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Two major themes in the current approach to the development of sustainable tourism are identified, namely the need to protect the physical and socio-cultural environment in tourist destination areas and the reliance on the ability to change tourists' needs and behaviour. A case study of the Kemoto...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.; Sharpley, J.
Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Tourism and sustainability: principles to practice., 1997, pp 231-243
Abstract

This chapter examines the varying nature of the relationship between tourists and local people in destination areas. In particular, it considers whether tourism can lead to balanced and equal two-way relationships between tourists and locals, thereby acting, as some would desire, as a vehicle...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Elm Publications, Huntingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism, tourists and society., 1994, pp 162-188
Abstract

This special issue, through a comparison of rural tourism in different countries/regions (Australia, Spain, USA, southeastern Europe, Denmark, and South Africa), identifies common themes and highlights the multifaceted and interdisciplinary nature of rural tourism across continents, and illustrates ...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.; Roberts, L.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2004, 6, 3, pp 119-124
Abstract

Tourism in small island developing states (SIDS) has long been defined in terms of dependency. However, less attention has been paid to the role of the state in SIDS, particularly the extent to which it supports tourism as an agent of development. Therefore, the purpose of this paper is to consider ...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.; Ussi, M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2014, 16, 1, pp 87-96
Abstract

Although tourism has long been promoted on the basis of its potential contribution to development, attention has been focused more recently on the developmental role of tourism in least developed countries (LDCs). Not only are a number of LDCs currently achieving the world's highest growth rates in ...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2009, 12, 4, pp 337-358
Abstract

The paper assesses the extent to which the provision of official travel advice gives rise to the opportunity for tourism to be used as a political bargaining tool. Based on a case study of The Gambia, it suggests that the detail and accuracy of travel advice issued by government agencies may be...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.; Sharpley, J.; Adams, J.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1996, 17, 1, pp 1-7