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Cover for Corporate social responsibility.

This chapter explores corporate social responsibility for tourism, hospitality and events (THE) facilities. It recognizes the growing expectation for organizations to demonstrate transparency in their ethical and social principles. The chapter provides debates surrounding corporate social...

Author(s)
O'Shea, M.; Alonso, A. D.; Krajsic, V.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640341)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Last descents.

A case study is presented of Last Descents, a Chinese river-rafting tour company. Large Descents is a small commercial enterprise with a very large conservation goal, namely to protect the relatively few remaining free-flowing rivers in the gorges of western China against continuing exploitation...

Author(s)
Gorge, J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936655)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Wilderness safaris.

A case study is presented of Wilderness Safaris, which sees itself as a conservation organization as well as an ecotourism company. The company's philosophies and operations are examined. Through its partnerships with community conservancies in Namibia and Botswana and the North Island private...

Author(s)
Cafema, S.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936655)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for &Beyond.

A case study is presented of the conservation tourism enterprise currently known as &Beyond. The company's philosophy, expressed as 'care of the land, care of the wildlife, and care of the people', is examined for a series of individual lodges and reserves operated by &Beyond in South...

Author(s)
Leopard, P.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936655)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sir Stelios: The easy-going entrepreneur.

Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou is the founder of easyJet (one of Europe's largest low-cost carriers) as well as other tourism-related 'easy' brands such as easyCruise, easyHotel and easyCar. Following a short biography of Stelios, this chapter provides a justification of his acknowledgment as a 'giant of ...

Author(s)
Papatheodorou, A.; Polychroniadis, K.; Poulaki, L.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936525)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The DeHaan family and RCI: the development of the timeshare industry.

This chapter explores how the idea of exchange (whereby one timeshare owner at a particular resort might swap or exchange with another owner at a different resort, or at the same resort for a different time period) was made into a multimillion dollar business that transformed one of the...

Author(s)
Sparks, B.; Smith, J. A.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936525)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for eGovernance and legal issues in the 'E' world: good behaviour and the law.

This chapter provides a broad overview of corporate governance, including the Organization for Economic and Cooperative Development principles of corporate governance. Issues associated with corporate governance in cyberspace and in electronically enabled business as well as the management of...

Author(s)
Bryceson, K. P.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930714)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A profile of major theme park operators.

This chapter explains the role played in the globalization of the theme park industry by the main operators, the large corporations (led by Disney) and other, smaller-sized operators. Both are shaping the industry in the USA as well as in Europe and Asia/the Pacific. Case studies from Germany,...

Author(s)
Clavé, S. A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932084)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conventionalization in the Australian organic industry: a case study of the Darling Downs Region.

This chapter summarizes the debate over the "conventionalization" of the organic sector, and applies this to a study of large-scale Australian organic producers of grain and legume products, with reference to the influence of off-farm capital on this sector. A case study is included of a...

Author(s)
Jordan, S.; Shuji, H.; Izawa, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930387)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing the risks and impacts of animal diseases in the Australian livestock sector.

The first part of this chapter presents a background on (i) the management of animal health in Australia; (ii) the country's animal health advantages; and (iii) the activities of Animal Health Australia, a not-for-profit company established to facilitate a national approach to enhancing Australia's ...

Author(s)
Neumann, G. B.; Keogh, R. C.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990774)
Type
Book chapter

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