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Tourists may experience climatic conditions quite different to what they are used to, that can affect their physiological well-being. The Acclimatization Thermal Strain Index for Tourism quantifies the physiological cost of the acclimatization process. To demonstrate its utility, travel between...

Author(s)
Grigorieva, E. A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 3, pp 301-306
Abstract

While transportation currently accounts for 23% of total global energy-related CO2 emissions, transport emissions are projected to double by 2050, driven significantly by continued high growth in global passenger demand for air travel. Addressing high growth in aviation emissions is critical to...

Author(s)
Higham, J.; Ellis, E.; Maclaurin, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2019, 58, 4, pp 535-548
Abstract

Due to climate change, winter tourism in low mountain ranges faces big challenges. This paper presents the results of a survey which focused on the importance of snow-reliability for the travel decision of tourists in winter times in these regions. The survey could identify that snow-reliability...

Author(s)
Wölfle, F.; Schnorbus, L.; Klein, A.; Wittmann-Wurzer, A.; Neumann, P.; Oven-Krockhaus, I. Z.
Publisher
De Gruyter, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Zeitschrift für Tourismuswissenschaft, 2018, 10, 2, pp 303-317
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

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
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to study the relationship between tourism and climate change and, hence, to understand the impact of climate change on tourist destinations. Design/methodology/approach: A conceptual analysis of secondary data was extracted and analyzed. The framework and...

Author(s)
Manhas, P. S.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2016, 8, 5, pp 560-568
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

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

While it is now widely accepted by scientists and governments that human activity contributes to climate change, there is a lack of understanding whether this realisation is now gaining greater attraction with the general public than it had 5 or 10 years ago. Additional gaps in knowledge relate to...

Author(s)
Tiller, T. R.; Schott, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2013, 18, 1/2, pp 21-34
Abstract

This paper analyses the eclectic evolution of slow travel, examines key features and interpretations, and develops a slow travel framework as an alternative way of conceptualising holidays in the future. The paper focuses on slow travel's potential to respond to the challenges of climatic change:...

Author(s)
Dickinson, J. E.; Lumsdon, L. M.; Robbins, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Oxfordshire, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2011, 19, 3, pp 281-300

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