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This paper examines the similarities and differences in demand for coastal and marine tourism activities and experiences from three European markets. Long-haul travellers from the United Kingdom and Germany in 1996 (n=1200) and The Netherlands in 1993 (n=1125) were studied using archival survey...

Author(s)
Moscardo, G.; Pearce, P.; Green, D.; O'Leary, J. T.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2001, 9, 3, pp 212-227
Abstract

The Netherlands is currently experiencing rapid tourism growth, with Amsterdam being the main destination. Academics widely discuss the impact of tourism on the environment, the economy and society, and stress the need for sustainable tourism development. Eight semi-structured interviews were...

Author(s)
Noordeloos, T.
Publisher
NISC - Routledge, Grahamstown, South Africa
Citation
Research in Hospitality Management, 2018, 8, 2, pp 133-141
Abstract

The purpose of this special issue is to provide a range of alternative tourism futures and directions in order to challenge present perspectives in an informed, thoughtful and considered way. Eight papers look at the future of sustainable tourism, literary festival tourism, family tourism, the ...

Author(s)
Yeoman, I.; Postma, A.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2014, 39, 3, pp 293-452
Abstract

Humans are transforming the coastal and marine tourism environment at an ever-increasing rate. Concurrently, the multiple amenities and natural resources of coastal zones and the reality of population growth contribute to omnipresent tourism user conflicts. This results in social, wicked, and super ...

Author(s)
Miller, M. L.; Auyong, J.; Szuster, B. W.; Needham, M. D.; Orams, M. B.; Wilks, J.; Lück, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2017, 12, 3/4, pp 139-263
Abstract

Eco-innovations that reduce carbon emissions help advance sustainability transitions in tourism. This article examines the analytical potential of actor-network theory (ANT) to study eco-innovation. ANT assumes that reality consists of actor-networks made of human and non-human elements that...

Author(s)
Buijtendijk, H.; Blom, J.; Vermeer, J.; Duim, R. van der
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2018, 26, 7, pp 1222-1240
Abstract

This issue presents 10 papers that explore avenues for behaviour change by various stakeholders in tourism and transport in order to bridge the science-policy gap in sustainable mobility. The papers deal with, among others: the role of researchers in the sustainable mobility debate, and their...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 3, pp 317-505
Abstract

This study, part of an R&D project with Dutch tour operators, assessed Dutch consumer preferences towards a carbon label for holiday trips. A general survey (n=504) assessed the perceived importance of a CO2 label to consumers. To determine the preferred design, two focus groups (n=15) followed by...

Author(s)
Eijgelaar, E.; Nawijn, J.; Barten, C.; Okuhn, L.; Dijkstra, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 3, pp 398-411
Abstract

Tourism is perceived as an appropriate solution for pursuing sustainable economic growth due to its main characteristics. In the context of sustainable tourism, gamification can act as an interface between tourists (clients), organisations (companies, NGOs, public institutions) and community, an...

Author(s)
Negruscedilla˜a, A. L.; Toader, V.; Sofică, A.; Tutunea, M. F.; Rus, R. V.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2015, 7, 8, pp 11160-11189
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Cover for Reinventing coastal health tourism through lifestyle sports: the complexities of kiteboarding in practice.

The main question addressed in this chapter is how the practices of kiteboarding seem to be connected to and are challenged by other practices in the light of using kiteboarding for coastal health tourism reinvention in Zeeland, the Netherlands. To answer this question, exploratory findings on the...

Author(s)
Derriks, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The use of fossil energy is one of the major environmental problems associated with tourism and travel. Consequently, the need to limit fossil energy use has been highlighted as a precondition for achieving sustainable tourism development. However, tourism is also one of the most important...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.; Peeters, P.; Ceron, J. P.; Dubois, G.; Patterson, T.; Richardson, R. B.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Ecological Economics, 2005, 54, 4, pp 417-434

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