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Cover for Management issues.

This chapter presents the overall management principles for successful adventure tourism, covering the key operational and management procedures required to run an effective and sustainable company. The organization of a company, personnel development and training, corporate social responsibility,...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hospitality, tourism, terrorism: creating a security-conscious culture.

This chapter analyses and examines how the hospitality and tourism industries must work towards creating and ingraining a security-conscious culture where a duty of care towards tourists exists. Possible terrorist targets in tourism are discussed, as well as the different methods of attack.

Author(s)
Peter, C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for How organic food systems support sustainability of diets.

Sustainable models are needed in order to transform the current food systems. This chapter presents arguments for using organic food systems as such a model. Food systems can be recognized as coupled human and natural systems, with a set of activities and outcomes in which the boundaries of the...

Author(s)
Kahl, J.; Strassner, C.; Bügel, S.; Lairon, D.; Paoletti, F.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Decalogue of Gran Canaria for sustainable food and nutrition in the community.

The 'Decalogue for sustainable food and nutrition in the community: Gran Canaria Declaration 2016' aims to improve food sustainability across the globe. Public health, nutrition, consumer, social, marine and environmental sciences and tourism are important topics that have been highlighted in this...

Author(s)
Serra-Majem, L.; Bartrina, J. A.; Ortiz-Andrellucchi, A.; Ruano-Rodriguez, C.; González-Padilla, E.; Dernini, S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conclusion.

This chapter presents an overview of the findings from the case studies in this book on the institutional issues, economic, socio-cultural and environmental impacts of private-sector tourism operations in conservation areas in Africa. It then offers some broad conclusions highlighting the...

Author(s)
Snyman, S.; Spenceley, A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393555)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Governance and leadership in agri-food systems and nutrition.

This chapter first reviews the relationship between governance systems and processes (at various levels) and the nutrition sensitivity of agri-food systems, before reviewing the role of leadership in orienting such systems toward nutrition goals.

Author(s)
Gillespie, S.; Nisbett, N.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Issues of resilience, sustainability and responsibility in tourism.

This chapter places resilience in the context of both sustainability and responsibility in tourism. It stresses the importance of taking responsibility and action in appropriate situations and discusses some of the arrangements put in place to protect tourists and tourist enterprises from shocks...

Author(s)
Goodwin, H.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agriculture for achieving sustainable development goals.

This chapter examines India's adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how it plans to meet those targets. Recent government initiatives, particularly in the agricultural sector, are highlighted. Also discussed are the indicators for achieving the SDGs, the need for new technologies ...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Lessons from Winnie-the-Pooh: how responsible bear tourism can teach us respect and compassion, and benefit bears.

This chapter focuses on the potential animal welfare concerns for wild bears promoted as attractions by the tourism industry, with examples from western Canada. It considers the impacts of bear viewing and hunting, and highlights how the tourism industry can promote both bear conservation and...

Author(s)
Dubois, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391858)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Corporate social responsibility in India: philosophy, policy and practice.

This chapter presents an overview of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and philanthropic funding in India, and looks at the evolution of CSR governance and policies. It examines how Indian companies are doing on the CSR front, how the government is supplementing CSR efforts, as well as how...

Author(s)
Raju, K. V.; Wani, S. P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394514)
Type
Book chapter

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