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This book presents research into the relationship between self-drive transport and tourism development. It is particularly useful for tourism managers and planners as it provides perspectives and case studies on self-drive tourism in regional Australia, delivering a better understanding of the variety of tourism markets, which use self-drive transport.

by Dean Carson, Iain Waller and Noel Scott

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Drive Tourism: Up the Wall and Around the Bend

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This is a scoping study aimed at identifying contemporary issues for, and barriers and impediments to, tourism investment in Australia.

by Sally Driml, Jacqui Robinson, Aaron Tkaczynski, Larry Dwyer

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Two scoping studies have been integrated into one report to address the issue of climate change and the tourism industry in Australia. 1) Climate Change Policies and Australian Tourism: scoping study of the economic aspects by Peter Forsyth, Larry Dwyer and Ray Spurr. 2) Climate Change and Australian Tourism: a scoping study by Jeremy Buultjens, Nadine White and Steven Willacy.

by Sustainable Tourism CRC

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This research represents the first comprehensive measure of carbon emissions for the tourism sector, both within Australia, and including associated international aviation. It is provided to inform and stimulate discussion, and to assist this, the report provides additional estimates and data to support national policy for the sector.

by Peter Forsyth, Serajul Hoque, Larry Dwyer, Ray Spurr, Thiep Van Ho & Daniel Pambudi

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Dolphin Tourism: Impact of Vessels on the Behaviour and Acoustics of Inshore Bottlenose Dolphins

Categories: Fauna, Oceania, Pacific, Planet, Transportation
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This report contains background information on the dolphin tourism industry, the impacts of vessel-based encounters on the behaviour and acoustics of wild dolphins, and the management of dolphin-human encounters. The report outlines the methods and results of a study investigating the influence of different types of vessels (motor vessel, yacht and kayak) on the behaviour and acoustics of dolphins in a region with relatively low levels of human activities. The results of this study may be used as a baseline for further research in this field where dolphins have had long-term or more intensive exposure to vessels and other human activities. A discussion comparing the findings of this research to other studies is provided, together with recommendations for improvement of current dolphin-watching guidelines and management regulations in Australia.

By Elizabeth R  Hawkins and Don F Gartside

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This study was undertaken as a scoping study for future research into long haul flight issues and to complement the existing forecasting models and the scenario building that is currently underway with respect to Australia’s future tourism directions.

by Peter Murphy, Tracy Harrison-Hill, Lindsay Turner and Yan Zhang

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