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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter highlights the empirical foundations and methodology of the research work conducted in the Lake District National Park (Cumbria) and in Scotland, on which this book on tourism 'greening' is based. The main findings and the structure of the book chapters are also discussed.

Author(s)
Leslie, D.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643564)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The tourism enterprises.

This chapter, drawing primarily on data from the Lake District National Park in Cumbria, presents findings on the tourism enterprises concerning their period of operation, length of ownership, annual turnover, and the profile of owners/managers with attention to their memberships in trade...

Author(s)
Leslie, D.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643564)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sustainable supply chain management.

This chapter addresses sustainable supply chain management (SSCM), which encompasses all the elements involved in the delivery of tourism products and services. Attention is given to what SSCM involves, including consideration of potential influence on destinations and development, and its...

Author(s)
Leslie, D.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643564)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Corporate social responsibility - the wider context in environmental performance.

This chapter explores what corporate social responsibility (CSR) involves, particularly on the part of tourism enterprises. The primary focus herein is on the enterprises' wider contribution to the local economy and other aspects of CSR such as support for environmental initiatives and community...

Author(s)
Leslie, D.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643564)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Resource management and operational practices - environmental management systems.

This chapter focuses on environmental policy and environmental management practices in the tourism sector. The discussion covers energy management, water management, and waste management, highlighting findings from research conducted in the UK.

Author(s)
Leslie, D.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643564)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Guests, tourists, visitors.

This chapter presents findings from research into UK tourism enterprises, on whether they encourage environmentally friendly practices among their guests. The chapter looks at the information provided for guests and at the indications on whether guests are interested in environmental management...

Author(s)
Leslie, D.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643564)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Access to the destination and the enterprise: the transportation factor.

This chapter presents findings from research into UK tourism enterprises, with regard to (1) how visitors accessed the enterprise and (2) whether the enterprises encouraged customers to travel by public transport as opposed to being car based. Before discussing the outcomes of this area of the...

Author(s)
Leslie, D.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643564)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Enterprise owners/managers - awareness, perceptions and attitudes.

This chapter presents findings from explorations into the awareness, perceptions and attitudes of owners/managers of tourism enterprises in the UK with regard to green initiatives. Their perceptions and attitudes, coupled with their level of awareness and knowledge, are a key factor to the...

Author(s)
Leslie, D.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643564)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conclusion.

This chapter summarizes the findings of research into the environmental management practices of UK tourism enterprises. It highlights the factors discouraging progress in this area, including: the lack of interest on the part of many owners/managers; resource constraints; and the fact that many...

Author(s)
Leslie, D.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643564)
Type
Book chapter