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Cover for The impacts and benefits of routes and trails.

This chapter focuses on the impacts and benefits of creating or developing tourism routes and trails. It considers the contribution of tourism to economic growth; the measurement of economic return; the economic impact of routes and trails especially in rural, mountain or remote areas; the social...

Author(s)
Ward-Perkins, D.; Beckmann, C.; Ellis, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394767)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rural tourism: an asset for sustainable development.

This chapter discusses rural tourism as a sustainable development tool, highlighting its environmental, socio-cultural and economic impacts. Sustainable rural tourism practices and examples from countries such as Australia, New Zealand and Norway are presented. Glamping tourism is also proposed as...

Author(s)
Dalgİc, A.; Toksoz, D.; Bİrdİr, S. S.; Birdİr, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for World heritage sites and their impact in the context of destination marketing.

This chapter discusses heritage tourism and its environmental, socio-cultural and economic impacts, as well as the marketing and management of world heritage sites. The of marketing in the sustainability of world heritage sites is highlighted.

Author(s)
Bİnbasİoglu, H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The impacts of tourism in economic growth and development in Uruguay.

This chapter takes an economic perspective to study the contribution of tourism to economic growth and development in Uruguay. Reporting that Uruguay is the Latin American country that receives the highest proportion of tourists in terms of its population, the chapter quantifies the contribution of ...

Author(s)
Brida, J. G.; Lanzilotta, B.; Pizzolon, F.; Rodríguez Brindis, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243048)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism development in Mexico.

This chapter analyses tourism development and impacts in Mexico from a sociological perspective. By arguing that tourism development in the country is structurally articulated by the condition of being a developing country, the chapter critically reviews the evolution of tourism development through ...

Author(s)
Osorio-García, M.; Novo, G.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243048)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ecotourism development in Costa Rica.

This chapter reports on the tourism experience of Costa Rica. It reveals how, despite being a geographically small country whose land use initially was focused on agriculture and livestock, Costa Rica is a nation in which tourism has become the main source of income in the past 10 years....

Author(s)
Bermúdez-Elizondo, M.; Araúz-Beita, I.; Arias-Navarro, A.; Borbon-Sandí, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243048)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The sustainability of TEFL tourism.

This chapter provides an overview of sustainability considerations that should be taken into account by operators and academics in TEFL tourism (i.e., tourism that involves teaching English as a foreign language). The chapter discusses: TEFL as a tool for development; TEFL tourism as a tool for...

Author(s)
Stainton, H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393227)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Industrial agriculture: who is the real winner?

This chapter attempts to figure out who wins and who loses in GM agriculture. The structure of the biotechnology industry is considered, before discussing the impacts of GM crops.

Author(s)
Smyth, S.; Kerr, W. A.; Phillips, P. W. B.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392213)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The technology promise: how can we feed a world of more than 9 billion?

This chapter looks at the current state and future of global food security, focusing on the role of GM crops. The economic, environmental and human health benefits of GM crops are discussed, as well as the opposition to bioscience strategies for global food security.

Author(s)
Smyth, S.; Kerr, W. A.; Phillips, P. W. B.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392213)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The Hay Festival: a longitudinal study on its attributes and the sustainable impacts on a small Welsh town.

This chapter reviews the changes that have taken place during the lifetime of the Hay Festival (an important literary festival for both the Welsh and UK events programme) and ascertains what effects it has had on the town of Hay-on-Wye. Earlier research in 2003 provided a historical framework for...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
Type
Book chapter

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