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Cover for Environmental sustainability on tourism business enterprise: model and case.

This chapter focuses on the environmental responsibility of tourism business enterprises. It combines the existing literature with a selected case (the Sundarbans in Bangladesh) that has faced catastrophic environmental circumstances due to irresponsible business practices in recent times. After...

Author(s)
Hassan, A.; Krishnan Umachandran; Halim, H. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Case Study Sri Lanka: Climate change challenges for the Sri Lankan tourism industry.

This chapter examines the potential impacts of climate change on coastal zone tourism in Sri Lanka as well as the government and private-sector attempts to mitigate and adapt to these changes. The chapter begins by providing an overview of the Sri Lankan tourism industry and is followed by the...

Author(s)
Buultjens, J.; Ratnayake, I.; Gnanapala, W. K. A.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter examines (i) why people are getting a 'bit annoyed' with tourism; (ii) how the tourism industry is responding to social and environmental challenges; (iii) how tourism can excite people towards transformative change and what transformation means for tourism; (iv) how the sharing...

Author(s)
Smith, J.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394194)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cruise ship tourism.

This book provides an overview of the cruise industry covering a broad range of topics and issues. It has been written for a broad audience including students pursuing university and training programmes, tourism industry professionals, planners and managers in the cruise industry, and finally...

Author(s)
Dowling, R.; Weeden, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book
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Cover for The world of cruising.

This chapter introduces the cruise tourism industry by covering a range of topics including its worldwide growth, challenges, people (employees and passengers), destinations and impacts. It concludes with an overview of the planning and management required for sustainable cruising.

Author(s)
Dowling, R.; Weeden, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Corporate social responsibility in the cruise sector.

This chapter proposes a working definition and a set of criteria for how the cruise sector should acknowledge its corporate social responsibility (CSR), from the perspective that CSR must have the ability to create value to both society and the companies themselves. It also summarizes the key...

Author(s)
Font, X.; Navarrete, M. G.; Bonilla, M. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainability and corporate social responsibility for travel management.

This chapter addresses the range of impacts that the travel industry can have on economies, natural and built environments, and different societies and culture. In order to minimize any negative impacts, the concept of sustainability and its application to the travel industry is analysed. An...

Author(s)
Heitmann, S.; Robinson, P.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646107)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Local produce, local products.

This chapter addresses the promotion of local food and crafts across a range of tourism activities and the interrelationships between the needs of an enterprise and the local community. The outcomes of research into tourism enterprises in the UK are presented and discussed with consideration first...

Author(s)
Leslie, D.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643564)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for International transport and climate change: taking responsibility seriously.

The primary aim of this chapter is to provide the reader with a view of the development of the air transport industry and of how, over the last two decades, the current and potential contribution from aviation to man's impact on the climate has become of vital importance to the future of the...

Author(s)
Somerville, H.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939878)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Impacts of cruising.

This chapter identifies the social, environmental and economic impacts expected when cruise ships visit a port. It also addresses the range of environmental management and visitor management issues that relate to the ships and their passengers, and suggests how ports and cruise lines can reduce...

Author(s)
Manning, E. W.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938451)
Type
Book chapter

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