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Sustainable Transport and Tourism Destinations Vol: 13

Luca Zamparini
Università del Salento, Italy


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Format:
Hardback
ISBN:
9781839091285
Published:
08 Feb 2021
Publisher:
Emerald Publishing Limited
Dimensions:
312 pages - 152 x 229mm
Series:
Transport and Sustainability

Transport allows tourists to move from their origins to their destinations and within destinations. The increase in tourism, and in connected mobility, has raised sustainability issues in terms of ecological protection and the economic efficiency of competing destinations. This book examines the links between transport, tourism, and sustainability by means of a series of large case studies covering several countries. Themes, frameworks and proposed policies are discussed throughout the book. The concluding chapter of the book takes an explicitly comparative approach and highlights the new contributions that emerge from the case study chapters for both scholars and practitioners.

The Transport and Sustainability series addresses the important nexus between transport and sustainability. It contains volumes dealing with a wide range of issues relating to transport, its impact in economic, social and environmental spheres, and its interaction with other policy sectors. Editors and authors take a wide range of approaches - some volumes are general and some specific in nature, and analyses are advanced from a host of different disciplinary backgrounds and perspectives – but the defining feature is that each contribution is grounded in a firm appreciation of how its contents relate to the broader imperatives associated with transport and sustainability.

Chapter 1. Introduction; Luca Zamparini 
Chapter 2. Changes of transport in cross-border tourist regions in the Polish-Slovak borderland: a (un)sustainable development?; Daniel Michniak , and Marek Więckowski 
Chapter 3. Tourist sustainable mobility at the destination. A case study of a Polish conurbation; Piotr Zientara , Magdalena Jażdżewska-Gutta, and Anna Zamojska
Chapter 4. Walking and Tourism: a stated preference GIS methodology towards the «StreetAdvisor» of tourists in Rome; Edoardo Marcucci, Stefano Carrese , Valerio Gatta, Andrea Gemma, and Michela Le Pira
Chapter 5. Environmental sustainability of city sightseeing cruises: A case study on battery-powered electric boats in Berlin, Germany; Ralph Wahnschafft, and Frank Wolter
Chapter 6. Sustainable tourism mobility in Malta: encouraging a shift in tourist travel behavior through an innovative smartphone app for trip planning; Suzanne Maas, Maria Attard, and Mark Bugeja 
Chapter 7. Tourists, residents and sustainable mobility in islands: the case of Ischia, Italy; Ila Maltese, and Luca Zamparini
Chapter 8. Sources of data to tackle the challenges of public transport provision in seasonal tourist destinations ; Daniel Miravet, Aaron Gutiérrez, and Antoni Domènech
Chapter 9. Validity of repeated applications of TDM measures toward sustainable development in tourism destinations: A case study on managing peak hourly congested traffic after the Formula 1 World Championship Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka; Kazuo Nishii, Kuniaki Sasaki, Masahiro Emori, ken Yokoyama, and Kesuike Saito 
Chapter 10. Cycle tourism as a driver for a sustainable local development. The case of a natural tourist destination in a North-Western area of Italy; Maggi Elena, Crotti D., Grechi D., and Ossola P.
Chapter 11. Proposals for sustainable transport in natural areas: A case study of Teide National Park; Rosa Marina González, and Ángel Simón Marrero 
Chapter 12. Conclusions; Luca Zamparini 
Luca Zamparini is an Associate Professor of Economics and is currently chairing courses in Economics and Tourism Economics at the University of Salento, Italy. He is a coordinator of the cluster on Leisure, Recreation and Tourism for NECTAR (Network on European Communications and Transport Activity Research).

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