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Climate Change and Tourism: Responding to Global Challenges.
No abstract. Prepared for United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Madrid, Spain.
Preferred climates for tourism: case studies from Canada, New Zealand and Sweden.
Climate has an important influence on the travel decisions of tourists. This paper reviews the distinct lines of inquiry that have been used to examine the influence of climate on tourist decision… Expand
Conservation of Biodiversity in a Changing Climate
*Center for Applied Biodiversity Science, Conservation International, Washington, D.C, 20037, U.S.A.†Climate Change Research Group, Ecology and Conservation, National Botanical Institute, Cape Town,… Expand
A second generation climate index for tourism (CIT): specification and verification
- C. Freitas, D. Scott, G. McBoyle
- Environmental Science, Medicine
- International journal of biometeorology
- 1 May 2008
Climate is a key resource for many types of tourism and as such can be measured and evaluated. An index approach is required for this task because of the multifaceted nature of weather and the… Expand
Climate change and the distribution of climatic resources for tourism in North America.
Tourism is a major sector of the global economy, and it is strongly influenced by climate. At some travel destinations, climate represents the natural resource on which the tourism industry is… Expand
Will the Mediterranean Become “Too Hot” for Tourism? A Reassessment
Climate, particularly temperature, is one of the most important resources of a tourist destination. With projected climate change in the twenty-first century, this attribute of tourism destinations… Expand
Weather and Climate Information for Tourism
The tourism sector is one of the largest and fastest growing global industries and is a significant contributor to national and local economies around the world. The interface between climate and… Expand
Implications of climate and environmental change for nature-based tourism in the Canadian Rocky Mountains: A case study of Waterton Lakes National Park
Abstract In western North America, Rocky Mountain national parks represent a major resource for nature-based tourism. This paper examines how climate change may influence park tourism in the Rocky… Expand
Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in the Tourism Sector: Frameworks, Tools and Practice
Climate change adaptation in the ski industry
Regardless of the success of climate change mitigation efforts, the international community has concluded that societies around the world will need to adapt to some magnitude of climate change in the… Expand