Climate change and tourism: an overview

Pang, Sharon F.H., McKercher, Bob, and Prideaux, Bruce (2013) Climate change and tourism: an overview. Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 18 (1-2). pp. 4-20.

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Abstract

This paper presents an overview of the relationship between tourism and global climate change. On the one hand, the tourism industry may be one of the greatest economic victims of climate change. Yet, on the other hand, the broader tourism sector is also a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. This study traces the evolution of academic interest in tourism and climate change. Growth in this area has tracked growth in interest in climate change in general, with tourism-related papers representing consistently about 0.5% of the published research on climate change.

Item ID: 28306
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1741-6507
Keywords: climate change, tourism, tourist, consumer
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2013 05:26
FoR Codes: 15 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 1506 Tourism > 150603 Tourism Management @ 100%
SEO Codes: 90 COMMERCIAL SERVICES AND TOURISM > 9003 Tourism > 900301 Economic Issues in Tourism @ 100%
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