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Island tourism: sustainable perspectives.

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Chapter 5 (Page no: 54)

Tourism and sustainability in the Lakshadweep Islands.

This chapter describes tourism to the ecologically fragile Lakshadweep Islands of the Indian Ocean, which considers the development of tourism in the islands within the context of sustainability. Through an examination of the structural and developmental features of Lakshadweep tourism, the chapter seeks to identify specific development and management patterns, if any, and to explore potential strategies for promoting sustainability-oriented tourism in the Lakshadweep Islands.

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Chapter: 4 (Page no: 38) Managing tourism on Green Island, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park: conservation, commerce and compromises. Author(s): Zeppel, H.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 72) The risk of climate change for tourism in the Maldives. Author(s): Becken, S. Hay, J. Espiner, S.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 87) Host and guest perceptions of tourism impacts in island settings: a Malaysian Perspective. Author(s): Fathilah Ismail King, B. Ihalanayake, R.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 103) Island casino development: an antithesis of socioculturally sustainable tourism. The cases of St Croix and Christmas Island. Author(s): Liburd, J. Carlsen, J.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 118) Social sustainability of tourism in a culture of sensuality, sexual freedom and violence: Trinidad and Tobago. Author(s): Coomansingh, J.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 129) Sustainable host-guest interactions on islands: bruny and magnetic islands. Author(s): Moyle, B. Croy, G. Weiler, B.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 140) Sustainable tourism in high-latitude islands: shetland islands. Author(s): Butler, R.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 157) Rejuvenating paradise: changing products, changing markets and changing visitor behaviour in Mauritius. Author(s): Prayag, G.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 171) Sustainable island tourism: the case of Okinawa. Author(s): Kakazu, H.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 186) Tourism in Mediterranean Islands: a comparative analysis. Author(s): Ruggieri, G.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 197) Sustainable tourism transportation in Hawaii: a holistic approach. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Nguyen, D. N.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 215) Planning for sustainable island tourism development in the Maldives. Author(s): Zulfa, M. Carlsen, J.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 228) Conclusions and implications for sustainable island tourism. Author(s): Butler, R. Carlsen, J.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Marketing, Events and Tourism, Business School, University of Greenwich, London, UK.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2011
  • ISBN
  • 9781845936792
  • Record Number
  • 20113094482