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Cover for Lao tourism and poverty alleviation: community-based tourism and the private sector [co-authored with <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Stephen schipani</i>].

Many less developed countries, supported by international organizations and aid agencies, continue to promote tourism as a tool for development and poverty alleviation. This chapter focuses on one country, the Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR), where such policies are prominent, to examine how ...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Community collaboration, elephant conservation and protection.

Mahouts Elephant Foundation (MEF) is a UK charity and Thai-registered foundation that works on the ground to develop sustainable, welfare-focused tourist experiences to support the needs and livelihoods of traditional mahouts, their families and local communities, together with the needs of Asian...

Author(s)
Baker, L.; Blaine, S.; Winkler, R.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for People, power and communities.

This book chapter seeks to: (i) explore 'the community' as a vital context for health promotion; (ii) explore different meanings of community participation, engagement, community involvement and community development; (iii) discuss the importance of social capital; (iv) explore the role of lay...

Author(s)
Warwick-Booth, L.; Foster, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245332)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rural tourism development in Egypt: contemporary insights.

Within the context of debates about differing models for rural development in Egypt, including collective, participatory, and bottom-up approaches, this chapter introduces the notion of 'strategic smart tourism investment', which is theorized in relation to the concepts of destination non-imitable...

Author(s)
Mekawy, M. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Routes and the tourism industry.

This chapter looks at why and how the adventure travel trade (consisting of private tour operators) engages in trail-based product development. Sections examine: the profile of adventure tour operators; the adventure travel approach to route development; partnerships; community engagement; and the...

Author(s)
Ward-Perkins, D.; Beckmann, C.; Ellis, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394767)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Involving the communities and civil society.

This chapter describes how the Char Development and Settlement Project in Bangladesh is involving and empowering the char communities in different ways to continue the development of their area. The roles of local government institutions, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and field-level...

Author(s)
Haider, N.; Jenkins, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Lessons learnt and the way forward for research on climate change in Tanzania.

The research themes in this volume have focused on impacts of climate change, vulnerability and resilience of ecosystems and communities to climate change. Other key sub-themes have been community access, control, and rights to climate information, importance of integration of indigenous and...

Author(s)
Yanda, P. Z.; Mung'ong'o, C. G.; Mabhuye, E. B.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism resources and sustainability.

This chapter focuses on the sustainable management of tourism resources and highlights various sustainability tools. The concepts of sustainable tourism, ecotourism, community-based tourism, pro-poor tourism, and alternative tourism are discussed.

Author(s)
Gibson, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390240)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Literary tourism: conclusions and practical applications.

This concluding chapter offers some thoughts on the emotive and experiential aspects of literary tourism and on the development of this form of tourism. Important aspects of literary utilities that tourism organizations and entrepreneurs could use to foster literary tourism are discussed, as well...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I.; Lund, K. A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Joint venture lodge ownership partnership options.

This chapter focuses on private-sector tourism partnerships in protected areas that incorporate community representation. These institutions differ considerably from purely community-based tourism (CBT) enterprises. The chapter expands our knowledge on joint venture operations, where community...

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

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