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Cover for Culture: everywhere and nowhere.

This chapter discusses various perspectives, theories and aspects of culture in order to lay the foundation for an approach to intercultural communication, competence and interaction discussed in succeeding chapters.

Author(s)
Hoffman, E.; Verdooren, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242409)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Islamic tourism: the role of culture and religiosity.

This chapter aims to provide insights into the consumer behaviour of Muslim tourists and their significance as a potential target segment within the context of Halal tourism. More specifically, the chapter intends to discuss the role of religious commitment and culture in impacting Muslim tourist...

Author(s)
Jamal, A.; El-Bassiouny, N.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394132)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Culture and tourism.

Different conceptions of culture are discussed, as well as the efforts to understand tourism from the perspective of culture. Concepts concerning the cultural encounters between tourists and hosts are discussed, as well as the notion of cultural heritage and the cultural tourism segment.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Allis, T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Sustainable bamboo development.

This book with four chapters aims to analyse and summarize the experiences of successful and failed cases in China and other countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America and, based on the analysis and summaries, provide some key views and suggestions on how to develop the bamboo sector in a...

Author(s)
Zhaohua, Z; Wei, J.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394019)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The contribution of bamboo to human beings is far more than is imagined.

This chapter describes bamboos as plants that have very special features, and make contributions to ecology, the environment and human beings that are far more than people can imagine. In Asia, especially in East Asia, bamboo has been a symbol of the East Asian culture. In Latin America, there is a ...

Author(s)
Zhaohua, Z; Wei, J.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394019)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biology of the Lyme disease agents: a selective survey of clinical and epidemiologic relevance.

This chapter provides an update on current understanding of the biology and genetics of the agents of Lyme disease (or Lyme borreliosis). The Lyme disease agents have hitherto been categorized under the umbrella term 'Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato'. This expediently served to distinguish them...

Author(s)
Barbour, A. G.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Perspectives on value creation - resource configuration.

This chapter looks at culture issues as part of the discourse on resource configuration for experience value creation. It explicates the operant and operand resources tourism firms utilize in their effort to meet various types of tourist demand, and offers suggestions on how tourism firms could...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Uysal, M. S.; Chen, J. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395030)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Section 7: Some interesting species- and genus-group names.

This section presents a list of some currently valid species- and genus-group names and their derivations applied to Culicidae. The sources of these names fall into the following broad categories: acronyms and institutions; cultures and peoples; habitats and plants; morphological traits;...

Author(s)
Harbach, R. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399052)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Adventure Tourism and Outdoor Activities Management: a 21st century toolkit.

This book was conceived as a reader for many aspects of adventure tourism management. Part I (chapters 1-11) deals with definitions of adventure tourism, the globalization of adventure tourism, adventure tourism research, the customer profile, product development, management issues, risk and safety ...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cultural perspectives on adventure tourism.

This chapter tries to illuminate some of the contentious issues of how adventure tourism and outdoor activities can be managed and made sustainable for indigenous cultures and adventure tourists. It also discusses how culture is now a part of adventure, even though most adventurers do not identify...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter

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