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Cover for Looking ahead.

This chapter looks at the impact and economic costs of the COVID-19 lockdown to tourism, as well as the future of air travel, attractions and tourism to developing countries after the lockdown.

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fruit ripening and harvest.

This chapter provides information on the processes that occur in the sweet cherry fruit during ripening prior to harvest. Some pre-harvest disorders, such as fruit cracking, and their management are presented. Some factors to consider during the harvesting of the fruits are also discussed, along...

Author(s)
Long, L. E.; Lang, G. A.; Kaiser, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786398284)
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
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Cover for Fresh fig.

This chapter provides information on the origin, current areas of production, fruit morphology and types, maturity, harvest index, crop quality, composition and health benefits, fruit physiology, physiological disorders, chilling temperature sensitivity, postharvest handling, packinghouse...

Author(s)
Crisostol, C. H.; Lopez Corrales, M.; Colelli, G.; Serradilla, M. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247176)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Scientific name, origin and current areas of production.

This chapter discusses pistachio origin, current areas of production, composition, quality, health benefits, fruit physiological characteristics, horticultural maturity indices, physiological disorders, temperature handling, optimum storage and shipping conditions, and postharvest pathology. Retail ...

Author(s)
Crisosto, C. H.; Ferguson, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247176)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Supply chains, logistics and the service experience.

This chapter explores the organization of hospitality operations in terms of flow of information, services and resources. In particular, it analyses the effective planning and management of facilities and processes, involving operational issues such as location, information handling and supply of...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Oriade, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242034)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Postharvest handling, storage and quality.

This chapter provides information on the various factors to consider during the harvesting and handling of pawpaw fruits, such as fruit maturity and visual and sensorial quality characteristics. The benefits of the use of coatings and wraps, optimum temperatures and various packing and storage...

Author(s)
Pauziah Muda; Chen Jung [Chen, J. N.]; Paull, R. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241907)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism: 2nd edition.

Fully revised, this 2nd edition covers aspects of tourism from a modern perspective, providing students with a range of theoretical and research-based explanations, supported by examples, case studies and unique insights from industry representatives. This book is divided into five major parts....

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

This chapter provides an overview of one of the most important modes of transport for tourism: aviation. It introduces important tools, such as code-sharing and yield management, and discusses regulatory frameworks and developments. It becomes clear that alliances and partnerships are important...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Road and rail transportation.

This chapter begins with a brief look at the modern history of rail and road transportation. Special attention is paid to the rise of the private automobile because of its dominance in many countries. The reasons for its rise and the challenges private automobiles present to society, cities and the ...

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

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