Carbon mitigation by environmentally certified tourism operators

Zeppel, Heather and Beaumont, Narelle (2011) Carbon mitigation by environmentally certified tourism operators. In: Building Business Communities: Justice, Performance and Change Creating a Sustainable Scholarly Community Colloquia, 9 Nov 2011, Brisbane, Australia.

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Abstract

This paper reports on carbon mitigation by environmentally certified Queensland tourism enterprises (n=83). The survey results profile attitudes to climate change, emissions auditing, carbon mitigation actions, and motives for emissions reduction. The main reasons for carbon actions were marketing climate friendly tourism, attracting green tourists, and cost savings.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: USQ conference - Paper 3. Authors retain copyright.
Depositing User: Associate Professor Heather Zeppel
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business and Law - School of Management and Marketing
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2012 23:11
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 00:53
Uncontrolled Keywords: carbon mitigation; eco-efficiency; green practices; tourism SMEs; Queensland
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 14 Economics > 1402 Applied Economics > 140216 Tourism Economics
05 Environmental Sciences > 0501 Ecological Applications > 050101 Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1506 Tourism > 150604 Tourism Marketing
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): D Environment > 96 Environment > 9603 Climate and Climate Change > 960302 Climate Change Mitigation Strategies
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/20100

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