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This paper presents a framework for a green economy transition in tourism destinations. While the literature has suggested many models to guide sustainable tourism, very few studies have investigated the green economy in a tourism context. The main distinguishing factor between the green economy...

Author(s)
Law, A.; Lacy, T. de; Lipman, G.; Jiang Min
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 295-305
Abstract

Due to increasing interest in wildlife tourism, there is a growing need to consider the balance between use and protection of wildlife. Mutual exchange and acceptance of research results between different academic disciplines, such as wildlife ecology and tourism research, has until recently been...

Author(s)
Granquist, S. M.; Nilsson, P. Å.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 471-478
Abstract

This special volume (consisting of 24 articles, in addition to an introduction) considers the state of research and practice in sustainable tourism. The articles are organised into four thematic areas of research: community and multi-stakeholder perspectives on sustainability in tourism; business...

Author(s)
Budeanu, A.; Miller, G.; Moscardo, G.; Ooi, C. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 285-539
Abstract

Experience shows that the implementation of sustainability programs can be problematic, particularly for small businesses that dominate sectors such as tourism. A cluster approach can provide a clearer path to sustainability while also offering support and savings on resources and cost. This paper...

Author(s)
McLennan, C. J.; Becken, S.; Watt, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 348-357
Abstract

This paper extends the Richie, Crouch (2000) model on destination competitiveness by introducing a set of sustainability indicators and testing their role in explaining the competitiveness of a tourism destination. The model is tested on a unique dataset of small Italian "Destinations of...

Author(s)
Cucculelli, M.; Goffi, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 370-382
Abstract

Previous studies demonstrate the role of firm capabilities in the adoption of environmental innovations and sustainability measures. However there remains a gap in understanding how particular combinations of capabilities may give rise to different patterns of innovation adoption across firms in...

Author(s)
Pace, L. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 409-420
Abstract

In this paper, we propose broadening the concept of tourism's carbon footprint to include not only emissions embodied in tourism consumption but also emissions linked to the investments of the tourism sector. The measure proposed, the whole carbon footprint, implies allocating the emissions linked...

Author(s)
Cadarso, M. Á.; Gómez, N.; López, L. A.; Tobarra, M. Á.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 529-537
Abstract

In a current stage of 'Arctic fever', former representations of Greenland as 'cool' are increasingly joined by 'hot' scenarios based on an assumption of the nation as a 'climate winner'. Using examples from the exhibition 'Possible Greenland' at the Venice Architectural Biennale of 2012, this paper ...

Author(s)
Ren, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 442-450
Abstract

There are approximately 1500 commercial tour boat operators in Australia with a combined fleet of approximately 3800 vessels - the majority offer marine fishing, sailing or diving tours. Most of the fishing tour boat operators employ fewer staff and use smaller vessels than the dive and sail tour...

Author(s)
Byrnes, T.; Buckley, R.; Howes, M.; Arthur, J. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 383-398
Abstract

Tourism is an activity with great potential in Portugal. At a time of economic crisis, tourism is seen as an opportunity to boost the economy and provide sustainable economic growth. This strategic path based on Tourism has to be accomplished in order to make better use of the economic advantages,...

Author(s)
Robaina-Alves, M.; Moutinho, V.; Costa, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 520-528

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