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Cover for Transforming travel: realising the potential of sustainable tourism.

This book presents an argument for transforming tourism and provides a guide for anyone looking to develop successful sustainable tourism enterprises and destinations. It has seven chapters exploring what a truly transformative tourism might look like with respect to hotels, travel experiences,...

Author(s)
Smith, J.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394194)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Transforming places.

This chapter discusses the difference between place and destination and discusses a number of ways to ensure that tourism places flourish (namely, through regulation, taxation, intervention, and collaboration). The chapter also briefly discusses how tourism can support biomimicry and rewilding.

Author(s)
Smith, J.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394194)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Transforming transport.

This chapter discusses (i) the role of transport in delivering sustainable tourism; (ii) the implications of the ongoing growth in aviation; and (iii) how tourism can support more sustainable transport alternatives.

Author(s)
Smith, J.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394194)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Further reading.

A list is presented of recommended reading for anyone interested in developing a transformative tourism industry.

Author(s)
Smith, J.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394194)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction and overview.

This chapter introduces the concept of 'bioeconomy' and presents the motivation for this book. The scope and the rationale of the book are also presented, together with an overview. The concept of bioeconomy followed in this book is that of an economy based on the sustainable exploitation of...

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

This chapter defines adventure tourism, introduces new and novel adventure tourism developments, and looks at the evolution of adventure tourism over the past 40 years. It also discusses issues currently facing the adventure industry, including training and skills, new technology, sustainability,...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Globalization of adventure tourism.

This chapter looks at the globalization of the adventure tourism market, highlights the most popular adventure destinations, and discusses the issues of disintermediation in the adventure industry and the sustainability of adventure tourism. It is indicated that globalization has increased access...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Sustainable diets: linking nutrition and food systems.

This book takes a transdisciplinary approach and considers multisectoral actions, integrating health, agriculture, environment, economy, and socio-cultural issues, to comprehensively explore the topic of sustainable diets. Consideration is given to the multi-dimensional nature of diets and food...

Author(s)
Burlingame, B.; Dernini, S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sustainable diets: a bundle of problems (not one) in search of answers.

This chapter reflects on the status of policy debate about sustainable diets. That the scientific case for shifting the population's diet into a more sustainable direction is now as certain as science can be. The effect of food on ecosystems, health, the economy and society has turned what could be ...

Author(s)
Lang, T.; Mason, P.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sustainable diets: the public health perspective.

Sustainable diets are a prerequisite for public health directly through their impact on nutrition and indirectly through their impact on the environment. Dietary patterns have implications for the use of finite resources, biodiversity and the production of waste including greenhouse gas emissions....

Author(s)
Lawrence, M.; Baker, P.; Wingrove, K.; Lindberg, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter

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