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Cover for The expansion of international hotel groups into central and eastern Europe after 1989 - strategic couplings and local responses.

This chapter combines the lens of geopolitics with the concepts of strategic coupling and path dependence to explain the inability of regional and local institutions in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) to facilitate adequately the expansion of international hotel groups into the CEE region in the...

Author(s)
Niewiadomski, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conceptualising transnational hotel chain penetration in Bulgaria.

This chapter addresses the decision-making processes that international hotel corporations engage in during their expansion procedures, and focuses on the entry and presence of these corporations in Bulgaria. The findings show that country- and firm-specific factors play little role in the presence ...

Author(s)
Ivanov, S.; Ivanova, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hospitality enterprise: a key influence.

This chapter explores hospitality-related employment and community issues, placing them into the wider context of globalization, corporate social responsibility (CSR) and environmental sustainability. Building on these considerations, the chapter shows how hospitality enterprises, with...

Author(s)
Zientara, P.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939878)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Internationalization and the hotel industry.

This chapter reports an empirical study into internationalization and expansion strategies of international hotel operators in five countries in Eastern Central Europe. A questionnaire survey was conducted of the leading chains, framed around Dunning's (1993) eclectic paradigm. The major ownership...

Author(s)
Johnson, C.; Vanetti, M.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933234)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cruise tourism: a paradigmatic case of globalization?

This chapter suggests that no other industry besides cruise tourism is more deeply rooted in, and dependent on, globalization processes. It shows that the cruise sector is almost completely controlled by transnational corporations and that as passengers and crew are global in scope, the ships...

Author(s)
Wood, R. E.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Banana wars: the anatomy of a trade dispute.

In April 2001, the EU and the USA announced the end of a trade dispute over the sale of bananas into the EU market. The EU's allocation of import licences had been found to violate World Trade Organization (WTO) rules and to discriminate against suppliers from Latin America. This book examines the...

Author(s)
Josling, T. E.; Taylor, T. G.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996370)
Type
Book
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Cover for Evolution of the banana multinationals.

This chapter traces the introduction of bananas into the Caribbean, the benefits of bananas as a small-farmer cash crop, the growth of banana handling firms and the role of unions. The significance of bananas in production and exports in the Islands is explored along with the benefits from the...

Author(s)
Taylor, T.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996370)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Market structure in biotechnology: implications for long-run comparative advantage.

This chapter considers the possible reasons for and implications of foreign-based multinational activity in the US biotechnology industry. In particular, a two-tiered industry structure for biotechnology is posited, consisting of start-ups, which pioneered the industry, and multinationals, which...

Author(s)
Lavoie, B. F.; Sheldon, I. M.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995731)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The economic dimension.

This chapter looks at a range of issues relating to the economics of tourism in terms of sustainability. These issues include: the economic costs and benefits of tourism; the consumption of resources; fair pricing for the tourism product; the ethics of government support for the tourism industry;...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
ISBN
1999 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851993140)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The industry.

This chapter looks at a number of issues in relation to the tourism industry and sustainability, including: (i) voluntary actions by the industry and the idea of self-regulation; (ii) the issue of local ownership versus externally based enterprises and between SMEs and large transnational...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
ISBN
1999 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851993140)
Type
Book chapter

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