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Cover for The impacts and benefits of routes and trails.

This chapter focuses on the impacts and benefits of creating or developing tourism routes and trails. It considers the contribution of tourism to economic growth; the measurement of economic return; the economic impact of routes and trails especially in rural, mountain or remote areas; the social...

Author(s)
Ward-Perkins, D.; Beckmann, C.; Ellis, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394767)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for World heritage sites and their impact in the context of destination marketing.

This chapter discusses heritage tourism and its environmental, socio-cultural and economic impacts, as well as the marketing and management of world heritage sites. The of marketing in the sustainability of world heritage sites is highlighted.

Author(s)
Bİnbasİoglu, H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rural tourism: an asset for sustainable development.

This chapter discusses rural tourism as a sustainable development tool, highlighting its environmental, socio-cultural and economic impacts. Sustainable rural tourism practices and examples from countries such as Australia, New Zealand and Norway are presented. Glamping tourism is also proposed as...

Author(s)
Dalgİc, A.; Toksoz, D.; Bİrdİr, S. S.; Birdİr, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ecotourism development in Costa Rica.

This chapter reports on the tourism experience of Costa Rica. It reveals how, despite being a geographically small country whose land use initially was focused on agriculture and livestock, Costa Rica is a nation in which tourism has become the main source of income in the past 10 years....

Author(s)
Bermúdez-Elizondo, M.; Araúz-Beita, I.; Arias-Navarro, A.; Borbon-Sandí, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243048)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism development in Mexico.

This chapter analyses tourism development and impacts in Mexico from a sociological perspective. By arguing that tourism development in the country is structurally articulated by the condition of being a developing country, the chapter critically reviews the evolution of tourism development through ...

Author(s)
Osorio-García, M.; Novo, G.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243048)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ecuador and Panama: lifestyle mobilities, the golden years and the quest for Paradise.

This chapter examines tourism development experiences in both Ecuador and Panama. Based on ethnographic research, it discusses in particular how lifestyle mobilities are experienced in these two countries, which have both become 'best places to retire' locations for North Americans and Western...

Author(s)
Montero, C. G.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243048)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Corporate social responsibilities, society and hospitality experiences.

To understand why hospitality businesses are engaging more with corporate social responsibilities (CSRs) to improve the human environment, this chapter begins with an historical review of CSRs and then moves on to discuss how CSRs are understood now. It then examines how stakeholders are further...

Author(s)
Kenyon, A. J.; Hack, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242034)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Responsible tourism management.

This chapter introduces the various tourism resources and discusses the difficulty in allocating resources between tourism and non-tourism uses. The concept of carrying capacity is discussed as a basis for understanding tourism impacts. A look into the interrelationships between economic,...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The effects of natural disasters on religious tourism sites: earthquakes in the spiritual heart of Italy.

Based on three years of ethnographic fieldwork including participant observation, site inspections within the forbidden 'red zone' of towns such as Norcia, Amatrice and Campi, and interviews with locals, administrators, tourism industry workers, and clergy, this chapter examines the physical and...

Author(s)
Giovine, M. di; Ascione, E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for People, money and resources: the drivers of institutionalization.

This chapter responds to the question of how sending countries (of people, money and resources) contribute to the institutionalization of children in receiving countries. It explores the demand factors for orphanage tourism that drive what is argued as the unnecessary institutionalization of...

Author(s)
Mathews, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240795)
Type
Book chapter

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