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Cover for Small and medium-sized tour operators.

This chapter examines the role of small and medium-sized tour operators and explores the use of destination-based suppliers (also called ground-handling agents) who are particularly significant to the operations of the smaller tour companies in that they play a key role in the creation/delivery of...

Author(s)
Holland, J.; Leslie, D.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648231)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 Tour operators and operations: development, management and responsibility.

This book aims to present a substantive foundation for the study and understanding of tour operators and their practice. It consists of 13 chapters covering the development of the package holiday, the operating environment for tour operators, product development, small and medium-sized tour...

Author(s)
Holland, J.; Leslie, D.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648231)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Revitalizing rural communities in Costa Rica through sustainable tourism.

The purpose of this chapter is to present Costa Rica as a model of sustainable tourism development that successfully supports the wellbeing of remote rural communities. The shifts in awareness that led Costa Rica to value and conserve its natural resources are thus discussed, as well as the...

Author(s)
Heyne, L. A.; Camacho, J. V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
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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 An altruistic behavioural change approach to sustainable tourism when funds are scarce: a narrative of a small business model.

Small tourism businesses require new strategies to gain competitive advantage in a global business such as tourism, and in that regard business certification is seen as an important tool. Access to these programmes comes with a substantial cost to businesses and therefore this chapter addresses a...

Author(s)
Adams, S. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390929)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rural enterprise business development in the developed world.

This chapter provides an overview of rural business development in the developed world, offering UK, US and European perspectives on the development of rural tourism enterprises, including farm tourism and culinary tourism. The chapter illustrates the importance of public funding to the development ...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Murray, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647494)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agri-entrepreneurs and their characteristics.

This chapter begins with an overview of the market conditions and challenges faced by agri-entrepreneurs. The next sections discuss generic entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial networks and innovation, supported by agriculture-related examples. This is followed by discussions on the differences...

Author(s)
Sullivan, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Is marketing intelligence necessary in conflict and transitional region markets?

The chapter discusses marketing intelligence within the context of micro, small, and medium-size entrepreneurs (MSMEs), relative to conducting business in transitional and developing countries. In addition, this chapter covers agri-entrepreneurship in conflict zones, as well as the challenges in...

Author(s)
Sullivan, P.; Ortez, M.; Mission, L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Understanding conservation agriculture adopter's information network to promote innovation and agricultural entrepreneurship: the case of tribal farmers in the Hill Region of Nepal.

The study presented in this chapter was conducted to understand how social networks lead to access to information, thus helping farmers make decisions on adoption of agricultural innovations and entrepreneurial activities (commercial vegetable cultivation, value addition and small enterprises) in...

Author(s)
Paudel, B.; Wilson, K. A.; Chan, C.; Tamang, B. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter

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