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Cover for Rejuvenating paradise: changing products, changing markets and changing visitor behaviour in Mauritius.

This chapter provides a historical overview of tourism development in Mauritius, with emphasis on economic sustainability driven by market concentration in the early stages of tourism development, market diversification in the later stages, increasing concern for environmental sustainability and ...

Author(s)
Prayag, G.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936792)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The Sa people of the island of South Pentecost have staunchly resisted the pressures of modernization through tourism, which is embraced as symbolic of their cultural identity. This is especially true for the annual "first fruits" ritual linked to the yam harvest, gol (or "land dive"), which has...

Author(s)
De Burlo, C.
Publisher
International Thomson Business Press, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and indigenous peoples., 1996, pp 255-276
Abstract

This chapter assesses some acquired ideas on the macroeconomic effects of global tourism. In contrast to current ideas, the chapter establishes that: (1) the alleged global tourist system is difficult to pin down, as an overwhelming number of countries scarcely have a significant travel and tourism ...

Author(s)
Aramberri, J.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Tourism development: issues for a vulnerable industry, 2004, pp 127-152
Abstract

Sustainable tourism and related policies have been an understudied topic within a Mediterranean context despite an increasing number of studies published during the last few years on Mediterranean tourism. This paper explores policies for sustainable tourism development and potential...

Author(s)
Farsari, Y.; Butler, R.; Prastacos, P.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Policy, 2007, 1, 1, pp 58-78
Abstract

This book examines both specific issues and more general problems stemming from the interaction of religion, travel and tourism with hospitality and culture, as well as the implications for site management and interpretation. It explores the oldest form of religious tourism - pilgrimage - from its...

Author(s)
Butler, R.; Suntikul, W.
Publisher
Channel View Publications Ltd, Bristol, UK
Citation
Tourism and religion: issues and implications, 2018, pp 320 pp.
Abstract

This research investigates pro-poor tourism (PPT), which has only been considered in a third world context, in a first world country, determining whether PPT principles are being used to alleviate poverty in a developed location, Glasgow Govan, in Scotland. The research develops and applies a new...

Author(s)
Butler, R.; Curran, R.; O'Gorman, K. D.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2013, 15, 5, pp 443-457
Abstract

This chapter describes how, in Belize and Dominica, sustainable tourism is being taken more seriously, since as relatively recent entry in the tourism sector, ecotourism can be implemented with a less developed infrastructure and involves more local participation, inputs and income. It also notes...

Author(s)
Cater, E.
Publisher
Pinter, London, UK
Citation
Sustainable tourism in islands and small states: case studies., 1996, pp 122-146
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Cover for Sustainable tourism in high-latitude islands: shetland islands.

This chapter reviews the nature of sustainable tourism planning on the Shetland Islands of Scotland. This chapter discusses the nature of tourism planning, control and development on the Shetland Islands, which were recently selected as one of the most sustainable tourism destinations in the world...

Author(s)
Butler, R.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936792)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This chapter identifies some of the problems and prospects associated with adopting ecotourism as a tool for economic development in the Baffin Island community of Pond Inlet, North West Territories, Canada. It is argued that Pond Inlet's tourism product, based around its natural attractions, is an ...

Author(s)
Grekin, J.; Milne, S.
Publisher
International Thomson Business Press, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and indigenous peoples., 1996, pp 76-106
Abstract

This book discusses some present trends in the development of tourism. Part 2 (chapters 2-5) explores some methodological approaches and research issues in tourism, including the application of content analysis and the use of visuals in destination image research. In part 3 (chapters 6-10) the...

Author(s)
Aramberri, J.; Butler, R.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Tourism development: issues for a vulnerable industry, 2004, pp x + 308 pp.

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