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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 Developing a sustainable Caribbean tourism product.

In this chapter, Caribbean tourist arrivals, receipts and the industry challenges are reviewed before exploring how to create and maintain a sustainable Caribbean tourism product. The basics of competitive strategy and how it relates to sustainability are reviewed, leading to a discussion of the...

Author(s)
Wright, A.
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 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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Cover for Island tourism: challenges and future research directions.

This concluding chapter discusses the challenges and issues in island tourism and summarizes the contributions of the book across its four main parts: (1) sustainable island tourism; (2) competitiveness and quality of life; (3) sustainability and alternative resource use; and (4) challenges and...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Modica, P.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645421)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Quality of life, the tourism area life cycle and sustainability: a case of Cuba.

This chapter intends to use the case of Cuba and its tourism status to provide preliminary support for the contention that the constructs of quality of life (QOL), the tourism area life cycle (TALC) and sustainability are intertwined. After briefly exploring the background of each construct and any ...

Author(s)
Beardsley, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645421)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ecotourism and environmental management: a case study of a partnership for conservation in Fiji.

This chapter provides an overview of environmental management in Fiji. This is accomplished through a review of the current situation in Fiji as well as the presentation of a case study of Rivers Fiji, an ecotourism company that partnered with native landowners to facilitate a lease for...

Author(s)
Bricker, K. S.; Kerstetter, D. L.
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 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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