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The notion that tourism can contribute significantly to poverty reduction strategies is attracting great interest from multilateral institutions, tourism bodies, donors and other organizations around the globe. Tourism is certainly a major contributor to economic development in many small island...

Author(s)
Scheyvens, R.; Momsen, J. H.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2008, 10, 1, pp 22-41
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
Abstract

This paper explores the issues of tourism collaboration, cooperation, coordination and conflict that exist between dominant and subordinate islands in small twin-island developing states (STIDS). Previous research on tourism in small island developing states (SIDS) have neglected to examine the...

Author(s)
Jordan, L. A.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2007, 10, 1, pp 1-32
Abstract

Many islands host both tourism and offshore finance, but their coexistence has been little researched. This paper examines their relationship via a case study of the British Channel Island of Jersey. Both sectors require labour, land, and capital - all frequently scarce in small islands. The study...

Author(s)
Hampton, M. P.; Christensen, J.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2007, 34, 4, pp 998-1020
Abstract

The Maldives archipelago is the historical archetype of an atoll-type coral reef province. The coral reefs of the Maldives have been formally explored and studied since 1840 and they represent the most diverse and best known reefs in the Indian Ocean. The reef system contains about 2 000 distinct...

Author(s)
Naseer, A.
Publisher
FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
RAP Publication, 2007, No.06, pp 147-163
Abstract

Small Island Tourism Economies (SITEs) are developing sovereign countries that rely on tourism as a source of exports, and need a consistent inflow of foreign investment in order to facilitate economic growth. Access to international capital markets helps SITEs smooth out their consumption over...

Author(s)
Hoti, S.; McAleer, M.; Shareef, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2007, 28, 6, pp 1472-1484
Abstract

This article constructs comprehensive profiles across 24 variables for two small-island subgroups: 12 MIRAB and 17 SITE islands. The 29 islands were selected according to two criteria: less than one million in population and clearly identified in the literature as observing the MIRAB or...

Author(s)
McSorley, K.; McElroy, J. L.
Publisher
Texas A & M University Press, College Station, USA
Citation
e-Review of Tourism Research, 2007, 5, 6, pp 140-148
Abstract

This special issue discusses the usefulness of regional science methods in addressing tourism policy concerns and in understanding the impacts and dynamics of the tourism industry. The issue consists of eight papers presented in three parts. The first paper explains the importance of social science ...

Author(s)
Cole, S.; Razak, V.
Publisher
Mid-Continent Regional Science Association, Madison, USA
Citation
Journal of Regional Analysis and Policy, 2007, 37, 3, pp 183-278
Abstract

This paper presents evidence from a global study of the scale and impact of foreign investment in tourism, highlighting the implications for small island developing states (SIDS). It draws upon findings from a two-year United Nations Conference for Trade and Development (UNCTAD) research and policy ...

Author(s)
Barrowclough, D.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2007, 13, 4, pp 615-638
Abstract

As tourism is becoming one of the most important sectors of the world economy, the number of small islands trying to develop a competitive tourist activity is increasing and this strategy appears as growth enhancing. In most cases, it relies on the environmental quality of the destination, but also ...

Author(s)
Giannoni, S.; Maupertuis, M. A.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2007, 13, 4, pp 499-513

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