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A study was conducted in Zanzibar, Tanzania, in order to understand tourist perceptions of climate change, the importance of climate for travel decisions, and the likely consequences of ongoing climate change for travel decisions. A total of 252 interviews were carried out in October 2003. The...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.; Bredberg, M.; Randow, A.; Sandström, E.; Svensson, P.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2006, 9, 4/5, pp 419-435
Abstract

This book focuses on climate change and its economic impacts on tourism in Australia. It also considers adaptation to climate change and the costs associated with this. It analyzes how tourism and the economic activity connected to it, impacts on greenhouse gas emissions. Finally, the study...

Author(s)
Buultjens, J.; White, N.; Willacy, S.; Forsyth, P.; Dwyer, L.; Spurr, R.
Publisher
CRC for Sustainable Tourism Pty Ltd, Gold Coast, Australia
Citation
Climate change and Australian tourism, 2007, pp 66 pp.
Abstract

Results of 50 semi-structured interviews with clients of commercial ecolodges and university students taking ecotourism courses, both coming from developed nations around the world, reveal that less than one-third of them expected to change their travel patterns so as to reduce climate change...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2011, 38, 3, pp 1178-1181
Abstract

Air travel is forecast to grow globally at around 5% per annum over 30 years, in direct conflict with targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by between 60% and 80% by 2050. Many authors identify individual behavioral change, with consumers choosing fewer flights, as a contributor to reducing...

Author(s)
Dickinson, J. E.; Robbins, D.; Filimonau, V.; Hares, A.; Mika, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2013, 52, 4, pp 506-519
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

Anthropogenic climate change poses considerable challenges to all societies and economies. One significant contributor to human-induced climate change is tourism transportation, particularly aviation. This paper addresses the relationship between climate change concerns, the energy-intensive nature ...

Author(s)
Higham, J.; Reis, A.; Cohen, S. A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2016, 19, 4, pp 338-354
Abstract

Aviation contributes substantially to anthropogenic climate change. This paper situates individual behaviour changes alongside technological efficiency gains and policy processes in the search for significant emission reduction in the aviation sector. Using online survey methodology (N = 393) and...

Author(s)
Oswald, L.; Ernst, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2021, 29, 1, pp 68-86

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