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Pandemics, tourism and global change: a rapid assessment of COVID-19
Why COVID-19 is an analogue to the ongoing climate crisis, and why there is a need to question the volume growth tourism model advocated by UNWTO, ICAO, CLIA, WTTC and other tourism organizations are discussed.
Climate Change and Tourism: Responding to Global Challenges.
No abstract. Prepared for United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Madrid, Spain.
Tourism and water use: supply, demand, and security. An international review.
Pandemics, transformations and tourism: be careful what you wish for
Abstract Disease outbreaks and pandemics have long played a role in societal and economic change. However, the nature of such change is selective, meaning that it is sometimes minimal and, at other…
Climate change and the skiing industry in southern Ontario (Canada): exploring the importance of snowmaking as a technical adaptation
The winter tourism industry has been repeatedly identified as potentially vulnerable to global climate change. Climate change impact assessments of ski areas in Australia, Europe and North America…
A second generation climate index for tourism (CIT): specification and verification
- C. Freitas, D. Scott, G. McBoyle
- Environmental ScienceInternational journal of biometeorology
- 1 May 2008
A theoretically sound and empirically tested method that integrates the various facets of climate and weather into a single index called the Climate Index for Tourism (CIT), which rates the climate resource for activities that are highly climate/weather sensitive, specifically, beach ‘sun, sea and sand’ holidays.
Weather and Climate Information for Tourism
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…
Why sustainable tourism must address climate change
- D. Scott
- 1 January 2011
This opinion piece examines Weaver's thesis that sustainable tourism's current expanding engagement with climate change may not necessarily be conducive to the interests of tourism sustainability. It…