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Tourism is a major global economic sector that is undergoing tremendous growth in emerging economies and is often touted as salient for development and poverty alleviation in developing countries. Tourism is recognized as a highly climate-sensitive sector, one that is also strongly influenced by...

Author(s)
Scott, D.; Gössling, S.; Hall, C. M.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Inc, Hoboken, USA
Citation
Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change (WIRE's), 2012, 3, 3, pp 213-232
Abstract

One of the major implications of climate change for tourism destinations is the potential impact that mitigation policies aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the rapidly growing aviation sector could have on travel costs and tourist mobility. Such impact is particularly salient for...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.; Peeters, P.; Scott, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Third World Quarterly, 2008, 29, 5, pp 873-901
Abstract

Length-of-stay (LOS) is a key parameter in destination management that determines the number of guest nights relative to arrival numbers, with concomitant repercussions for revenue generation and other performance indicators. This article investigates the development of LOS for 32 destinations in...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.; Scott, D.; Hall, C. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2018, 26, 12, pp 2087-2101
Abstract

While studies have examined people's understanding of climate change and its relationship to tourism, these focus largely on developed country populations. Much future tourism growth will come from developing countries following economic development; often countries where climate change will be...

Author(s)
Dillimono, H. D.; Dickinson, J. E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2015, 23, 3, pp 437-454
Abstract

International tourism is portrayed by many agencies and governments as a significant contributor to sustainable development strategies. The economic impacts of international tourism are undoubtedly substantial; however, they need to be framed within a broader understanding of impacts throughout the ...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.; Scott, D.; Gössling, S.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
Sustainable Development, 2013, 21, 2, pp 112-121
Abstract

The evolution of tourism paradigms is reviewed with a focus on developing countries. It is shown that tourism has become of prime economic importance for many developing countries, particularly in small island states. However, as the cash income generated by tourism is mainly derived from visitors...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2000, 8, 5, pp 410-425