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Cover for Elephant tourism conservation and the need for a new strategy: Thai stakeholder attitudes.

This chapter presents the results of interviews with people involved in the elephant camp business in Thailand regarding how elephant camps can be better managed and what makes for success. Interview questions included: How have elephant camp managers responded to the changes in animal welfare...

Author(s)
Ashton, A. S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism in development: reflective essays.

As a contribution to a knowledge and understanding of tourism development, this book: (i) comprises reflective essays written by internationally-ranked scholars and tourism consultants with extensive experience, particularly in developing countries; (ii) considers extant themes, issues and...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book
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Cover for New directions in gardens.

This chapter examines new directions in garden tourism by selecting seven major research, product development, and marketing innovations that have characterized gardens in the preceding seven years. They are: (1) gardens and wildlife; (2) art and gardens; (3) gardens and music; (4) Levy walk...

Author(s)
Benfield, R. W.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241761)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Exploring the future of sustainable tourism.

This chapter aims to (1) outline critical areas that have the potential to drive the future of sustainable tourism; (2) note down key challenges and criticisms as well as suggested measures; and (3) highlight the role of interlinkages and innovations as driving forces of future sustainable tourism. ...

Author(s)
Priyakrushna Mohanty; Rajamanicam, H.; Anukrati Sharma
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Supporting vulnerable communities in the Eastern Cape: assessing the rainfall evidence.

Decline in mean annual rainfall of over 10% has been experienced widely in the Eastern Cape over the past 20 years. In many cases, this means that annual rainfall of about 500 mm in the past is now about 400 mm, and the summer seasonal rainfall has declined from 400 mm to 300 mm. This means that...

Author(s)
Auerbach, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Forest genomics and biotechnology.

This book with 12 chapters is divided into three parts, viz., genomics, genetic engineering, and commercialization. Part I (Chapters 1 to 5) is focused on describing genomic methods, their application to the characterization of woody perennials, and the results derived from these analyses. Chapter...

Author(s)
Meilan, R.; Kirst, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643502)
Type
Book
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Cover for Protecting intellectual property.

Technological innovations are important for driving economic growth and maintaining industrial competitiveness. They also can yield societal benefits, be favourable for the environment, and improve the human condition. This chapter describes the need for and the ways in which innovations such as...

Author(s)
Meilan, R.; Grant, K.; Shier, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643502)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Knowledge management.

Knowledge management is a deliberate and systematic approach to ensure full utilization of an organization's knowledge base, coupled with the potential of individual skills, competencies, thoughts, innovations, and ideas to create a more efficient and effective organization. This chapter explores...

Author(s)
Yoe, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Strategic innovation in tourism business.

This chapter explores innovations in the tourism sector with some tangible examples, and also examines the relationship between strategy and innovation. A comparison between episodic change, continuous change and innovativeness is introduced. The driving forces behind an innovation strategy are...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390240)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Technology management in tourism.

This chapter initially presents an overview of technological evolution, followed by a discussion of specific technologies and innovations with a direct impact on tourism. There is also a section on 'smart tourism', and some experiences with technology solutions for tourism are discussed.

Author(s)
Moutinho, L.; Vargas-Sánchez, A.; Moral-Moral, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390240)
Type
Book chapter

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