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Cover for Assessing the climate change risk of a coastal-island destination.

This chapter begins with a brief review of the coverage on coastal tourism in the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report, including the relative state of knowledge regionally and identified knowledge gaps. The discussion then outlines the multiple and interdependent impacts of climate change that must be...

Author(s)
Scott, D.; Verkoeyen, S.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Case Study Malta: Climate change and tourism: risks, hazards and resilience - an island perspective.

This chapter focuses on current strategic management issues that are critical to the growing complexity of relationships between global tourism, predicted climate change and policies for tourism destination management using Malta as a case example. The chapter presents a broad assessment of key...

Author(s)
Jones, A.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Case Study Bangladesh: Addressing climate change effects on coastal tourism in St Martin's Island of Bangladesh.

This chapter assesses the problems and challenges brought by climate change to coastal tourism on St Martin's Island, Bangladesh. Potential management solutions for tourism practices are also explored.

Author(s)
Hassan, A.; Rahimi, R.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Case Study Vietnam: Climate change vulnerability assessment of coastal tourism in Cu Lao Cham Island.

This chapter assesses the vulnerability of coastal tourism to climate change in Cu Lao Cham Island, Vietnam. It identifies 'beach-storm' and 'snorkelling-coral bleaching' as the two most important activity-hazard subsystems of concern. A number of adaptation solutions are suggested to mitigate...

Author(s)
Truong, V. D.; Anh Le
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biotic resistance and island susceptibility hypotheses.

The biotic resistance hypothesis sensu stricto is also known as the diversity-invasibility hypothesis. It proposes that ecosystems with high biodiversity are more resistant against non-native species than ecosystems with lower biodiversity. It is a classic hypothesis of the field and our systematic ...

Author(s)
Jeschke, J. M.; Debille, S.; Lortie, C. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647647)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism management in warm-water island destinations: systems and strategies.

This volume focuses on the management of tourism in island environments, particularly in the Caribbean. The first part of the book (chapters 2-5) is about resources for islands, including transport and hospitality, and demand for islands. This part addresses the core resources of tourism products...

Author(s)
McLeod, M.; Croes, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390929)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Overview of tourism in warm-water island destinations.

This chapter presents a framework for the book including the terms and concepts regarding warm-water island tourism, a rationale for the book, and its structure. The chapter outlines island tourism management and island tourism research and suggests a refocus on issues of benefit, access and...

Author(s)
McLeod, M.; Croes, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390929)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Island travel transportation.

This chapter concerns island travel and transport. The chapter considers air transportation in relation to islands and highlights the policies under which islands utilize travel and transport services that support tourism. Of particular consideration are the various types of transport services and...

Author(s)
Vanderpool-Wallace, V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390929)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourist motivation and demand for islands.

This chapter sheds light on the characteristics that determine the demand for island tourism, by assessing the motivational and economic aspects of tourists choosing to visit island destinations. The chapter focuses on the various demand models that are suitable for islands that are smaller in size ...

Author(s)
Croes, R.; Ridderstaat, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390929)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Island hospitality, services and businesses.

This chapter considers the nature of hospitality services on Caribbean islands and the changing types of tourists that warrant new approaches to ensure business success. The chapter focuses on the emerging dynamic of both 'new tourists' and millennials and identifies the implications of these...

Author(s)
Crick, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390929)
Type
Book chapter

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