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Habits are powerful indicators of people's decisions and behaviors (e.g., Allan, 2019; Verhoeven et al., 2012). Based on a survey with 625 frequent travelers in the U.S., this study examines how visitors' daily green behaviors (DGBs) influence their pro-environmental behaviors (PEBs) at tourism ...

Author(s)
Liu AiJing; Ma, E.; Qu HaiLin; Ryan, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2020, 28, 9, pp 1390-1408
Abstract

The concepts of 'eco-guilt' and 'eco-shame' are now well established in the broad environmental discourse, both scholarly and public. It is surprising, however, that both phenomena are yet to be explicitly broached in tourism studies. Using data from digital forums, this article unpacks the...

Author(s)
Mkono, M.; Hughes, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2020, 28, 8, pp 1223-1244
Abstract

This paper examines how visitor travel-mode choices to festivals are formed and how sustainable travel could be encouraged. The empirical analysis focuses on Hay Festival of Literature and Arts using semi-structured interviews with visitors. Themes and topics explored through the interviews were...

Author(s)
Collins, A.; Potoglou, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2019, 27, 5, pp 668-688
Abstract

This report synthesizes the findings of the FINDUS research project which examined whether and how German holidaymakers, who have no pronounced sustainability orientation, inform themselves about the sustainability aspects of a holiday trip. The report also reproduces the working papers presenting...

Author(s)
Schmücker, D.; Günther, W.; Kuhn, F.; Weiss, B.; Horster, E.
Publisher
Bundesamt für Naturschutz (German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation), Bonn, Germany
Citation
BfN - Skripten (Bundesamt für Naturschutz), 2018, No.505, pp 186 pp.
Abstract

This article contributes to a better understanding of tourists' attitudes to environmental support when they make their holiday plans. Modelling these decisions is a challenge because although environmental concerns are heterogeneous across countries, they also depend on the individual...

Author(s)
Campos-Soria, J. A.; García-Pozo, A.; Marchante-Mera, A. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2018, 26, 6, pp 987-1006
Abstract

Slow travel (ST), which emphasizes deeper experiences via slower transportation modes, has been promoted as an alternative to current practice and a more sustainable form of tourism. With lower GHG emissions being a national environmental goal in Taiwan, ST concepts have been garnering attention....

Author(s)
Lin LiPin
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2018, 26, 9, pp 1625-1646
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
Abstract

There is a growing literature addressing psychological variables that can be associated with choices of environmentally sustainable tourism alternatives. This paper contributes to this literature by focusing on individual differences in value orientations (i.e. egoistic values, altruistic values,...

Author(s)
Doran, R.; Hanss, D.; Larsen, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2017, 17, 3, pp 223-238
Abstract

It is widely recognized that contemporary tourism mobility, notably flying, is incompatible with sustainability goals. Fundamental changes in travel behaviour are required. Research shows that environmental values have little impact on tourists' travel decisions and that voluntary behaviour change...

Author(s)
Luzecka, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 3, pp 446-462
Abstract

Tourists' travel decisions can be influenced by appropriate policies that seek to encourage them to choose travel plans leading to more sustainable tourism practices. Based on using conventional cognitive decision-making models, most current policy recommendations employ market-based economic...

Author(s)
Araña, J. E.; León, C. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 3, pp 430-445

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