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This special volume (consisting of 24 articles, in addition to an introduction) considers the state of research and practice in sustainable tourism. The articles are organised into four thematic areas of research: community and multi-stakeholder perspectives on sustainability in tourism; business...

Author(s)
Budeanu, A.; Miller, G.; Moscardo, G.; Ooi, C. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 285-539
Abstract

This paper presents a framework for a green economy transition in tourism destinations. While the literature has suggested many models to guide sustainable tourism, very few studies have investigated the green economy in a tourism context. The main distinguishing factor between the green economy...

Author(s)
Law, A.; Lacy, T. de; Lipman, G.; Jiang Min
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 295-305
Abstract

This study aims to identify the barriers to stakeholder involvement during the planning process of sustainable tourism development of the Thrace region in Turkey. The dimensions analyzed to assess these barriers included stakeholder awareness of critical issues and the current state of tourism,...

Author(s)
Hatipoglu, B.; Alvarez, M. D.; Ertuna, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 306-317
Abstract

Despite ten years of strategic focus on growth through sustainable tourism, few research projects generated understanding of how development policy initiatives contributed to community benefits locally. This article addresses this research gap and explores how the aims of local development and...

Author(s)
Clausen, H. B.; Gyimóthy, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 318-326
Abstract

The EU strategy for rural development 2014-2020 proposes a focus on tourism as a solution to bring economic, environmental and social aspects of sustainable development together. Using the case of fishing tourism in Sweden, we discuss the marketization of sustainable development on a destination...

Author(s)
Hultman, J.; Säwe, F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 327-335
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

Experience shows that the implementation of sustainability programs can be problematic, particularly for small businesses that dominate sectors such as tourism. A cluster approach can provide a clearer path to sustainability while also offering support and savings on resources and cost. This paper...

Author(s)
McLennan, C. J.; Becken, S.; Watt, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 348-357
Abstract

Ecolabels are widespread tools for policy and marketing in many industry sectors. Carbon labels focussing on carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions are one specialised category of ecolabel in use by tourism corporations. All ecolabels, including carbon labels, rely on persuasive...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.; Buckley, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 358-369
Abstract

This paper extends the Richie, Crouch (2000) model on destination competitiveness by introducing a set of sustainability indicators and testing their role in explaining the competitiveness of a tourism destination. The model is tested on a unique dataset of small Italian "Destinations of...

Author(s)
Cucculelli, M.; Goffi, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 370-382
Abstract

There are approximately 1500 commercial tour boat operators in Australia with a combined fleet of approximately 3800 vessels - the majority offer marine fishing, sailing or diving tours. Most of the fishing tour boat operators employ fewer staff and use smaller vessels than the dive and sail tour...

Author(s)
Byrnes, T.; Buckley, R.; Howes, M.; Arthur, J. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 383-398

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