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This paper examines the political economy of tourism development in islands and uses Gili Trawangan, Indonesia as a case study. A longitudinal study drawing from fieldwork contributes to the discussion of how different types of power shape community development, and how the effects of hosting...

Author(s)
Hampton, M. P.; Jeyacheya, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
World Development (Oxford), 2015, 70, pp 481-495
Abstract

Small islands often host distinctive resources to influence their future through tourism development. Island economies in Africa have witnessed a growing number of tourists seeking authentic cultural and natural heritage tourism attractions. This paper critically examines and bridges the nexus...

Author(s)
Ramkissoon, H.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Development Southern Africa, 2015, 32, 3, pp 292-302
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Beyond enclave tourism: the road to sustainability of Mauritius.

This chapter profiles the small island developing state (SIDS) of Mauritius as an example of enclave tourism, which has limited economic links to the local community. The chapter considers the opportunities and constraints that enable sustainable tourism development to emerge. It particularly...

Author(s)
Prayag, G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644585)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The paper analyses the implications of tourism activities for economic growth and environmental assets, focusing especially on small island countries. The author develops a stylized dynamic economic model in which tourism is the trigger of the incentive mechanism leading to abatement activities and ...

Author(s)
Marsiglio, S.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2015, 21, 1, pp 183-204
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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 benefits of tourism are widely acknowledged in the literature given the prevalence of its potential towards stimulating economic growth through the development of the domestic industry associated to the tourism sector, the stimulation of the provision of basic infrastructure, and the transfer...

Author(s)
Boopen Seetanah; Sannassee, R. V.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2015, 24, 2, pp 202-215
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
AbstractFull Text

Increasingly, customers are keeping higher expectations from the services that are being offered to them as they anticipate value for money in terms of excellent services. Customers expect flawless performance being offered to them irrespective of the sector they are buying services from....

Author(s)
Vencatachellum, I.; Dusoye, I.
Publisher
University of Mauritius, Mauritius
Citation
4th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing & Management Conference, Mauritius, 25-27 June 2014, 2014, pp 984-1009
Abstract

While community development is globalized highly through small island opportunities worldwide, Semau Island is a natural Island that has great potentials for the development of tourism. Related to sustainability, moving from those early studies about sustainable tourism, it can be stated that,...

Author(s)
Ayu, R.
Publisher
OMICS Publishing Group, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Tourism and Hospitality, 2014, 3, 3, pp 133

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