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Over the next decades the ski tourism industry in the Alps must deal with two major challenges. First, demographic change will lead to aging skiers and declining skier demand. Second, climate change will result in a decreasing number of operating days and optimal ski days, reduced snow reliability...

Author(s)
Witting, M.; Schmude, J.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2019, 26, pp 50-60
Abstract

As global temperatures increase, does accelerating climate change represent an existential crisis or a manageable challenge for the ski industry? Despite considerable evidence demonstrating the global ski industry is in the early stages of a climate-induced transition, global research on ski...

Author(s)
Knowles, N. L. B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2019, 27, 3, pp 380-397
News Article

New UNWTO report

Date
11 December 2018
News Article

How will Indiana be affected by climate change?

Date
20 November 2018
News Article

Special Issue based on conference on Alpine tourism

Date
18 July 2018
News Article

Climate Council report claims natural attractions at risk

Date
14 February 2018
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide a first evaluation of the effectiveness of the early bird discount on ski lift tickets by estimating the impact on hotel overnight stays of the Saas-Fee destination. Design/methodology/approach: The difference-in-differences (DID) approach is used to ...

Author(s)
Falk, M.; Scaglione, M.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2018, 73, 4, pp 480-491
Abstract

This study tests for a structural shift in the relationship between revenues of ski lift operators and natural snow conditions. The analysis is based on time series data for the Swedish ski lift industry spanning from 1980 to 2017. Since 1970, snow depth in winter sport destinations has decreased...

Author(s)
Falk, M.; Lin Xiang
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2018, 24, 6, pp 662-676
Abstract

Some ski resorts are shifting their business models from winter-only snow-based activities to year-round tourism. This may be happening as a result of climate change or because of a change in recreationists' behaviour, amongst other causes. Using destination governance as a theoretical framework,...

Author(s)
Gilani, H. R.; Innes, J. L.; Grave, A. de
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2018, 23, pp 51-58
Abstract

The mutual interaction of climate change and the highly weather-dependent ski tourism business is drawing increasing attention from the academic, commercial and political arenas. Changes in the cryosphere are becoming major determinants of the sustainability of ski areas. Therefore, there is a...

Author(s)
Demiroglu, O. C.; Dannevig, H.; Aall, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2018, 18, 4, pp 419-438

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