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Growing acceptance and concern about anthropogenic climate change is beginning to influence tourists' travel practices, with a hardening of attitudes towards long-haul aviation now evident in a number of key European outbound tourism markets. This raises timely questions as to whether or not the...

Author(s)
Reis, A. C.; Higham, J. E. S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2017, 42, 1, pp 59-71
Abstract

This paper tackles a key issue arising from the United Nations World Tourism Organization call for consumers to take climate change into consideration when making travel decisions. Some people genuinely want to comply with this request. However, they face the "perplexity of environmental...

Author(s)
Juvan, E.; Dolnicar, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2014, 22, 2, pp 175-194
Abstract

Purpose - Climate change will lead to new environmental conditions in winter sport destinations. Even if the motivations of the visitors remain the same, climate change will inevitably influence their behavior. At the same time, tourism destinations try to influence visitor behavior by implementing ...

Author(s)
Pröbstl-Haider, U.; Haider, W.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2013, 68, 2, pp 44-55
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

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 destinations are increasingly concerned about global climate change and considering to become involved in the adoption of mitigation policies that reduce global emissions. On the other hand, behavioral sciences have shown that consumers' choices may be significantly influenced by the way...

Author(s)
Araña, J. E.; León, C. J.; Moreno-Gil, S.; Zubiaurre, A. R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2013, 52, 1, pp 82-92
Abstract

A study was conducted in Zanzibar, Tanzania, in order to understand tourist perceptions of climate change, the importance of climate for travel decisions, and the likely consequences of ongoing climate change for travel decisions. A total of 252 interviews were carried out in October 2003. The...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.; Bredberg, M.; Randow, A.; Sandström, E.; Svensson, P.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2006, 9, 4/5, pp 419-435
Abstract

Tourism contributes to climate change through energy use and greenhouse gas emissions, both largely generated by transport. One means to reduce the volume of greenhouse gases generated by tourists is to encourage a modal shift to transport with lower emissions such as trains and buses. This study...

Author(s)
Frew, E.; Winter, C.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2010, 13, 4, pp 237-246

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