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The recent explosion of transient vacation rental (TVR) accommodations has been aided by websites like AirBnB, Vacation Rentals By Owner (VRBO), and HomeAway and this segment continues to grow in popularity. Many communities have enacted bans on TVRs with little empirical data to support decisions. ...

Author(s)
Jordan, E. J.; Moore, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2018, 35, 1, pp 90-101
Abstract

This article describes the recent efforts of the state of Hawaii, USA, a mass tourism destination in the Pacific, to bring new understanding, knowledge, and policy to improve the quality and sustainability of tourism across the islands. A comprehensive sustainable tourism study initiated by the...

Author(s)
Sheldon, P.; Knox, J. M.; Lowry, K.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2005, 9, 1, pp 47-59
Abstract

The research presented is an exploratory analysis of sustainable tourism development and resident attitudes on Oahu, Hawaii based on the proposed conceptual model. A paper survey was administered to a convenience sample (N=440) of residents on Oahu to investigate residents' perceptions of...

Author(s)
Assante, L. M.; Wen, H. I.; Lottig, K. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2012, 9, 2, pp 101-118
Abstract

The Hawaiian Islands are a popular tourism destination for over seven million travelers annually. Commercial marine tourism in Hawai'i (e.g., snorkel and dive trips, wild dolphin swims, whale watching) is a multi-million dollar industry attracting visitors from around the world. By using proper...

Author(s)
Wiener, C. S.; Needham, M. D.; Wilkinson, P. F.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2009, 12, 5/6, pp 489-504
Abstract

This chapter introduces three nautical tourism sectors: (1) marine parks; (2) whale and dolphin watching; and (3) scuba diving and snorkeling at coral reefs. Emphasis is given to possible economic and environmental impacts of the various activities. Each sector is illustrated by case studies from...

Author(s)
Lück, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Nautical tourism: concepts and issues, 2007, pp 3-13
Abstract

West Maui has been the site of rapid, drastic changes to landscape, communities, governance, and economy. This collection addresses the ways tourism both changed West Maui and how changes brought to West Maui made a tourist economy viable. Each chapter tells a story of the ways different...

Author(s)
Collins, L. D.; Isaki, B. K.
Publisher
University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, USA
Citation
Tourism impacts: West Maui, 2016, pp 368 pp.
Abstract

Acceptance of tourism and recreation management strategies depends on situational factors including social, resource, and facility impacts. If an area has adequate facilities, little crowding, and minimal environmental impacts, modifying existing management may be opposed. If an area is damaged and ...

Author(s)
Needham, M. D.; Szuster, B. W.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2011, 32, 4, pp 732-740
Abstract

This book addresses many of the key themes that are seen as challenges to achieve sustainability and to mitigate climate change impacts in the near future, in the tourism sector. In particular it focuses on the economic drivers for growth in tourism as they relate to sustainable development,...

Author(s)
Reddy, V.; Wilkes, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, London, UK
Citation
Tourism, climate change and sustainability, 2012, pp 284 pp.
Abstract

Non-fishery use of artificial reefs has been given attention in recent years. The primary concern associated with non-fishery artificial reefs is their effects to the surrounding ecosystems. This study examined the infaunal communities around two non-fishery artificial reefs (the sunken vessels...

Author(s)
Fukunaga, A.; Bailey-Brock, J. H.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Marine Environmental Research, 2008, 65, 3, pp 250-263
Abstract

Experiences in the popular parts of the Mediterranean have shown that coastal and marine tourism can have tremendous potential to transform the natural environment and society quickly and permanently. At a time of renewed concern for marine environmental policy issues such as habitat and endangered ...

Author(s)
Miller, M. L.; Auyong, J.
Citation
Marine Policy, 1991, 15, 2, pp 75-99

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