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The evolution of tourism paradigms is reviewed with a focus on developing countries. It is shown that tourism has become of prime economic importance for many developing countries, particularly in small island states. However, as the cash income generated by tourism is mainly derived from visitors...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2000, 8, 5, pp 410-425
Abstract

This study aims to describe, analyse and quantify the impact of El Niño induced climate variability on the agricultural sector and rural economy of Malaysia, and to propose measures to mitigate impact so as to stabilize agricultural production and the welfare of the rural population at large....

Author(s)
Ariffin Tawang; Tengku Ariff, T. A.; Mohd. Yusof Abdullah
Publisher
CGPRT Centre, Bogor, Indonesia
Citation
Palawija News, 2001, 18, 3, pp 1-7
Abstract

Tourism is a major global industry and air travel is an increasingly vital component of international tourism. This paper examines the neglected relationship between tourism and aviation with regard to global environmental impacts, including energy use and greenhouse gas emissions. Based on visitor ...

Author(s)
Becken, S.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2002, 10, 2, pp 114-131
Abstract

This handbook provides an account of tourism in Oceania by taking a detailed look at each of its three key constituents: Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands. For each of these regions, tourism demand, supply and organization are analysed. Also included are guides on tourism statistics...

Author(s)
Cooper, C.; Hall, C. M.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Oceania: a tourism handbook, 2004, pp ix + 416 pp.
Abstract

A wide range of publications has shown that the tourism sector is increasingly environmentally unsustainable. This is mainly caused by the contribution of aviation to a large and growing amount of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by tourism. In the light of this, we present an overview of...

Author(s)
Peeters, P.; Gossling, S.; Becken, S.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Innovation & Sustainable Development, 2005, 1, 3, pp 184-200
Abstract

Air transport is expected to increase by 1.7% per year until 2050. Environmental problems related to this development are many: air transport contributes only to 2% of total carbon dioxide emissions, but it also emits other greenhouse gases and, above all, most emissions are at high altitude with a ...

Author(s)
Dubois, G.; Céron, J. P.
Publisher
Editions Touristiques Européennes, Paris, France
Citation
Espaces, Tourisme & Loisirs, 2005, No.224, pp 48-55
Abstract

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

Tourism's increasing contribution to climate change, especially through the use of air travel, is now acknowledged. This study seeks to explore tourists' knowledge and awareness of aviation's impact on the climate, their sense of personal responsibility and their reactions to specific climate...

Author(s)
Becken, S.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2007, 15, 4, pp 351-368
Abstract

While a substantial part of the population in Europe seems well informed about the phenomenon of climate change, uncertainty seems to prevail in terms of its seriousness, its consequences for society and action that needs to be taken in order to prevent 'dangerous interference with the climate...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.; Peeters, P.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2007, 15, 4, pp 402-417
Abstract

This chapter explores and discusses the complex interactions between climate change and tourism through four case studies. The first two case studies (small island states and Alpine Europe) take a geographic approach, where climate-change impacts on tourism and responses to climate change can be...

Author(s)
Becken, S.; Hay, J. E.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Tourism and climate change: risks and opportunities, 2007, pp 35-82

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