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Cover for Visitor attractions.

This chapter explores the diversity of different attractions: constructed, natural, event-related and activity-based. Some of the aspects of attractions that are important to understand are discussed, including their ownership and management structure, their target market and the orientation of the ...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for An introduction to economics: concepts for students of agriculture and the rural sector.

This text aims to provide a simple but effective introduction to general economics for students of agriculture, the rural sector and related topics in universities and colleges. This fifth edition continues the process of adaptation and adjustment to meet changing times, the most significant of...

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781800620063)
Type
Book
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Cover for Markets and competition.

Following an introduction into the functions of the price system and a general description of markets, this chapter examines three market models in more detail: first, perfect competition viewed from the levels of the individual agricultural producer and of the whole industry; secondly, monopoly;...

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781800620063)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction.

In this chapter, we provide a brief background to the major players in global lumber markets, both countries and companies. In addition, the four measures economists use for measuring welfare and income redistributions are described, and the remaining chapters outlined.

Author(s)
Kooten, G. C. van
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248234)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Promoting elephant-friendly tourism.

The village of Sauraha in Nepal is a principal entry point to Chitwan National Park and has been influenced by multiple events over the past few years, affecting the local tourism dynamics and specific tourism products like elephant-back safaris. The global debate on animal welfare visibly...

Author(s)
Strien, M. van; Schmidt-Burbach, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Segmentation, marketing, venue selection and competitiveness of events.

Competitiveness of events is not a widely researched topic. As with destinations, countries, industries and businesses, competitiveness is highly relevant to events and their development. A number of factors affect the competitiveness of events, including segmentation, targeting, marketing,...

Author(s)
Sigurðardóttir, I.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242751)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Reflections on trends and issues in global tourism.

This chapter reflects on the trends and issues that are buffeting international tourism in the early 2020s. The chapter begins by supplying clear and concise definitions of challenges, trends and issues for global tourism, as well as for opportunities. It identifies 100 specific trends and issues...

Author(s)
Morrison, A. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The economics of RNAi-based innovation: from the innovation landscape to consumer acceptance.

RNA interference (RNAi) is an innovative technology of gene silencing which offers great opportunities for the development of sustainable solutions for crop protection. This chapter discusses the market potential of RNAi innovation, the application of RNAi for biocontrol, and stakeholder and...

Author(s)
Ventura, V.; Frisio, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248890)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism supporting Greenland's aspirations.

In this chapter Greenland's tourism development and administration are reviewed before examining the actual scale of the sector in supporting 'self-sustainability'. Such critical issues as the responsibility of tourism and seasonality are raised that are central to current and future management of...

Author(s)
Hall, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246728)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fulcrum of climate change?

This chapter highlights both the symbolism and reality of climate change, and its specific impacts on Greenland's physical environment, are foregrounded. Within this framework tourism in Greenland is further highlighted as pursuing two complementary roles: as climate education and as interacting...

Author(s)
Hall, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246728)
Type
Book chapter

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