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Are Travel and Tourism Environmentally Friendly?

Is It Bad for the Environment to Travel? Almost everyone enjoys traveling. It’s a way to get away from your usual routine, see new natural (and manmade sights), and engage with and learn about an entirely new culture. But travel and tourism, in general, aren’t environmentally friendly; in addition to the massive fuel demands of… Keep Reading


Developing indicators for managing tourism in the face of peak oil

Publication date: 2007-08-30 First published in: Tourism Management Authors: S. Becken Abstract: In its present form, tourism is dependent on the availability of oil and is comparatively oil-intensive. While forecasts for future tourism growth are optimistic, there is also increasing evidence about the imminence of a peak in oil production and the economic effects that… Keep Reading

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