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3 maps of India showing Country borders, Cities, Rivers (tactile)

by Adrian Farnsworth

This is a three-page document with three maps of India. On page one there is a political map showing countries, on page two there is a map showing the main cities of India and on page three principal rivers of India are shown.

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Circuit (large print)

by Rnib

This is a diagram of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix circuit on Yas Island Marina. There is a locator dot shown, which will be at the top left of the page when the image is the correct way up. The circuit is represented by a heavy dashed line. Each bend on the circuit is marked with a number. Some other features are labelled on the diagram. There is a North arrow to the right of centre of the page and a scale in the bottom right. The start and finish line is up and left from the centre of the page and is represented by a small rectangle with a chequered pattern.

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Circuit (UEB contracted)

by Rnib

This is a diagram of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix circuit on Yas Island Marina. There is a locator dot shown, which will be at the top left of the page when the image is the correct way up. The circuit is represented by a heavy dashed line. Each bend on the circuit is marked with a number. Some other features are labelled on the diagram. There is a North arrow to the right of centre of the page and a scale in the bottom right. The start and finish line is up and left from the centre of the page and is represented by a small rectangle with a chequered pattern.

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Circuit (UEB uncontracted)

by Rnib

This is a diagram of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix circuit on Yas Island Marina. There is a locator dot shown, which will be at the top left of the page when the image is the correct way up. The circuit is represented by a heavy dashed line. Each bend on the circuit is marked with a number. Some other features are labelled on the diagram. There is a North arrow to the right of centre of the page and a scale in the bottom right. The start and finish line is up and left from the centre of the page and is represented by a small rectangle with a chequered pattern.

Accounting and Finance for the International Hospitality Industry

by Peter Harris

Top experts specializing in hospitality management have contributed articles to this new collection which explains recent developments in accounting and finance. The material is drawn from a combination of fieldwork and practical experience. The managerial emphasis means that the content is fully relevant internationally and not constrained by the legal framework of different countries. Accounting and Finance provides an overview of:*analysis and evaluation of performance *planning methods and techniques *financial information and control *financial management. It also shows how operational analysis can be used as a management tool to improve performance. Techniques for predicting the financial success or failure of hotels are suggested. Research into hotel companies in the US and Europe demonstrates key performance indicators used by hotel managers and financial executives. Other contributors explore the interface between accounting and marketing and human resource management and there is thorough coverage of financial strategy formulation. Readers will also find helpful the section on statistics in the analysis and prediction of cost behaviour in hotels.Contributors: Raymond Schmidgall (Michigan State University, USA); Debra J. Adams (Bournemouth University, UK); Professor Elisa S. Moncarz (Florida International University, USA); Richard N. Kron (Kron Hospitality Consulting, USA); Angela Maher (Oxford Brookes University, UK); Peter J. Harris (Oxford Brookes University, UK); Geoff S. Parkinson (BDO Stoy Hayward Chartered Accountants, UK); Paul Fitz-John (Bournemouth University, UK); Paul Collier (University of Exeter, UK); Professor Alan Gregory (University of Glasgow, UK); Tracy A. Jones (Cheltenham and Gloucester College of Higher Education, UK); Jacqueline Brander Brown (The Manchester Metropolitan University, UK); Nina J. Downie (Oxford Brookes University, UK): Catherine L. Burgess (Oxford Brookes University, UK); Ian C. Graham (Holiday Inn Worldwide, Belgium); Howard M. Field (International Hotel and Leisure Associates, UK); Professor Paul Beals (Canisius College, USA); Frank J. Coston (Pannell Kerr Forster Associates, UK).

Accounting and Finance for the International Hospitality Industry

by Peter Harris

Top experts specializing in hospitality management have contributed articles to this new collection which explains recent developments in accounting and finance. The material is drawn from a combination of fieldwork and practical experience. The managerial emphasis means that the content is fully relevant internationally and not constrained by the legal framework of different countries. Accounting and Finance provides an overview of:*analysis and evaluation of performance *planning methods and techniques *financial information and control *financial management. It also shows how operational analysis can be used as a management tool to improve performance. Techniques for predicting the financial success or failure of hotels are suggested. Research into hotel companies in the US and Europe demonstrates key performance indicators used by hotel managers and financial executives. Other contributors explore the interface between accounting and marketing and human resource management and there is thorough coverage of financial strategy formulation. Readers will also find helpful the section on statistics in the analysis and prediction of cost behaviour in hotels.Contributors: Raymond Schmidgall (Michigan State University, USA); Debra J. Adams (Bournemouth University, UK); Professor Elisa S. Moncarz (Florida International University, USA); Richard N. Kron (Kron Hospitality Consulting, USA); Angela Maher (Oxford Brookes University, UK); Peter J. Harris (Oxford Brookes University, UK); Geoff S. Parkinson (BDO Stoy Hayward Chartered Accountants, UK); Paul Fitz-John (Bournemouth University, UK); Paul Collier (University of Exeter, UK); Professor Alan Gregory (University of Glasgow, UK); Tracy A. Jones (Cheltenham and Gloucester College of Higher Education, UK); Jacqueline Brander Brown (The Manchester Metropolitan University, UK); Nina J. Downie (Oxford Brookes University, UK): Catherine L. Burgess (Oxford Brookes University, UK); Ian C. Graham (Holiday Inn Worldwide, Belgium); Howard M. Field (International Hotel and Leisure Associates, UK); Professor Paul Beals (Canisius College, USA); Frank J. Coston (Pannell Kerr Forster Associates, UK).

Accounting and Financial Management

by Peter Harris Marco Mongiello

Accounting and Financial Management: developments in the international hospitality industry presents new and innovative research and developments in the field of accounting and financial management as it relates to the work of managing enterprises and organisations in the international hospitality industry. The content contains contributions from a rich source of international researchers, academics and practitioners including, university and college lecturers, professional accountants and consultants and senior managers involved in a wide range of teaching, scholarship, research, and consultancy in the hospitality industry worldwide. The material is drawn from their work and experience and relates directly to the management of hospitality undertakings. Therefore the up to date case studies and examples used are taken from a wide ranging of companies across the industry including large international chains such as Sheraton, Holiday Inn, and Intercontinental. Divided into three parts: Performance Management, Information Management and Asset Management the book tackles the following issues amongst others:* Performance management in the international hospitality industry* Benchmarking: measuring financial success* The profit planning framework* Making room rate pricing decisions* Hotel asset management UK and US perspectives* Lowering risk to enhance hospitality firm valueAccounting and Financial Management: developments in the international hospitality industry presents current developments drawn from a combination of live fieldwork and practical experience and therefore will content will appeal to a wide-ranging readership including practising managers and financial controllers in hospitality organisations, professional accountants and consultants, postgraduate candidates studying for master's degrees in hospitality management, and final year undergraduate students of hospitality management who elect to take an accounting option.

Accounting and Financial Management

by Peter Harris Marco Mongiello

Accounting and Financial Management: developments in the international hospitality industry presents new and innovative research and developments in the field of accounting and financial management as it relates to the work of managing enterprises and organisations in the international hospitality industry. The content contains contributions from a rich source of international researchers, academics and practitioners including, university and college lecturers, professional accountants and consultants and senior managers involved in a wide range of teaching, scholarship, research, and consultancy in the hospitality industry worldwide. The material is drawn from their work and experience and relates directly to the management of hospitality undertakings. Therefore the up to date case studies and examples used are taken from a wide ranging of companies across the industry including large international chains such as Sheraton, Holiday Inn, and Intercontinental. Divided into three parts: Performance Management, Information Management and Asset Management the book tackles the following issues amongst others:* Performance management in the international hospitality industry* Benchmarking: measuring financial success* The profit planning framework* Making room rate pricing decisions* Hotel asset management UK and US perspectives* Lowering risk to enhance hospitality firm valueAccounting and Financial Management: developments in the international hospitality industry presents current developments drawn from a combination of live fieldwork and practical experience and therefore will content will appeal to a wide-ranging readership including practising managers and financial controllers in hospitality organisations, professional accountants and consultants, postgraduate candidates studying for master's degrees in hospitality management, and final year undergraduate students of hospitality management who elect to take an accounting option.

Accounting Essentials for Hospitality Managers

by Chris Guilding

For non-accountant hospitality managers, accounting and financial management is often perceived as an inaccessible part of the business. Yet having a grasp of accounting basics is a key part of management. Using an 'easy to read' style, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the most relevant accounting information for hospitality managers. It demonstrates how to organise and analyse accounting data to help make informed decisions with confidence. With its highly practical approach, this new Edition: Quickly develops the reader's ability to adeptly use and interpret accounting information to further organisational decision making and control Demonstrates how an appropriate analysis of financial reports can drive your business strategy forward from a well-informed base Develops mastery of key accounting concepts through financial decision making cases that take a hospitality manager's perspective on business issues Presents accounting problems in the context of a range of countries and currencies Includes a new chapter that addresses a range of financial management topics that include share market workings, agency issues, dividend policy as well as operating and financial leverage Includes a further new chapter that provides a financial perspective on revenue management Includes accounting problems at the end of each chapter to be used to test knowledge and apply understanding to real life situations Offers extensive web support for instructors and students that includes powerpoint slides, solutions to end of chapter problems, test bank and additional exercises. The book is written in an accessible and engaging style and structured logically with useful features throughout to aid students’ learning and understanding. It is a key resource for all future hospitality managers.

Accounting Essentials for Hospitality Managers

by Chris Guilding

For non-accountant hospitality managers, accounting and financial management is often perceived as an inaccessible part of the business. Yet having a grasp of accounting basics is a key part of management. Using an 'easy to read' style, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the most relevant accounting information for hospitality managers. It demonstrates how to organise and analyse accounting data to help make informed decisions with confidence. With its highly practical approach, this new Edition: Quickly develops the reader's ability to adeptly use and interpret accounting information to further organisational decision making and control Demonstrates how an appropriate analysis of financial reports can drive your business strategy forward from a well-informed base Develops mastery of key accounting concepts through financial decision making cases that take a hospitality manager's perspective on business issues Presents accounting problems in the context of a range of countries and currencies Includes a new chapter that addresses a range of financial management topics that include share market workings, agency issues, dividend policy as well as operating and financial leverage Includes a further new chapter that provides a financial perspective on revenue management Includes accounting problems at the end of each chapter to be used to test knowledge and apply understanding to real life situations Offers extensive web support for instructors and students that includes powerpoint slides, solutions to end of chapter problems, test bank and additional exercises. The book is written in an accessible and engaging style and structured logically with useful features throughout to aid students’ learning and understanding. It is a key resource for all future hospitality managers.

Across the Plains, with Other Memories and Essays

by Robert Louis Stevenson

The celebrated Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson arranged for his friend the art historian Sidney Colvin to select and organise the essays in this volume, many of which had originally appeared in 1888, though some date back to the early 1880s. <P> <P> It was published in 1892, two years before Stevenson's untimely death. Colvin obtained many of the pieces from their original publishers, including magazines such as Fraser's, Longman's, The Magazine of Art and Scribner's. What is particularly noteworthy about this collection is that although Stevenson had settled in the South Seas well before it appeared, all the items included were written prior to his journey there. Colvin mentions that the concluding pieces in particular were written during a period of considerable gloom and sickness for Stevenson, who himself claimed to 'recover peace of body and mind' after moving to the Pacific in 1890.

Adventure Tourism

by Colin Beard John Swarbrooke Suzanne Leckie Gill Pomfret

Looking at the past, present and future of adventure tourism, Adventure Tourism: the new frontier examines the product, the adventure tourist profile, and issues such as supply, geography and sustainability. International case studies are used to illustrate these issues, including: Gorilla watching holidays,Trekking on Mount Everest, Diving holidays, and Outward Bound packages.Analysis of the development and nature of adventure tourism accompanies these studies, ensuring that the title is useful both for undergraduate and postgraduate students of tourism and for professionals involved in managing adventure tourism enterprises.There is also a companion website with additional cases, which can be found at www.bh/com/companions/0750651865.

Adventure Tourism

by Colin Beard John Swarbrooke Suzanne Leckie Gill Pomfret

Looking at the past, present and future of adventure tourism, Adventure Tourism: the new frontier examines the product, the adventure tourist profile, and issues such as supply, geography and sustainability. International case studies are used to illustrate these issues, including: Gorilla watching holidays,Trekking on Mount Everest, Diving holidays, and Outward Bound packages.Analysis of the development and nature of adventure tourism accompanies these studies, ensuring that the title is useful both for undergraduate and postgraduate students of tourism and for professionals involved in managing adventure tourism enterprises.There is also a companion website with additional cases, which can be found at www.bh/com/companions/0750651865.

The Adventures of Captain Bonneville

by Washington Irving

The expeditions and adventures of Captain Bonneville, of the United States army, are the theme of this book.

The Adventures of Louis de Rougemont

by Louis De Rougemont

Louis de Rougemont (1847-1921) was a would-be explorer who claimed to have had adventures in Australasia. "de Rougemont" was born Henri Louis Grin in 1847 in Suchy, Switzerland. <P> <P> In 1898 he began to write about his invented adventures in the British periodical The Wide World Magazine under the name Louis de Rougemont. He described his alleged exploits in search of pearls and gold in New Guinea and claimed to have spent thirty years living with Indigenous Australians in the Australian outback. He claimed that the tribe with whom he had lived had worshipped him as a god. He also claimed to have encountered the Gibson expedition of 1874. Various readers expressed disbelief in his tales from the start, for example, claiming that no one can actually ride a turtle. He had also claimed to have seen flying wombats. The fact that he could not place his travels on the map aroused suspicion. Readers' arguments in the pages of London newspaper, the Daily Chronicle, continued for months.

Aeroplane (Large Print)

by Rnib

This is an image of an aeroplane viewed from above. There is a locator dot shown, which will be at the top left of the page when the image is the right way up. The front (nose) of the aeroplane is at the left of the page, and the back (tail) on the right. The cockpit, where the pilot sits, is near the nose of the aeroplane. To the right of this is the long main cabin for the passengers. On each side of the passenger cabin there is a long wing. Each wing has an engine on the front, and flaps to control the aeroplane at the rear. The smaller wings making up the tail also have flaps at the rear.

Africa Overview Map & Detail of Kenya (SEB contracted)

by Rnib

This is a tactile diagram for GCSE level students. The diagram covers four pages. The first two pages consist of a key before an overview map of Africa. The key includes all relevant tactile symbols, and labels. The overview map of Africa shows the surrounding sea, and boundary lines of individual countries, with just Kenya labelled. The following two pages consist of a key, and map of Kenya. The key contains all relevant tactile symbols, and labels. There is also a scale. The map shows the boundaries of Kenya, the equator running through it, mountains, rivers and significant cities. The surrounding countries are also labelled.

Airline Economics: An Empirical Analysis of Market Structure and Competition in the US Airline Industry

by Giovanni Alberto Tabacco

This book presents an original empirical investigation of the market structure of airline city pair markets, shedding new light on the workings of competitive processes between firms. Examining a cross-section of US airline city pairs, Tabacco proposes for the first time that the industry can be understood as a natural oligopoly, each airline market being dominated by one to three airline carriers regardless of market size. The author questions the extent to which airlines deliberately prevent head-to-head competition within city pair markets, and draws intriguing conclusions about competitive forces from the observed market structure. Uncovering some of the main corporate strategies of the airline industry, the book is of immediate relevance to industry managers and practitioners, as well as academic economists.

Airline Economics: An Empirical Analysis of Market Structure and Competition in the US Airline Industry

by Giovanni Alberto Tabacco

This book presents an original empirical investigation of the market structure of airline city pair markets, shedding new light on the workings of competitive processes between firms. Examining a cross-section of US airline city pairs, Tabacco proposes for the first time that the industry can be understood as a natural oligopoly, each airline market being dominated by one to three airline carriers regardless of market size. The author questions the extent to which airlines deliberately prevent head-to-head competition within city pair markets, and draws intriguing conclusions about competitive forces from the observed market structure. Uncovering some of the main corporate strategies of the airline industry, the book is of immediate relevance to industry managers and practitioners, as well as academic economists.

Alone Time: Four seasons, four cities and the pleasures of solitude

by Stephanie Rosenbloom

'Full of heart.' Michael Harris, author of SolitudeTravelling with friends and family is usually thought of as a privilege. In theory, anyway. In practice, it's more often about debating which sights to see, panicking over diminishing phone batteries and bickering over what to eat. Not much joy in that. But alone you can do as you please. You can wander markets, relish silence, go to a park. Go to Paris. Why not?In Alone Time, New York Times travel columnist Stephanie Rosenbloom travels alone in four seasons to four remarkable cities - Paris, Istanbul, Florence and New York - exploring the sensory experience of solitude. Along the way she illuminates the psychological arguments for alone time, revealing that whether you recognize it or not, it's good to be alone now and then. This is a book about the pleasures and benefits of savouring the moment, examining things closely, using all your senses to take in your surroundings, whether travelling to faraway places or walking the streets of your own city. Through on-the-ground observations and anecdotes, and drawing on the thinking of artists, writers and innovators who have cherished solitude, Alone Time lays bare the magic of going solo.

American Notes

by Rudyard Kipling

This is what Bret Harte has written of the great city of San Francisco, and for the past fortnight I have been wondering what made him do it. There is neither serenity nor indifference to be found in these parts; and evil would it be for the continents whose wardship were intrusted to so reckless a guardian. Behold me pitched neck-and-crop from twenty days of the high seas into the whirl of California, deprived of any guidance, and left to draw my own conclusions. <P> <P> Protect me from the wrath of an outraged community if these letters be ever read by American eyes San Francisco is a mad city--inhabited for the most part by perfectly insane people, whose women are of a remarkable beauty. .

Andhra Pradesh Board Intermediate Second Year Telugu Medium History Text Book

by G Somasekhar Acharya G Krishna Prasad Babu D Giri L Srinivas Rao Dr A Amareswar Rao

This is the prescribed text book in the state of Andhra Pradesh for Intermediate Second Year Telugu Medium History subject

Animals of Kruger National Park (PDF)

by Keith Barnes

South Africa's Kruger National Park is one of the largest and most diverse conservation areas in Africa, and a hugely popular visitor attraction. Animals of Kruger National Park is a compact and beautifully illustrated guide, and the essential companion for any safari to the region. With an eye-catching design, authoritative and accessible text and easy-to-use format, this detailed photographic guide provides information on identification, habitat, behaviour, biology and conservation for all the mammals, reptiles and frogs likely to be seen. Introductory sections provide background information on the park and its habitats, when to visit and where to go, and other practical considerations that will help to enhance your understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of the animals of this incredible region. The essential all-in-one Kruger safari companion, ideal for all visitors Unique and attractive layout, featuring 216 stunning colour photographs, 116 track (spoor) illustrations and two maps Covers 57 mammals, 17 reptiles and eight frogs Features the ‘Big 5’—elephants, leopards, lions, rhinoceroses and buffalos—as well as other iconic and charismatic animals Provides key information on identification, behaviour, biology and conservation

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