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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

This collection of six papers focuses on tourism development in small island destinations and its connection to the well-being of island residents. Issues addressed include: residents' assessment of their happiness; local perceptions of tourism impact; collaborative tourism planning to address...

Author(s)
Croes, R.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2016, 5, 1, pp 1-64
Abstract

This article makes the case for tourism culture; the new cultural expressions, practises and identities, influenced by hosts, guests and industry context, which may develop in destinations, as a useful perspective with which to draw together various conceptual narratives within the tourism studies...

Author(s)
Canavan, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2016, 53, pp 229-243
Abstract

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

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
AbstractFull Text

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
Abstract

Tourism is a significant driver of social and ecological change in developing countries, particularly in small-island states, which are susceptible to tourism impacts due to their particular social and environmental characteristics. In this article we present a participatory mapping approach to...

Author(s)
Shankar Aswani; Diedrich, A.; Currier, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Society & Natural Resources, 2015, 28, 7, pp 703-719

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