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Island tourism: sustainable perspectives.

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This book exemplifies the ecological, social and economic perspectives of sustainable island tourism development. The book consists of 15 chapters presented in three parts. Cases in this book include cold water islands in the Atlantic and Southern Oceans, as well as islands in the more popular warmer climes of the Mediterranean, Caribbean, and the Pacific and Indian Oceans.


Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introducing sustainable perspectives of island tourism. Author(s): Carlsen, J. Butler, R.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 11) Aliens in an ancient landscape: rabbits, rats and tourists on Macquarie Island. Author(s): Jabour, J.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 26) From sand mining to sand bashing in about 30 years: a difficult journey towards sustainable tourism for Fraser Island. Author(s): Cooper, M. Erfurt-Cooper, P.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 38) Managing tourism on Green Island, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park: conservation, commerce and compromises. Author(s): Zeppel, H.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 54) Tourism and sustainability in the Lakshadweep Islands. Author(s): Kokkranikal, J. Baum, T. O. M.
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.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Curtin University, Western Australia, Australia.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2011
  • ISBN
  • 9781845936792
  • Record Number
  • 20113094518