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Cover for Tourism as employer.

This chapter provides an overview of the tourism industry as an employer and outlines the skills required to enter and progress within the industry. The chapter discusses the challenges and rewards of working in tourism, the various aspects of human resources management in tourism, as well as...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Labour force participation and violence: a study of female tourism workers in Turkey.

This chapter explores the gendered structure of employment in the Turkish hotel sector in Antalya. This research not only demonstrates the existence of gender discrimination in the tourism industry and violence against women, but also demonstrates its multiple dimensions. Individual, social, and...

Author(s)
Denız, A.; Kervankıran, İ.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243215)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism: 2nd edition.

Fully revised, this 2nd edition covers aspects of tourism from a modern perspective, providing students with a range of theoretical and research-based explanations, supported by examples, case studies and unique insights from industry representatives. This book is divided into five major parts....

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Natural resource use conflicts in a changing climate: The case of the wetlands of Kilombero and Kilosa districts in Tanzania.

In Tanzania studies on conflicts between subsistence farmers and agropastoralists/pastoralists as well communities versus conservationists have been frequently reported. These include studies on water use conflicts in the Pangan River Basin. Agropastoralists have also been evicted as a result of...

Author(s)
Liwenga, E. T.; Silangwa, F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainable tourism and information technology.

This chapter identifies some of the information technologies for environmental, socio-cultural and economic sustainability in tourism, and the issues surrounding their implementation in the quest for sustainability. The first section focuses on the use of IT to improve environmental resource...

Author(s)
Benckendorff, P. J.; Xiang, Z.; Sheldon, P. J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393432)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Community livelihoods and ecosystem integrity in makere forest reserve, western Tanzania.

Wealth creation and poverty alleviation processes in the forest-bounded areas entail the use of such forests to a greater extent. Studies elsewhere show that there is often a tendency to use such forests until they are depleted before technology comes in to improve livelihoods. In this chapter, we...

Author(s)
Yanda, P. Z.; Mabhuye, E. B.; Mwajombe, A. R.; Johnson, N.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Case Study Vietnam: Climate change impacts on UNESCO World Heritage - the case of Hoi An Ancient Town.

This chapter presents a case study that analyses the impacts of climate change on the tourism industry in Hoi An, then discusses the effectiveness in response to the change taken by various sectors. The case study established that the heritage city has been affected in three ways: directly from...

Author(s)
Bui, H. T.; Tuan Anh Le
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for What is the bioeconomy.

This chapter describes the bioeconomy as it is defined today in research and policy documents. The main characteristics of the various bioeconomy sectors, the relationships across sectors, and the related actors are described. The chapter also illustrates the main statistical evidence about the...

Author(s)
Viaggi, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392756)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sustainability in adventure tourism.

This chapter outlines and discusses the key elements of making an adventure tourism company sustainable. Areas for sustainable action for an adventure tourism company include resources, employment, education and training, waste, supply chain, and marketing. Climate change and its effects on...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Gender equality and tourism: beyond empowerment.

Drawing on the theme of gender equality in tourism, this book aims to identify the main obstacles to women's advancement in the tourism industry, and to discover and share successful strategies to overcome them, drawing on case studies from all over the world. Interlaced between the 12 chapters of...

Author(s)
Cole, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book

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