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Cover for New strategic developments in tourism.

This chapter emphasizes the importance of a new strategic thinking in the current business environment of tourism. The future of business and the impact of emerging technologies are examined, as well as their strategic implications. The importance of an ethical approach is emphasized, showing how...

Author(s)
Vargas-Sánchez, A.; Moutinho, L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390240)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Management issues.

This chapter presents the overall management principles for successful adventure tourism, covering the key operational and management procedures required to run an effective and sustainable company. The organization of a company, personnel development and training, corporate social responsibility,...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Corporate social responsibilities, society and hospitality experiences.

To understand why hospitality businesses are engaging more with corporate social responsibilities (CSRs) to improve the human environment, this chapter begins with an historical review of CSRs and then moves on to discuss how CSRs are understood now. It then examines how stakeholders are further...

Author(s)
Kenyon, A. J.; Hack, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242034)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Social responsibility and experiential principles for behaviour change in hospitality.

The aim of this chapter is to present a set of principles that can be used by the hospitality industry to 'nudge' consumers to act more responsibly. The first section presents an underlying context of social responsibility; this is then applied to the characteristics of hospitality. In synthesizing ...

Author(s)
Musgrave, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242034)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Trafficking in human beings in the tourism industry: trends and approaches.

Tourism and hospitality scholars have been studying the prevalence of trafficking in human beings in the context of travel and tourism, particularly in the framework of sex tourism. However, a legal perspective is currently underexplored, especially one that reflects a human rights-based approach....

Author(s)
Kyriazi, T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243215)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Issues of resilience, sustainability and responsibility in tourism.

This chapter places resilience in the context of both sustainability and responsibility in tourism. It stresses the importance of taking responsibility and action in appropriate situations and discusses some of the arrangements put in place to protect tourists and tourist enterprises from shocks...

Author(s)
Goodwin, H.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648330)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for How organic food systems support sustainability of diets.

Sustainable models are needed in order to transform the current food systems. This chapter presents arguments for using organic food systems as such a model. Food systems can be recognized as coupled human and natural systems, with a set of activities and outcomes in which the boundaries of the...

Author(s)
Kahl, J.; Strassner, C.; Bügel, S.; Lairon, D.; Paoletti, F.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Decalogue of Gran Canaria for sustainable food and nutrition in the community.

The 'Decalogue for sustainable food and nutrition in the community: Gran Canaria Declaration 2016' aims to improve food sustainability across the globe. Public health, nutrition, consumer, social, marine and environmental sciences and tourism are important topics that have been highlighted in this...

Author(s)
Serra-Majem, L.; Bartrina, J. A.; Ortiz-Andrellucchi, A.; Ruano-Rodriguez, C.; González-Padilla, E.; Dernini, S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Response and responsibility: poets as guides for tourists.

This chapter explores the idea that poetry may 'realign one's sympathies and enlarge one's abilities' with the help of philosophers from the phenomenological tradition who appreciate human beings' fundamental embeddedness in the surrounding world and by taking a closer look at poets who allow their ...

Author(s)
Greve, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conclusion.

This chapter presents an overview of the findings from the case studies in this book on the institutional issues, economic, socio-cultural and environmental impacts of private-sector tourism operations in conservation areas in Africa. It then offers some broad conclusions highlighting the...

Author(s)
Snyman, S.; Spenceley, A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393555)
Type
Book chapter

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