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Cover for Issues and cases of degrowth in tourism.

This book aims to scientifically address the paucity of combined research on tourism and degrowth by presenting case studies on the dynamics of degrowth from different parts of the world. By doing so, it comes to explore degrowth as a strategy towards balanced tourism development and as a small,...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245073)
Type
Book
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Cover for Conclusion.

This final chapter summarizes the main conclusions of this book on degrowth in tourism, and considers the need to rethink the phenomenon of degrowth as a new development paradigm which attempts to give up the current system of unlimited growth.

Author(s)
Andriotis, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245073)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainability and tourism: reflections from a muddy pool.

This chapter explores the problems with the concepts of sustainability and sustainable development. The focus of this chapter is especially on sustainable tourism and its relationship to social and cultural phenomena.

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for (De)growth imperative: the importance of destination resilience in the context of overtourism.

This chapter examines the topic of overtourism to propose management solutions for destination degrowth and resilience-building. The authors use a Delphi survey, having as a sample 104 tourism experts who have explored the issue of overtourism either conceptually or empirically. These tourism...

Author(s)
Fontanari, M.; Traskevich, A.; Seraphin, H.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245073)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Community-based tourism in a degrowth perspective.

This chapter highlights that despite the large body of existing literature on community-based tourism there is a lack of research adopting a degrowth perspective, as well as those conditions in which degrowth can happen in the case of community-based tourism. Based on the negligence of past...

Author(s)
Cañada, E.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245073)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Political discourse analysis of the degrowth challenge to dominant tourism narratives in Spain.

This chapter uses as a case Spanish cities such as Madrid, Palma de Mallorca, Bilbao, Seville, Valencia and Barcelona, to explore the role that degrowth social movement actors and ideas have played in protest action directed at the tourism sector in recent years. The authors identify important...

Author(s)
Hughes, N.; Mansilla, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245073)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Growing degrowth-oriented tourism? CSR certified tour operators as change agents.

This chapter acknowledges the substantial role tour operators play in the tourism industry as intermediaries bundling different individual tourism offerings together. The study adopts an evolutionary approach through the analyses of tour operators' sustainability and audit reports and investigates...

Author(s)
Panzer-Krause, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245073)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pushed over the periphery: downsides of degrowth on a small island - experiences of tourism degrowth on the Isle of Man.

This chapter identifies several negative social, cultural and environmental impacts brought about by degrowth of tourism on the Isle of Man, UK. It is pointed out that although the local economy has successfully transitioned to new industries, mainly offering financial services to the international ...

Author(s)
Canavan, B.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245073)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism in Pacific Islands.

This chapter is a review of tourism throughout the Pacific Islands. It situates tourism in the colonial experience, and shows that its development has often been constrained by political upheaval and unrest and, sometimes, 'traditional' land tenure. In some countries, however, mass tourism has been ...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sustainability and tourism growth.

This chapter on sustainability and tourism growth discusses: the problem with the use of gross domestic product (GDP) as a measure of tourism growth; the concepts of weak and strong sustainability; tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); the need for new business models, an ecological ...

Author(s)
Dwyer, L.; Gill, A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book chapter

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