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This paper looks at circumpolar tourism, focusing on the major destinations in the far north, namely Alaska (USA), northern Canada (the Yukon and the Northwest Territories), Greenland, Iceland, and Norway. Data on travel patterns, accommodation and transport in these destinations in 2000-02 are...

Author(s)
Loverseed, H.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2003, No.3, pp 1-27
Abstract

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 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 article discusses the economic impact of the European Civil Aviation Authority flight ban triggered by the volcanic fallout of Eyafjallajokull in Iceland and the consequent move to turn over flight risk assessments from the CAA to the airlines. On the 15th of April, as the ash cloud spread...

Publisher
Economist Shop, London, UK
Citation
Economist (London), 2010, 395, 8679, pp 79
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
Abstract

This article focuses on the impact of social visibility of consumption on tourists' purchase decision making. We focus on two important purchase decisions leading up to the time of departure: the choice of destination and the choice of an airline to get to the he results show that when individuals...

Author(s)
Josiassen, A.; Assaf, A. G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2013, 40, 1, pp 155-175
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
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Climate change is widely regarded as the major environmental problem facing the world today. Due to this, transportation, including traveling for recreational purposes, is now being thoroughly examined. Still, and despite a growing awareness of the impact of traveling, the demand for nature based...

Author(s)
Wolf-Watz, D.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2014, 62, 1, pp 5-18
Abstract

Recent research has attempted to distinguish the key differences between backpacking and flashpacking. However, research observing how both groups choose to travel between destinations remains a neglected theme, and one that may also reveal distinct behavioural differences. This paper critically...

Author(s)
Butler, G.; Hannam, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2014, 17, 8, pp 739-752

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