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Cover for Producing hospitality, consuming lifestyles: lifestyle entrepreneurship in urban Scotland.

This chapter first explores the notion of 'lifestyle entrepreneurship' against a backdrop of relevant studies in the area. It then presents an empirical study of the views and business orientations of 30 guesthouse owners in the two Scottish urban locations of Dundee and Inverness. It is used to...

Author(s)
Domenico, M. L. di
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990118)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The future of the tourism and hospitality workforce begins at home.

This chapter first explores the problems faced by the tourism and hospitality industry in Wales in the light of a number of studies on employment characteristics and the nature of this industry in Wales. This sets the scene in terms of the future quality and competitiveness of the industry in Wales ...

Author(s)
Haven-Tang, C.; Botterill, D.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990118)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Critical success factors in sustainable events.

This chapter examines critical success factors for events-led sustainable destination management strategies, based on one rural and three urban UK case studies exploring the extent to which the seven success factors for business tourism (namely, leadership, networking, branding, skills,...

Author(s)
Haven-Tang, C.; Jones, E.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935245)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Putting the capital 'C' into Cardiff's identity as a conference tourism destination.

This chapter outlines the development of conference tourism in Wales and suggests that the main competition is seen as coming not from other capitals, but regional cities such as Manchester and Bournemouth. It is concluded that Cardiff under-exploits its status as capital city and gateway to Wales...

Author(s)
Haven-Tang, C.; Jones, E.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935467)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Insights into skill shortages and skill gaps in tourism: a study in Greater Manchester.

This chapter reports the findings of commissioned research into potential skill shortages and gaps that might present barriers to future tourism development in the Greater Manchester area, UK. It also identifies current tourism employment trends, including trends in labour turnover, staff retention ...

Author(s)
Lashley, C.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990118)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A typology of approaches towards training in the south-east Wales hospitality industry.

This chapter considers the factors that influence attitudes to training in the hospitality industry in southeast Wales (UK), and highlights differences between small and medium-sized enterprises and larger companies from the different sectors of the industry. A typology of training models currently ...

Author(s)
Moore, S.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990118)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Business confidence in Wales: the <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Wales Tourism Business Monitor</i>.

This chapter describes the Wales Tourism Business Monitor (WTBM), which provides a monthly analysis and interpretation of sector-specific data on business confidence in the Welsh tourism sector. The WTBM is an example of a public intervention by the Wales Tourist Board to supply market intelligence ...

Author(s)
Smith, H.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990118)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Leadership and coordination: a strategy to achieve professionalism in the Welsh tourism industry.

This chapter describes Wales' strategic approach to addressing the problem of service quality through the creation of the Tourism Training Forum for Wales (TTFW), set up to provide leadership and coordinate stakeholders in achieving professionalism in the Welsh tourism industry. It provides the...

Author(s)
James, D.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990118)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 'A virtual huanying, selamat datang and herzlich willkommen!' The internet as a cross-cultural promotional tool for tourism.

This chapter considers the role of the internet as a cross-cultural communication and marketing tool in tourism. It reviews the results of two studies conducted in 2002 to determine how European destinations respond to the opportunity offered by the internet. The first study examined the...

Author(s)
Arlt, W. G.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990118)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The peripherality, tourism and competitiveness mix: contradictory or confirmed?

This chapter illustrates the contribution of peripherality to the competitiveness of tourism in rural regions, using empirical data from two contrasting areas in Scotland: East Ayrshire, a relatively accessible region; and the Shetland Islands, a peripheral region. The objectives are twofold: (1)...

Author(s)
Williams, F.; MacLeod, M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990118)
Type
Book chapter

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