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Cover for Trends and developments: consumers' pursuit of happiness.

This chapter focuses on a number of economic and sociocultural developments that play a direct or indirect role in the strategic use of events. It discusses what is termed the experience economy and the future happiness economy. In conclusion, it explains how these developments present...

Author(s)
Rooijackers, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242300)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Perspectives on tourism and small polities in Europe.

This concluding chapter highlights some of the main concepts elucidated throughout this book about tourism's relationships with the political geography of smallness, marginality, separation, overdependence, political vulnerabilities, and pan-Europeanism. It also suggests future research needs in...

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243109)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cocoa, conservation and tourism: Grande Riviere, Trinidad.

This chapter focuses on the village of Grande Riviere, in north-east Trinidad. After a brief summary of its history, and its socio-economic characteristics in the early 1970s, the main focus is the village as it was three decades later, especially tourism and its impact on community life. The...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Social sustainability: what does it say to tourism employment?

This chapter discusses the context of tourism employment, the practice of sustainable human resource management (HRM), and the application of sustainable HRM in tourism. It is suggested that the successful implementation of sustainable HRM begins at the organizational level, while also recognizing...

Author(s)
Baum, T.; Mooney, S.
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
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Cover for Essaying tourism: reflections on three decades of international tourism.

This introduction reflects on the author's writings on international tourism over the last three decades which are presented as chapters in this book. The author has written on the role tradition has played in tourism development, on the links between tourism and prostitution, and the similarities...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Future directions.

The purpose of this final chapter is to explore some of the key challenges facing farm animal production in general, and animal breeding and genetics in particular, and to discuss how livestock breeders might respond to ensure wide societal and animal benefits.

Author(s)
Simm, G.; Pollott, G.; Mrode, R.; Houston, R.; Marshall, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241723)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A one health perspective for integrated human and animal sanitation, nutrient recycling and climate change.

In this chapter, the authors present their experiences in developing a conceptual framework for integrated health and environmental assessment, combining health status, physical, socio-economic and cultural environments to improve health and minimize environmental impact. Highlights focused on how...

Author(s)
Hung Nguyen-Viet; Cissé, G.; Phuc Pham-Duc; Vi Nguyen; Tanner, M.; Odermatt, P.; Tu Vu-Van; Hoang Van Minh; Zurbrügg, C.; Schelling, E.; Zinsstag, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The effect of economic factors on the welfare of livestock and poultry.

This chapter describes how standards implemented by major meat buyers can be used to improve welfare, how different marketing systems can either improve welfare or make it worse, how to use incentive payments to improve welfare, the negative effects of biological overload of an animal on its...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245219)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Branding of Spanish civil war sites to promote sustainable rural tourism.

This chapter analyses the use of branding of Spanish Civil War sites to promote sustainable rural tourism from a Triple Bottom Line perspective, i.e. economic, social and environmental sustainability. A review is first presented on dark tourism and its potential contribution to the sustainability...

Author(s)
Alabau-Montoya, J.; Ruiz-Molina, M. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter

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