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Disappearing destinations: Climate change and future challenges for coastal tourism.

Book cover for Disappearing destinations: Climate change and future challenges for coastal tourism.


This book with two key parts discusses threats and consequences of climate predictions on coastal tourism destinations. Chapters 1 to 7 explore the theoretical and contextual frameworks of climate change processes and their general relationship with coastal tourism destinations. Such concepts for example evaluate the relationship and juxtaposition between climate change and tourism and explore eme...


Chapter 9 (Page no: 111)

Climate change and coastal tourism in the Azores Archipelago.

This chapter addresses the impact of climate change on coastal tourism in the Azores and, in particular, discusses whether the EU-wide climate change policies are economically reasonable and feasible at a local scale for the Azores. The chapter presents a background study of the Azores, an overview of coastal tourism in the Azores, climate change and its associated effects in the Azores, the impacts of climate change on coastal tourism quality in the Azores, climate change policies, impacts and current effort of the Azores in combating climate change, and finally conclusions and recommendations.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction - disappearing destinations: current issues, challenges and polemics. Author(s): Jones, A. Phillips, M.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 10) Climate change and its impacts on tourism: regional assessments, knowledge gaps and issues. Author(s): Hall, C. M.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 30) Managing the coastal zone: learning from experience? Author(s): Phillips, M.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 47) Definitions and typologies of coastal tourism beach destinations. Author(s): Williams, A.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 66) Climate change: risk management issues and challenges. Author(s): Jenkins, I.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 82) Climate change - law, environment and tourism. Author(s): Osborne, P.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 90) Climate change, tourism and the media: developing a research agenda. Author(s): Burns, P. Bibbings, L.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 99) Climate change and the Mediterranean southern coasts. Author(s): Anfuso, G. Nachite, D.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 125) Climate change and coastal tourism in Ireland. Author(s): Cooper, J. A. G. Boyd, S. W.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 144) Climate change - coral reefs and dive tourism in South-east Asia. Author(s): Dearden, P. Manopawitr, P.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 161) Tourism and climate impact on the North American eastern seaboard. Author(s): Hughes, Z.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 177) Would you like ice with that? Antarctic tourism and climate change. Author(s): Jabour, J.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 191) UK Coastal tourism destinations - assessment of perceived climate impacts: issues for destination management, local governance and public policy making. Author(s): Jones, A.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 203) Grand Isle, Louisiana: a historic US Gulf coast resort adapts to Hurricanes, subsidence and sea level rise. Author(s): Meyer-Arendt, K. J.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 218) Impact of climate change on island tourism - the Balearic Islands: impacts, vulnerability and critical management issues. Author(s): Moreno, A.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 233) The impact of climate change on reef-based tourism in cairns, Australia - adaptation and response strategies for a highly vulnerable destination. Author(s): Wilson, R. F. Turton, S. M.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 254) Disappearing destinations: recognizing problems - meeting expectations - delivering solutions. Author(s): Jones, A. Phillips, M.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • CIBIO - Research Centre in Biodiversity and Genetics Resources, Department of Biology/Geography Section, University of Azores, 9500-855 Ponta Delgada, Portugal.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2011
  • ISBN
  • 9781845935481
  • Record Number
  • 20103379670