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Cover for Destination benchmarking: characteristics and limitations.

This chapter has set out a general discussion of the application of benchmarking in tourist destinations and its implications for benchmarking theory and practice. It has underlined the main differences between the terms 'organization benchmarking' and 'destination benchmarking', and then addressed ...

Author(s)
Kozak, M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997452)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism and hospitality service quality research.

This chapter highlights the complexity and unpredictability of the service sector compared to that of the manufacturing sector but there is evidence suggesting that some contemporary service managers continue to attempt to apply manufacturing-based methods, and this has resulted in a number of...

Author(s)
Laws, E.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999951)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism and transition: governance, transformation and development.

This book presents current research on the roles and importance of tourism and its interrelationships with governance and development in transition economies and those adjusting to the accession requirements of the enlarged EU. The geographical coverage ranges across Central and Eastern Europe, the ...

Author(s)
Hall, D. R.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997483)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The impact of political instability on the tourism industries of selected Mediterranean destinations: a neural network approach.

This chapter investigates the impact of political instability on the tourist industries of four eastern Mediterranean destinations (Cyprus, Greece, Turkey and Israel) during the period 1977-97. It does so by producing a neural network model that enables an evaluation of the relationship between...

Author(s)
Theocharous, A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997483)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mediterranean forest values.

This paper synthesizes the estimated values of forests in the Mediterranean Region, drawing from the results of case studies from countries in the region. Cross-country comparisons among the estimates and valuation methods used in each country are described and presents aggregated estimates at the...

Author(s)
Croitoru, L.; Merlo, M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999975)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The Mediterranean enlargement: an overview.

This chapter (i) briefly highlights common and contrasting elements between Mediterranean and Central and Eastern European (CEE) accession states, (ii) highlights common and contrasting elements between Malta and Cyprus themselves, (iii) exemplifies this through aspects of tourism-environment...

Author(s)
Alipour, H.; Hall, D.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931179)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hypothesizing the shifting mosaic of attitudes through time: a dynamic framework for sustainable tourism development on a 'Mediterranean Isle'.

This chapter reiterates the need for a conceptual framework that recognizes the effect that spatial/geographic and temporal/historic contingencies may have in influencing the attitudes of various stakeholders towards sustainability. A primary aim is to demonstrate the value of adopting a...

Author(s)
Ioannides, D.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934705)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Island tourism: sustainable perspectives.

This book exemplifies the ecological, social and economic perspectives of sustainable island tourism development. The book consists of 15 chapters presented in three parts. Cases in this book include cold water islands in the Atlantic and Southern Oceans, as well as islands in the more popular...

Author(s)
Carlsen, J.; Butler, R.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936792)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tourism in Mediterranean Islands: a comparative analysis.

This chapter analyses the main dimensions of 24 Mediterranean islands representing seven European countries. It highlights some of the economic barriers to sustainability. Islands are classified by area into large, medium, small and micro, and also by population density- from high to low. The...

Author(s)
Ruggieri, G.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936792)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate change and the Mediterranean southern coasts.

This chapter deals with climate change effects in the Mediterranean littoral of Morocco, which is one of the most vulnerable countries within the Mediterranean region, especially the low-lying areas located in the eastern, i.e., Nador and Saidia areas, and western parts, i.e., Tangier and Tetouan...

Author(s)
Anfuso, G.; Nachite, D.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935481)
Type
Book chapter

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