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Climate change could effect wave height – says study

Average wave size is predicted to increase in many parts of the southern hemisphere over the twenty-first century, but decrease in the north, according to an international study on the impact of climate change on oceanic activity. The study, published in Nature Climate Change last month (13 January), predicts a wave height increase of between […]

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The Market for Responsible Tourism Products: with special focus on Latin America and Nepal

The purpose of this study is to provide market data and strategies to assist tourism businesses and networks in Nepal and six Latin American countries (Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru) where SNV is involved in initiatives aimed at strengthening responsible tourism. Broadly stated, this report examines the consumer and industry demand and major […]

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Travelife – Sustainability System

Travelife is a training, management and certification initiative for tourism companies committed to reach sustainability. Operating your business in a socially and environmentally friendly manner makes good business sense!  Both consumer and business demand for sustainable products is growing and the public wants to know how you manage your business. Companies ready to get to […]

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Journal of Sustainable Tourism

There is a growing resource of  research articles on sustainable tourism. The leading academic magazine is the Journal of Sustainable Tourism aimed at advancing critical understanding of the relationships between tourism and sustainable development. The journal publishes theoretical, conceptual and empirical research that explores the economic, social, cultural, political, organisational or environmental aspects of the subject.  […]

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Sustainable Tourism: A Critique

In, Sustainable Tourism Development: A Critique, Zhenhua Liu suggests sustainable tourism has become an increasingly popular field of research since the late 1980s. However, the sustainable tourism debate is patchy, disjointed and often flawed with false assumptions and arguments. This paper is a brief critique of some of the weaknesses in the sustainable tourism literature. […]

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