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This book examines how leading economic countries use sport business, particularly individual sports events (such as the Olympics or FIFA Men's or Women's World Cup) as well as participant sport, in comprehensive plans toward driving and furthering economic development, raising brand awareness...

Author(s)
Zhang, J. J.; Huang HaiYan; Nauright, J.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Sport business in leading economies, 2017, pp 544 pp.
Abstract

This book critically examines the ways in which sports contribute to, or inhibit, social well-being, the directions these changes take and the conditions necessary for sport to have beneficial outcomes. The themes addressed in the book demonstrate the diversity and versatility of the social impacts ...

Author(s)
Spaaij, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, London, UK
Citation
The social impact of sport: cross-cultural perspectives, 2011, pp 160 pp.
Abstract

This book addresses many of the key themes that are seen as challenges to achieve sustainability and to mitigate climate change impacts in the near future, in the tourism sector. In particular it focuses on the economic drivers for growth in tourism as they relate to sustainable development,...

Author(s)
Reddy, V.; Wilkes, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, London, UK
Citation
Tourism, climate change and sustainability, 2012, pp 284 pp.
Abstract

The governments of the most developed nations now have policies aimed at increasing the levels of sport participation within their respective societies. This book examines the participation policies of national governments across the world and offers a comparative analysis of the successes and...

Author(s)
Nicholson, M.; Hoye, R.; Houlihan, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, London, UK
Citation
Participation in sport: international policy perspectives, 2010, pp 292 pp.
Abstract

This book discusses cultural sport psychology (CSP). Socio-cultural aspects of athletes' environments are considered as gateways to mutual understanding and subsequently motivation and performance. The book consists of 18 chapters presented in three parts. Part 1 provides an introduction to CSP:...

Author(s)
Schinke, R.; Hanrahan, S. J.
Publisher
Human Kinetics, Leeds, UK
Citation
Cultural sport psychology, 2009, pp ix + 261 pp.
Full TextCABI Book Info
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This book presents the depth of the new wave of agritourism apparent around the world. This book consists of four parts. The first section is an introduction to the economics of agritourism; it introduces the role of organization, management, logistics, safety, marketing, finance, economics and...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book
Abstract

This book deals with destinations marketing in specific crises events: war, terrorism, natural disasters, crime waves, and epidemics. First, a destination crisis is defined and the distinction between a destination crisis and a hazard is explained. Secondly, the readers is presented with a detailed ...

Author(s)
Beirman, D.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Restoring tourism destinations in crisis: a strategic marketing approach, 2003, pp xv + 288 pp.
Abstract

This study examines the prospects for leisure time in a sample of 18 important tourism generating countries, to establish what changes in the pattern of leisure time are taking place, how these are reshaping holiday taking, and how governments and the tourism industry should respond. The countries...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Changes in leisure time: the impact on tourism., 1999, pp 151 pp.
Abstract

A series of examples of good urban tourism management practice are presented, drawn from the UK, Australia, Europe, Asia, South Africa, the USA and Canada. Areas as diverse as the historic case of Venice to the gay nightlife of San Francisco reveal the opportunities that cities offer to tourists (a ...

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK
Citation
Managing tourism in cities: policy, process and practice., 1998, pp ix + 254 pp.
Abstract

A range of issues are discussed centring on cultural and heritage tourism. The ten chapters consider issues including: what the goals are for producing a cultural or heritage 'tourism product'; who benefits; who chooses what is to be preserved and what is to be interpreted for public consumption;...

Publisher
Hisarlik Press, Enfield Lock, UK
Citation
Keys to the marketplace: problems and issues in cultural and heritage tourism., 1996, pp x + 142 pp.

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