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Cover for Tourism in destination communities.

This book describes both the positive and negative effects of tourism on the destination community. It examines together many of the issues and critical concepts that pertain to the relationship between destination communities and tourism. These issues include economics, society and culture,...

Author(s)
Singh, S.; Timothy, D. J.; Dowling, R. K.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996110)
Type
Book
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Cover for Ecotourism policy and planning.

This book provides an overview of the extent of international ecotourism policy. A key objective of the book is to highlight the importance of balancing social, ecological, and economic factors in the development of policy for the ecotourism industry. Thus sustainability issues are addressed from a ...

Author(s)
Fennell, D. A.; Dowling, R. K.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996097)
Type
Book
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Cover for Service quality in leisure and tourism.

This book aims to develop knowledge and understanding of the theories and principles of service quality within the context of leisure and tourism. Suitable for students, researchers, leisure and tourism professionals, it relates the nature of the consumer experience to the planning, design and...

Author(s)
Williams, C.; Buswell, J.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995410)
Type
Book
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Cover for Case studies in ecotourism.

This book presents a global compilation and analysis of over 170 case studies in ecotourism. It includes ecotours on land and sea, ecolodges and resorts, private reserves and public parks. The case studies range from the world's best models to test cases, small to large, unique to representative....

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996653)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for The competitive destination: a sustainable tourism perspective.

This book is primarily intended to provide destination managers with an overall understanding of the complex and multifaceted factors that affect destination competitiveness. Following an introductory chapter, chapter 2 reviews the literature on competition and sustainable tourism. Chapter 3 is the ...

Author(s)
Ritchie, J. R. B.; Crouch, G. I.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996646)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
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
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Cover for Destination benchmarking: concepts, practices and operations.

This book evaluates different approaches to benchmarking, and their application within tourism destinations. It considers organization benchmarking (performance evaluation of a particular organization and its departments), and destination benchmarking, which involves all elements such as transport...

Author(s)
Kozak, M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997452)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Consumer psychology of tourism, hospitality and leisure.

This book focuses on consumer behaviour in the context of tourism, hospitality and leisure. It comprises of 8 parts that discuss: attitudes, emotions and information processing; motivation and learning; consumption systems; decision and choice; experience and satisfaction; market segmentation;...

Author(s)
Crouch, G. I.; Perdue, R. R.; Timmermans, H. J. P.; Uysal, M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997490)
Type
Book
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Cover for Volunteering as leisure/leisure as volunteering: an international assessment.

This book, with 12 chapters divided into 4 parts, examines critical aspects of contemporary volunteerism, from the perspective of a variety of volunteering contexts. It will appeal to academic researchers and students in disciplines such as leisure, recreation, tourism, management and sociology as...

Author(s)
Stebbins, R. A.; Graham, M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997506)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for The family business in tourism and hospitality.

This book with 12 chapters primarily aims to advance the study of family business within tourism and hospitality. Chapter 1 (introduction) addresses the questions of why study the family business, and its exact nature. In Chapter 2, family business is recognized as a distinct form of...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Carlsen, J.; Morrison, A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998084)
Type
Book

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