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Destination island effects: A theoretical framework for the environmental impact assessment of human tourism activities

Authors
  • Li, Gang
  • Yang, Xinjun
  • Liu, Qian
  • Zheng, Fang1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
  • 1 College of Urban and Environmental Sciences
  • 2 Northwest University
  • 3 Institute of Earth Environment
  • 4 Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • 5 School of Resources and Environment
  • 6 Ningxia University
Type
Published Article
Journal
Tourism Management Perspectives
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2013
Accepted Date
Dec 07, 2013
Volume
10
Pages
11–18
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.tmp.2013.12.001
Source
Elsevier
Keywords
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Abstract

•We present a theoretical framework for tourism environmental impact assessment.•Destination island effects are prevalent throughout most of the crowded destinations.•A definite correlation exists between DIEs and the total volume of tourist flows.•The tree-ring method is a viable measurement of tourism environmental impacts.

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