viii, 311p., Figs., Tables, Maps, App., Bib., Index, 23 cm.
CONTENTS:- 1. Introduction; 2. Climate Change and Its Impacts on Tourism; 3. Assessing Climate for Tourism; 4. WTO Background Paper on Climate Change and Tourism; 5. French Tourism and Climate Change; 6. Climate and Tourism-An Australian Perspective; 7. Impact of Climate Change on Tourism in Caribbean Countries; 8. Sea Level Rise Impact on African Coastal Zones; 9. Climate Change: The Prarries Perspective; 10. Mediterranean Tourism; 11. Climate Change and Tourism in the Mountain Regions of North America; 12. Aviation and Global Climate Change.
Tourism industry is profoundly effected by climatic changes. Global climate change is sever environmental threat in the 21st century. Despite the global economic significance of tourism and the important influence of climate on tourism, the vulnerability of tourism sector to climate change remains to be adequately assessed. In this book attempt has been made to provide to our readers latest and best literature available on the topic, so that the reader can further examine the extent to which climate change may affect the environmental systems and the impacts these changes may have on global tourism.