Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Life Cycle Analysis in Tourism A Critical Review of Applications and Implications

Tourism is an activity that anyone can take part in, regardless of their age, gender, nationality or level of income. This makes tourism one of the most rapidly developing industries in the world. Despite the number of benefits which tourism produces, it also has significant negative impacts on the...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Filimonau, Viachaslau
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2016, 2016
Edition:1st ed. 2016
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Tourism, environmental impacts and their assessment: an introduction
  • The life cycle thinking approach and the method of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
  • Are there alternatives to the method of LCA in tourism environmental impact appraisal?
  • Implications of LCA for tourism management, policy-making and research
  • Future outlook on the application of LCA in tourism