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Nine mountain holiday resorts in Switzerland have become car free zones. Local transport is by electric vehicle, bicycle or on foot. The advantages to residents and tourists from clear air, reduced noise levels and reduced traffic are described and the effects on the hospitality industry are...

Author(s)
Biner, H.
Citation
STV Bulletin, 1993, No. 5, pp 10-13
Abstract

This article recognises the immense and growing interest for the development of a sustainable tourism. However, it demonstrates a gap between general awareness and preferences on the one hand, and the practices and behaviour of tourists and tourist industries on the other hand. The constraints for...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 1999, 8, 3, pp 1-20
Abstract

Ecotourism principles, which often reference only undisturbed or remote destinations, can be applied to urban destinations as well and offer great potential to the tourism industry. Cities host more than half the world's population and the majority of tourists visit or pass through urban areas...

Author(s)
Dodds, R.; Joppe, M.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2003, 51, 2, pp 157-164
Abstract

This paper presents an empirically based, qualitative insight into the attitudes and response of a sample of small tourism firms (n=50) in a UK national park to the challenges of sustainable tourism. Data are based on a case study conducted in the Yorkshire Dales National Park between 1995 and...

Author(s)
Dewhurst, H.; Thomas, R.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2003, 11, 5, pp 383-403
Abstract

Research shows that despite their declared positive attitudes towards sustainable tourism, only a few tourists act accordingly by buying responsible tourism products, choosing environmentally friendly transportation or behaving responsibly towards destination communities. The low support from...

Author(s)
Budeanu, A.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Consumer Studies, 2007, 31, 5, pp 499-508
Abstract

This collection of 8 papers focuses on issues related to "going green" for the hospitality and tourism businesses. The papers look at (i) "green" consumer tendencies, (ii) factors influencing "green" practices of hospitality businesses; and (iii) and policies and practical managerial and marketing...

Author(s)
Lehto, X. Y.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Leisure Marketing, 2008, 17, 3/4, pp 259-436
Abstract

The environmental sustainability of the local tourism industry is increasingly a concern. Authors have proposed a demand-driven approach to sustainable destination management as complementary to traditional supply-side interventions. However, little empirical evidence supports the feasibility of...

Author(s)
Dolnicar, S.; Leisch, F.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2008, 46, 4, pp 381-391
Abstract

This paper identifies which information about tourists serves as the best predictor of their pro-environmental behavior at home and on vacation. If a small set of predictors can be identified, the tourism industry would be able to use them to focus attention on attracting tourists with smaller...

Author(s)
Dolnicar, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Oxfordshire, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2010, 18, 6, pp 717-734
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Cover for Rejuvenating paradise: changing products, changing markets and changing visitor behaviour in Mauritius.

This chapter provides a historical overview of tourism development in Mauritius, with emphasis on economic sustainability driven by market concentration in the early stages of tourism development, market diversification in the later stages, increasing concern for environmental sustainability and ...

Author(s)
Prayag, G.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936792)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Eco-tourism has recently gained an important position in the choice mechanism of tourists. Sustainable tourism development implies a combination of ecological protection, economic prosperity and social benefits for local communities. This requires an effective marketing policy to identify and...

Author(s)
Romão, J.; Neuts, B.; Nijkamp, P.; Shikida, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Ecological Economics, 2014, 107, pp 195-205

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