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Cover for Financial planning: pricing the package.

This chapter provides an overview of financial considerations pertinent to tour operators and their impact on pricing. The discussion covers operating costs, distribution costs, capacity management, bonds and insurance, cash management and cash flow, additional sources of income, currency...

Author(s)
Holland, J.; Leslie, D.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648231)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The economics of tourism companies.

An introduction is presented to the economics of tourism companies. The concepts of costs, revenue, profit maximization, pricing and revenue management are discussed.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Santos, G. E. de O.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for An altruistic behavioural change approach to sustainable tourism when funds are scarce: a narrative of a small business model.

Small tourism businesses require new strategies to gain competitive advantage in a global business such as tourism, and in that regard business certification is seen as an important tool. Access to these programmes comes with a substantial cost to businesses and therefore this chapter addresses a...

Author(s)
Adams, S. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390929)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cruise ship tourism in the Caribbean: the mess of mass tourism.

This chapter argues that, while employment benefits might be considerable, the financial returns from Caribbean cruise ship tourism are exaggerated, especially when one considers leakages from imports, the cost of new piers for ever-larger ships, and the use of private islands. The assessment...

Author(s)
Wilkinson, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourist behaviour, vandalism and stakeholder responses.

This chapter is concerned with visitor impacts at tourist attraction sites, exploring tourist behaviours, vandalism and related stakeholder responses. The first section of the chapter clarifies the meaning of the term vandalism in a tourism context, provides a condensed literature review of the...

Author(s)
Bhati, A.; Pearce, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647357)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Most common designs and understanding their limits.

This chapter highlights the common experimental designs used for nutritional experiments in livestock, poultry and pigs and discusses the following topics: goal of simple research trials; typical interpretations of response data; choosing an adequate (or the best) statistical model to use; how much ...

Author(s)
Pesti, G. M.; Alhotan, R. A.; Costa, M. J. da; Billard, L.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647005)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Status of entomopathogenic nematodes in integrated pest management strategies in Brazil.

This chapter presents the current research status on EPNs in Brazil, emphasizing their use in integrated pest management programmes. Studies on their diversity, biology, ecology, production and formulation are outlined. Their application in vegetable and arable crops; parks, urban tree plantings...

Author(s)
Leite, L. G.; Andaló, V.; Dolinski, C.; Moino Junior, A.; Batista, E.; Iede, E. T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390004)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for White clover supported pasture-based systems in north-west Europe.

White clover (WC) (Trifolium repens L.) is a useful component of European grasslands due to: (i) its capacity to convert dinitrogen (N2) gas to plant-available nitrogen (N) in the soil via biological nitrogen fixation (BNF); (ii) its tolerance of grazing; and (iii) its high nutritive value for...

Author(s)
Humphreys, J.; Phelan, P.; Li DeJun; Burchill, W.; Eriksen, J.; Casey, I.; Enríquez-Hidalgo, D.; Søegaard, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644981)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cost and benefits of control measures: food traceability.

This chapter examines the costs and benefits of implementing the 24-hour traceability rule by examining the development of the California Leafy Green Marketing Agreement. The LGMA was officially formed in September 2007 in response to the 2006 Escherichia coli O157:H7 outbreak associated with...

Author(s)
Wolf-Hall, C.; Nganje, W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644806)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Modelling reproduction in broiler breeder and laying hens.

The aim of this chapter is to describe the potential reproductive performance of individuals, such that the potential reproductive performance of a population of hens may be simulated. This requires an understanding of systems such as the attainment of sexual maturity in a flock of pullets and the...

Author(s)
Gous, R. M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644110)
Type
Book chapter

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