TIES Members Research Papers

TIES Members Research Papers

Research Papers by TIES Members

Title: Climate change and tourism in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (2012)
Author: Heather Zeppel, University of Southern Queensland
Abstract: Climate change and tourism in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Current Issues in Tourism, 15(3), 287-292.

 

Title: The New Green Age: Carbon Mitigation by Queensland Tourism Enterprises (2012)
Author: Heather Zeppel & Narelle Beaumont, University of Southern Queensland
Abstract: Australian Government Tourism Agencies (ACSBD) Working Paper No. 4. The ACSBD working paper series presents research on business, environmental and socio-economic aspects of sustainability.

 

Title: Climate Change and Global Tourism: A Research Compendium (2011)
Author: Heather Zeppel, University of Southern Queensland
Abstract: Australian Government Tourism Agencies (ACSBD) Working Paper No. 3. The ACSBD working paper series presents research on business, environmental and socio-economic aspects of sustainability.

 

Title: Green Tourism Futures: Climate Change Responses by Australian Government Tourism Agencies (2011)
Author: Heather Zeppel & Narelle Beaumont, University of Southern Queensland
Abstract: Australian Government Tourism Agencies (ACSBD) Working Paper No. 2. The ACSBD working paper series presents research on business, environmental and socio-economic aspects of sustainability.

 

Title: Climate Change and Australian Tourism: A Research Bibliography (2011)
Author: Heather Zeppel & Narelle Beaumont, University of Southern Queensland
Abstract: Australian Government Tourism Agencies (ACSBD) Working Paper No. 1. The ACSBD working paper series presents research on business, environmental and socio-economic aspects of sustainability.

 

Title: Ecotourism in Action: Viking Village Makes a Difference (2010)
Author: Helle Sorensen, Metropolitan State College of Denver
Abstract: No culture is more grossly misunderstood and underappreciated than the Vikings. Few visitors realize that even though the Vikings were simple people, they were surprisingly effective and advanced.

 

Title: Tourism Certification in the USA (2010)
Author: Dr. Kelly Bricker and Jeremy Schultz, TIES, University of Utah
Abstract: This study provides an overview of the current status of statewide certification programs in the USA. Presently, there are over 20 statewide active programs, and these were selected as a focus of this study.

 

Title: Begging the Question: The Dilemma of Tourism and Street Children (2010)
Author: Cynthia Ord, University of the Balearic Islands
Abstract: This paper examines the relationship between tourism and begging street children in destinations. It looks at one empirical study that has been made on the topic in Madagascar, and reviews travel guides and online travel information for advice to travelers about how to address begging and street children.

 

Title: Voluntourism: Give a Little, Gain a Lot (2010)

Authors: Merriah Michel, Dan Miller and Stephen Cheung, Georgian College Research Analyst Program
Abstract: Voluntourism is the practice of individuals going on a nonpaid working holiday for the purpose of volunteering themselves to worthy causes.

 

Title: Contribution of Volunteer Tourism to Organic Farms: An analysis of the WWOOF exchange in Canada (2010)
Author: Cynthia Ord, University of the Balearic Islands
Abstract: WWOOF (Worldwide Opportunites on Organic Farms) is a non-commercial network of organizations that facilitate volunteer work on organic farms all over the world.

 

Title: Tourism in Romania and Human Resources (2009)
Author: Mirela Mazilu, University of Craiova
Abstract: Hospitality and tourism represent a profession, and to understand hospitality and tourism means to have certain skills, requiring training and experience in the field.

 

Title: Sustainable Energy Solutions Guide for Minnesota Resorts (2009)
Author: Andrea Schuweiler, University of Minnesota
Abstract: In 2007, the State of Minnesota passed legislation to develop a Travel Green Program in order to increase environmental practices of Minnesota tourism businesses and connect consumers to businesses implementing green practices.

 

 

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