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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
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
Abstract

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are faced with many challenges to economic development. Tourism is seen as a viable, and sometimes, only means of economic growth. This research compares the economic impact of tourism to seven SIDS. The research employs input output analysis, linkage analysis...

Author(s)
Pratt, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2015, 52, pp 148-160
Abstract

This article analyses perceptions of residents of the Seychelles in the western Indian Ocean in relation to a long-running debate over small island developing states (SIDS) as to whether they are vulnerable or resilient. The results of data obtained from 25 key informant interviews and 70 household ...

Author(s)
Philpot, D.; Gray, T. S.; Stead, S. M.
Publisher
Institute of Island Studies, Charlottetown, Canada
Citation
Island Studies Journal, 2015, 10, 1, pp 31-48
Abstract

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
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

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