Resiliency and uncertainty in tourism

Authored by: Tazim Jamal

The Routledge Handbook of Tourism and the Environment

Print publication date:  July  2012
Online publication date:  August  2012

Print ISBN: 9780415582070
eBook ISBN: 9780203121108
Adobe ISBN: 9781136325564

10.4324/9780203121108.ch45

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Abstract

Discourses of resilience and uncertainty are associated with a number of concepts such as vulnerability, recovery, mitigation, adaptation, risk perceptions, resiliency planning and uncertainty management. The chapter addresses these in the context of tourism and the environment, commencing with a look at one of the major uncertainties facing tourism, climate change, and then goes on to address other dimensions. This is followed by a brief look at some institutional efforts to increase resiliency through sustainable (tourism) development and related initiatives. A short case example addressing the issue of collaborative governance and behaviour change is discussed in the latter part of the chapter.

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