Virtual Tourism, Carbon Footprint, and Circularity

Myreya De-la-Cruz-Diaz, Aldo Alvarez-Risco, Micaela Jaramillo-Arévalo, Maria F. Lenti-Dulong, Marco Calle-Nole, Maria de las Mercedes Anderson-Seminario, Shyla Del-Aguila-Arcentales

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This chapter aims to analyze the tourism sector globally and the creation of virtual tourism. It is presented along with the previous context of the sector and the damage made by the COVID-19 pandemic. This lens shows how virtual tourism emerged as an alternative to traditional tourism while people worldwide were forced to stay home during the uncertainty of the pandemic. Virtual tourism would be related to the arising environmental tendencies expected to be embraced by the industry companies to make tourism a more sustainable economic activity and, therefore, reduce its carbon footprint through circularity. Finally, it also analyses the possibility of its per durability once the consequences and lags of the pandemic are solved.

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Título de la publicación alojadaEnvironmental Footprints and Eco-Design of Products and Processes
Número de páginas19
EstadoPublicada - 3 abr. 2022

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NombreEnvironmental Footprints and Eco-Design of Products and Processes


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