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Tourism is usually one of the top industries in most countries, especially islands. However, there is some question as to whether there is a negative potential impact if a country relies too much on tourism as a means of economic development to the detriment of other industries such as...

Author(s)
Bojanic, D. C.; Lo, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2016, 53, pp 207-214
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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This article, using a postcolonial and political economy framework, examines how tourism development seems an appealing solution for small islands, especially in the form of community-based (sustainable) ecotourism. The article follows with how residents of small island destinations in the Pacific...

Author(s)
d'Hauteserre, A. M.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2016, 16, 1, pp 72-87
Abstract

Coastal tourism projects are promoted in the Dominican Republic as national-level economic development initiatives that will create jobs for local residents, subsequently benefiting the households in these communities. However, the economic benefits of tourism can be severely weakened as a result...

Author(s)
Duffy, L. N.; Stone, G.; Chancellor, H. C.; Kline, C. S.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2016, 16, 1, pp 35-49
Abstract

Tourism development (TD) and quality of life (QoL) have been studied mostly from the perspective of how TD affects QoL, but the inverse relationship is less widely researched. Understanding this interrelationship will broaden the definition and goals of development, and will help shifting the...

Author(s)
Ridderstaat, J.; Croes, R.; Nijkamp, P.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2016, 55, 1, pp 79-94
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The environmental impacts of tourism studies have been extensively studied on resident's attitudes and perspectives at different setting especially on the natural environment. The study of perceptual environmental impacts by tourists is equally important in examining the quality of the environment...

Author(s)
Saliza Rozelee; Suraiyati Rahman; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of the International Conference on Natural Resources, Tourism and Services Management 2015, Sabah, Malaysia, 15-17 April 2015, 2015, pp 32-38
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The Bunaken National Park is one of the famous national park for tourism in North Sulawesi, Indonesia. The abundance of natural resources is one of the crucial natural attractions for tourism in Bunaken. Tourism in Bunaken contributes significantly in local economic development. In the same...

Author(s)
Tangian, D.; Djokosetiyanto, D.; Kholil; Munandar, A.
Publisher
Brawijaya University, Malang, Indonesia
Citation
Journal of Indonesian Tourism and Development Studies, 2015, 3, 2, pp 75-84
Abstract

This paper aims at checking if Small Island Developing States suffer from higher economic vulnerability resulting from their specificities compared to other developing economies. To this regard, we rely on the Economic Vulnerability Index (EVI) developed by the Committee for Development Policy of...

Author(s)
Goavec, C.; Hoarau, J. F.
Publisher
L'Harmattan, Paris, France
Citation
Région et Développement, 2015, No.42, pp 157-188
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to apply the cultural tourism typology of McKercher and to estimate the economic relevance of cultural tourism to the context of a small island destination tourist market. Small island destinations may be confronted with environmental constraints that restrain the...

Author(s)
Croes, R.; Semrad, K. J.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, 2015, 39, 4, pp 469-491

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