Tourists and attitudes to air-conditioning in the tropics

Bromberek, Zbigniew (1999) Tourists and attitudes to air-conditioning in the tropics. Climate Research, 13 2: 141-147. doi:10.3354/cr013141

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Author Bromberek, Zbigniew
Title Tourists and attitudes to air-conditioning in the tropics
Journal name Climate Research   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0936-577X
Publication date 1999-10-26
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.3354/cr013141
Open Access Status File (Publisher version)
Volume 13
Issue 2
Start page 141
End page 147
Total pages 7
Editor M. Ando
G. Esser et al.
Place of publication Oldendorf, Germany
Publisher Inter-Research
Collection year 1999
Language eng
Abstract A survey of tourists visiting Cairns in northern Australia showed significant dissatisfaction with the indoor climate conditions provided. The rationale for a year-round fully controlled environment is questioned when, in the hot and humid weather of the tropical summer, almost half of the surveyed tourists did not perceive these conditions to justify the use of air-conditioners. Responses in the survey suggest that tourists' needs in this respect are markedly different from those perceived to exist by tourist resort developers and operators.
Keyword Environmental Sciences
Meteorology & Atmospheric Sciences
Q-Index Code C1
Institutional Status UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
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