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The Arctic and sub-Arctic are increasingly subject to environmental change. An important component of such change is biological invasion in which tourism and related transport is increasingly significant. The expansion of the cruise ship and marine expedition market poses substantial threats as a...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.; James, M.; Wilson, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2010, 5, 4, pp 351-364
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Environmental reporting in the cruise industry.

This chapter examines the extent to which cruise lines engage in environmental reporting and what they cover as part of their sustainability initiatives. In addition, in light of growing concerns with the contribution of cruise shipping to climate change the chapter also examines the extent to...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.; Wood, H.; Wilson, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This chapter outlines the growth of the cruise industry and its economic, environmental and social impacts. It traces the evolution of the cruise industry in the Canadian Arctic, and conducts a survey into the characteristics of a sample of passengers on a cruise in this area. It is concluded that ...

Author(s)
Marsh, J.; Staple, S.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Polar tourism: tourism in the Arctic and Antarctic regions., 1995, pp 63-72
Abstract

This chapter outlines the main events that have contributed to the development of Antarctic tourism. Following a brief consideration of motives for travel, the first confirmed tourist visit to a sub-Antarctic island is examined. This exploration reveals that the wanderings of a few intrepid...

Author(s)
Codling, R. J.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Polar tourism: tourism in the Arctic and Antarctic regions., 1995, pp 167-177
Abstract

This chapter explores the sustainability of the scenic cruise industry in Doubtful Sound (New Zealand) in relation to a key wildlife asset, namely, bottlenose dolphins. Sections discuss: (1) industry characteristics; (2) the interactions between boats and dolphins, including violations of the...

Author(s)
Lusseau, D.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Nature-based tourism in peripheral areas: development or disaster?, 2005, pp 246-260
Abstract

There is a growing gap between tourism's rapidly growing greenhouse gas emissions and the sector's 'aspirational' emission reduction targets as well as the international policy consensus to reduce emissions from this and all other sectors of the economy. The transport component is the largest GHG...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.; Scott, D.; Hall, C. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2015, 46, pp 203-212
Abstract

Although the sub-Antarctic islands are sovereign territories, the management strategies brought to bear in visitor management are still relevant to the Antarctic situation and to the broader issues of tourism management in polar regions. This chapter examines the nature of sub-Antarctic tourism,...

Author(s)
Wouters, M.; Hall, C. M.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Polar tourism: tourism in the Arctic and Antarctic regions., 1995, pp 257-276
Abstract

In the Antarctic and sub-Antarctic contexts, tourism is defined as all existing human activities other than those directly associated with scientific research and the normal operations of government bases. This definition covers the activities of commercial tourism operations, non-government...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 1993, 18, 2, pp 13-21

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