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Island has been one of the most attractive tourist destinations in the tourism sector. However, the ecosystems of small islands are particularly vulnerable to climate change. The purpose of this research is to compare the importance and performance of low-carbon tourism in five islands of Taiwan...

Author(s)
Lee SuHsin; Wu ShihChieh; Li AnNa
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
World Leisure Journal, 2018, 60, 3, pp 235-245
Abstract

This article draws on recent debate in Tourism Recreation Research regarding issues of core-periphery and the sustainability of small island tourism. Using the context of Brexit it is concerned with the core-periphery relationship inasmuch Brexit affects subnational island jurisdictions (SNIJ) on a ...

Author(s)
Amoamo, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2018, 43, 3, pp 289-304
Abstract

This overview explores sustainable development in island contexts. More subtle and complex concepts of sustainable development have become manifest in the Sustainable Development Goals, with tensions between social, economic and environmental objectives at different scales as livelihoods acquire...

Author(s)
Connell, J.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Environmental Conservation, 2018, 45, 2, pp 111-124
Abstract

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
Abstract

The subject of the article is the identification and assessment of the relationship between tourism, commodity exports, development aid and remittances in the 83 countries of the Global South. These countries have been grouped due to geographical features that significantly inhibit socioeconomic ...

Author(s)
Jasiński, M.; Górska, A.
Publisher
Szkoła Główna Gospodarstwa Wiejskiego w Warszawie (SGGW), Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Zeszyty Naukowe Szkoły Glównej Gospodarstwa Wiejskiego w Warszawie - Problemy Rolnictwa Światowego, 2018, 18, 4, pp 199-208
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Cover for Music festivals in small island destinations.

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

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

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