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Cover for Tourism routes and trails theory and practice.

This book presents an overview of tourism routes and trails and attempts to make sense of this complex universe: why they exist, how they were created and what role they play in the development and management of tourism. Chapters 1 to 5 discuss and analyse the nature of routes and trails. These...

Author(s)
Ward-Perkins, D.; Beckmann, C.; Ellis, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394767)
Type
Book
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Cover for Routes, culture and human experience.

This chapter explores the relationship between tourism and culture, and how routes acquire and express human and cultural values. Sections discuss: the magical dimension of tourism routes; the cultural value of routes; the work of the Council of Europe, the UNWTO and UNESCO in promoting the...

Author(s)
Ward-Perkins, D.; Beckmann, C.; Ellis, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394767)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Authenticity in tourism.

The various conceptualizations of authenticity in tourism are discussed, indicating that authenticity in tourism is far from a consensual topic.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Dalonso, Y. da S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agroecology and nutrition: transformative possibilities and challenges.

Agroecology is a holistic approach to agriculture, which takes into account the ecological, social, political and economic dimensions of producing food in order to build sustainable and resilient food systems that ensure food security and nutrition. It is thus an approach that resonates closely...

Author(s)
Kerr, R. B.; Rahmanian, M.; Owoputi, I.; Batello, C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for World Heritage Sites - an introduction.

This chapter offers an introduction to the organizations related to World Heritage sites (WHSs); the historical background of WHSs; the World Heritage Convention and the mission of WHSs; the designation process of WHSs; the concepts of heritage and WHSs; and some Eastern and Western perspectives on ...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392688)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Reflection (summary).

This final chapter summarizes the key points in the previous chapters regarding World Heritage sites (WHSs), Eastern and Western viewpoints on World Heritage issues, heritage management and conservation activities, heritage tourism development and marketing, changes in local communities and views...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392688)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for BERAS - a global network of food systems with examples from Sweden, Haiti, Tanzania and India.

Adopting a food systems approach in practice starts from recognizing that food systems serve the basic human needs of food and drink needed to sustain human life, but also serve wider cultural needs. The food systems approach helps organic food and farming by making interdependencies more apparent, ...

Author(s)
Hertwig, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Authenticity as a value co-creator of tourism experiences.

This chapter addresses a particular view of authenticity as a co-creator of value in cultural tourism experiences. The chapter outlines the findings from an empirical investigation of tourists consuming cultural and natural heritage sites in the island of Mauritius. By using the views and...

Author(s)
Ramkissoon, H.; Uysal, M. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395030)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Value creation and co-creation in tourist experiences: an East Asian Cultural Knowledge Framework approach.

This chapter proposes an 'East Asian cultural knowledge framework' based on the main East Asian cultural philosophies and revisits some previous study findings in order to facilitate a deeper understanding of the East Asian tourist behaviours. The proposed framework is expected to inform...

Author(s)
Lee YoungSook; Prebensen, N. K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395030)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism, wellbeing and cultural ecosystem services: a case study of Örség National Park, Hungary.

This chapter explores the relationship between tourism, wellbeing and cultural ecosystem services (CES) in the context of protected areas, especially national parks. A case study is presented of the Őrség National Park in Hungary, a protected area that attracts domestic and, increasingly,...

Author(s)
Smith, M. K.; Csurgó, B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter

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