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Cover for Financial planning: pricing the package.

This chapter provides an overview of financial considerations pertinent to tour operators and their impact on pricing. The discussion covers operating costs, distribution costs, capacity management, bonds and insurance, cash management and cash flow, additional sources of income, currency...

Author(s)
Holland, J.; Leslie, D.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648231)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Economic benefits from innovation.

Most soyabean farmers use chemical fungicides and resistant cultivars to limit yield losses from disease when they expect damage from pathogens to exceed the economic injury level. The suppliers of such inputs actively invest in R&D to regularly improve them by developing more efficient genetic ...

Author(s)
Kalaitzandonakes, N.; Kaufman, J.; Zahringer, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648088)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Prices and value in co-produced hospitality and tourism experiences.

This chapter explores the role of pricing when the consumed product is co-produced in the context of tourism and hospitality experiences. The discussion covers three phases of tourism consumption/transaction: advanced booking, production/service and payment, which all have implications on pricing...

Author(s)
Yu XiaoJuan; Schwartz, Z.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395030)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Call of the wild in Wales.

This chapter is about the lessons Call of the Wild Ltd. has learnt as an adventure travel business, including with respect to price strategy, cash flow, environmental good practice, and risk management.

Author(s)
Soanes, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tour operators and operations: development, management and responsibility.

This book aims to present a substantive foundation for the study and understanding of tour operators and their practice. It consists of 13 chapters covering the development of the package holiday, the operating environment for tour operators, product development, small and medium-sized tour...

Author(s)
Holland, J.; Leslie, D.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648231)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Marketing of blackberries.

This chapter focuses on the various aspects of the marketing of the highly perishable blackberry fruits. Some variables that are controlled by the grower, such as the value of the fruit (price), quality, form and packaging associated with the fruit and its sales (product), publicity to sell the...

Author(s)
Nonnecke, G.; Duffy, M.; Funt, R. C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646688)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introducing legumes into European cropping systems: farm-level economic effects.

Legume cultivation in Europe has declined in recent decades due to decreased farm-level economic competitiveness compared with cereal and oil crop production. The increase in soybean prices in recent years and the public benefits expected from diversified production systems are reasons to...

Author(s)
Preissel, S.; Reckling, M.; Bachinger, J.; Zander, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644981)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for India's poultry sector: trade prospects.

This chapter examines whether there is scope for expansion in India's poultry trade. It look at the trends in poultry production and considers the notion that the Indian poultry industry is price competitive. Since India is price competitive in eggs, but not in poultry meat, it is concluded that...

Author(s)
Rajesh Mehta; Nambiar, R. G.; Joshi, P. K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642826)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biofuel commitments in India and international trade.

This chapter examines the consequences of biofuel commitments in India and of biofuel policies in other parts of the world on poverty, welfare, land use, trade, food security, etc. in India to the year 2020. The study uses a general equilibrium model framework and shows that biofuel policies...

Author(s)
Woltjer, G.; Smeets, E.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642826)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Innovation and intellectual property issues in the 'decade of vaccines': a Brazilian perspective.

This chapter examines innovations in human and veterinary vaccines against infections and intellectual property rights (IPR) issues in biotechnology from the Brazilian perspective. From this perspective, it proposes a comprehensive approach to vaccine innovation in the developing world, examining...

Author(s)
Possas, C.; Antunes, A.; Mendes, F. M. L.; Martins, R. M.; Homma, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646534)
Type
Book chapter

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