Beach, sun and surf tourism

Neil Lazarow, Mike Raybould, David Anning

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)
17 Downloads (Pure)

Abstract

Beaches are arguably the most valuable of coastal tourism assets. Around beaches, communities develop and tourism markets expand, often resulting in intimate human interaction with diverse environments. This chapter provides an overview of economic research on beach and surf recreation and tourism in existing and expanding markets, including a description of the techniques most commonly used to estimate the economic impact and value of beach recreation and some of the challenges around developing accurate estimates of use and value. Better understanding of the drivers and values for beach and surf tourism is an important consideration for optimal management of coastal tourism and recreation assets. This is brought into sharper focus as a result of the frontline exposure of many of these assets to the impacts of climate change. The importance, utility and benefit of beach valuation studies are highlighted through two detailed cases that demonstrate the use of a range of techniques and applications. The authors conclude the chapter with a discussion on the rationale for the development of a framework to more accurately identify and value beach and surf tourism and recreation assets and how it might best be applied to improve management outcomes.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook of Tourism Economics: Analysis, New Applications and Case Studies
EditorsC A Tisdell
Place of PublicationSingapore, United States
PublisherWorld Scientific Publishing
Chapter17
Pages361-389
Number of pages29
ISBN (Electronic)9789814327084
ISBN (Print)9789814327077
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2013

Fingerprint

Tourism
Assets
Recreation
Coast
Rationale
Economic research
Optimal management
Climate change
Economic value
Economic impact
Interaction

Cite this

Lazarow, N., Raybould, M., & Anning, D. (2013). Beach, sun and surf tourism. In C. A. Tisdell (Ed.), Handbook of Tourism Economics: Analysis, New Applications and Case Studies (pp. 361-389). Singapore, United States: World Scientific Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814327084_0017
Lazarow, Neil ; Raybould, Mike ; Anning, David. / Beach, sun and surf tourism. Handbook of Tourism Economics: Analysis, New Applications and Case Studies. editor / C A Tisdell. Singapore, United States : World Scientific Publishing, 2013. pp. 361-389
@inbook{26009445d59743a5a25f10c2ec69ac4e,
title = "Beach, sun and surf tourism",
abstract = "Beaches are arguably the most valuable of coastal tourism assets. Around beaches, communities develop and tourism markets expand, often resulting in intimate human interaction with diverse environments. This chapter provides an overview of economic research on beach and surf recreation and tourism in existing and expanding markets, including a description of the techniques most commonly used to estimate the economic impact and value of beach recreation and some of the challenges around developing accurate estimates of use and value. Better understanding of the drivers and values for beach and surf tourism is an important consideration for optimal management of coastal tourism and recreation assets. This is brought into sharper focus as a result of the frontline exposure of many of these assets to the impacts of climate change. The importance, utility and benefit of beach valuation studies are highlighted through two detailed cases that demonstrate the use of a range of techniques and applications. The authors conclude the chapter with a discussion on the rationale for the development of a framework to more accurately identify and value beach and surf tourism and recreation assets and how it might best be applied to improve management outcomes.",
author = "Neil Lazarow and Mike Raybould and David Anning",
year = "2013",
month = "1",
day = "1",
doi = "10.1142/9789814327084_0017",
language = "English",
isbn = "9789814327077",
pages = "361--389",
editor = "Tisdell, {C A }",
booktitle = "Handbook of Tourism Economics: Analysis, New Applications and Case Studies",
publisher = "World Scientific Publishing",
address = "Singapore",

}

Lazarow, N, Raybould, M & Anning, D 2013, Beach, sun and surf tourism. in CA Tisdell (ed.), Handbook of Tourism Economics: Analysis, New Applications and Case Studies. World Scientific Publishing, Singapore, United States, pp. 361-389. https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814327084_0017

Beach, sun and surf tourism. / Lazarow, Neil; Raybould, Mike; Anning, David.

Handbook of Tourism Economics: Analysis, New Applications and Case Studies. ed. / C A Tisdell. Singapore, United States : World Scientific Publishing, 2013. p. 361-389.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

TY - CHAP

T1 - Beach, sun and surf tourism

AU - Lazarow, Neil

AU - Raybould, Mike

AU - Anning, David

PY - 2013/1/1

Y1 - 2013/1/1

N2 - Beaches are arguably the most valuable of coastal tourism assets. Around beaches, communities develop and tourism markets expand, often resulting in intimate human interaction with diverse environments. This chapter provides an overview of economic research on beach and surf recreation and tourism in existing and expanding markets, including a description of the techniques most commonly used to estimate the economic impact and value of beach recreation and some of the challenges around developing accurate estimates of use and value. Better understanding of the drivers and values for beach and surf tourism is an important consideration for optimal management of coastal tourism and recreation assets. This is brought into sharper focus as a result of the frontline exposure of many of these assets to the impacts of climate change. The importance, utility and benefit of beach valuation studies are highlighted through two detailed cases that demonstrate the use of a range of techniques and applications. The authors conclude the chapter with a discussion on the rationale for the development of a framework to more accurately identify and value beach and surf tourism and recreation assets and how it might best be applied to improve management outcomes.

AB - Beaches are arguably the most valuable of coastal tourism assets. Around beaches, communities develop and tourism markets expand, often resulting in intimate human interaction with diverse environments. This chapter provides an overview of economic research on beach and surf recreation and tourism in existing and expanding markets, including a description of the techniques most commonly used to estimate the economic impact and value of beach recreation and some of the challenges around developing accurate estimates of use and value. Better understanding of the drivers and values for beach and surf tourism is an important consideration for optimal management of coastal tourism and recreation assets. This is brought into sharper focus as a result of the frontline exposure of many of these assets to the impacts of climate change. The importance, utility and benefit of beach valuation studies are highlighted through two detailed cases that demonstrate the use of a range of techniques and applications. The authors conclude the chapter with a discussion on the rationale for the development of a framework to more accurately identify and value beach and surf tourism and recreation assets and how it might best be applied to improve management outcomes.

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=84974578051&partnerID=8YFLogxK

U2 - 10.1142/9789814327084_0017

DO - 10.1142/9789814327084_0017

M3 - Chapter

SN - 9789814327077

SP - 361

EP - 389

BT - Handbook of Tourism Economics: Analysis, New Applications and Case Studies

A2 - Tisdell, C A

PB - World Scientific Publishing

CY - Singapore, United States

ER -

Lazarow N, Raybould M, Anning D. Beach, sun and surf tourism. In Tisdell CA, editor, Handbook of Tourism Economics: Analysis, New Applications and Case Studies. Singapore, United States: World Scientific Publishing. 2013. p. 361-389 https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814327084_0017