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Despite the growing discussion on vulnerability and adaptation in urban areas, there is limited research on how smaller towns and cities in Small Island Developing States are being affected by and responding to climate change impacts. This study uses fuzzy cognitive mapping (FCM), field visits and...

Author(s)
Chandra, A.; Gaganis, P.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Climate and Development, 2016, 8, 3, pp 256-269
Abstract

The conference on "Demographic Change and its Impact on large-scale Conservation Areas in Germany" took place from September 30th to October 2nd 2014 at the International Academy for Nature Conservation on Vilm - a small island in the Baltic Sea next to Rugen. The following topics were addressed:...

Author(s)
Düsterhaus, B.; Niclas, G.
Publisher
Bundesamt für Naturschutz (German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation), Bonn, Germany
Citation
BfN - Skripten (Bundesamt für Naturschutz), 2016, No.429, pp 147 pp.
Abstract

Small island destinations face a number of issues related to tourism and its sustainability. Recent discussions of destination development and marketing have suggested that new approaches to tourism management and marketing are needed to address these sustainability issues and that these should be...

Author(s)
Moscardo, G.; Murphy, L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2016, 5, 1, pp 55-64
Abstract

The paper explores how Cyprus can increase its competitiveness, sustaining its magnitude and attractive attributes, and ensuring residents' well-being. The study evaluates the suitability of an 'inside-out' planning approach to island tourism development. Eleven interviews were conducted with ...

Author(s)
Boukas, N.; Ziakas, V.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2016, 5, 1, pp 44-54
Abstract

This paper employed a case study method to examine how a tourism planning process was utilized to discuss resident and community subjective well-being. Sitka, Alaska, a small island community, embarked on a collaborative tourism planning effort as an activity to guide and manage tourism ...

Author(s)
Vogt, C.; Jordan, E.; Grewe, N.; Kruger, L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2016, 5, 1, pp 36-43
Abstract

For small island developing states, tourism is often seen as a passport to development and modernisation, resulting in economic and social growth. In Fiji, this was recognized in the 1960s, which resulted in large-scale tourism development. Yet the links between tourism development and higher...

Author(s)
Pratt, S.; McCabe, S.; Movono, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2016, 5, 1, pp 26-35
Abstract

To date, limited attention has been paid to the contribution of tourism to the well-being of island residents in general and to whether such well-being varies according to the nature of tourism development in particular. Specifically, island tourism is frequently manifested in resort-based enclave ...

Author(s)
Naidoo, P.; Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2016, 5, 1, pp 16-25
Abstract

This study investigates the empirical relationship between tourism development and happiness from the perspective of locals in a small island destination. The study provides insights into how residents assess their own happiness and how those assessments depart from traditional well-being...

Author(s)
Rivera, M.; Croes, R.; Lee SeungHyun
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2016, 5, 1, pp 5-15
Abstract

Although academic literature has examined sport events in urban and rural communities, there is limited research on the forces and dynamics that influence the sustainability of sport events in islands. Cyprus represents a small island developing state with an embryonic event industry, which poses...

Author(s)
Ziakas, V.; Boukas, N.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2016, 20, 4, pp 537-563
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the links between climate finance and tourism adaptation development. Besides increasing adaptation and mitigation efforts to limit greenhouse gas emissions, climate change remains a major challenge in the twenty-first century and...

Author(s)
Nascimento, D. V. do
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2016, 8, 5, pp 593-605

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