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Academic Study of Tourists’ Pro-environmental Behaviour: A Literature Review

Authors : Xiao Yue, Yee Choy-Leong

Published in: Advances in Environmental Sustainability

Publisher: Springer International Publishing

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Abstract

While research on pro-environmental behaviour has garnered considerable attention, little attention has been paid to tourists’ pro-environmental behaviours (TPEB). The concept, dimensional division, and determinants of tourists’ pro-environmental behaviours are discussed in this paper. The study discovered that (1) TPEB research requires additional investigation and that its measurement scale does not adequately account for the unique characteristics of the localised context, (2) the majority of literature overlooks the impact of social interaction on TPEB, (3) additional contextual factors affecting pro-environmental behaviour should be considered, (4) a variety of research methods is urgently needed to study TPEB. Several theoretical viewpoints are necessary to study TPEB development. Future research should use qualitative methodologies to focus on TPEB’s structural dimensions.

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Metadata
Title
Academic Study of Tourists’ Pro-environmental Behaviour: A Literature Review
Authors
Xiao Yue
Yee Choy-Leong
Copyright Year
2023
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-26365-1_9