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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
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Cover for Tourist activity planning in congested urban tourism environments: towards a game-theoretic model and decision support system.

An activity-based approach to tourists ' behaviour analysis is combined with a game-theoretic methodology to study the interaction between individual tourists, as well as the interaction between tourists and the tourism information offices. We postulate that, when integrated in an Internet-based...

Author(s)
Han Qi; Dellaert, B. G. C.; Raaij, W. F. van; Timmermans, H. J. P.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199749X)
Type
Book chapter
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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 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 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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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
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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 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 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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