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Since the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in 1992 in Rio de Janeiro, sustainable development became an important issue. Sustainable development often focuses on a single sector or parameter such as tourism, energy supply, water management, different aspects of nature...

Author(s)
Wezel, A.; Weizenegger, S.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Environment, Development and Sustainability, 2016, 18, 3, pp 717-737
Abstract

Geoparks are areas where sites of international geological significance are managed with a holistic concept of sustainable development. Although the geoparks concept is implemented in many European countries, it is still not well known. The current research aims to clarify how the geoparks concept...

Author(s)
Nikolova, V.; Sinnyovsky, D.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2019, 29, pp 141-147
Abstract

This article explores the time-varying causal nexus between tourism development and economic growth for the top 10 tourist destinations in the world, namely China, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, the Russian Federation, Spain, Turkey, the UK and the United States of America, over the period...

Author(s)
Shahbaz, M.; Ferrer, R.; Shahzad, S. J. H.; Haouas, I.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Applied Economics, 2018, 50, 24, pp 2677-2697
Abstract

Assessment of future precipitation responses is crucial for various sectors which include tourism, agriculture, and energy yield. The study is focused on South Germany and aims to analyse the future spatio-temporal responses of annual and seasonal precipitation. Future precipitation data were...

Author(s)
Paparrizos, S.; Schindler, D.; Potouridis, S.; Matzarakis, A.
Publisher
IWA Publishing, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Water and Climate Change, 2018, 9, 3, pp 490-499
Abstract

This paper examines the empirical validity of the tourism-led growth hypothesis in the top ten tourist destinations in the world (China, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Russia, Spain, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States) using the quantile-on-quantile (QQ) approach and a new index of...

Author(s)
Shahzad, S. J. H.; Shahbaz, M.; Ferrer, R.; Kumar, R. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 60, pp 223-232
Abstract

The aim of this special issue is to help both researchers and practitioners to develop a critical understanding of niche tourism and green tourism strategies, policies, and practices from around the globe. The special issue brings together work from a range of disciplines and perspectives to...

Author(s)
Luppicini, R.; Brisson, G.
Publisher
IGI Global, Hershey, USA
Citation
International Journal of Social Ecology and Sustainable Development (IJSESD), 2015, 6, 2, pp iv-v, 1-116
Abstract

Outdoor recreation destinations have to develop strategies for sustainable development that include the conservation of biodiversity, adaptation to climate change and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by using renewable energies. Using participatory spatial scenarios (describing a timeline...

Author(s)
Lupp, G.; Syrbe, R. U.; Heuchele, L.; Renner, C.; Siegrist, D.; Konold, W.
Publisher
Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Naturschutz und Landschaftsplanung, 2014, 46, 11, pp 336-344
Abstract

GPS tracking is a common empirical research method to gain information about human mobility behavior. Based on the recorded GPS trajectories it is possible to analyze and explain motion spatially, and temporally. More comprehensive explanations of specific movement patterns require the coupling...

Author(s)
Spangenberg, T.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Information Technology and Tourism, 2014, 14, 4, pp 317-346
Abstract

Since biological diversity decisively influences the character of landscapes there is a close relationship between a high biological diversity and preferred recreational landscapes. Particularly for protection areas touristic activities and climate change are complex and interactive challenges....

Author(s)
Lupp, G.; Heuchele, L.; Konold, W.; Renner, C.; Pauli, P.; Siegrist, D.
Publisher
Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Naturschutz und Landschaftsplanung, 2013, 45, 3, pp 69-75
Abstract

This paper uses the data envelopment analysis (DEA) technique tool to explore the efficiency of various sectors in the Spanish economy. The findings demonstrate that Spain's public sector is inefficient in using capital and labour. By contrast, however, the country's finance sector is the most...

Author(s)
Hadad, S.; Hadad, Y.; Malul, M.; Rosenboim, M.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, 2012, 8, 1, pp 13-22

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