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Cover for Visitor attractions.

This chapter explores the diversity of different attractions: constructed, natural, event-related and activity-based. Some of the aspects of attractions that are important to understand are discussed, including their ownership and management structure, their target market and the orientation of the ...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The influence of farmers' personal characteristics on a range of issues in management.

A farmer's personal characteristics have an impact on many important issues on a farm and its management. This chapter contains four case studies exploring four example decision areas involving farm growth, farm ownership structures, farm succession and farmer anxiety. In each case a model is...

Author(s)
Nuthall, P. L.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240733)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Winter tourism development and sustainability: regional development, ownership and infrastructure; environmental management and sustainability; historical and future perspectives, trends and implications.

This chapter summarizes the third part of this book which offers an understanding of tourism development and sustainability issues of relevance to tourism in winter settings. This section covers topics on historical features of ski activities, literature on ski and snow sports industry development...

Author(s)
Richins, H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Merging of ski resorts, monopolization and changes in ownership structures: the case of Whistler.

This chapter discusses a historic profile of corporate ownership of mountain resorts in North America before focusing on the changing ownership structure of Whistler's mountain operations (British Columbia, Canada). Reports in the media are then drawn upon, including perspectives from...

Author(s)
Gill, A. M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Advice for prospective cat owners.

Guidelines in choosing a cat as pet were presented highlighting the different reasons for wanting to own a cat as well as health benefits of pet ownership.

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Lodging establishments.

This chapter offers an introduction to lodging establishments or tourist accommodation. It discusses different classifications of accommodation: according to structure, business format, star rating, and market segment. An overview of operations management in lodging establishments is also...

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Spolon, A. P. G.; Rodrigues, C. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The Latin owner: profiles, perceptions and attitudes of Italian cat and dog owners towards their pet.

Author(s)
Pirrone, F.; Pierantoni, L.; Albertini, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Tenure and shifting cultivation.

This chapter explains two types of land tenure in traditional shifting cultivation communities. One is a hierarchical system of use rights to individual parcels of land; the other is group or community ownership of a large area of land. Also discussed is the system of ownership of economically...

Author(s)
Weinstock, J. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Data troubles: collaboration and the future of partnership.

This chapter presents a case study designed for readers to explore access to, use, and ownership of participants' health data in collaborative medical research, and through this to reflect on collaboration between unequal partners. The case study raises questions about the ownership of patients'...

Author(s)
Aellah, G.; Chantler, T.; Geissler, P. W.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390042)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Leisure living in the Alps.

This chapter discusses the challenges of the lodging industry in alpine regions where the increasing demand for second homes, often only used for a few weeks each year, may produce negative impacts for the resort in the form of temporary (or cold) beds. The chapter explores new ideas and models in...

Author(s)
Kogler, A.; Boksberger, P.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter

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