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, Volume 40, Issue 3, pp 328–331 | Cite as

Tourism Under Climate Change: Will Slow Travel Supersede Short Breaks?

  • Ralf Buckley
Synopsis

Climate change is affecting the tourism industry through many different mechanisms (Weaver 2011; Gössling, 2002, 2007; Berrittella et al. 2005; Hall and Higham 2005; Peeters 2005; Dubois and Ceron 2006; Becken and Hay 2007; Buckley 2008; UNWTO-UNEP-WMO 2008; Gössling et al. 2009). These include: environmental changes and human responses at tourist destinations and countries of origin (Koenig and Abegg 1997; Harrison et al. 1999; Maddison 2001; Elsasser and Buerki 2002; Lise and Tol 2002; Scott et al. 2006, 2008; Buckley 2008; Wolfsegger et al. 2008; Moore 2010; Eugenio-Martin and Campos-Soria 2010); mitigation and offset measures (Gössling et al. 2007; Tol 2007; Brouwer et al. 2008; Hall 2008; Broderick 2009; Ceron and Dubois 2009; Gössling 2009, 2010; Haites 2009; Peeters et al. 2009; Scott et al. 2010); and changes in travel patterns due to increased financial and social costs of travel (Oum et al. 1992, 1993; Sykes and Thomas 2006; Amelung et al. 2007; Mayor and Tol 2007; Hares et...

Keywords

Human Mobility Emission Trading System Travel Pattern Slow Transport Package Holiday 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.International Centre for Ecotourism ResearchGriffith UniversityGold CoastAustralia

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