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The Autonomous Region of the Azores is one of the most sustainable destinations in the world. Being an archipelago comprised of nine small islands, quality and sustainability are critical features in the tourism sector, inducing the need for thorough and technical strategic development processes....

Author(s)
Couto, G.; Pimentel, P.; Ponte, J.
Publisher
SciTechnol, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Tourism Research & Hospitality, 2017, 6, 2, pp 1000166
Abstract

Small island countries tend to develop their economy by means of tourism and thus overcome poverty. However, such a tendency often leads to difficulties in achieving a balance between economic development and enviromental protection. Though Maldives promote themselves as a sustainable destination,...

Author(s)
Ćirić, B.; Vladušić, L.
Publisher
Faculty of Hotel Management and Tourism, University of Kragujevac, Vrnjačka Banja, Serbia
Citation
Hotel and Tourism Management, 2017, 5, 1, pp 44-54
Abstract

Pistacia vera L. (pistachio) is a tree widely cultivated for its edible nuts in Iran, the Mediterranean countries, China, the United States (mainly California), and some other countries. The objective of the present study is to provide a framework for sustainable agriculture in small islands,...

Author(s)
Komnitsas, K. A.; Doula, M. K.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Environmental Forensics, 2017, 18, 3, pp 214-225
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Despite the growth of tourism in the Caribbean, sustainable tourism studies of island societies remain fragmented and inconsistent. In this article, we provide a critical inquiry into sustainability and resilience in small island tourism economies in the Caribbean from an emic perspective,...

Author(s)
Peterson, R. R.; Harrill, R.; Dipietro, R. B.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2017, 22, 3, pp 407-419
Abstract

Island studies and tourism studies have overlapping interests, but there was little interaction between them. This article seeks to facilitate a convergence between the two fields. Taking its cue from island studies, the article investigates the role of the metaphors of 'heaven' and 'hell,' in the...

Author(s)
Cohen, E.
Publisher
Faculty of Economics, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Acta Turistica, 2017, 29, 1, pp 7-31
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Cover for Resilience and tourism in remote locations: Pitcairn Island.

This chapter examines the vulnerability of small island developing states such as the Pitcairn Islands, and how their adaptive capacity to changing circumstances is important in achieving the goal of sustainable livelihood. The chapter discusses Pitcairn's current political and socio-economic...

Author(s)
Amoamo, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Resilience and tourism in islands: insights from the Caribbean.

This chapter makes the case for the competitive advantage of small island economies as tourism destinations. It argues that the social and economic fabric of small island jurisdictions - which includes a canny disposition towards occupational multiplicity by the local labour force - breeds a form...

Author(s)
Alberts, A.; Baldacchino, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648330)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Tourism is an unusually important economic sector for the Small Island Development States (SIDS). Islands are the second most visited destinations after historic cities. The SIDS tourism is usually dependent on foreign investment and in the form of All-Inclusive (AI) system. Few studies have...

Author(s)
Mitchell, J.; Li ShiNa
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, 2017, 9, 2, pp 182-200
Abstract

The use of municipal solid waste (MSW) for energy generation is an important paradigm shift in municipal solid waste management (MSWM). The concept of waste-to-energy (WTE) is consistent with the basic principles of waste hierarchy set by the European Commission in environmental agenda. WTE became...

Author(s)
Arbulú, I.; Lozano, J.; Rey-Maquieira, J.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 2017, 72, pp 916-921
Abstract

The purpose of this regional spotlight is to consider the state of Caribbean tourism and changes that are needed to improve the benefits to be derived from the tourism sector in the region. For a region that is heavily dependent on tourism, the Caribbean has been lagging behind in spreading tourism ...

Author(s)
McLeod, M.; Lewis, E. H.; Spencer, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2017, 6, 1, pp 1-4

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