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Cover for Sustainability and tourism: reflections from a muddy pool.

This chapter explores the problems with the concepts of sustainability and sustainable development. The focus of this chapter is especially on sustainable tourism and its relationship to social and cultural phenomena.

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pro-poor tourism: a critique.

This chapter argues that the perception of pro-poor tourism (PPT) as a distinct (and small scale) variant of tourism involves conceptual and substantive problems. There is, indeed, a place for such tourism but it is not and will never be the alternative to mass tourism, which will continue as the...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Agroecology and insect conservation.

This chapter focuses on the challenges and opportunities for insect conservation in the agricultural environment. The importance of the establishment of optimal actions that combine biodiversity conservation with plant and animal production for long-term sustainability is also discussed.

Author(s)
Samways, M. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241686)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pata and Jetwing: John Koldowski interviews Chi Lo and Senal Siriwardene.

This chapter is a record of interviews with Chi Lo, sustainability and social responsibility specialist of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), and Senal Siriwardene, an experiential architect at Jetwing Hotels, about the position of their organization/company on elephants and tourism.

Author(s)
Koldowski, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The valuation of ethical encounters with elephants.

This chapter sheds light on recent successes and challenges in achieving ethical standards of operation in elephant sanctuaries in Thailand. It is argued that elephant welfare in these sanctuaries needs to be maintained on the basis of economic sustainability, and that the key to economic...

Author(s)
Cui QingMing; Xu HongGang
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism and (sustainable) development: revisiting the theoretical divide.

This chapter revisits the theoretical relationship between tourism and development, within the framework of contemporary understandings of development objectives, processes and challenges and the necessary parameters of resource sustainability. Re-visioning development as prosperity, as opposed to...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sustainability and tourism growth.

This chapter on sustainability and tourism growth discusses: the problem with the use of gross domestic product (GDP) as a measure of tourism growth; the concepts of weak and strong sustainability; tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); the need for new business models, an ecological ...

Author(s)
Dwyer, L.; Gill, A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
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 Tourism, tradition and culture: a reflection on their role in development.

This book brings together a collection of the author's published material that reflects the role played by tourism in 'development', both in societies emerging from Western colonialism and in societies previously part of the Soviet system. The overarching theme looks at how, promoted as a tool for...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Integrated rabies control.

This chapter discusses the history of rabies, the shift from a "One Medicine" to social-ecological systems (HSES) and their involvement in sustainable, cost-effective elimination of rabies in domestic animals.

Author(s)
Léchenne, M.; Miranda, M. E.; Mauti, S.; Mbilo, C.; Zinsstag, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter

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