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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...


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Climate change - coral reefs and dive tourism in South-east Asia.

This chapter discusses the implications of global climate change on dive tourism in South East Asia, focusing on the Coral Triangle sites of Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines and Thailand. These implications will differ according to the nature of the reefs in the area under consideration, the type of diving on the reefs and the adaptive capacity of the communities and countries in which the diving takes place.

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: 9 (Page no: 111) Climate change and coastal tourism in the Azores Archipelago. Author(s): Calado, H. Ng Kiat Borges, P. Alves, F. Sousa, L.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 125) Climate change and coastal tourism in Ireland. Author(s): Cooper, J. A. G. Boyd, S. W.
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.