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Cover for Case Study Ireland: Coastal tourism and climate change in Ireland.

This chapter focuses on the transformation of Ireland's coastline from a tourism perspective, addressing first the context in which tourism occurs, the nature of visitor flows and change, the mix of visitor attraction and the position coastal tourism attractions and beaches play in overall visitor...

Author(s)
Cooper, J. A. G.; Boyd, S. W.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A tale of two zoos: tourism and zoos in the 21st century.

This chapter describes the experience of the Jersey Zoo and addresses the questions of (i) whether zoos are important in tourism, (ii) whether zoos differ from other tourism enterprises using captive animals, and (iii) whether zoos are capable of ensuring the good welfare and the well-being of...

Author(s)
Durrell, L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391858)
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 Being an outdoor instructor: James's experience.

This chapter discusses what made the author decide and how he became an outdoor instructor, as well as his thoughts and feelings about his career. Some advice to future instructors are also presented, as well as a brief view on the future of adventure tourism.

Author(s)
Martin, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The interrelationship between place symbolism, memory and voluntary income schemes (VIS): the 'stick up for stanage' campaign.

This chapter focuses on the symbolism and affinity apportioned to place by a variety of recreational groups and how this can contribute towards management, for example encouraging participation in voluntary income schemes (VIS), where the tourist/recreationalist helps contribute financially towards ...

Author(s)
Marson, D.; Pope, E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
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 From holiday camps to the all-inclusive: the 'Butlinization' of tourism.

This chapter shows how the operational principles of Billy Butlin, a key player in providing tourism for the masses in British holiday camps in the 1930s, are reflected in more recent forms of all-inclusive tourism, including cruise holidays and all-inclusive beach resorts in the Caribbean. Key to...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Performance evaluation.

This chapter explores the evaluation stage of the planning process in leisure, sport and tourism. The steps involved in performance evaluation are outlined and in particular it is emphasized that performance evaluation must be linked to goals and objectives. Various examples of performance...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648033)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Family tourism.

This chapter defines and outlines the nature of family tourism, exploring key concepts such as definitions and constitution of the family, current trends in family tourism, historical development and changing holiday patterns, as well as macro-environmental factors impacting on family tourism, such ...

Author(s)
Southall, C.
ISBN
2017 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645667)
Type
Book chapter

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