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Cover for Ecotourist choices of transport modes.

The study presented in this chapter investigated the travel behaviour of a sample of clients (n=625) of a Swedish ecotourism operator (Vildmark i Värmland) and explored the sustainability of their transport mode choices. The study revealed that there were great differences in terms of the modes of...

Folke, J.; Østrup, J. H.; Gössling, S.
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931346)
Book chapter

Encouraging positive public behaviour change has been touted as a pathway for mitigating the climate impacts of air travel. There is, however, growing evidence that two gaps, one between attitudes and behaviour, and the other between practices of "home" and "away", pose significant barriers to...

Cohen, S. A.; Higham, J. E. S.; Reis, A. C.
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2013, 21, 7, pp 982-998

Tourism has been critiqued as an environmentally destructive industry on account of the greenhouse gas emissions associated with tourist mobility. From a policy perspective, current and projected growth in aviation is fundamentally incompatible with radical emissions reduction and decarbonisation...

Higham, J.; Cohen, S. A.; Cavaliere, C. T.; Reis, A.; Finkler, W.
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 336-347