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Environmentalism has emerged as an important issue worldwide in the 21st century. The issues of environmental degradation and climate change show a critical challenge to sustainable development in India. Various green services initiated by the hospitality industry are being implemented which...

Author(s)
Srishti Agarwal; Neeti Kasliwal
Publisher
Department of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, India
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Application & Research, 2019, 14, 2, pp 22-40
Abstract

This special issue on adventure tourism consists of five papers which deal with: (1) the experience of liminality and insight by adventure travellers in relation to their motivation; (2) perceived resource quality as a framework to analyse the impacts of climate change on adventure sport tourism;...

Author(s)
Mackenzie, S. H.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2017, 21, 3, pp 221-329
Abstract

Ethical decisions to visit disappearing destinations are self-serving and influences feed into self-interest. Data were collected from a sample of pre-, during- and post-visit tourists to Venice and Svalbard, using expressive techniques and scenarios using the Hunt-Vitell model to understand...

Author(s)
Hindley, A.; Font, X.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2017, 20, 16, pp 1684-1700
Abstract

Growing acceptance and concern about anthropogenic climate change is beginning to influence tourists' travel practices, with a hardening of attitudes towards long-haul aviation now evident in a number of key European outbound tourism markets. This raises timely questions as to whether or not the...

Author(s)
Reis, A. C.; Higham, J. E. S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2017, 42, 1, pp 59-71
Abstract

This article proposes that reactance theory can be used to better understand how tourists' perceptions of climate change affect their travel decisions. Reactance theory explains how individuals value their perceived freedom to make choices, and why they react negatively to any threats to their...

Author(s)
Font, X.; Hindley, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 1, pp 26-42
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Author(s)
Filimonau, V.
Publisher
Istanbul Policy Center (IPC), Istanbul, Turkey
Citation
Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Climate, Tourism and Recreation CCTR2015, 17-19 September 2015, Istanbul, Turkey, 2015, pp 139
Abstract

This paper tackles a key issue arising from the United Nations World Tourism Organization call for consumers to take climate change into consideration when making travel decisions. Some people genuinely want to comply with this request. However, they face the "perplexity of environmental...

Author(s)
Juvan, E.; Dolnicar, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2014, 22, 2, pp 175-194
Abstract

Tourism destinations are increasingly concerned about global climate change and considering to become involved in the adoption of mitigation policies that reduce global emissions. On the other hand, behavioral sciences have shown that consumers' choices may be significantly influenced by the way...

Author(s)
Araña, J. E.; León, C. J.; Moreno-Gil, S.; Zubiaurre, A. R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2013, 52, 1, pp 82-92
Abstract

This special issue presents eight papers, in addition to an introduction, that explore psychological and behavioural dimensions of sustainable tourist mobility as it relates to the global climate crisis. This issue focuses specifically on the social, cultural and psychological aspects of tourist...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2013, 21, 7, pp 949-1109
Abstract

Purpose - Climate change will lead to new environmental conditions in winter sport destinations. Even if the motivations of the visitors remain the same, climate change will inevitably influence their behavior. At the same time, tourism destinations try to influence visitor behavior by implementing ...

Author(s)
Pröbstl-Haider, U.; Haider, W.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2013, 68, 2, pp 44-55

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