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This report highlights the risks that climate change poses for Australia's tourism sector. Following this introduction, Chapter 2 outlines the importance of the tourism industry for Australia's economy and Chapter 3 describes the climate change risks to the industry. Chapter 4 focuses on...

Author(s)
Hughes, L.; Stock, P.; Brailsford, L.; Alexander, D.
Publisher
Climate Council of Australia Limited, Sydney, Australia
Citation
Icons at risk: climate change threatening Australian tourism, 2018, pp iv + 61 pp.
Abstract

Nature-based tourism has been viewed as a large and growing segment of the tourism market. Advocates of nature-based tourism argue its potential to generate income for biodiversity conservation and local economic benefit, while detractors fear a risk of "loving our parks to death". Some recent...

Author(s)
Hardiman, N.; Burgin, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 6, pp 732-745
Abstract

This paper reports on a research project conducted in Sydney, Australia, to evaluate and assess urban tourism environments, including urban national parks, in the context of universal design principles. This research project incorporated all sectors of the tourism industry present within designated ...

Author(s)
Darcy, S.; Cameron, B.; Dwyer, L.; Taylor, T.
Publisher
Parks and Leisure Australia, Bendigo, Australia
Citation
Australasian Parks and Leisure, 2008, 11, 3, pp 28-33
Abstract

Recently established protected areas in Victoria, Australia, include networks of fragmented land units, rather than the traditional model of contiguous landscapes or ecosystem types. This trend presents management challenges including the development of new approaches to interpretation. A review of ...

Author(s)
Black, R.; Thwaites, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Oxfordshire, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2011, 19, 8, pp 971-987
Abstract

This special issue, consisting of 11 papers, examines how and to what extent sustainable tourism could help fulfil the increasing demands now being placed on protected areas (PAs). It aims to critically examine key issues and developments in both the management and research agendas associated with...

Author(s)
Job, H.; Becken, S.; Lane, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 12, pp 1697-1894
Abstract

This special issue is devoted to nature-based tourism in Scandinavia. The issue consists of 11 papers. The first paper develops four propositions for the role of a tour-operator as the driver of innovations in a nature-based tourism case. The second paper investigates the objectives of landowners...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.; Tyrväinen, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2010, 10, 3, pp 173-394
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The chapter presents case studies of indigenous tourism enterprises in a remote rural community and in a protected area in Australia that have worked to contribute to the values of sustainable development for indigenous peoples. The first case study, the 'Gunya Titjikala', is an indigenous tourism...

Author(s)
Trau, A.; Bushell, R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934705)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

In response to research revealing only 21% of protected areas worldwide have 'sound' management practices, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature has introduced The Green List for Protected Areas. A system of certification that has resulted from recognition of the need for global...

Author(s)
Bushell, R.; Bricker, K.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2017, 17, 1, pp 106-120
Abstract

Nature-based tourism is a significant feature of the Australian tourism industry and relies heavily on protected areas. The Blue Mountains National Park is an important drawcard for domestic and international tourists but is recognised as suffering from excess demand. This research investigated the ...

Author(s)
Armstrong, E. K.; Kern, C. L.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2011, 10, 1, pp 21-37
Abstract

This paper uses a mixed, quantitative and qualitative approach to analyze interaction between tourism development and conservation regulations on two World Heritage islands: Fraser Island (Australia) and the Curonian Spit (Lithuania). Both destinations are iconic areas attracting 300,000-400,000...

Author(s)
Povilanskas, R.; Armaitienė, A.; Dyack, B.; Jurkus, E.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2016, 5, 3, pp 260-274

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