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Assessing wildlife tourism sustainability in developing countries is crucial, but few studies analyse the sustainability of dolphin-based wildlife tourism in this context. We measure multiple indicators within the human dimensions of wildlife tourism, including tourist visitation numbers,...

Author(s)
D'Lima, C.; Everingham, Y.; Diedrich, A.; Mustika, P. L.; Hamann, M.; Marsh, H.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2018, 26, 10, pp 1687-1707
Abstract

The terms 'sustainability' and 'ecotourism' have become much used in recent years, yet there have been few examinations of how they might apply in practical cases. Kaikoura, a small coastal town (population 3600) on the east coast of New Zealand's South Island, has a rapidly developing tourism...

Author(s)
Orams, M. B.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Sustainable Development, 2002, 5, 3, pp 338-353
Abstract

Iconic wildlife tourism (that which focuses on the viewing and visiting of a single, well known species of wildlife) is a rapidly growing sector of the tourism industry. This paper reports on research undertaken as part of a multidisciplinary investigation which sought to collect information for...

Author(s)
Stoeckl, N.; Smith, A.; Newsome, D.; Lee, D.
Publisher
School of Business, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 2005, 16, 1, pp 69-81
Abstract

Whale watching is a billion dollar industry worldwide. One of the most popular species for whale watching is the humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae). The migratory corridors, feeding, resting and calving sites which are used for whale watching may be influenced by changing ocean currents and...

Author(s)
Meynecke, J. O.; Richards, R.; Sahin, O.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Regional Environmental Change, 2017, 17, 2, pp 477-488
Abstract

Whale-watching tourism is a growth industry worldwide. In Australia, with whale-watchers approaching one million per annum there has been considerable effort to develop management regimes that protect the whales while enabling the development of a sustainable ecotourism industry. A mixture of...

Author(s)
Valentine, P. S.; Birtles, A.; Curnock, M.; Arnold, P.; Dunstan, A.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2004, 25, 6, pp 647-655
Abstract

This chapter explores the sustainability of the scenic cruise industry in Doubtful Sound (New Zealand) in relation to a key wildlife asset, namely, bottlenose dolphins. Sections discuss: (1) industry characteristics; (2) the interactions between boats and dolphins, including violations of the...

Author(s)
Lusseau, D.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Nature-based tourism in peripheral areas: development or disaster?, 2005, pp 246-260
Abstract

The public desire to interact with marine mammals has resulted in the development of a billion dollar tourism industry that includes activities such as humans swimming with free-ranging dolphins and seals. This study monitors the behaviour of the seal-swim industry in Port Phillip Bay, Victoria,...

Author(s)
Scarpaci, C.; Nugegoda, D.; Corkeron, P. J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2004, 1, 2, pp 89-95
Abstract

Taking in sail is essential for a whale-watching excursion, which makes the demand for whale-watching tourism sensitive to the weather. The purpose of this paper is to examine the implications of two potential demand-side determinants, that is, weather and macroeconomic conditions, on the business...

Author(s)
Chen ChiangMing; Lin YoLong
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 4, pp 476-485
Abstract

This paper contributes to a better understanding of the absorption of scientific knowledge in tourism innovation processes. Based on a synthesis of the literature and empirical study we present the model of Innovation through Co-creation. The cases of researchers working together with three...

Author(s)
Hoarau, H.; Kline, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2014, 46, pp 44-61
Abstract

Scotland's tourism trade grosses £2.5 billion annually and supports 180,000 jobs; whale-watching is an important part of this activity. Whales and dolphins are the country's number one wildlife attraction and with 11,770 km of coastline the potential for the Scottish industry is huge. In rural...

Author(s)
Woods-Ballard, A. J.; Parsons, E. C. M.; Hughes, A. J.; Velander, K. A.; Ladle, R. J.; Warburton, C. A.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2003, 11, 1, pp 40-55

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