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This paper examines a paradoxical issue in tourism's adaptation to climate change and emissions reduction demands. Operators increasingly take tourists to destinations threatened by climate change, with Antarctica and other polar regions as favourites and cruise ship and aircraft as main transport...

Author(s)
Eijgelaar, E.; Thaper, C.; Peeters, P.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2010, 18, 3, pp 337-354
Abstract

This paper seeks to understand the complex values held by those involved in Protected Area and World Heritage stewardship. Using IUCN Protected Area categories, a values framework is developed and applied to demonstrate how values guide stewardship in protected areas. In-depth interviews with key...

Author(s)
Liburd, J. J.; Becken, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 12, pp 1719-1735
Abstract

This chapter provides basic information on how to account for tourism greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions at a country or destination level. Accounting for GHG emissions allows for targeted mitigation initiatives and effective policy development in the tourism sector. Details of the two approaches for...

Author(s)
Becken, S.; Hay, J. E.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Tourism and climate change: risks and opportunities, 2007, pp 144-172
Abstract

Societies collapse when there is an increasing natural resource scarcity and growing stratification of society into rich and poor. The neoliberal world of targets, business plans and short term economic justification in which we live exacerbates these risks to society. It is imperative to find new...

Author(s)
Job, H.; Becken, S.; Lane, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 12, pp 1697-1718
Abstract

Inbound tourist arrivals into China have been declining in recent years, possibly in response to increasing levels of urban air pollution. To examine Westerners' contemporary views on China as a travel destination, with a particular focus on air pollution, this research surveyed 600 US and...

Author(s)
Becken, S.; Jin Xin; Zhang Chen; Gao Jun
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 1, pp 130-147
Abstract

This paper investigates the influence of local context on World Heritage Site (WHS) management. Building on the managerial literature about natural WHSs, protected areas and sustainable tourism, it explores the effects that tourism-driven socio-economic conditions have on stakeholder engagement in...

Author(s)
Lucia, M. della; Franch, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 12, pp 1756-1775
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

Mitigating tourism's emissions, in particular related to transportation is critical, to achieve the broader national emission reduction targets in developing countries. To gain a better understanding of the carbon emissions related to one of Chinese top destinations, and assess changes over time,...

Author(s)
Luo Fen; Becken Susanne; Zhong YongDe
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 65, pp 1-13
Abstract

Political, socio-economic and environmental changes are creating demands for protected areas (PAs) to fulfill a double mandate of both "protection" and "use". An appropriate mix of tourism products in PAs could help fulfill those demands. The conceptual framework of the Product-based Typology for...

Author(s)
Butzmann, E.; Job, H.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 12, pp 1736-1755
Abstract

This paper explores the issues in estimating the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the tourism industry and related activity in Australia. The scope of tourism consists of the economic activities defined as "tourism characteristic" and "tourism connected" as defined in the Australian Tourism...

Author(s)
Dwyer, L.; Forsyth, P.; Spurr, R.; Hoque, S.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2010, 18, 3, pp 355-376

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