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This paper analyses the eclectic evolution of slow travel, examines key features and interpretations, and develops a slow travel framework as an alternative way of conceptualising holidays in the future. The paper focuses on slow travel's potential to respond to the challenges of climatic change:...

Author(s)
Dickinson, J. E.; Lumsdon, L. M.; Robbins, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Oxfordshire, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2011, 19, 3, pp 281-300
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

This study, part of an R&D project with Dutch tour operators, assessed Dutch consumer preferences towards a carbon label for holiday trips. A general survey (n=504) assessed the perceived importance of a CO2 label to consumers. To determine the preferred design, two focus groups (n=15) followed by...

Author(s)
Eijgelaar, E.; Nawijn, J.; Barten, C.; Okuhn, L.; Dijkstra, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 3, pp 398-411

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