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This paper develops a framework for understanding and assessing collaborative capacities associated with developing an events portfolio within a small island developing state. The three key features of the collaborative capacity framework are network structure, tie strength and collaborative...

Author(s)
Dickson, G.; Milne, S.; Werner, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, 2018, 10, 1, pp 69-89
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This chapter explores the contribution of music festivals to tourism in small island destinations - in particular, in Aruba and Curacao. The chapter reviews the literature discussing the ability of music festivals to contribute to tourism development and economic growth by increasing the number of...

Author(s)
Semrad, K. J.; Rivera, M.; Croes, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390929)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Subjective well-being and tourism development in small island destinations.

This chapter examines the literature pertaining to the relationship between tourism development and residents' well-being, with a focus on small island destinations. The chapter addresses topics that contribute to well-being, such as the relationship between higher incomes and resident happiness,...

Author(s)
Croes, R.; Rivera, M.; Semrad, K. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390929)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This study assesses the relationship between quality of life (QOL), tourism specialization, and economic growth as applied to small island destinations. The study is grounded on a QOL model and translog production function and employs the limited information maximum likelihood estimator to...

Author(s)
Croes, R.; Ridderstaat, J.; Niekerk, M. van
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 65, pp 212-223
Abstract

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

Ninety percent species of butterflies can be found in the tropics. Southeast Asia has one of the highest Lepidopteran biodiversity in the world, while over 1,200 species of butterflies reside in Malaysia. Despite high Lepidopteran diversity, there is still little knowledge on the butterfly...

Author(s)
Fathihi-Hakimi Rosmidi; Muhamad-Aidil Zahidin; Amalina Adanan; Amirah Azizah; Pesiu, E.; Abdullah, M. T.
Publisher
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia
Citation
Journal of Sustainability Science and Management, 2017, 12, 1, pp 40-48
Abstract

This study examines the liaison between business cycles and tourism demand flows to Aruba and Barbados by considering the between- and within-dimensions of business cycle effects. The study demonstrates that business cycles have a causal, dynamic bearing on tourism demand cycles, depending on the...

Author(s)
Croes, R.; Ridderstaat, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2017, 23, 7, pp 1451-1475
Abstract

The dispersion of built-up areas in peri-urban zones is considered an important, almost irreversible environmental threat, especially in coastal zones and islands. In this paper, we use soil sealing datasets derived from the European Environment Agency in order to estimate the expansion of built-up ...

Author(s)
Kizos, T.; Tsilimigkas, G.; Karampela, S.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie, 2017, 108, 6, pp 836-853
Abstract

The ongoing processes of climate change and natural resource exhaustion have an especially great impact on small islands. Kinmen is an archipelago of several islands of approximately 150 km2 in area located off the southeast coast of mainland China. Kinmen does not have an abundance of natural...

Author(s)
Liu HuaYueh; Chen ShinNe
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Paddy and Water Environment, 2017, 15, 4, pp 809-819

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