Assessing weather risk in sun and sand destinations

  title={Assessing weather risk in sun and sand destinations},
  author={Pedro Canales and {\'A}ngel Alcaide Pardo},
This paper studies the impact of climate change on the tourism demand in the Costa de Valencia (Spain) destination. This is a Mediterranean sun and sand destination whose main attraction is the climate. Weather data from 1937-2009 indicate a slow but steady increase in temperatures and a higher frequency of extreme weather events. The study of the effects of temperature on tourism shows that the number of both resident and non-resident tourists is positively related with the temperature… CONTINUE READING

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