Value Chain Analysis of Elephant Activities, Koh Chang – Thailand

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This study explores the value chain of ‘nature based activities’ on the Thai island of Koh Chang. This rapidly developing tourism destination faces various environmental and socio-economic challenges that put pressure on the island’s carrying capacity and affect the destination’s competitiveness.  The research focuses on the six elephant camps present at Koh Chang [...]

Value Chain Analysis of Seafood Restaurants, Koh Chang – Thailand

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Value Chain Analysis The Thai island of Koh Chang, near the Cambodian border, aims to be a low carbon tourism destination. This research explores a distinctive section of the tourism product in Koh Chang, namely the seafood restaurants. The performance of the seafood restaurant value chain was analysed during a 16-day fieldwork [...]

Managing eco-efficiency in tourism businesses

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S. Autar The concept of eco-efficiency (EE) is an upcoming concept related to sustainable development. EE is defined as creating added value and minimizing environmental impacts. Environmental commitment can give a business a better competitive and innovative position. However, only a small number of general businesses have adopted eco-efficient practices due to [...]