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Climate Change and Coastal Tourism in Ireland

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Cooper, Andrew and Boyd, Stephen (2010) Climate Change and Coastal Tourism in Ireland. In: Disappearing Destinations: Climate Change and the Future Challenges for Coastal Tourism. CAB International, pp. 125-143. ISBN tba [Book section]

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Abstract

This chapter assesses coastal tourism for the whole island of Ireland (Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland), addressing first the context in which tourism occurs, the nature of visitor flows and change, the mix of visitor attraction and the position coastal tourism attractions and beaches play in overall visitor choice,and the economic benefi ts of tourism. Coastal regions as tourist space are discussed. Present climate and future changes are discussed and the effect of suchchanges on coastal regions and tourism products is assessed.

Item Type:Book section
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
Ulster Business School
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Environmental Sciences
Ulster Business School > Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management
Research Institutes and Groups:Environmental Sciences Research Institute
Environmental Sciences Research Institute > Coastal Systems
ID Code:15835
Deposited By:Professor Andrew Cooper
Deposited On:27 Sep 2010 14:34
Last Modified:15 Jun 2011 11:17

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