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23 Think Tank XVI In Search of a New Mindset to Underpin Tourism Develop... file 1107 Jul 01, 2016

Despite widespread recognition of the importance of all tourism stakeholders adopting sustainability attitudes and practices, with a huge descriptive and prescriptive literature highlighting ‘best practice’, things seem to be getting worse....

Author: Larry Dwyer & Verity Anne Greenwood 

Year: 2016 

22 Think Tank XVI New approach on creating shared value in corporate soc... file 1137 Jul 01, 2016

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) to manage environmental, social and economic impacts has been widely researched in tourism. However, there is criticism of the lack of non-western, local perspectives in tourism planning and management,...

Author: Gabrielle McGinnis & Tamara Young & Mark Harvey 

Year: 2016 

21 Think Tank XVI The role of sustainability communication in the attitu... file 1206 Jul 02, 2016

The extensive growth of the tourism sector entails both beneficial economic contribution and negative environmental and socio-economic impacts. In order to protect the resources tourism is based upon, greater levels of sustainability are ne...

Author: Christina Tölkes 

Year: 2016 

20 Think Tank XVI The influence of environmental attitudes and concerns ... file 1349 Jul 02, 2016

This study investigates environmental attitudes and concerns of Germans tourists towards climate change. Furthermore it analyses if there are attempts to neutralise air travel emissions by means of voluntary carbon-offsetting. Past research...

Author: Isabell Wulfsberg, Dirk Reiser, Volker Rundshagen & Nicolai Scherle 

Year: 2016 

19 Think Tank XVI Tourists’ attitude towards and willingness to pay for ... file 1355 Jul 02, 2016

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Author: Isabel Lissner & Marius Mayer 

Year: 2016 

18 Think Tank XVI Challenges to attaining “Accessible Tourism for All” i... file 1364 Jul 01, 2016

Although the discussion on Accessible Tourism has increased in intensity over the past 20 years, and by now there are even a few examples of Good Practices being implemented, it nevertheless must be pointed out that this approach is not yet ...

Author: Andreas Kagermeier 

Year: 2016 

17 Think Tank XVI Values, Sustainability and Destination Choice Decision... file 1365 Jul 01, 2016

The sustainability concept has become popular after it was first used in almost three decades ago in what is now a renowned report, Our Common Future by Brundtland’s World Commission on Environment and Development (WCED 1987). Although much...

Author: Ercan Sirakaya-Turk, Seyhmuz Baloglu & Haywantee Rumi Ramkissoon 

Year: 2016 

16 Think Tank XVI Analysing CSR Practices in Food Operations: A case stu... file 1447 Jul 01, 2016

Food consumption is seen by most tourists as an important part of their holiday and tourism often takes place in ecologically, socially and culturally sensitive destinations. Through food consumption, it is not only possible to support heal...

Author: Dagmar Lund-Durlacher, Hannes Antonschmidt & Klaus-Peter Fritz 

Year: 2016 

15 Think Tank XVI Assessing the sustainability reporting of a JSE compan... file 1563 Jul 02, 2016

The world is changing into a place where broader spectra of responsibilities are now being embraced. A significant realisation has grown throughout the world that the Earth’s natural resources are scarce. Industrialisation and economic grow...

Author: Candice Hunter & Kevin Mearns 

Year: 2016 

14 Think Tank XVI Crowdsourcing – New Ways of an efficient Corporate Soc... file 1841 Jul 02, 2016

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Corporate Sustainability (CS) play a more and more crucial role in the development of hotel business. A study of the French hotel company Accor shows, that sustainability is a determining factor of ...

Author: Matthias Straub 

Year: 2016 

13 Think Tank XVI Adoption and diffusion of sustainability in tourism an... file 1963 Jul 02, 2016

This study explores why family firms adopt social and ecological policies that go beyond regulations, which includes hard (e.g., law; Berrone et al., 2010) or soft (e.g., certificates; Rivera, 2002) regulations. To accomplish this, the stud...

Author: Johanna Zanon, Andreas Kallmuenzer, William Nikolakis & Mike Peters 

Year: 2016 

12 Think Tank XVI Responsible High Performance Sport Travel – Opportunit... file 2110 Jul 02, 2016

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Author: Kerstin Heuwinkel 

Year: 2016 

11 Think Tank XVI Third sector organisations and stakeholders in tourism... file 2151 Jul 02, 2016

This paper identifies and explains roles, functions and structures in visitor management of protected areas in nature-based tourism in New Zealand. Establishing the benefits and disadvantages arising from the implementation of any particula...

Author: Julia N. Albrecht 

Year: 2016 

10 Think Tank XVI Towards Sustainable Tourism: Whatfactors most influenc... file 2155 Jul 02, 2016

Tourism is a major activity for some Mediterranean economies. While the growth of tourism over the last few decades has had many positive effects, it has also harmed the environment when this growth has not been planned in a sustainable way...

Author: Arayeh Afsordegan, Mar Vila, NúriaAgell, Mónica Sánchez 

Year: 2016 

9 Think Tank XVI SWOT Analysis of Social Entrepreneurship in Enterprises file 2163 Jul 02, 2016

Social Enterprise is known as a non-profit action aiming social benefits. Social entrepreneurship, on the other hand, is social actions which create permanent and sustainable values by offering innovative perspectives to find solutions fors...

Author: Sema Alimoğlu Özkan & Ali Şükrü Çetinkaya 

Year: 2016 

8 Think Tank XVI Communicating sustainability values of wine producers file 2268 Jul 02, 2016

This paper examines visual design language used in the New Zealand wine industry to communicate values of sustainability. The contribution critically discusses how industry values are physically manifested in and communicated through imager...

Author: Tobias Danielmeier 

Year: 2016 

7 Think Tank XVI The Concept of Corporate Social Responsibility: An ove... file 2358 Jul 02, 2016

In the tourism industry, whilst some companies have taken active steps towards Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), others are yet to adopt a responsible approaching to business. According to Betz (2010), CSR is a relatively new concept i...

Author: Susanne Reimann & Sandro Carnicelli 

Year: 2016 

6 Think Tank XVI Tourists vs Tour operators Preferences for CSR Policie... file 2422 Jul 02, 2016

There is an increasing concern for environmental and social issues among international travelers. As a consequence, many tourist corporations have been exploring the implementation of Social Responsibility (SR) policies as a tool to gain co...

Author: Jorge E. Araña, Gianluca Goffi & Carmelo J. León 

Year: 2016 

5 Think Tank XVI Navigating Evolving Global Trends in Financial Crime: ... file 2509 Jul 02, 2016

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Author: Verity Anne Greenwood 

Year: 2016 

4 Think Tank XVI The Act of Giving – Understanding CSR in Myanmar in a ... file 3401 Jul 02, 2016

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Author: Nicole Häusler & Kathrin Dischereit 

Year: 2016 

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