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Cover for Water conflicts and cooperation: a media handbook.

This handbook is for journalists, researchers and policy makers who are interested in working in science communication for water, peace and cooperation, and who are searching for ideas and inspiration. It features descriptions on, and reflections of, the activities (including action research,...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247954)
Type
Book
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Cover for Beyond politics, knowledge bridge in Indus Basin.

The 'Informing Change in the Indus Basin' is a DFID funded project under the South Asia Water Governance Programme. Throughout the project, the International Water Management Institute and its partners have been engaged with media across the Basin, to expose journalists to key research, and explore ...

Author(s)
Nicol, A.; Nair, N.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247954)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Science communication skills for water coverage. Case study: IHE-SciDev training.

In May 2017, a workshop was held in Cairo, Egypt, to explore ways in which researchers doing research on topics related to the Nile Basin can work with journalists, aiming for better communication of science through media. The workshop hosted 40 participants, including communication specialists,...

Author(s)
Wendo, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247954)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Moral tensions for elephant visitors.

The study presented in this chapter examines visitor experiences at elephant sanctuaries in an era where animal ethics has taken centre stage. The study unpacks the moral tensions surrounding such attractions through analysis of social media comments by visitors. Based on this study a framework is...

Author(s)
Pabel, A.; Mkono, M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A case study of elephant venue narratives.

This chapter presents a case study that examined the narratives told about elephants at tourist venues in Phuket, Thailand, and what these narratives communicate to Thai and foreign tourists as appropriate beliefs, values and actions regarding elephants. The observed attractions in Phuket presented ...

Author(s)
Hobbs, J. D.; Pattalung, P. N.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The timeline of The Way of St James: motivations and impacts of the pilgrimage on personal lives.

The main aim of this chapter is to analyse the motivations and impacts of the pilgrimage on pilgrims' personal lives. The research addresses the importance of 'mobility' in this sacred and spiritual space in order to analyse its impacts on personal lives. It provides an original contribution to the ...

Author(s)
Escudero Gómez, L. A.; Lopez, L.; Piñeiro Antelo, M. Á.; Lois González, R. C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for New forms of pilgrimage: World Youth Day Rio 2013.

Focusing on the phenomenon of the World Youth Days, this chapter brings to the fore the new relationships between tourism and the sacred, especially when we consider that in this case religion takes over tourism, not the other way round, and how this fact changes pilgrimages and pilgrims by moving...

Author(s)
Gonzalez, L. T. V.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainable tourism policies and corporate branding: case of LUX* resorts & hotels.

This chapter investigates how a major hotel group based in Mauritius, LUX* Resorts & Hotels, has implemented policies geared towards sustainable development. It discusses how the group aligns its strategies with national and international sustainable policies and sheds some light on the types...

Author(s)
Naidoo, P.; Ramseook-Munhurrun, P.; Sowamber, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Environmental sustainability on tourism business enterprise: model and case.

This chapter focuses on the environmental responsibility of tourism business enterprises. It combines the existing literature with a selected case (the Sundarbans in Bangladesh) that has faced catastrophic environmental circumstances due to irresponsible business practices in recent times. After...

Author(s)
Hassan, A.; Krishnan Umachandran; Halim, H. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter

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