N.; Koldowski, J.; Laws, E.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism as a development option: perspectives from the World Bank.

This chapter reflects primarily on the supply-side issues and on the reality of successfully harnessing tourism and achieving desired impacts in developing countries. Specifically, drawing on the experiences of the past three decades as well as a cohort of over 80 World Bank Group tourism-related...

Author(s)
Mann, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Structure of national destinations.

This chapter discusses the distribution of tourism demand; the travel patterns of international and domestic tourists; the distribution of supply, including consideration of chain hotels and airline networks; and institutional frameworks for tourism. Two examples are then provided of how syntheses...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Keys strategies to promote the incorporation of sustainability in tourists' behaviour.

This chapter provides practical guidelines to study the incorporation of sustainability into public tourism policies, with an intensive focus on promoting the incorporation of sustainability into tourist's behaviour. The output allows the identification of a set of issues of great interest,...

Author(s)
López-Sánchez, Y.; Pulido-Fernández, J. I.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The root cause of unstable grain prices.

This chapter explains, in conceptual terms, why the price of grain and other agricultural commodities is unstable. In order to do this, an economic model of the market is deployed. Section 4.2 presents the basic elements of the conventional form of the model of the market. Section 4.3 asks what...

Author(s)
McClintock, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394842)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Unstable grain prices - who wins? Who loses?

Shifts in supply and demand for grain lie at the heart of price volatility. The present chapter asks: Does volatility matter? Do people suffer? Is society harmed in some way? If so, how? The chapter starts by defining 'farmers' and 'consumers'. The next section discusses the four circumstances that ...

Author(s)
McClintock, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394842)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for The economics of farm animal welfare: theory, evidence and policy.

This book contains 9 chapters that discuss some of the latest developments in economic research that are relevant to animal welfare and related policy development, including the evolution of animal welfare as a branch of animal science; animal welfare from an economic theory perspective; consumer...

Author(s)
Ahmadi, B. V.; Moran, D.; D'Eath, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392312)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Consumer demand for animal welfare products.

Modern agricultural practices have increased the efficiency of food production with a decrease in their cost and prices for consumers. However, to some extent this has been detrimental to the ethical way in which livestock are treated, particularly in more intensive production systems. On the...

Author(s)
Akaichi, F.; Revoredo-Giha, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392312)
Type
Book chapter

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