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Changes in the world ski market are analysed using data collected from a variety of sources, including the Austrian National Tourist Office, the Ski Club of Great Britain and the Snow Holiday Report 1997 by IPK International. It is shown that although the number of skiers worldwide continues to...

Author(s)
Smith, C.; Jenner, P.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1999, No. 2, pp 41-64
Abstract

A tool is developed to understand the relationship between weather and tourism. The tool is illustrated through an investigation of the effect of rainfall on the daily visitor numbers for the Franz Josef Glacier visitor center in New Zealand's Westlands National Park. It is found that a transfer...

Author(s)
Meyer, D.; Dewar, K.
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 1999, 4, 3/4, pp 145-155
Abstract

Because climate is one of the factors that can have a significant influence on the attractiveness of a tourist destination, climate change can be expected to have major implications for tourism activity in the medium to long term. While there is little doubt regarding the global implications of...

Author(s)
Dubois, G.; Céron, J. P.
Publisher
Editions Touristiques Européennes, Paris, France
Citation
Espaces, Tourisme & Loisirs, 2006, No.242, pp 46-53
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

This paper surveys climate change impacts on winter sport tourists' activity and destination choice, to estimate shifts in customer demand and to provide recommendations and decision support for destination management. A total of 540 skiers from Vienna, Austria were surveyed. The survey also...

Author(s)
Unbehaun, W.; Pröbstl, U.; Haider, W.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2008, 63, 1, pp 36-47
Abstract

This paper examines the effects of changing world trends on the introduction, establishment and spread of exotic insects associated with woody plants. Three aspects are considered: (i) commercial trade; (ii) tourism and consumer behaviour; and (iii) climate change. The current literature indicates...

Author(s)
Roques, A.
Publisher
New Zealand Forest Research Institute, Rotorua, New Zealand
Citation
New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science, 2010, 40, Suppl, pp S77-S94
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

This study employed a visitor survey to analyze the influence that changing climatic conditions have on the substitution behaviors of alpine skiers (activity, spatial, temporal). It further focuses on the role that activity involvement plays in influencing behavioral adaptations (i.e.,...

Author(s)
Dawson, J.; Havitz, M.; Scott, D.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2011, 28, 4, pp 388-404
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
AbstractFull Text

Sustainable tourism has been defined as a type of tourism that incorporates the principles of sustainable development, i.e. considering not only the economic but also the social and environmental bottom line. Recently, the idea of the triple bottom line has been expanded to a quadruple bottom line...

Author(s)
Hergesell, A.
Publisher
Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Opatija, Croatia
Citation
1st International Scientific Conference, "Tourism in South East Europe 2011. Sustainable tourism: socio-cultural, environmental and economic impact", Opatija, Croatia, 4-7 May 2011., 2011, pp 95-105

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