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Cover for The Hay Festival: a longitudinal study on its attributes and the sustainable impacts on a small Welsh town.

This chapter reviews the changes that have taken place during the lifetime of the Hay Festival (an important literary festival for both the Welsh and UK events programme) and ascertains what effects it has had on the town of Hay-on-Wye. Earlier research in 2003 provided a historical framework for...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Animal welfare - driving improvements in tourism attractions.

This book chapter discusses the strong links developed between tourism destinations and animal attractions, and for customers good animal welfare standards are becoming increasingly important. An increase in customer feedback relating to poor welfare standards are becoming significant. Animal...

Author(s)
Jenkinson, C.; Felton, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391858)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Adventure Tourism and Outdoor Activities Management: a 21st century toolkit.

This book was conceived as a reader for many aspects of adventure tourism management. Part I (chapters 1-11) deals with definitions of adventure tourism, the globalization of adventure tourism, adventure tourism research, the customer profile, product development, management issues, risk and safety ...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book
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Cover for My path to adventure.

This chapter discusses the author's obsession with surfing, the difficulties he faced while working in the outdoor adventure tourism industry, as well as some positive developments in surf tourism in Cornwall. Some advice are presented to students who may want to start an adventure business. The...

Author(s)
Abell, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mass tourism in a small world.

This book covers (i) theoretical perspectives on mass tourism (including ethics, political economy, sustainability and environmentalism); (ii) the historical context of mass tourism development, particularly in the UK; and (iii) the current challenges to mass tourism and its future trends. Case...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.; Sharpley, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book
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Cover for Rural enterprise business development in the developed world.

This chapter provides an overview of rural business development in the developed world, offering UK, US and European perspectives on the development of rural tourism enterprises, including farm tourism and culinary tourism. The chapter illustrates the importance of public funding to the development ...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Murray, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647494)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Opportunities for growth: the rural tourism policy and planning perspective.

This chapter examines the global, international and national policy and planning infrastructure that contributes to rural tourism sustainability from which regional and local development can emerge. It uses examples from developed economies to illustrate the points made.

Author(s)
Wiscombe, C. A.; Gelder, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647494)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism resilience in UK national parks.

This chapter assesses how far resilience thinking has penetrated tourism systems in British national parks, based on research carried out in 2016 into the 15 national parks and a review of academic research on the nexus between resilience, conservation and tourism in protected areas. An analysis is ...

Author(s)
Cochrane, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The challenges of sustainable food systems where food security meets sustainability - what are countries doing?

The evolutionary history of the concepts of food security (FS) and sustainability have run in parallel for many years. After the food crisis of 2008, stability was added to definition of FS as a short-term time dimension to express the ability to withstand shocks to the food system caused by...

Author(s)
Harper, M.; Shepon, A.; Ohad, N.; Berry, E. M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Industry challenges surrounding sustainability.

In this chapter, two leaders representing the egg and meat sectors of the UK poultry industry present their views on how sustainability impacts on their businesses and also highlight their key challenges and priorities.

Author(s)
Ellis, S.; Kempsey, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645308)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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