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Cover for Looking east but learning from the west: mass tourism and emerging nations.

This chapter compares the emergence of domestic mass tourism in 19th century England and international mass tourism in the post-1945 period with the later rise of mass tourism in East Asia, notably Japan and China, and suggests that while there were some differences, the processes were broadly...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Building hospitality brands.

This chapter provides details of the key steps hospitality businesses must take to create a brand that kindles emotions, stimulates feelings and creates strong, long-lasting relationships (and profit). The chapter provides examples and case studies of how this is achieved and demonstrates how to...

Author(s)
Kenyon, A. J.; Cox, P.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242034)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Motivations to visit sacred historical objects: the Lindisfarne Gospels' visit to Durham 2013 - a sacred journey?

This chapter analyses the impacts of 'eventization' on the 3-month release of the Lindisfarne Gospels from the British Library to Durham Cathedral for an exhibition in the summer of 2013, compared to those of a promotion of the Lindisfarne Gospels in 2003 and of the Magna Carta in 2015. This...

Author(s)
Dowson, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Walking the way of St James: spiritual journeys to the cathedrals of sport.

This chapter examines the emergence of secular pilgrimages by the serious leisure-inspired English football pilgrim. The chapter focuses on the connections of pilgrimage to topophilia and nostalgia-driven heritage sport tourism. An evocative autoethnographic vignette is presented, inspired by the...

Author(s)
Wright, R. K.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing cultural shift within religious sites in UK and the role of the performing and visual arts as transforming the experiences of visitors.

This chapter considers the changing status of religious sites in the UK and the role of both visual and performing arts in relation to the experience of visitors at religious sites. Consideration is given to the concept of culture, and cultural production and consumption as significant elements of...

Author(s)
Morpeth, N. D.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393197)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Merging masculinities: exploring intersecting masculine identities on family farms.

Based on a case study of 18 family farms in the Peak District of England, this chapter examines how retirement affects the male farming identity of farmers. The central role of farm labour, of being physically involved in work on the farm, is pointed out. Proof of bodily strength and continued...

Author(s)
Riley, M.; Sangster, H.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646251)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Social enterprise and the rural landscape.

This chapter introduces the growth and importance of social enterprises to rural communities, the types of social enterprise often found within rural landscapes, the governance and funding complexities such organizations face, and the importance of networking and relationship building within the...

Author(s)
Wiscombe, C. A.; Dobson, C. K.; Heyworth-Thomas, E.; Maynard, L.; Ryder, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647494)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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Cover for Cool suburbs: a strategy for sustainable tourism?

This chapter draws on evidence and ideas from research on tourists' attempts to get off the beaten track in London and other World Tourism Cities to consider how far suburban areas can meet the demands previously satisfied by off-the-beaten-track areas in the inner city, and whether their images...

Author(s)
Maitland, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390141)
Type
Book chapter

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