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This chapter provides an overview of institutions that address matters related to tourism and climate change as well as of key events. Particular attention is paid to the development of adaptation frameworks. This is followed by a discussion of the underlying principles of climate change policy:...

Author(s)
Becken, S.; Hay, J. E.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Tourism and climate change: risks and opportunities, 2007, pp 261-300
Abstract

The last decade has seen Australia's economy undertake a significant transformation, with a rapid resurgence in mining. The high exchange rate that has arisen as a consequence of this boom has resulted in a number of other Australian industries becoming less competitive, leading to a two-speed...

Author(s)
McLennan, C. J.; Becken, S.; Moyle, B. D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2017, 20, 9, pp 960-980
Abstract

Demand elasticities for New Zealand tourism are estimated for 16 different international visitor segments. Segments are differentiated by origin, purpose of visit, and travel style. Elasticities for both international visitor arrivals and on-the-ground expenditure per arrival are estimated for each ...

Author(s)
Schiff, A.; Becken, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2011, 32, 3, pp 564-575
Abstract

With the growth of smartphone usage the number of social media posts has significantly increased and represents potentially valuable information for management, including of natural resources and the environment. Already, evidence of using 'human sensor' in crises management suggests that...

Author(s)
Becken, S.; Stantic, B.; Chen JinYan; Alaei, A. R.; Connolly, R. M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Environmental Management, 2017, 203, Part 1, pp 87-97
Abstract

The concept of relative vulnerability allows for comparisons between analogous units in a regional context. It is utilised within tourism studies to consider how climate change might affect demand and perceived attractiveness of destinations relative to their competitors. This paper examines...

Author(s)
Hopkins, D.; Higham, J. E. S.; Becken, S.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Regional Environmental Change, 2013, 13, 2, pp 449-458
Abstract

Limited research has focused on the impacts of weather on tourist arrivals and participation in activities. This research uses Westland, New Zealand, as a case study to analyze the impact of weather on intra-annual seasonality and inter-annual variation in visitor nights. Further, a scenic flight...

Author(s)
Becken, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2013, 52, 2, pp 156-167
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This chapter discusses energy use and carbon dioxide emissions associated with ecotourism. To date, most research has focused on the visible and direct effects of ecotourism activities, however, the analysis presented here suggests that far greater attention needs to be paid to the invisible...

Author(s)
Simmons, D. G.; Becken, S.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998100)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This study examines attitudes to tourism and climate change among residents of Hong Kong and evaluates their willingness to voluntarily modify travel behaviours to reduce environmental impacts. Previous studies on environmental behavioural change identified a significant gap between awareness and...

Author(s)
McKercher, B.; Prideaux, B.; Cheung, C.; Law, R.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2010, 18, 3, pp 297-317
Abstract

Global tourism is booming, and so is demand for air travel. Recognising that travellers come with a carbon footprint increases the complexity of decision-making for destinations that seek to attract more visitors. The carbon risk inherent in travel to and from a destination could be substantial but ...

Author(s)
Becken, S.; Shuker, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2019, 71, pp 294-304
Abstract

A wide range of publications has shown that the tourism sector is increasingly environmentally unsustainable. This is mainly caused by the contribution of aviation to a large and growing amount of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by tourism. In the light of this, we present an overview of...

Author(s)
Peeters, P.; Gossling, S.; Becken, S.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Innovation & Sustainable Development, 2005, 1, 3, pp 184-200

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