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This paper seeks to understand the complex values held by those involved in Protected Area and World Heritage stewardship. Using IUCN Protected Area categories, a values framework is developed and applied to demonstrate how values guide stewardship in protected areas. In-depth interviews with key...

Author(s)
Liburd, J. J.; Becken, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 12, pp 1719-1735
Abstract

The current growth in Chinese outbound tourism is phenomenal, yet relatively little research has paid heed to issues related to how Chinese tourists overcome challenges before and during their trips. This study surveyed 463 Chinese tourists in Queensland, Australia to explore Chinese outbound ...

Author(s)
Jin Xin; Wu Lei; Becken, S.; Ding PeiYi
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of China Tourism Research, 2016, 12, 3/4, pp 374-393
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

Despite preoccupation in the literature with tourism decline and rejuvenation there is limited research and theoretical frameworks to understand the impact a dominant resources sector has on tourism and its ability to rejuvenate. Grounded in transformation theory, this research explores the...

Author(s)
Moyle, C. J.; Moyle, B. D.; Becken, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2017, 42, 4, pp 422-435