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The impacts of tourism have been given much consideration by scholars attempting to investigate the attitudes of the host population toward tourism. Such studies have been carried out in rural, coastal as well as in urban areas. However, most studies on urban tourism impacts have been conducted in...

Author(s)
Nunkoo, R.; Ramkissoon, H.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2010, 13, 1, pp 37-60
Abstract

In Small Island Developing States (SIDS), the questions of coastal erosion and sea defence structures raise specific issues that this paper will discuss in light of the analysis of the situations in Seychelles and Mauritius. These questions relate back to the role of post-colonial development...

Author(s)
Duvat, V.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
Coastal processes, 2009, pp 162
Abstract

The main resource of the Republic of the Seychelles, founded in 1976, consists of significant parts of a natural environment which attracts visitors from worldwide. The fragile economy of this small island state depends primarily on the tourism sector. With a land area of 455 km2, space is very...

Author(s)
Quanz, C.; Fleischer-Dogley, F.; Frühauf, M.
Publisher
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle Wittenberg, Halle (Saale), Germany
Citation
Hercynia, 2009, 42, 1, pp 1-20
Abstract

This book examines trade and climate change concerns of least developed countries (LDCs), small and vulnerable economies (SVEs) and small island developing states (SIDs), looking at the impact of climate change on key trade sectors including agriculture, fisheries and tourism and explores the needs ...

Author(s)
Gueye, M. K.; Sell, M.; Strachan, J.
Publisher
Commonwealth Secretariat, London, UK
Citation
Trade, climate change and sustainable development: key issues for small states, least developed countries and vulnerable economies, 2009, pp xii + 180 pp.
Abstract

This article provides an overview of living marine resource governance in the Caribbean Large Marine Ecosystem (LME) and discusses how this relates to ecosystem-based management at the geographical scale of the LME. It also provides an overview of the approach to governance reform that will be...

Author(s)
Fanning, L.; Mahon, R.; McConney, P.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Coastal Management, 2009, 37, 3/4, pp 219-234
Abstract

Published analyses agree that Pacific Island Countries (PICs) face enormous challenges of isolation, limited size, resource paucity, high population growth and restricted opportunities for economic growth. For most small island nations the imperative to sustain economic growth in line with the...

Author(s)
Siwatibau, S.
Publisher
FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
RAP Publication, 2009, No.03, pp 77-90
Abstract

This paper analyses the development of the tourism industry in the small island nation of the Republic of Maldives, highlighting the role of expatriate and local employment within the Maldivian tourism industry. It is argued that in order for tourism to be sustainable, the prevailing focus on ...

Author(s)
Shakeela, A.; Cooper, C.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2009, 34, 1, pp 67-78
Abstract

The role of economic analysis in guiding the sustainable development of estuarine and coastal ecosystems is investigated based on a comprehensive review of the literature on the valuation of the recreation, cultural and aesthetic services. The implications of the findings for the sustainable...

Author(s)
Ghermandi, A.; Nunes, P. A. L. D.; Portela, R.; Rao, N.; Teelucksingh, S. S.
Publisher
Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), Milano, Italy
Citation
Nota di Lavoro - Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), 2009, No.121.2009, pp 61 pp.
Abstract

For several decades many small island developing states (SIDS) have come to rely on tourism as the primary agent of economic development. Although in many instances the industry has emerged as one of the largest and fastest growing economic sectors, much of the anticipated developmental benefits...

Author(s)
Singh, D. R.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2008, 13, 5/6, pp 629-636
Abstract

This chapter (i) provides a template for the future analysis of earnings from international tourism, particularly tourism taxes for small island tourism economies (SITEs); (ii) discusses the direct and indirect monetary benefits from international tourism; (iii) highlights tourism taxes in the...

Author(s)
McAleer, M.; Shareef, R.; Veiga, B. da
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
Tourism and sustainable economic development: macroeconomic models and empirical methods, 2008, pp 145-164

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