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Cover for Global climate change and coastal tourism: recognizing problems, managing solutions and future expectations.

This book aims to update the last volume, Disappearing Destinations (2011), and presents new cases that discuss current threats and consequences of climate change predictions on coastal tourism destinations. In this context, predicted changes and implications for management and policy at such...

Author(s)
Jones, A.; Phillips, M.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction - coastal tourism and climate change: current narratives and discourse.

This is an introduction to a book focusing on the contemporary current strategic management issues that are critical to the growing complexity of relationships between global tourism, predicted climate change and policies for tourism coastal management. The recognition and identification of the...

Author(s)
Jones, A.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Integrated Coastal Zone Management: policy evolution and effective implementation?

This chapter describes climate change, coastal processes and shoreline management and, using international examples, show the evolution of Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM). ICZM strategies from high level to operational implementation will then be focused through the lens of a case study...

Author(s)
Phillips, M. R.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate change and tourism sustainability - the Red Queen Theory: tourists as climate refugees.

This chapter encapsulates the climate change debate within the context of coastal tourism destinations throughout the world, providing examples of some of the threats and advantages for such significant changes. It also indicates that the Red Queen Theory seems suited to the current debates on...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate change and its impacts on coastal tourism: regional assessments, gaps and issues.

This chapter presents regional assessments of the threats posed by climate change to coastal tourism, and emphasizes some of the factors that make regional and destination level analysis so important yet, at the same time, challenging.

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Assessing the climate change risk of a coastal-island destination.

This chapter begins with a brief review of the coverage on coastal tourism in the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report, including the relative state of knowledge regionally and identified knowledge gaps. The discussion then outlines the multiple and interdependent impacts of climate change that must be...

Author(s)
Scott, D.; Verkoeyen, S.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Case Study Ireland: Coastal tourism and climate change in Ireland.

This chapter focuses on the transformation of Ireland's coastline from a tourism perspective, addressing first the context in which tourism occurs, the nature of visitor flows and change, the mix of visitor attraction and the position coastal tourism attractions and beaches play in overall visitor...

Author(s)
Cooper, J. A. G.; Boyd, S. W.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Case Study Italy: The tourism management of climate change in the Mediterranean region: adaptation strategies in Sardinia and Sicily.

This chapter focuses on the issue of climate change adaptation in Mediterranean coastal destinations, attempting to answer the following research questions. (1) How are the tourism firms changing/adapting their decisions and strategies to respond to the climate change challenges, particularly in...

Author(s)
Cannas, R.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Case Study Portugal: Addressing tourism development and climate change in small Atlantic islands: the case of the Azores.

This chapter addresses the impact of climate change on coastal tourism in the Azores and, in particular, discusses whether the EU and regional climate change policies are reasonable and feasible at a local scale for the Azores. The chapter first presents background information on the Azores and an...

Author(s)
Calado, H.; Borges, P.; Ng Kiat; Vergílio, M.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Case Study Malta: Climate change and tourism: risks, hazards and resilience - an island perspective.

This chapter focuses on current strategic management issues that are critical to the growing complexity of relationships between global tourism, predicted climate change and policies for tourism destination management using Malta as a case example. The chapter presents a broad assessment of key...

Author(s)
Jones, A.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter

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