Cookies on Leisure Tourism

Like most websites we use cookies. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible.

 

Continuing to use www.cabi.org  means you agree to our use of cookies. If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use.

Leisure Tourism

Your source for all tourism, leisure and hospitality information

CABI’s case study database - Tourism Cases, is a window into the world of tourism development. To search cases and find out more on how to read online, download PDFs and access teaching notes visit Tourism Cases at:  https://tourism.cabi.org/casestudies/

Watch the promotional video here:  https://youtu.be/OPOw9hRFma4

Results per page:

Search results

Abstract

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...

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

The "flyers' dilemma" describes the tension that now exists between the personal benefits of tourism and the climate concerns associated with high levels of personal aeromobility. This article presents the first international comparative analysis of attitudes toward climate change and discretionary ...

Author(s)
Higham, J. E. S.; Cohen, S. A.; Cavaliere, C. T.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2014, 53, 4, pp 462-475
Abstract

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...

Author(s)
Cohen, S. A.; Higham, J. E. S.; Reis, A. C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2013, 21, 7, pp 982-998
Abstract

Recent popular press suggests that 'binge flying' constitutes a new site of behavioural addiction. We theoretically appraise and empirically support this proposition through interviews with consumers in Norway and the United Kingdom conducted in 2009. Consistent findings from across two national...

Author(s)
Cohen, S. A.; Higham, J. E. S.; Cavaliere, C. T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2011, 38, 3, pp 1070-1089
Abstract

Accelerating global climate change poses considerable challenges to all societies and economies. The European Union now targets a 20% reduction in CO2 emissions by 2020. Indeed, the Labour-led Norwegian government is committed to carbon neutrality across all sectors of the economy by 2030. Aviation ...

Author(s)
Higham, J. E. S.; Cohen, S. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2011, 32, 1, pp 98-105
Abstract

There is now a broad consensus that aviation is a significant contributor to global warming. One question that thus arises is whether voluntary carbon-offsetting schemes can make a significant contribution to mitigating the contribution of aviation to climate change. These schemes have seen...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.; Haglund, L.; Kallgren, H.; Revahl, M.; Hultman, J.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2009, 12, 1, pp 1-19
Abstract

Sweden has been one of the driving forces in establishing the new post-Kyoto agreement of the European Union (EU), with the goal of achieving a 20% reduction of greenhouse gases by 2020 over the base year 1990. The Swedish national goal of emission reductions has been set even higher. Global...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.; Hall, C. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2008, 8, 2, pp 141-158