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The Commonwealth of Dominica is a small Caribbean island nation in the Windward chain of islands. It is attempting to expand an incipient tourism industry based on resources unusual to the Caribbean. The article explores the nature of Dominica's tourist industry and the geographical factors which...

Author(s)
Burnett, G. W.; Uysal, M.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1991, 12, 2, pp 141-145
Abstract

This paper, using isolated island destinations in the Caribbean region as illustrative examples, provides insights into the marketing and management of micro-destination tourism. It explores the strategic issues that should be considered in designing tourism policies for micro states. Strategies...

Author(s)
Reid, S. D.; Reid, L. J.
Publisher
International Business Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Global tourist behavior., 1994, pp 39-60
Abstract

This chapter first presents a brief review of the fundamental characteristics of small-island destinations and then discusses a proposed framework for small-island tourism development. This framework consists of 3 components: a flexible monitoring system; strategic positioning; and sustainability....

Author(s)
Kim KyungHwan; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Praeger Publishers, Westport, USA
Citation
Island tourism and sustainable development: Caribbean, Pacific and Mediterranean experiences, 2002, pp 273-292
Abstract

Tourists' interests in traveling to natural and cultural heritage sites of different destinations in the quest for authenticity have fueled the growth of the cultural tourism industry in such economies. The purpose of the present study is to broaden the understanding of authenticity's various...

Author(s)
Ramkissoon, H.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2010, 15, 5, pp 571-583
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Cover for Sustainable island tourism: competitiveness and quality of life.

This book highlights the characteristics of island tourism development, specifically outlining different impacts on the natural environment and local economy, including its effect on employment, quality of life, culture and traditions, with a set of strategic indicators suggested to plan, monitor...

Author(s)
Modica, P.; Uysal, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645421)
Type
Book
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Cover for Sustainability and tourism development in island territories.

This chapter analyses the concept of sustainability and island tourism development, and includes a case study of a Sardinian island. The case study refers to the island of Sant'Antioco. A small group of entrepreneurs working within tourism and related sectors on the island was involved to test the...

Author(s)
Modica, P.; Uysal, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645421)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rhetoric versus the realities of sustainable tourism: the case of Cyprus.

This chapter offers insights into the paradigm of sustainable tourism by drawing on empirical evidence from the island of Cyprus. Discussion centres on the interplay of destination competitiveness, seasonality and quality of life. The chapter begins by presenting the theoretical background...

Author(s)
Farmaki, A.; Altinay, L.; Yascedilla˜arata, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645421)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Island tourism competitiveness and sustainability in the Maldives.

This chapter investigates the evolution of destination competitiveness factors in the Maldives tourism sector in an era when market sensitivity and volatility have increased in response to economic, political, social and environmental changes and new sources of competition are emerging. It first...

Author(s)
Carlsen, J.; Zulfa, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645421)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Place satisfaction, place attachment and quality of life: development of a conceptual framework for island destinations.

This chapter can be perceived as the first step in the development of a conceptual framework contributing to our understanding of how visitor experiences are shaped by environmental psychological constructs. It develops and proposes a conceptual framework for island destinations, extending the...

Author(s)
Ramkissoon, H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645421)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Stakeholders' perceived impact of wind farms at a tourism destination: a case study of Jeju Island, South Korea.

This chapter explores the opinions of two stakeholder groups (residents and government officials) regarding tourism and wind farm development on Jeju Island. The findings indicate that both stakeholders believe tourism to be a major economic entity on the island. In regard to wind farm development, ...

Author(s)
Lee SeungWoo [Lee, S. W. J. ]
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645421)
Type
Book chapter

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