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Touring holidays are greenhouse gas intensive, and ways are being sought to reduce these emissions in New Zealand. This research seeks to influence rental vehicle tourists' planning and decision making towards shorter travel. Semi-structured interviews (n=96) were conducted as part of a...

Author(s)
Becken, S.; Wilson, J.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2006, 20, 3/4, pp 47-62
Abstract

Purpose: This paper aims to investigate weather sensitivity of tourism businesses in New Zealand to examine whether adaptive responses and "learning" about current weather can help operators to prepare more proactively for future climatic changes. Design/methodology/approach: This paper draws on...

Author(s)
Becken, S.; Wilson, J.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2016, 8, 5, pp 578-592
Abstract

Interest in the interactions between climate, weather and tourism has increased markedly in the last decade in response to climate change concerns; however, there is little empirical research on how tourists respond to the weather conditions they encounter. Thus, in this paper, we examine the...

Author(s)
Becken, S.; Wilson, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2013, 15, 4, pp 620-639
Abstract

Climate and weather are important for tourism and leisure as they impact on destination attractiveness and subsequent visitation. Through an archive analysis of media articles and a content analysis of Regional Tourism Organisation (RTO) websites, this paper explores perceived deficiencies in the...

Author(s)
Wilson, J.; Becken, S.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
New Zealand Geographer, 2011, 67, 3, pp 148-160