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A recently completed research project for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) examined how Olympic and Paralympic Games have transformed...

Date
September 2016
Authors
David Simpson
Abstract

Background: Energy drinks (EDs) have become widely popular among young adults and, even more so, among adolescents. Increasingly, they are consumed by athletes, particularly those who have just begun their sporting career. Uncontrolled and high consumption of EDs, in addition to other sources of...

Authors
Nowak, D.; Jasionowski, A.
Publisher
MDPI AG
Publication
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2016, 13, 8, pp 768
Abstract

Nilachal Hills is the abode of a number of temples, the presiding deity being the Mother Goddess Kamakhya. Situated at the heart of the Guwahati city, it is a cultural and religious hub of the whole of the North-east India. This unique status of the region has resulted into a gradual flow of...

Authors
Juthika Mahanta; Kalita, B. Ch.
Publisher
Centre for Environment, Education and Economic Development (CEEED)
Publication
The Clarion, 2016, 5, 2, pp 59-64
Abstract

Tourism is considered as a potentially sustainable industry and plays a significant role in the development of the society at different levels and is seen as an important step to achieve sustainable development. The development of tourism in Noushahr has resulted in instability in terms of...

Authors
Ghobadi, G. J.; Verdian, M. S.
Publisher
Scientific Research Publishing
Publication
Open Journal of Ecology, 2016, 6, 9, pp 529-536
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It is not enough to continue arguing that tourism is intensive in generating employment. It is accepted that this activity be polysemous and convergent not only demand more jobs compared with other activities, but this is diversified and specific job skills. The production chain requiring...

Authors
Leguizamón T., M.
Publisher
Universidad Externado de Colombia
Publication
Turismo y Sociedad, 2016, 18, pp 179-187
AbstractFull Text

This paper aims to identify the main challenges and trends of the training and professional education in tourism, as well as their employability in the context of a tourist destination (TD) mainly formed by Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs). Based on the specialized literature on SME and...

Authors
Pimentel, T. D.; Paula, S. C. de; Oliveira, M. C. B. de
Publisher
Universidad Externado de Colombia
Publication
Turismo y Sociedad, 2016, 18, pp 159-177
AbstractFull Text

During the last decade, academics have shown a clear interest in the study of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), however, in the scientific literature the sectorial studies and research on the subject are scarce and even more, in the tourism sector and specifically, in the hotel sector. In...

Authors
Peña Miranda, D. D.; Guevara Plaza, A.; Fraiz Brea, J. A.
Publisher
Universidad Externado de Colombia
Publication
Turismo y Sociedad, 2016, 18, pp 137-158

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