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Cover for Tourism in development: reflective essays.

As a contribution to a knowledge and understanding of tourism development, this book: (i) comprises reflective essays written by internationally-ranked scholars and tourism consultants with extensive experience, particularly in developing countries; (ii) considers extant themes, issues and...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The different shades of snow - an analysis of winter tourism in European regional planning and policy documents.

This chapter examines tourism policy and planning documents of alpine, Arctic and subarctic regions in terms of: (i) the challenges and trends in European winter tourism; (ii) the planned regional responses to those challenges and trends; and (iii) the future of European winter tourism from a...

Author(s)
Bohn, D.; Bernardi, C. de
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Winter tourism: lost in transition? The process of transformation and inertia of the ski industry and places in the French Alps.

This chapter refers to long-term observations and research carried out in different touristic environments in the French Alps over the past 30 years. Focusing on the dilemmas and challenges of tourism policy and engineering facing climate and cultural change, it examines and discusses the processes ...

Author(s)
Bourdeau, P.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Global climate change and coastal tourism: recognizing problems, managing solutions and future expectations.

This book aims to update the last volume, Disappearing Destinations (2011), and presents new cases that discuss current threats and consequences of climate change predictions on coastal tourism destinations. In this context, predicted changes and implications for management and policy at such...

Author(s)
Jones, A.; Phillips, M.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Case Study Malta: Climate change and tourism: risks, hazards and resilience - an island perspective.

This chapter focuses on current strategic management issues that are critical to the growing complexity of relationships between global tourism, predicted climate change and policies for tourism destination management using Malta as a case example. The chapter presents a broad assessment of key...

Author(s)
Jones, A.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Case Study Zanzibar: Climate change and tourism in Zanzibar: interrogating impacts and interventions.

This chapter examines the climate change and non-climate stressors impacting upon almost every economic sector in Zanzibar, including tourism. Various climate- and tourism-related policy interventions introduced in Zanzibar are also reviewed.

Author(s)
Said, T.; Muzaini, H.; Duim, R. van der
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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Cover for Planning for growth in islands: the case of Cuba.

This chapter outlines appropriate tourism planning and development strategies for island environments and discusses the issues and challenges with these to suggest paths for tourism development success. The case of Cuba is considered, regarding its transition and plans for tourism, as the country...

Author(s)
Dodds, R.; Dimanche, F.; Sadowski, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390929)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Issues and challenges.

This chapter outlines a number of issues and challenges facing the field of policy making, practice and research in leisure, sport and tourism. Those issues and challenges include: disruptive technologies; globalization; climate change; economic growth; social inequality; terrorism; harriedness;...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648033)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Religious tourism experiences in South East Asia.

This chapter discusses and examines the tourist motivations to visit religious (Buddhist) sites, and addresses the role of religious tourism in regional development among members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The motivation of visitors is discussed by way of a case study of ...

Author(s)
Choe JaeYeon; O'Regan, M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645230)
Type
Book chapter

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