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Cover for Globalization of adventure tourism.

This chapter looks at the globalization of the adventure tourism market, highlights the most popular adventure destinations, and discusses the issues of disintermediation in the adventure industry and the sustainability of adventure tourism. It is indicated that globalization has increased access...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction.

This introductory chapter identifies the effects that the current COVID-19 pandemic has had on the global tourism industry and remarks that the unplanned downscaling of social and economic activity due to COVID-19 cannot be associated with degrowth. It also highlights the differences between...

Author(s)
Andriotis, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245073)
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 Tourism, tradition and culture: a reflection on their role in development.

This book brings together a collection of the author's published material that reflects the role played by tourism in 'development', both in societies emerging from Western colonialism and in societies previously part of the Soviet system. The overarching theme looks at how, promoted as a tool for...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book
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Cover for Responsible tourism management.

This chapter introduces the various tourism resources and discusses the difficulty in allocating resources between tourism and non-tourism uses. The concept of carrying capacity is discussed as a basis for understanding tourism impacts. A look into the interrelationships between economic,...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for People, money and resources: the drivers of institutionalization.

This chapter responds to the question of how sending countries (of people, money and resources) contribute to the institutionalization of children in receiving countries. It explores the demand factors for orphanage tourism that drive what is argued as the unnecessary institutionalization of...

Author(s)
Mathews, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240795)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Overtourism: excesses, discontents and measures in travel and tourism.

This book is concerned with the various dimensions of overtourism, including the social and economic impacts of excessive tourism and the management and policy measures to address it. The 10 chapters present case studies contributing to the overtourism discussion from diverse perspectives and...

Author(s)
Milano, C.; Cheer, J. M.; Novelli, M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The sustainability of TEFL tourism.

This chapter provides an overview of sustainability considerations that should be taken into account by operators and academics in TEFL tourism (i.e., tourism that involves teaching English as a foreign language). The chapter discusses: TEFL as a tool for development; TEFL tourism as a tool for...

Author(s)
Stainton, H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393227)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Case Study Ireland: Coastal tourism and climate change in Ireland.

This chapter focuses on the transformation of Ireland's coastline from a tourism perspective, addressing first the context in which tourism occurs, the nature of visitor flows and change, the mix of visitor attraction and the position coastal tourism attractions and beaches play in overall visitor...

Author(s)
Cooper, J. A. G.; Boyd, S. W.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Future economic development in tourism.

This chapter presents projections of tourism growth as well as its drivers. Other topics tackled include economic equality, inter-industry effects of tourism growth, challenges to tourism growth in lesser-developed countries, tourism's economic contribution, domestic tourism, industry...

Author(s)
Dwyer, L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390240)
Type
Book chapter

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