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Climate change will have far-reaching consequence for the future of tourism. A Climate Change Vulnerability Index for Tourism (CVIT) comprised of 27 indicators provides a transparent and systematic first analysis of the differential vulnerability of the tourism sector in 181 countries. Countries...

Author(s)
Scott, D.; Hall, C. M.; Gössling, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2019, 77, pp 49-61
Abstract

While scholars have reflected on the roles played by psychology in tourism studies, there has been only limited exploration of the contributions of this discipline to tourism doctoral research. The aim of this study is to examine how psychology features in tourism-focused doctoral dissertations...

Author(s)
Weiler, B.; Torland, M.; Moyle, B. D.; Hadinejad, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2018, 43, 3, pp 277-288
Abstract

Airbnb has grown very rapidly over the past several years, with millions of tourists having used the service. The purpose of this study was to investigate tourists' motivations for using Airbnb and to segment them accordingly. The study involved an online survey completed in 2015 by more than 800 ...

Author(s)
Guttentag, D.; Smith, S.; Potwarka, L.; Havitz, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2018, 57, 3, pp 342-359
Abstract

This study introduces bootstrap aggregation (bagging) in modeling and forecasting tourism demand. The aim is to improve the forecast accuracy of predictive regressions while considering fully automated variable selection processes which are particularly useful in industry applications. The...

Author(s)
Athanasopoulos, G.; Song HaiYan; Sun, J. A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2018, 57, 1, pp 52-68
AbstractFull Text

Tourism is vulnerable to climate change due to its dependence on natural amenities and is a major climate change driver, but climate change is also generating new opportunities for tourism industry. Some of the connections between tourism and climate are well researched, however the scientific...

Author(s)
Kirilenko, A.; Ma, D.
Publisher
Eastern Mediterranean University and Washington State University, Famagusta, Cyprus
Citation
Conference proceedings, 7th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing & Management (AHTMM) Conference, Famagusta, Cyprus, 10-15 July 2017, 2017, pp 102-112
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Cover for The many voices of pilgrimage and reconciliation.

This book offers multiple voices and viewpoints on pilgrimage, covering both spiritual and non-spiritual voyages and in particular the theme of reconciliation in all of its many dimensions. The book has 15 chapters presented in three parts with the following headings: (i) peace, human rights and...

Author(s)
McIntosh, I. S.; Harman, L. D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393265)
Type
Book
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

This special issue, consisting of 11 papers, examines how and to what extent sustainable tourism could help fulfil the increasing demands now being placed on protected areas (PAs). It aims to critically examine key issues and developments in both the management and research agendas associated with...

Author(s)
Job, H.; Becken, S.; Lane, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 12, pp 1697-1894
Abstract

Trust and personal relationships are regarded as critical elements of local food systems. This study examines the role of trust and personal relationships among tourism stakeholders (restaurants and chefs, wholesale distributors, and local farmers and/or farmers' market vendors) in the purchase of...

Author(s)
Hiran Roy; Hall, C. M.; Ballantine, P. W.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2017, 6, 4, pp 309-317
Abstract

This special issue brings together seven papers that investigate the concepts of trust, power and social capital in the context of good governance and sustainable tourism. The papers investigate, among others, the relationship between social capital, tourism development, and community well-being;...

Author(s)
Nunkoo, R.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2017, 6, 4, pp 277-352

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