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Cover for Influence of government policies on sustainable tourism development in Malawi.

Focusing on the case of Malawi, this chapter assesses the role of government tourism policy that is consistent for sustainable tourism development. Suggestions are drawn for the creation of better tourism policy that is more effective to contribute to sustainable tourism development, particularly...

Author(s)
Mweiwa, V. R.; Chilembwe, J. M.; Mankhomwa, E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The education paradox.

This chapter addresses the issues associated with the convergence of education and tourism in the context of TEFL tourism (i.e., tourism that involves teaching English as a foreign language). Differences in teaching practice between the developed and developing worlds, ethnocentric perceptions of...

Author(s)
Stainton, H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393227)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change governance and trade policy: challenges for travel and tourism in Small Island Developing States.

This chapter first provides a brief overview of the climate change impact on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and then focuses on the intersection between trade policy, tourism and climate change governance. Specific attention is given to the policy dimension in the aviation and maritime...

Author(s)
Nurse, K.; Edwards, D.; Dookie, D.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Assessing the climate change risk of a coastal-island destination.

This chapter begins with a brief review of the coverage on coastal tourism in the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report, including the relative state of knowledge regionally and identified knowledge gaps. The discussion then outlines the multiple and interdependent impacts of climate change that must be...

Author(s)
Scott, D.; Verkoeyen, S.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Community development in volunteer tourism destinations.

This chapter focuses on community development through the implementation of volunteer tourism programmes. It reviews a range of theories, research and practical applications to enable tourism to act as an agent for positive change, particularly in rural and remote areas of developing countries....

Author(s)
Wearing, S. L.; McGehee, N.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936969)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The position of nautical tourism in the European economies.

This chapter examines the positioning of nautical tourism in the economies of Europe, as well as other development characteristics contributing to general economic development. It looks at the classification of the nautical tourism market, and explains sustainable development and the legislative...

Author(s)
Luković, T.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642444)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Extremes, ethics and inequality.

This chapter discusses the ethics of medical tourism. Ethical questions have largely centred on two extremes: (1) the 'death tourism' existing in a few highly developed countries where euthanasia is practised and is available to visitors (which, for some, extends to overseas abortions); and (2)...

Author(s)
Connell, J.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936600)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The rise of medical tourism.

This chapter discusses the evolution of medical tourism. As recently as the late 1980's little evidence of medical tourism existed. It emerged in contemporary form in the 1990's from the congruence of: (1) the rising cost of health care and insurance in developed countries; (2) longer waiting...

Author(s)
Connell, J.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936600)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction: Patients without borders.

This chapter discusses the reasons why medical tourism has emerged. It has become important for many reasons: (1) disappointments with medical treatments at home; (2) lack of access to health care at reasonable cost, in reasonable time or in a sympathetic context; (3) inadequate insurance and...

Author(s)
Connell, J.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936600)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Health and medical tourism.

This chapter explores the relationship between health and tourism from a historical perspective to current trends in spa tourism. This aspect of tourism has shifted during recent times to include people travelling to less developed countries and the former communist states for medical purposes,...

Author(s)
Tresidder, R.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936846)
Type
Book chapter

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