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Cover for International trade.

This chapter explains concepts related to international trade, including: the theory of comparative advantage; the arguments put in support of trade restrictions; balance of payments; and monetary matters related to trade.

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644752)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Destination evaluation through the prioritization of competitiveness pillars: the case of Brazil.

This chapter analyses the tourism competitiveness of Curitiba, Parana, through the determination of the level of efficiency and the prioritization of competitiveness determinants. The determinants used in this analysis were based on the tourism competitiveness pillars defined by the Ministry of...

Author(s)
Gândara, J. M.; Chim-Miki, A. F.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646978)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Environmental resources and the hotel industry: the case of Slovenia.

This chapter explores the capacity of environmental resources to become a competitive advantage for the hotel industry, making an application to Slovenia. The chapter investigates whether hotel managers perceive environmental management techniques as a competitive factor of this business, and the...

Author(s)
Mihalič, T.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646978)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Sustainable island tourism: competitiveness and quality of life.

This book highlights the characteristics of island tourism development, specifically outlining different impacts on the natural environment and local economy, including its effect on employment, quality of life, culture and traditions, with a set of strategic indicators suggested to plan, monitor...

Author(s)
Modica, P.; Uysal, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645421)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rhetoric versus the realities of sustainable tourism: the case of Cyprus.

This chapter offers insights into the paradigm of sustainable tourism by drawing on empirical evidence from the island of Cyprus. Discussion centres on the interplay of destination competitiveness, seasonality and quality of life. The chapter begins by presenting the theoretical background...

Author(s)
Farmaki, A.; Altinay, L.; Yascedilla˜arata, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645421)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The various faces of competitiveness in tourism: a survey of the extant literature.

This chapter sets out to reveal the conceptual and empirical discussion pertaining to tourism competitiveness and the foundational challenges it faces. Furthermore, it considers a number of research pathways that aim at gaining more meaningful insights into the concept of tourism competitiveness....

Author(s)
Croes, R.; Kubickova, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645421)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Island tourism competitiveness and sustainability in the Maldives.

This chapter investigates the evolution of destination competitiveness factors in the Maldives tourism sector in an era when market sensitivity and volatility have increased in response to economic, political, social and environmental changes and new sources of competition are emerging. It first...

Author(s)
Carlsen, J.; Zulfa, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645421)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Island tourism: challenges and future research directions.

This concluding chapter discusses the challenges and issues in island tourism and summarizes the contributions of the book across its four main parts: (1) sustainable island tourism; (2) competitiveness and quality of life; (3) sustainability and alternative resource use; and (4) challenges and...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Modica, P.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645421)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Developing a sustainable Caribbean tourism product.

In this chapter, Caribbean tourist arrivals, receipts and the industry challenges are reviewed before exploring how to create and maintain a sustainable Caribbean tourism product. The basics of competitive strategy and how it relates to sustainability are reviewed, leading to a discussion of the...

Author(s)
Wright, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645421)
Type
Book chapter

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