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Despite the growth of tourism in the Caribbean, sustainable tourism studies of island societies remain fragmented and inconsistent. In this article, we provide a critical inquiry into sustainability and resilience in small island tourism economies in the Caribbean from an emic perspective,...

Author(s)
Peterson, R. R.; Harrill, R.; Dipietro, R. B.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2017, 22, 3, pp 407-419
Abstract

Island studies and tourism studies have overlapping interests, but there was little interaction between them. This article seeks to facilitate a convergence between the two fields. Taking its cue from island studies, the article investigates the role of the metaphors of 'heaven' and 'hell,' in the...

Author(s)
Cohen, E.
Publisher
Faculty of Economics, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Acta Turistica, 2017, 29, 1, pp 7-31
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Cover for Resilience and tourism in remote locations: Pitcairn Island.

This chapter examines the vulnerability of small island developing states such as the Pitcairn Islands, and how their adaptive capacity to changing circumstances is important in achieving the goal of sustainable livelihood. The chapter discusses Pitcairn's current political and socio-economic...

Author(s)
Amoamo, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Resilience and tourism in islands: insights from the Caribbean.

This chapter makes the case for the competitive advantage of small island economies as tourism destinations. It argues that the social and economic fabric of small island jurisdictions - which includes a canny disposition towards occupational multiplicity by the local labour force - breeds a form...

Author(s)
Alberts, A.; Baldacchino, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648330)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Tourism is an unusually important economic sector for the Small Island Development States (SIDS). Islands are the second most visited destinations after historic cities. The SIDS tourism is usually dependent on foreign investment and in the form of All-Inclusive (AI) system. Few studies have...

Author(s)
Mitchell, J.; Li ShiNa
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, 2017, 9, 2, pp 182-200
Abstract

The use of municipal solid waste (MSW) for energy generation is an important paradigm shift in municipal solid waste management (MSWM). The concept of waste-to-energy (WTE) is consistent with the basic principles of waste hierarchy set by the European Commission in environmental agenda. WTE became...

Author(s)
Arbulú, I.; Lozano, J.; Rey-Maquieira, J.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 2017, 72, pp 916-921
Abstract

The purpose of this regional spotlight is to consider the state of Caribbean tourism and changes that are needed to improve the benefits to be derived from the tourism sector in the region. For a region that is heavily dependent on tourism, the Caribbean has been lagging behind in spreading tourism ...

Author(s)
McLeod, M.; Lewis, E. H.; Spencer, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2017, 6, 1, pp 1-4
Abstract

Biological invasions have become one of the main drivers of habitat degradation and a leading cause of biodiversity loss in island ecosystems worldwide. The spread of invasive species poses a particular environmental threat on the islands of the Mediterranean Basin, which are hot spots of...

Author(s)
Celesti-Grapow, L.; Bassi, L.; Brundu, G.; Camarda, I.; Carli, E.; D'Auria, G.; Guacchio, E. del; Domina, G.; Ferretti, G.; Foggi, B.; Lazzaro, L.; Mazzola, P.; Peccenini, S.; Pretto, F.; Stinca, A.; Blasi, C.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Plant Biosystems, 2016, 150, 5, pp 1119-1133
Abstract

Although academic literature has examined sport events in urban and rural communities, there is limited research on the forces and dynamics that influence the sustainability of sport events in islands. Cyprus represents a small island developing state with an embryonic event industry, which poses...

Author(s)
Ziakas, V.; Boukas, N.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2016, 20, 4, pp 537-563
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the links between climate finance and tourism adaptation development. Besides increasing adaptation and mitigation efforts to limit greenhouse gas emissions, climate change remains a major challenge in the twenty-first century and...

Author(s)
Nascimento, D. V. do
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2016, 8, 5, pp 593-605

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