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Cover for Introduction.

This introductory chapter identifies the effects that the current COVID-19 pandemic has had on the global tourism industry and remarks that the unplanned downscaling of social and economic activity due to COVID-19 cannot be associated with degrowth. It also highlights the differences between...

Author(s)
Andriotis, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245073)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Looking ahead.

This chapter looks at the impact and economic costs of the COVID-19 lockdown to tourism, as well as the future of air travel, attractions and tourism to developing countries after the lockdown.

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism planning and development in South Asia.

This book focuses on tourism impacts, development, planning and policy making in South Asia. It contains eight case studies of the following countries: India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Afghanistan, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Pakistan and the Maldives. The cases demonstrate successful and unsuccessful stories in...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246698)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tourism development and its impact on economic growth in Pakistan.

This chapter discusses in the first instance the development of tourism in Pakistan, delving into the government's support of it and its potential as well as the challenges of the industry. The chapter subsequently investigates the impact of tourism development on economic growth in Pakistan over...

Author(s)
Fauzel, S.; Jaffur, Z. K.; Seetanah, B.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246698)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The role of international tourism in the Maldives.

This chapter considers the development of tourism in the Maldives and delves into tourism planning and promotion since the 1970s. It also empirically investigates the impact of tourism on economic growth in the Maldives from 1995 to 2016 in both static and dynamic time-series analysis settings....

Author(s)
Sathiendrakumar, R.; Jaffur, Z. K.; Seetanah, B.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246698)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A gendered approach to understanding climate change impacts: lessons from a coastal region of Bangladesh.

The purpose of this chapter is to understand the vulnerability of women's livelihoods to climate change impacts in Bangladesh. Data were collected through a survey of 150 randomly selected women from a sample of households. Focus group discussions, key informant interviews, participant...

Author(s)
Momtaz, S.; Asaduzzaman, M.; Kabir, Z.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247053)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Understanding the gendered impact of disasters on women, household dynamics and coping strategies: a case study of Bangladesh.

This chapter discusses the vulnerability of women in Bangladesh, the strategies women adopt to cope and survive in post-disaster periods, and presents firsthand accounts of these dynamics from remote and disaster-prone regions of the country. The data were obtained through household surveys,...

Author(s)
Rezwana, N.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247053)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Prospects and avenues.

This chapter outlines the current state of play of the event leveraging field. On this basis, it envisions the prospects and future avenues of the field. To build a firm ground, it provides a phenomenological agenda for understanding event experiences and meanings and a comprehensive event...

Author(s)
Ziakas, V.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789247855)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aphelenchidae: <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aphelenchoides</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Bursaphelenchus</i> species.

This chapter provides information on: geographical distribution; host plants; symptoms; biology and life cycle; economic importance; movement and means of dispersal; pest risk analysis; invasiveness rating; management measures; and detailed account of diagnosis procedures, such as morphological,...

Author(s)
Ziaul Haque; Khan, M. R.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247367)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hoplolaimidae: <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aphasmatylenchus</i>, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Helicotylenchus</i>, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Hoplolaimus</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Scutellonema</i> species.

This chapter provides information on geographical distribution; host plants; symptoms; biology and life cycle; economic importance; movement and means of dispersal; pest risk analysis; invasiveness rating; management measures; and detailed account of diagnosis procedures, such as morphological,...

Author(s)
Ziaul Haque; Khan, M. R.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247367)
Type
Book chapter

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