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Climate change might lead to large shifts in tourist flows, with large economic implications. This article simulates the effect of future climate change by the 2080s on outdoor international tourism expenditure within Europe. The assessment is based on the statistical relationship between bed...

Author(s)
Amelung, B.; Moreno, A.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Climatic Change, 2012, 112, 1, pp 83-100
Abstract

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently published its fourth assessment report (AR4), representing the current state of knowledge about the causes and impacts of climate change as well as possible options for adaptation and mitigation. This article reviews the place of tourism ...

Author(s)
Amelung, B.; Moreno, A.; Scott, D.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2008, 12, 1, pp 5-12
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Antarctic adventure tourism and private expeditions.

This chapter explores the risks of adventure tourism in Antarctica and their determinants. Recent incidents that have caused concern are discussed. The chapter concludes by exploring the implications of the findings for the current and future development and governance of Antarctic adventure...

Author(s)
Lamers, M.; Stel, J. H.; Amelung, B.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Tourism in Antarctica is rapidly growing and diversifying, which raises concerns about its effects on the environment. Research and policy-making efforts have so far focused on the impacts on Antarctica's own ecosystems, whereas global impacts have all but been ignored. This article presents an...

Author(s)
Amelung, B.; Lamers, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2007, 4, 2/3, pp 121-133
Abstract

Major impacts of climate change have been projected for tourism in Europe. Typically, these projections took general tourism activities such as sight-seeing and their climate requirements as their point of reference. The purpose of this study is to reassess the impact of climate change, by looking...

Author(s)
Moreno, A.; Amelung, B.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Coastal Management, 2009, 37, 6, pp 550-568
Abstract

Tourism is a climate-dependent industry, and many destinations owe their popularity to their pleasant climates during traditional holiday seasons. This article explores the potential implications of climate change for global tourism, with special emphasis on seasonality. Combination of two climate...

Author(s)
Amelung, B.; Nicholls, S.; Viner, D.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2007, 45, 3, pp 285-296