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This note from the field describes the Building Excellence in Sustainable Tourism Education Network (BEST EN) group and uses its 15 year history to explore the evolution of education and research to support changes in practice related to tourism and sustainability. This evolution reflects changes...

Author(s)
Moscardo, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 538-539
Abstract

In this paper, we propose broadening the concept of tourism's carbon footprint to include not only emissions embodied in tourism consumption but also emissions linked to the investments of the tourism sector. The measure proposed, the whole carbon footprint, implies allocating the emissions linked...

Author(s)
Cadarso, M. Á.; Gómez, N.; López, L. A.; Tobarra, M. Á.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 529-537
Abstract

Tourism is an activity with great potential in Portugal. At a time of economic crisis, tourism is seen as an opportunity to boost the economy and provide sustainable economic growth. This strategic path based on Tourism has to be accomplished in order to make better use of the economic advantages,...

Author(s)
Robaina-Alves, M.; Moutinho, V.; Costa, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 520-528
Abstract

Farm-based tourism has a long tradition in Europe. Using farms to host tourists has become more widely seen as an effective means of supporting local economies and contributing to the preservation of landscapes and cultural heritage in the countryside. Furthermore, farm-based tourism is considered...

Author(s)
Cerutti, A. K.; Beccaro, G. L.; Bruun, S.; Donno, D.; Bonvegna, L.; Bounous, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 511-519
Abstract

This work puts forward a generic methodological scheme, based on Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) principles, in order to estimate the environmental load in areas of considerable tourism activity. The possibility of combing LCA with Ecological Footprint Analysis (EFA), Environmental Indicators (EIs) and ...

Author(s)
Michailidou, A. V.; Vlachokostas, C.; Moussiopoulos, N.; Maleka, D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 499-510
Abstract

Negative externalities and natural resource valuations play an important role in the debate and analysis of sustainable development. However, as yet, they have not been included extensively in tourism research or planning. As a result limited progress has been made to improve environmental...

Author(s)
Carić, H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 487-498
Abstract

As the situated, contingent and context-specific nature of much tourism research necessitates ongoing methodological reflection, this paper is primarily about methods. In my doctoral research project I used a mix of four common social research methods - interviews, participant observation,...

Author(s)
Iaquinto, B. L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 479-486
Abstract

Due to increasing interest in wildlife tourism, there is a growing need to consider the balance between use and protection of wildlife. Mutual exchange and acceptance of research results between different academic disciplines, such as wildlife ecology and tourism research, has until recently been...

Author(s)
Granquist, S. M.; Nilsson, P. Å.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 471-478
Abstract

Despite several decades of academic and practical debate on tourism sustainability, its application in practice remains difficult. The dominant tourism discourse on sustainability (theory, seen as a concept) and responsibility (practice, understood as appropriate action) calls for a solid...

Author(s)
Mihalic, T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 461-470
Abstract

Some of the suggested critical issues for Antarctic tourism include the role played by tourists as the last chance to see the icecaps before they melt, or represent potential 'ambassadors' within IAATO's (International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators) scope for self-regulation. The study...

Author(s)
Vila, M.; Costa, G.; Angulo-Preckler, C.; Sarda, R.; Avila, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 451-460

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