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Cover for The economic impacts of ecotourism: conflicts and solutions in Highland Mexico.

The challenges that a particular local development project within the Monarch butterfly region in west-central Mexico has faced with regard to economic betterment. It addresses the need to view tourism as but one component of a larger economic fabric, and suggests the use of agroforestry as a...

Author(s)
Barkin, D.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993911)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Presenting destinations: marketing host communities.

This chapter deals with both the contentious issues and the opportunities in the marketing of host communities for tourism. It commences with an overview of the diversity of this phenomenon, followed by a brief but broad view of the scope of contemporary marketing. Here, the emphasis is on viewing...

Author(s)
Moscardo, G.; Pearce, P.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996110)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The utilization of human resources in tourism SMEs: a comparison between Mexico and central Florida.

This chapter describes and compares the results of two separate studies that were conducted in Mexico and central Florida, USA, for the purpose of collecting information on current and future utilization of human resources in small and medium-sized tourism enterprises, with special emphasis on...

Author(s)
Pizam, A.; Tesone, D. V.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990118)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fantasy and reality: tourist and local experiences of cruise ship tourism in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico.

This chapter explores the interface of fantasy and reality in cruise tourism by examining the cruise experience versus the realities of tourism in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico. The first part of the chapter discusses the constructed image of the community by the cruise operator for consumption ...

Author(s)
Sheridan, L.; Teal, G.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cozumel: the challenges of cruise tourism.

This chapter reports on the socioeconomic and environmental impacts of cruise tourism on the island of Cozumel, Mexico. It shows that cruise lines seek to maximize profits and increase passenger numbers with little regard to the wishes of Cozumel.

Author(s)
Sorensen, H.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sailing.

This chapter describes the structure of the sailing adventure sector and presents case studies from Scotland, New Zealand and Mexico. For each of the three case studies, the place, operator, activity, equipment, accommodation, statistics, access, community, experience, environment, safety and...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism-based revenue generation for conservation.

This chapter reviews the experience of several protected areas in developing countries (Bolivia, Mexico, and Belize) in their plight to realize tourism's potential as a source of sustainable finance. It also identifies some of the key management issues that have arisen and the challenges that...

Author(s)
Drumm, A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990224)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Theme parks and the commercialization of leisure.

This chapter focuses on the key factors governing the success of theme parks as places of entertainment. Sections discuss: commercial access to entertainment; the McDonaldization paradox; and Disneyization as a model. The ecohistorical parks of Grupo Xcaret in Mexico and the Sesame Place in...

Author(s)
Clavé, S. A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932084)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rural tourism in the context of ejidos and community development in Mexico.

This chapter is based on an ongoing study in the community of San Juan de las Huertas in Mexico. The chapter begins by briefly describing the historical background of ejidos - a type of collective land ownership system formed during the land reform process. It goes on to explore the particularities ...

Author(s)
Guerrero, G. G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934255)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 'Pettin' the critters': exploring the complex relationship between volunteers and the voluntoured in McDowell County, West Virginia, USA, and Tijuana, Mexico.

This chapter deals with the relationship between the residents of two volunteer tourism host communities and the volunteer tourists who visit them. One is a declining rural community (McDowell County) in West Virginia, USA. The other is a rapidly expanding urban area (Tijuana) in Baja California,...

Author(s)
McGehee, N. G.; Andereck, K.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933807)
Type
Book chapter

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