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Cover for Call of the wild in Wales.

This chapter is about the lessons Call of the Wild Ltd. has learnt as an adventure travel business, including with respect to price strategy, cash flow, environmental good practice, and risk management.

Author(s)
Soanes, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Developing and growing knowledge within rural tourism enterprises.

This chapter looks at the significance and curation of knowledge in a range of commercial settings, focusing on tourism enterprises and rural tourism enterprises specifically. It shows that organizations, in this case rural tourism enterprises, can benefit from carefully managing and nurturing...

Author(s)
Greenwood, T.; Tate, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647494)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The law of tort and its relevance for risk management.

This chapter examines the concept of tort and its importance in risk management, particularly in the tourism, leisure and sports industries. The necessity for students and practitioners to understand tort is stressed and an additional insight is given into why risk is often considered in asymmetric ...

Author(s)
Piekarz, M. J.; Jenkins, I. S.; Mills, P. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644493)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Risk and safety management.

This chapter focuses on safety risk management, particularly in the tourism, leisure and sports industries. The legal compliance to engage with risk and hazard management is examined in relation to health and safety legislation from around the world. It is illustrated that the engagement with risk...

Author(s)
Piekarz, M. J.; Jenkins, I. S.; Mills, P. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644493)
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

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