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Cover for Frameworks for tourist destinations.

This chapter reviews frameworks that have been taken from outside the tourism literature and applied to destinations, with a particular emphasis on the relationships between multiple interdependent actors. Six sets of frameworks are discussed: industrial districts, clusters, networks, systems,...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Analysing the structure of destinations.

This chapter addresses core methodological issues which arise in analysing the spatial and organizational structure of destinations. Analysis of the spatial structure of destinations focuses on the location, distribution and interaction of phenomena, while the analysis of the organizational...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Structure of urban destinations.

This chapter begins by reviewing the spatial structure of urban attractions and activities followed by accommodation. The focus switches next to research on tourist districts and precincts and then to consideration of broader network and relationship issues, a theme that has attracted relatively...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for When the project leaves.

This chapter deals with the exit strategy of the Char Development and Settlement Project in Bangladesh, including the work in strengthening the institutions, building and spreading the knowledge base from the project, and networking with other projects.

Author(s)
Haider, N.; Jenkins, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Religious pilgrimage routes and trails as driving forces for sustainable local development.

This chapter analyses religious itineraries and pilgrimage routes as 'glocal' phenomena, characterized that is by a natural interface between the local and the global. It describes them as a driver of sustainable development above all in rural and/or marginal areas. After a short discussion of the...

Author(s)
Trono, A.; Castronuovo, V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390271)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The European cultural route of Saint Martin of Tours.

This chapter focuses on the history and development of the cultural route of Saint Martin of Tours, which was made a Cultural Route by the Council of Europe in 2005 and runs through 45 different European countries. More specifically, the chapter investigates the activities of this route as a...

Author(s)
Afferni, R.; Ferrario, C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390271)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Globalization and sustainable development in Africa: the imperatives of capacity building.

This chapter examines the nature and character of globalization and sustainable development and the needs for capacity building in developing (African) countries. The interface between globalization, capacity building and sustainable development is discussed, as well as the key elements of capacity ...

Author(s)
Igbokwe-Ibeto, C. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The effect of ICTs on agricultural distribution channels in Mexico.

This chapter applies the concepts of transaction cost economics and social embeddedness to examine the role of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in distribution channels for agricultural produce in Mexico. Two producers were selected for case studies: a cluster of banana growers...

Author(s)
Lastra-Gil, L. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393364)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A comparative analysis of tourism policy networks.

This chapter examines the formal network relationships that influence the tourism policy making process. It commences with a brief review of the literature on social network analysis, which provides the foundation for exploration of policy networks. In order to illustrate the complexities of the...

Author(s)
McLeod, M.; Chambers, D.; Airey, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390929)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Destination management: a network perspective.

This chapter explores, using a case study approach and network analysis, the coordination of tourism activities within a destination and thereby highlight the importance of destination management collaboration practices for tourism destination success. The case study is that of a small island...

Author(s)
McLeod, M.; Scott, N.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390929)
Type
Book chapter

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