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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...

Author(s)
Jones, A.; Phillips, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935481)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
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 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 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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Case Study Iceland: Climate change and tourism sustainability and its effects on Icelandic coastal destinations.

This chapter focuses on Iceland, aiming to encapsulate the climate change debate within the context of coastal tourism destinations. It looks at the climate change effects on Iceland, the adaptation and responses to climate change as well as the compensations provided by climate change. Also...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Case Study Barbados: Policy, practice and science: perspectives on climate change and tourism in Barbados - conflict or congruence?

This chapter presents the most recent climate model projections for Barbados, focusing on the implications for tourism planning. The knowledge, attitudes and practices of tourism stakeholders on the west coast are analysed to determine the extent to which they are ready, willing and able to adapt...

Author(s)
Cumberbatch, J.; Nurse, L.; Francis, K.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Case Study Mexico: Riviera Maya - how is the Riviera Maya tourism industry dealing with climate change? An overview of non-climatic stressors that determine the destination's vulnerability to climate change.

The present research has reviewed policy reports and undertaken 16 interviews with tourism stakeholders in the Riviera Maya (Quintana Roo, Mexico) to study the extent to which stakeholders perceive policies and strategies on climate change to be factors that determine the ability of a destination...

Author(s)
Santos-Lacueva, R.; Clavé, S. A.; Saladié, Ò.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter

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