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Cover for Corporate sustainability as an opportunity for tourism partnerships: a case study on Fairmont Hotels & Resorts.

This chapter focuses on some of the practices and initiatives incorporating sustainable value into an international hotel chain, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts (FHR). Specifically, the chapter examines the FHR partnerships and programmes that facilitate integrated rural tourism (IRT) and their...

Author(s)
Boluk, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390141)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The role of pioneering tour companies.

Focusing on the UK travel firm Regent Holidays, this chapter exemplifies some of the geopolitics behind the role of a select few Western tour companies who, operating on the periphery of business logic, managed to open doors into Central and Eastern Europe and influence Western tourists'...

Author(s)
Taylor, N.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Corporate social responsibility: win-win propositions for communities, corporates and agriculture.

This book with 13 chapters presents various efforts across India, made by different corporates in collaboration with ICRISAT. It describes how in each location, cutting across the sectors, both the corporate and a research organization have meticulously designed and executed location- specific...

Author(s)
Wani, S. P.; Raju, K. V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394514)
Type
Book
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Cover for Operations management in the travel industry.

This book takes a developmental approach to exploring operations management in the travel industry. Throughout each chapter, theories and concepts are illustrated with case studies and debated within the text. All of the chapters have a mixture of tasks, activities and questions to support the...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Fallon, P.; Cameron, H.; Crotts, J.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646107)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sustainability and corporate social responsibility for travel management.

This chapter addresses the range of impacts that the travel industry can have on economies, natural and built environments, and different societies and culture. In order to minimize any negative impacts, the concept of sustainability and its application to the travel industry is analysed. An...

Author(s)
Heitmann, S.; Robinson, P.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646107)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Crisis management and the future of the travel industry.

The first section of this chapter acknowledges that the travel industry faces a wide range of threats, and considers the ways in which the industry has responded to, and how it can be alert to, these issues. These threats are commonly known as 'crises', and so their management (crisis management)...

Author(s)
Fallon, P.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646107)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Big data's roles in increasing smallholder farmers' access to finance.

General consumer and business finance companies and microcredit organizations have had limited success in serving the needs of farmers and other economically active low income families. Big data (BD) has dramatically transformed this landscape by changing the way the financial industry operates. A...

Author(s)
Kshetri, N.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648682)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Corporate social responsibility - the wider context in environmental performance.

This chapter explores what corporate social responsibility (CSR) involves, particularly on the part of tourism enterprises. The primary focus herein is on the enterprises' wider contribution to the local economy and other aspects of CSR such as support for environmental initiatives and community...

Author(s)
Leslie, D.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643564)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Takaful: to explore the market need for Hajj travel insurance.

This chapter focuses on Takaful International, an Islamic insurance company which is based on the concept of mutual cooperation and solidarity, to enable pilgrims travelling to Islamic holy places to do so under Islamic jurisprudence or Sharia guidelines. A comparison is presented between Western...

Author(s)
Rashid, T.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645230)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Events and branding.

A brand should be in alignment with the needs of the consumer. In this respect, brand attributes are of vital importance. On the demand side, brand functions include identification, assurance and symbolic functions. On the supply side, there is a role for brand building with the related brand...

Author(s)
Velthoven, T. van
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642611)
Type
Book chapter

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