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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
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Cover for Case Study Sri Lanka: Climate change challenges for the Sri Lankan tourism industry.

This chapter examines the potential impacts of climate change on coastal zone tourism in Sri Lanka as well as the government and private-sector attempts to mitigate and adapt to these changes. The chapter begins by providing an overview of the Sri Lankan tourism industry and is followed by the...

Author(s)
Buultjens, J.; Ratnayake, I.; Gnanapala, W. K. A.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Case Study Turkey: Climate change and coastal tourism: impacts of climate change on the Turquoise Coast.

This chapter tries to assess the severity of expected climate change impacts on tourism at the Turquoise Coast (Turkey) and build up an adaptation agenda for the concerned parties. First, sea level rise projections are considered to understand the degree of exposure at the immediate coastal zone. A ...

Author(s)
Demiroglu, O. C.; Akbas, A.; Turp, M. T.; Ozturk, T.; An, N.; Kurnaz, M. L.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 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 ...

Author(s)
Calado, H.; Ng Kiat; Borges, P.; Alves, F.; Sousa, L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935481)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The impact of climate change on reef-based tourism in cairns, Australia - adaptation and response strategies for a highly vulnerable destination.

This chapter presents a synthesis of existing knowledge on anticipated biophysical changes in the Australia's Great Barrier Reef (GBR) due to anthropogenic climate change over the next 10, 40 and 60 years with implications for the reef-based tourism industry based in the Cairns region. On the basis ...

Author(s)
Wilson, R. F.; Turton, S. M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935481)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change and its impacts on tourism: regional assessments, knowledge gaps and issues.

This chapter focuses on the three main areas of research on tourism and climate change, including: (1) emissions of tourism related activities and their contribution to climate change; (2) effects of climate change on tourism; and (3) measures for mitigation and adaptation to the effects of climate ...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935481)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change: risk management issues and challenges.

This chapter discusses the issues and challenges in managing climate change risks brought by tourism and related activities. It is established that the development of new climate prediction models relating to tourism impacts is necessary and it is suggested that they require greater rigour than the ...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935481)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change, tourism and the media: developing a research agenda.

This chapter reiterates the idea widely discussed throughout this book that the impacts of climate change on tourism are potentially important and very diverse. Impacts do and will vary significantly by geographic regions and market segments, not least depending upon the competitors' impacts, and...

Author(s)
Burns, P.; Bibbings, L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935481)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism and climate impact on the North American eastern seaboard.

This chapter examines the shorelines and the coastal plain of the US Eastern Seaboard, their potential response to global climate change and the consequent impact on the expansive tourist industry, which thrives on them.

Author(s)
Hughes, Z.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935481)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for UK Coastal tourism destinations - assessment of perceived climate impacts: issues for destination management, local governance and public policy making.

This article examines the environmental impact of climate change on coastal tourism destinations in the UK, and perceptions of governance and policy making.

Author(s)
Jones, A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935481)
Type
Book chapter

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