Eyes wide shut? UK consumer perceptions on aviation climate impacts and travel decisions to New Zealand

  title={Eyes wide shut? UK consumer perceptions on aviation climate impacts and travel decisions to New Zealand},
  author={Scott Cohen and James E. S. Higham},
  journal={Current Issues in Tourism},
  pages={323 - 335}
The purview of climate change concern has implicated air travel, as evidenced in a growing body of academic literature concerned with aviation CO2 emissions. This article assesses the relevance of climate change to long-haul air travel decisions to New Zealand for UK consumers. Based on 15 semi-structured open-ended interviews conducted in Bournemouth, UK during June 2009, it was found that participants were unlikely to forgo potential travel decisions to New Zealand because of concern over air… 
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