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Cover for Medical tourism.

This book examines medical tourism as an emerging component of the tourist industry and a distinct and controversial element of health provision. The book consists of 10 chapters. The first chapter discusses the reasons why medical tourism has emerged. The second chapter examines a vast range of...

Author(s)
Connell, J.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936600)
Type
Book
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Cover for Monitoring for a sustainable tourism transition: the challenge of developing and using indicators.

This book considers how monitoring using indicators can assist tourism to develop sustainably. It encourages the reader to view tourism from a broad, interdisciplinary perspective and draws on material from a wide range of sources including ecology, global change and the new and emerging field of...

Author(s)
Miller, G.; Twining-Ward, L.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990514)
Type
Book
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Cover for Mountain tourism: experiences, communities, environments and sustainable futures.

This book aims to broaden the discussion on the diversity of perspectives, interactions and roles of mountain tourism, through an interdisciplinary and management context. The book contains five thematic areas, each with an overview and relevant case studies. These themes include: (i) the creation...

Author(s)
Richins, H.; Hull, J. S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Multiple dwelling and tourism: negotiating place, home and identity.

This book focuses on migration or the movement and people and examines multiple dwelling as a societal response to the major influences of increased mobility and amenity tourism (visiting or residing in high-quality landscapes such as mountains, beaches and forests for leisure experiences). It...

Author(s)
McIntyre, N.; Williams, D. R.; McHugh, K. E.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931209)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Natural environments and human health.

This book explores the interaction between human health and natural environments, which involves a myriad of experiences, settings, and beliefs. It aims to provide a bridge between what people do (individually and collectively) in natural settings and how that action can impact health, both...

Author(s)
Ewert, A. W.; Mitten, D. S.; Overholt, J. R.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939199)
Type
Book
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Cover for Nature-based tourism, environment and land management.

This book looks at the economic, social and environmental consequences of nature-based tourism, and its effects on land managers. It discusses the importance of links and partnerships, as well as the conflicts, between commercial tourism interests and land management agencies. The book includes 15...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.; Pickering, C.; Weaver, D. B.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997322)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Nautical tourism.

The subject of this book is the European nautical tourism market, which is later contrasted with research into cruising as a well-organized industry at a global level. In particular, European nautical tourism is compared to the developed world cruise markets in the Pacific. The book is divided into ...

Author(s)
Luković, T.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642444)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for New horizons in tourism: strange experiences and stranger practices.

This book illustrates the tremendous outreach of tourism in search of extraordinary, spectacular and bizarre experiences. It covers tourism in out-of-the-ordinary environments (space tourism, Antarctic tourism, and adventure/heritage tourism in remote areas); dark tourism; other unconventional...

Author(s)
Singh, T. V.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998633)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Overtourism: excesses, discontents and measures in travel and tourism.

This book is concerned with the various dimensions of overtourism, including the social and economic impacts of excessive tourism and the management and policy measures to address it. The 10 chapters present case studies contributing to the overtourism discussion from diverse perspectives and...

Author(s)
Milano, C.; Cheer, J. M.; Novelli, M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for People and work in events and conventions: a research perspective.

This book offers a synthesis of current research-based understanding relating to people and work opportunities in the events and conventions industry. The book is organized into five parts. The first two chapters set the scene with respect to events and employment within the sector, focusing on a...

Author(s)
Baum, T.; Deery, M.; Hanlon, C.; Lockstone, L.; Smith, K.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934767)
Type
Book

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