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Small island tourism economies (SITEs) vary in their size, land area, location, narrow resource bases, economic development, overwhelming reliance on tourism and consistent inflow of foreign direct investment for economic growth. Small island tourism economics differ in their ethnic diversity,...

Author(s)
Shareef, R.; McAleer, M.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2005, 7, 6, pp 313-333
Abstract

This study investigates how the decrease in tourism demand in 2009 resulting from the global economic crisis impacted on employment, income opportunities and the livelihood of poor and vulnerable groups as well as on the capacity of households to cope with such shocks. The study combines a...

Author(s)
Steiner, C.; Richter, T.; Dörry, S.; Neisen, V.; Stephenson, M. L.; Lemma, A. F.; Mitchell, J. G. B.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Economic crisis, international tourism decline and its impact on the poor, 2012, pp 286 pp.
Abstract

This report locates the all-inclusive holiday within the global tourism industry, before asking: who goes on an all-inclusive holiday and why? It also considers traditional destination choices and gives an overview of all-inclusive tourism around the globe through five case studies of countries...

Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2014, No.9, pp 48 pp.
Abstract

Tourism is a crucial source of employment, foreign exchange and revenue for most small island developing states (SIDS) and many other small states. This report explores the key issues concerning how tourism might facilitate inclusive growth. It provides detailed analysis of both the direct and...

Author(s)
Hampton, M. P.; Jeyacheya, J.
Publisher
Commonwealth Secretariat, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and inclusive growth in small island developing states, 2013, pp 104 pp.
Abstract

It is noted that the concept of tourism-led socioeconomic development is neither new nor peculiar to South Africa. The paper draws on the international experience of the Malindi-Mombasa coastal development corridor in Kenya, the Goa Coast of India, the Kulu Valley and Bhutan in the Himalayas, the...

Author(s)
Koch, E.; Beer, G. de; Elliffe, S. (
Citation
Development Southern Africa, 1998, 15, 5, pp 907-915
Abstract

Begins by considering why there is a particular interest in nature-based tourism in developing countries and then raises some issues needing resolution when considering the development of nature tourism in LDCs. It is noted that the type of tourism a country can develop economically depends on its...

Author(s)
Tisdell, C.
Publisher
University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Citation
Working Paper - Economics, Ecology and the Environment, School of Economics, University of Queensland, 2013, No.190, pp 36 pp.
Abstract

This article discusses the consequences of marine tourism in Seychelles, Mauritius, Madagascar and the Maldives. The importance of environmental management for sustainable marine tourism development are considered. A discussion on the importance of monitoring the marine tourism environment using...

Author(s)
Sathiendrakumar, R.
Publisher
Science Publications, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Applied Sciences, 2002, 2, 7, pp 739-741
Abstract

This research note investigates the role of tourism investment on tourism development and CO2 emissions in a panel of 10 major tourism countries (Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Cape Verde, Fiji, Maldives, Malta, Seychelles, St. Lucia and Vanuatu). The results show that the growth of tourism investment...

Author(s)
Alam, M. S.; Paramati, S. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2017, 66, pp 213-215
Abstract

This chapter reports on general trends in ecotourism, including the findings of the World Ecotour 1997 conference. The explosive growth of ecotourism at a national level is illustrated through brief case studies of three Indian Ocean countries: Australia, the Maldives, and Kenya. It is suggested...

Author(s)
Dowling, R. K.; Wood, J. C.
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
Tourism and economic development: case studies from the Indian Ocean Region, 2003, pp 42-62
Abstract

This book discusses the wide range of problems and issues raised by the increasing significance of tourism in the Indian Ocean region. These issues and proposed policies are examined theoretically in the first section of this book (chapters 1-5). Comparative empirical case studies from Australia,...

Author(s)
Ghosh, R. N.; Siddique, M. A. B.; Gabbay, R.
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
Tourism and economic development: case studies from the Indian Ocean Region, 2003, pp 167 pp.

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