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The Pacific Island Countries (PICs) face the most daunting development challenge in the world: they are extraordinarily isolated, very small, and saddled with fragmented markets, inadequate infrastructure, fragile ecosystems, and exceptionally high vulnerability to climate change. While political...

Author(s)
Picciotto, R.
Publisher
Guild of Independent Scholars, East Lansing, USA
Citation
Journal of Asia Pacific Studies, 2018, 4, 4, pp 527-553
Abstract

This paper defines an adaptive policy narrative for the tourism-dependent Caribbean small-island developing states (SIDS), which seeks to balance opportunities and challenges arising from global environmental change. Both volatility and vulnerability are discussed and differentiated in the context...

Author(s)
Perch, L.
Publisher
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), New York, USA
Citation
Policy Research Brief - International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG), 2012, No.36, pp 6 pp.
Abstract

This collection of six papers addresses topics concerning sustainability and tourism, including sustainable management, rural tourism as a sustainable development alternative, the impact of ecotourism on livelihoods, and climate change issues.

Author(s)
George, B.; Korstanje, M. E.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz, Ilheus-Bahia, Brazil
Citation
Cultur: Revista de Cultura e Turismo, 2012, 6, 3, pp 1-10
Abstract

The present study aimed to explore traditional farming and its role in sustainable development of the mountainous area based on the indigenous community of Wutai in Taiwan as a case study. It adopted qualitative methods with an ethnographic orientation, to conduct in-depth interviews, participant...

Author(s)
Ba QingXiong; Lu DauJye; Kuo HwaJen [Kuo, H. J. W. ]; Lai PoHsin
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 10, pp 3370
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
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As climate is not only a valuable tourism resource but also a factor influencing travel experience, estimating climate volatility has implications for sustainable development of the tourism industry. This study develops the Climate Volatility Index (CVI) using a Generalized Autoregressive...

Author(s)
Hwang YunSeop; Kim HyungSik [Kim, H. S. H. ]; Yu Cheon
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 10, pp 3569
Abstract

Irrespective of insights gained from previous studies on the impacts and adaptions associated with climate change; little consideration has been given to the effect of climate change on tourism on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau (QTP). Based on a conceptual framework of the impact of climate change on...

Author(s)
Wang LingEn; Zeng YuXi; Zhong LinSheng
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2017, 9, 9, pp 1539
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What are the processes behind efforts for more sustainable mountain destinations in the German Alps and what are the views of different tourism stakeholders on these processes? The research deals both with threats pushing the agenda of sustainable development (such as climate change and depletion...

Author(s)
Paunović, I.; Jovanović, V.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2017, 9, 2, pp 226
Abstract

The objective of this study was to estimate the contribution from the coastal resources in the coastal region to the national economy for sustainable development. There was no separate data base for the coastal zone so that the contribution from the coastal resources in the coastal region to the...

Author(s)
Kulelİ, T.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 2015, 187, 5, pp 231
Abstract

The availability of time has played a pivotal role in the analysis of tourism. An examination of social theory and time suggests that tourists experience time in multiple ways, which has implications for the traditional temporal and spatial reference frame. This article calls for a better...

Author(s)
Dickinson, J. E.; Peeters, P.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2014, 16, 1, pp 11-21

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