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Tourism in small island developing states and territories in the South Pacific is crucial to the development of these countries yet highly vulnerable to climate change. Drawing on political science theories, this study critically analyses the policy environment of Fiji, Samoa and Vanuatu for the ...

Author(s)
Wong, E.; Jiang Min; Klint, L. M.; Dominey-Howes, D.; DeLacy, T.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2013, 13, 4, pp 201-225
Abstract

Tourism is a crucial source of employment, foreign exchange and revenue for most small island developing states (SIDS) and many other small states. This report explores the key issues concerning how tourism might facilitate inclusive growth. It provides detailed analysis of both the direct and...

Author(s)
Hampton, M. P.; Jeyacheya, J.
Publisher
Commonwealth Secretariat, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and inclusive growth in small island developing states, 2013, pp 104 pp.
Abstract

This article, Charting the Course for Sustainable Small Island Tourist Development, addresses sustainability criteria for small island tourist development drawing on the history of development in the last decade in the Bocas del Toro archipelago of the Republic of Panama in the Caribbean Sea near...

Author(s)
McKee, T. L.
Publisher
Scientific Research Publishing, Irvine, USA
Citation
Journal of Environmental Protection, 2013, 4, 3, pp 258-260
Abstract

Thailand is located in South East Asia and is a popular tourist destination. It is rich in both natural resources and culture. There are 691 islands in Thailand, and more than 214 of these islands are used for tourism. Koh Lipe is very Small Island of approximately 2 square kilometers, located in...

Author(s)
Pukkalanun, N.; Inkapatanakul, W.; Piputsitee, C.; Chunkao, K.
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Modern Applied Science, 2013, 7, 2, pp 33-38
Abstract

Purpose - This study aims to investigate growth differentials among small islands and the impact of tourism specialization on the growth and the economic performance of small islands. Design/methodology/approach - The study is based on trade theory and uses data from a panel of small islands for...

Author(s)
Croes, R.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2013, 68, 4, pp 34-48
Abstract

Perhentian Kecil, located off the east coast of peninsular Malaysia, is predominantly a small-scale tourism destination, specifically for backpackers and independent travellers. Against the context of an aggressive drive by the state government to remove small-scale tourism development in favour of ...

Author(s)
Amran Hamzah; Hampton, M. P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2013, 15, 1, pp 43-67
Abstract

Escalating development of tourism and petroleum industries in small islands such as Lavan-Iran requires sound solid waste management. In the present investigation, three scenarios which consist of the combination of landfill, recycling, incineration and composting and their environmental impacts...

Author(s)
Fallah, F. S.; Vahidi, H.; Pazoki, M.; Akhavan-Limudehi, F.; Aslemand, A. R.; Zafarghandi, R. S.
Publisher
Graduate Faculty of Environment, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research, 2013, 7, 1, pp 155-164
Abstract

This paper presents a first assessment of the global effects of climate-induced sea-level rise on the erosion of sandy beaches, and its consequent impacts in the form of land loss and forced migration of people. We consider direct erosion on open sandy coasts and indirect erosion near selected...

Author(s)
Hinkel, J.; Nicholls, R. J.; Tol, R. S. J.; Wang, Z. B.; Hamilton, J. M.; Boot, G.; Vafeidis, A. T.; McFadden, L.; Ganopolski, A.; Klein, R. J. T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Global and Planetary Change, 2013, 111, pp 150-158
Abstract

The tourism sector's demand for food, and the distance some food travels, has significant impacts on greenhouse gas emissions and implications for climate change, especially in long haul small island state destinations. This paper describes the development of the concept of food miles, and the...

Author(s)
Pratt, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2013, 21, 8, pp 1148-1165
Abstract

The need better understand the linkages and interdependencies of socio-economic and coastal environmental dynamics has taken on a more deliberate role in the development and assessment of Integrated Coastal Management on Batudaka islands. The DPSIR (drivers-pressures-states-impacts-responses)...

Author(s)
Sulistiawati, D.; Adrianto, L.; Muchsin, I.; Masyahoro, A.
Publisher
Universitas Udayana, Bali, Indonesia
Citation
Bumi Lestari, 2012, 12, 2, pp 226-238

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