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Cover for Tourism in Pacific Islands.

This chapter is a review of tourism throughout the Pacific Islands. It situates tourism in the colonial experience, and shows that its development has often been constrained by political upheaval and unrest and, sometimes, 'traditional' land tenure. In some countries, however, mass tourism has been ...

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 The paradox of elephant-friendly tourism.

The welfare and protection of captive Asian elephants are pressing issues for global tourism businesses. Finding a viable solution that will protect the integrity of the destination and business, the welfare of elephants and the livelihoods of mahouts is a priority, but, until now, initiatives have ...

Author(s)
Daniel Turner; Kusters, N.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conclusion.

This conclusion first summarizes the current and prevailing business models of elephant tourism by outlining the lessons learned about the supply and demand for such tourism, before moving on to consider the various pressures to comply with, but also break away from, many existing business models.

Author(s)
Font, X.; Scott, N.; Koldowski, J.; Laws, E.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism in development: reflective essays.

As a contribution to a knowledge and understanding of tourism development, this book: (i) comprises reflective essays written by internationally-ranked scholars and tourism consultants with extensive experience, particularly in developing countries; (ii) considers extant themes, issues and...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book
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Cover for Human capital issues and challenges in the hotel industry: the case of Indonesia.

This chapter investigates the current and future human capital issues and challenges that confront hotel managers in Indonesia. By identifying areas of concern and providing a future platform, the empirical human capital-focused research discussed in this chapter offers the prospect of raising the...

Author(s)
Thio, S.; King, B.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The development of tourism higher education in China.

This chapter explores the relationship between higher education and tourism and development. It briefly traces the historical development of tourism higher education in China and identifies contemporary opportunities and challenges before going on to consider potential future trends that, in...

Author(s)
Qiu HanQin; Chen DongZhi [Chen, D. Z. D.]
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Reflections on trends and issues in global tourism.

This chapter reflects on the trends and issues that are buffeting international tourism in the early 2020s. The chapter begins by supplying clear and concise definitions of challenges, trends and issues for global tourism, as well as for opportunities. It identifies 100 specific trends and issues...

Author(s)
Morrison, A. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Enhancing a destination's marketing and promotion: lessons from Malaysia.

This chapter aims to document the issues and challenges facing Malaysia in promoting itself as a top international tourism destination. It begins with a review of the literature on 'what should be' and continues with presenting the issues and challenges of destination marketing in the context of...

Author(s)
Azilah Kasim; Ling LimCha
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Exploring the future of sustainable tourism.

This chapter aims to (1) outline critical areas that have the potential to drive the future of sustainable tourism; (2) note down key challenges and criticisms as well as suggested measures; and (3) highlight the role of interlinkages and innovations as driving forces of future sustainable tourism. ...

Author(s)
Priyakrushna Mohanty; Rajamanicam, H.; Anukrati Sharma
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter

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