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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

This article proposes that reactance theory can be used to better understand how tourists' perceptions of climate change affect their travel decisions. Reactance theory explains how individuals value their perceived freedom to make choices, and why they react negatively to any threats to their...

Author(s)
Font, X.; Hindley, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 1, pp 26-42
Abstract

Tourism produces an increasing share in global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. These are mostly derived from transport emissions, and long-haul air travel in particular. Short-haul domestic tourism is believed by some to be a potential substitute for long-haul tourism. Using the example of Finland...

Author(s)
Adamiak, C.; Hall, C. M.; Hiltunen, M. J.; Pitkänen, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2016, 18, 2, pp 129-151
Abstract

Tourism has been critiqued as an environmentally destructive industry on account of the greenhouse gas emissions associated with tourist mobility. From a policy perspective, current and projected growth in aviation is fundamentally incompatible with radical emissions reduction and decarbonisation...

Author(s)
Higham, J.; Cohen, S. A.; Cavaliere, C. T.; Reis, A.; Finkler, W.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 336-347
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

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