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Many commentators have examined the airline industry's 'impacts' on the environment but not the internal management 'processes' used to develop company environmental policies. This paper argues that environmental management tools need to take into consideration the complex, value-laden setting in...

Author(s)
Lynes, J. K.; Dredge, D.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2006, 14, 2, pp 116-138
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Cover for Environmental concerns of Swedish ecotourists: an environmental-psychological perspective.

This chapter first discusses the concept of 'environmental concern' and briefly reviews the literature on the environmental concerns of ecotourists. It then presents the findings of a study that analysed the environmental concerns of 43 Swedish ecotourists. Swedish ecotourists were found to be more ...

Author(s)
Wurzinger, S.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 1845931343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Eco-traveller or eco-site visitor?

This chapter explores the route and site dimensions of tourism and sustainability. It argues that, if ecotourism should be regarded as the solution to make the world more sustainable, tourism researchers should start to distinguish between eco-travellers and eco-site visitors. Ecotourism should...

Author(s)
Flognfeldt, T., Jun.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 1845931343)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ecotourist choices of transport modes.

The study presented in this chapter investigated the travel behaviour of a sample of clients (n=625) of a Swedish ecotourism operator (Vildmark i Värmland) and explored the sustainability of their transport mode choices. The study revealed that there were great differences in terms of the modes of...

Author(s)
Folke, J.; Østrup, J. H.; Gössling, S.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 1845931343)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This book addresses many of the key themes that are seen as challenges to achieve sustainability and to mitigate climate change impacts in the near future, in the tourism sector. In particular it focuses on the economic drivers for growth in tourism as they relate to sustainable development,...

Author(s)
Reddy, V.; Wilkes, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, London, UK
Citation
Tourism, climate change and sustainability, 2012, pp 284 pp.
Abstract

Encouraging positive public behaviour change has been touted as a pathway for mitigating the climate impacts of air travel. There is, however, growing evidence that two gaps, one between attitudes and behaviour, and the other between practices of "home" and "away", pose significant barriers to...

Author(s)
Cohen, S. A.; Higham, J. E. S.; Reis, A. C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2013, 21, 7, pp 982-998
Abstract

Environmental sustainability may be seen as a collective challenge that can only be met if a sufficient number of individuals cooperate. Whether or not individual tourists are willing to contribute their share may thus depend not only on the degree to which they think that environmental...

Author(s)
Doran, R.; Hanss, D.; Larsen, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2015, 15, 4, pp 281-292
Abstract

Despite fly-fishing's growing popularity, there are few studies on its environmental and social impacts. The present study is the first large-scale investigation of the fly-fishing lodge sector and its sustainability practices. A sampling frame of global fly-fishing lodges was created by including...

Author(s)
Fennell, D. A.; Grosbois, D. de
Publisher
Faculty of Economics, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Acta Turistica, 2017, 29, 2, pp 117-156
Abstract

Ethical decisions to visit disappearing destinations are self-serving and influences feed into self-interest. Data were collected from a sample of pre-, during- and post-visit tourists to Venice and Svalbard, using expressive techniques and scenarios using the Hunt-Vitell model to understand...

Author(s)
Hindley, A.; Font, X.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2017, 20, 16, pp 1684-1700
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Schwartz's (1992, 1994) classification of human values is applied when comparing a group of Finnish and Russian university students in terms of their environmentally and socially benign orientation, which is measured by including all three dimensions of sustainability in the measures of consumers'...

Author(s)
Komppula, R.; Honkanen, A.; Rossi, S.; Kolesnikova, N.
Publisher
Varna University of Management (ex International University College), Varna, Bulgaria
Citation
European Journal of Tourism Research, 2018, 19, pp 116-131

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