A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Study of Sustainab...
||9246 ||Jun 26, 2014 |
Emerging tourist destinations can challenge ecological, economic, social, and quality of life barriers. These issues draw attention towards the consequences of increasing complexity that are often found as a tourist marketing system grows an...
Author: Sarah Duffy & Larry Dwyer
OPA: 2014 Outstanding Paper Award Winner
Cultural values in sustainable tourism: Conflicts betw...
||8604 ||Oct 13, 2013 |
This paper evaluates cultural conflicts between indigenous groups, recreation users and management agencies over the appropriate amenity use of protected areas in the USA, Australia and New Zealand. It assesses both social values conflicts ...
Author: Heather Zeppel
OPA: 2009 Outstanding Paper Award Winner
Envisioning Sustainable Tourism Futures: An Evaluation...
||8127 ||Oct 13, 2013 |
Methods for researching the future have grown both in variety and rigour, offering new opportunities for understanding sustainable tourism. This paper discusses the value of futures research as a tool for envisioning and planning sustainable...
Author: Pierre Benckendorff
OPA: 2007 Outstanding Paper Award Winner
Using Tourism to Build Social Capital in Communities: ...
||7685 ||Nov 06, 2013 |
Despite considerable discussion about how tourism could or should contribute to sustainable destination development, there is little evidence that the practice of tourism planning or development has altered in any significant way in the last...
Author: Gianna Moscardo, Andrea Schurmann, Elena Konovalov & Nancy G. McGehee
Slow Travellers - Who Are They, and What Motivates Them?
||6920 ||Nov 06, 2013 |
Tourism’s contribution to global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is estimated to be around 5% and is forecast to grow rapidly, to around 16% of global emissions by 2020. Future strategies for mitigation must address the levels of demand for t...
Author: Derek Robbins & Jaedong Cho
OPA: 2012 Outstanding Paper Award Winner
Stakeholder involvement, culture and accountability in...
||6616 ||Oct 13, 2013 |
Following its historical rise and fall, America’s first industrialized polluted landscape garnered federal and local support to remedy its near destruction. Today, the Blackstone Valley is a pragmatic example of translating theory into pract...
Author: Robert Billington, Veronica Cadoppi & Natalie Carter
OPA: 2006 Outstanding Paper Award Winner
Environmental Training and Measures at Scandic Hotels,...
||6381 ||Dec 01, 2013 |
Hotels are traditionally geared towards providing a high-level of comfort and entertainment, as well as a broad spectrum of services, often without giving much concern to associated environmental or socio-economic impacts. Hotel companies ty...
Author: Paulina Bohdanowicz, Branko Simanic & Ivo Martinac
OPA: 2004 Outstanding Paper Award Winner
Crisis Communications and Tourism Recovery Strategies ...
||5985 ||Oct 13, 2013 |
This paper describes the application of lessons and processes gleaned from previous crises and disasters to the tourism recovery process for the Maldives following the tsunami of December 26 th , 2004. An assessment of existing literature as...
Author: Jack Carlsen
OPA: 2005 Outstanding Paper Award Winner
The Managing Local Tourism Master Class: Communicating...
||4959 ||Oct 14, 2013 |
The aim of this paper is to describe an action-based research project entitled the Management Local Tourism Master Class (MLTMC) and to discuss the merits of this extension tool in building sustainable tourism management practices across loc...
Author: Dianne Dredge, Emma-Jane Ford & Michelle Whitford
OPA: 2010 Outstanding Paper Award Winner
A Framework for Work-Life Balance Practices in the Tou...
||4298 ||Oct 13, 2013 |
This paper addresses the key issues surrounding the debate over work-life balance. It provides an overview of current thinking in the general work environment, with specific focus on the issue within the tourism industry. This paper present...
Author: Margaret Deery & Leo Jago
OPA: 2008 Outstanding Paper Award Winner
Active community participation in nature conservation ...
||3262 ||Jul 27, 2015 |
This paper provides a conceptual framework of community- based nature conservation and tourism (CBC-T). The following themes are guiding discussions in this study, i.e.: land rights of local communities in and around protected areas; communi...
Author: Jones Muzirambi & Kevin Mearns
OPA: 2015 Outstanding Paper Award Winner
Can Direct Communication at the Point of Consumption R...
||1217 ||Jan 07, 2019 |
Key words: food waste, food signage, sustainability, experiment
Author: Hannes Antonschmidt & Dagmar Lund-Durlacher
Sustainable Tourism on a Mass Tourism Island: An Explo...
||1099 ||Oct 23, 2019 |
Key words: sustainable tourism, mass tourism, sustainable urban development, environmental sustainability Page: 86-114 Sustainable Tourism on a Mass Tourism Island.pdf Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ ta...
Author: Kate Devor Leuhusen