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Background: There has been an increasing interest in the association between ambient temperature and violence and crime, in the context of global warming. We aimed to evaluate the association between daily ambient temperature and intentional homicide - a proxy for overall inter-personal violence....

Author(s)
Xu RongBin; Xiong XiuQin; Abramson, M. J.; Li ShanShan; Guo YuMing
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Environment International, 2020, 143,
Abstract

This research attempts to examine the extent to which the Sister Cities program, affects local tourism. The theoretical model presented here argues that for both countries to benefit from that program a mutual compatibility must be met. The compatibility requirements suggested are same size...

Author(s)
Gil, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2020, 45, pp 182-191
Abstract

Weather and climate are important considerations for tourists in selecting their destinations, and climate change may impact these decisions, with implications for economic revenue in tourism-dependent locations. In the Coachella Valley, a desert region in Southern California, the warm and dry...

Author(s)
Yañez, C. C.; Hopkins, F. M.; Porter, W. C.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Climatic Change, 2020, 162, 2, pp 707-721
Abstract

Many areas throughout the world are reliant on tourism in its role as a job provider and for stimulating the local economy monetarily. When natural disasters strike, negative ramifications can be overwhelming, particularly to destination image. Considering the agricultural connection of many forms...

Author(s)
Bauman, M. J.; Yuan JingXue; Williams, H. A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2020, 23, 19, pp 2476-2491
Abstract

The relationship between economics and sustainability within the event industry is becoming increasingly important. Events with a reputation of not being sustainable (i.e., motorsport events) are chronically underserved in the literature. This research incorporated the revised New Ecological...

Author(s)
Bachman, J. R.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2020, 24, 5, pp 629-644
Abstract

Overtourism has recently become a pressing issue in Big Sur, a popular scenic route and major tourist attraction in Monterey County, California. The increased flow of visitors, competing for the limited existing infrastructure, has created negative impacts on the environment and community of Big...

Author(s)
Atzori, R.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2020, 17,
Abstract

California's remote Anza-Borrego Desert, like other desert landscapes across the southwest of the United States, is valued by scientists, resource managers, and tourists alike for its perceived exceptional extremity. We analyze how climate extremes shape biological, socioeconomic, and cultural life ...

Author(s)
Winkler, D. E.; Brooks, E.
Publisher
Springer Science + Business Media, Inc (Springer), New York, USA
Citation
Human Ecology, 2020, 48, 2, pp 211-223
Abstract

This paper offers a critical assessment of how tourism development in the municipality of Los Cabos, Baja California Sur affects land and water use. Los Cabos is a seaside tourism Mecca located at the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, in Mexico's northwest. There, subsidised profits...

Author(s)
Graciano, J. C.; Ángeles, M.; Gámez, A. E.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Land Use Science, 2020, 15, 2/3, pp 439-456
Abstract

Five hundred fourteen (514) surveys were conducted at three intercept points along the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) in California and Oregon to gather information about time on the trail, smartphone use, and their relationship to thru-hikers' place attachment levels. Ninety-seven (97) percent of the...

Author(s)
Amerson, K.; Rose, J.; Lepp, A.; Dustin, D.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Leisure Research, 2020, 51, 3, pp 308-324
Abstract

Most of existing studies assume that diaspora tourism can facilitate the tourists to reconnect socially to their ancestral home. Yet, how and why diaspora tourists engage in social capital building during their home return trips is still uncertain. Whether they feel socially connected and which...

Author(s)
Li TingTing [Li, T. T. E.]
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2020, 23, 8, pp 1021-1036

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