Revived Originals – A proposal to deal with cultural overtourism
In this paper, the authors propose the concept of ‘Revived Originals’: identically reproductions of heavily visited historical sites in a suitable other location. This strategy would offer greater protection for vulnerable historic sites.
- Air Pollution and Tourism: Evidence from G20 Countries
- This paper examines the effect of carbon dioxide (CO2) and particulate matter (PM2.5) emissions on tourist arrivals in a panel of G20 countries. Using annual data from 1995 to 2014 and a series of panel data models, the research suggest that the growth of both CO2 and PM2.5 emissions adversely affects international tourist arrivals.
- The Relationship between a Country’s Level of Tourism and Environmental Performance
- This paper examines the impact of the level of tourism on greehouse gas emissions on a global level using data from 1995 to 2016. The findings indicate that countries that rely more heavily on tourism as a percentage of GDP, have more tourism arrivals, and have higher tourism density actually have lower amounts of GHG emissions and better environmental performance.
- Environmental Attitudes and Tourist Satisfaction in Overloaded Natural Protected Areas
- This paper researches whether positive attitudes toward the natural environment lead to higher levels of satisfaction in the visitation of natural protected areas.
- On the carrying capacity and the optimal number of visitors in tourism destinations
- In this paper, the author argues that determining the optimal number of visitors in a destination (a number lower than its carryong capacity) makes long term sustainable growth possible.