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Cover for Security issues and the image of tourist destination.

This chapter discusses (i) why the tourism industry is so attractive to terrorism and domestic crime; (ii) the formation of tourist destination image and its multiple facets; and (iii) the elements of tourism security.

Author(s)
Amorim, E.; Korstanje, M. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism as employer.

This chapter provides an overview of the tourism industry as an employer and outlines the skills required to enter and progress within the industry. The chapter discusses the challenges and rewards of working in tourism, the various aspects of human resources management in tourism, as well as...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism and destination strategy.

This chapter explores the concept of a strategy in the tourism sector and introduces a range of methods that can be used to plan, manage and develop strategy for businesses of all shapes and sizes. The chapter demonstrates this through a structure that reflects the development of strategy in an...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S. L. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Lao tourism and poverty alleviation: community-based tourism and the private sector [co-authored with <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Stephen schipani</i>].

Many less developed countries, supported by international organizations and aid agencies, continue to promote tourism as a tool for development and poverty alleviation. This chapter focuses on one country, the Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR), where such policies are prominent, to examine how ...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism in Nigeria: new policy and planning directions needed for a neglected sector.

This chapter reflects on a neglected export sector in the Nigerian economy, that of tourism, in order to identify whether some refinements to the existing principles of developing tourism are merited. It then goes on to hint at both the issues that deserve consideration for future tourism...

Author(s)
Dieke, P. U. C.; Ololo, N. G.; Eyisi, A. P.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tradition, modernity and tourism in Swaziland.

This chapter offers some observations which can make consideration of the social effects of tourism in Swaziland better informed. In particular, it focuses on the ambiguous status of 'tradition', which simultaneously legitimates the existing political structure and provides a crucial theme in...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction to emotional intelligence in tourism and hospitality.

This chapter introduces the concept of emotional intelligence in general, and then explains the relevance of emotional intelligence for tourism and hospitality businesses. The outline of the book is also presented.

Author(s)
Koc, E.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786398314)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The future of the industry.

This final chapter assesses the future possibilities for TEFL tourism (i.e., tourism that involves teaching English as a foreign language), highlights lessons learned from the wider tourism industry and suggests the implementation of appropriate guidelines, regulations and mindfulness.

Author(s)
Stainton, H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393227)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Brand Dubai: sustaining its luxury image.

This chapter looks at the sustainable nature of the 'Dubai Luxury Brand' and its ever-expanding hospitality and tourism industries, raising arguments about its long-term sustainability as a luxury destination. As discussed in this chapter, the concept of luxury is contradictory to the sustainable...

Author(s)
Heyes, A.; Nadkarni, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Investigating the factors affecting tourism development in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.

The objectives of the study presented in this chapter were (i) to understand the growth and development of the tourism industry in Zimbabwe; and (ii) to identify the factors that affect tourism development in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. The findings of the study identified three factors, namely (i)...

Author(s)
Jeetesh Kumar; Anshul Garg
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter

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