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Cover for Modes of leisure travel by older adults.

This chapter (i) describes the most popular modes of transport used by older adults for leisure travel; (ii) discusses the characteristics of the drive market as a popular mode of leisure travel for older adults; (iii) outlines the different categories of recreational vehicle (RV) use by older...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Species overview.

In this chapter, a summary of the common name, scientific name, abbreviation, the normal weight range, the typical diet, and habitat, as well as reproductive details of the common raptors were presented. The species are arranged by continent, but it is very common for a species to be present in...

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246100)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Use of huperzine A in three canine cases in Australia.

Author(s)
Seksel, K.; Thurtell, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Drivers of trip cancellations among Australian travellers.

This chapter investigates which factors affect Australian tourists' (n=1231) decision to cancel or not to cancel when facing a critical unexpected event at the destination of their choice. In particular, it examines whether the nature of the crisis, traveller characteristics and trip...

Author(s)
Hajibaba, H.; Dolnicar, S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Dengue vector bionomics: why <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aedes aegypti</i> is such a good vector.

This chapter describes Aedes aegypti's close association with man based on published scientific literature tempered with the author's personal experience with the vector, the author having lived in an unscreened house in Queensland, Australia where A. aegypti are encountered almost daily, and...

Author(s)
Ritchie, S. A.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939649)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Influence of cultural distance in comparison with travel distance on tourist behaviour.

This chapter examines the extent to which cultural distance influences tourist behaviour in comparison with travel distance. This is accomplished by examining the profile, travel patterns and activities of eight different markets (Japan, France, Thailand, Australia, Singapore, the USA, Malaysia,...

Author(s)
Fung SukFong [Fung, S. F. D. ]; McKercher, B.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Behavioural consequences of animal abuse and its remedies.

This chapter discusses the different mood disorders of humans and how it correlates with anxieties and other mood disorders of pets.

Author(s)
Day, C.; Day, C.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939830)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The genetics of the dog.

This second edition book presents a comprehensive description of all modern topics related to dog genetics from various scientists in the USA, Europe, Australia and Russia. The systematics, phylogeny, domestication and single gene traits are discussed in chapters 1-5, chapters 6-10 are on...

Author(s)
Ostrander, E. A.; Ruvinsky, A.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939403)
Type
Book
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Cover for Generation Y as wine tourists: their expectations and experiences at the winery-cellar door.

This chapter explores Generation Y's preferences regarding the interaction they seek with cellar-door staff, their needs with regards to the type of education and/or information sought during a winery visit and their overall attitude to a winery experience. A survey was conducted on 82 participants ...

Author(s)
Fountain, J.; Charters, S.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936013)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Understanding Generation-Y tourists: managing the risk and change associated with a new emerging market.

This chapter determines if changes may be required from tourism managers to meet the requirements of the emerging tourism market of Generation Y. A series of surveys were conducted over an 8-year time period from 1996 to 2002 with 6431 tourists visiting the Great Barrier Reef region on the...

Author(s)
Benckendorff, P.; Moscardo, G.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936013)
Type
Book chapter

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