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This article examines the implementation of tourism development plans in Thailand, focusing on the island of Koh Tao as a case study. It examines the applicability of plan implementation theory and explores context-specific factors that affect the success of the tourism development planning...

Author(s)
Szuster, B. W.; Dietrich, J.
Publisher
Society of Higher Education Institutes on Environment, Phutthamonthon, Thailand
Citation
Environment Asia, 2014, 7, 2, pp 124-132
Abstract

The vulnerability of tourism-dependent communities, coastal tourism facilities, and beaches to climate change demands the use of measures that can urgently minimise vulnerability and in the long term achieve sustainable development. This paper makes policy recommendations to address climate change...

Author(s)
Mycoo, M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Natural Resources Forum, 2014, 38, 1, pp 47-57
Abstract

Small island states, due to their size, remoteness and dependence on foreign capital, are often susceptible to various global disruptions and crises. The effects of such crises can be chaotic, seriously damaging their economies and altering their systems. However, in the context of tourism crisis...

Author(s)
Boukas, N.; Ziakas, V.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2014, 11, 2, pp 191-209
Abstract

The Caribbean has experienced considerable fluctuations with many of the small island-nations of the Region being highly vulnerable to socio-political, environmental and economic changes. The Caribbean Tourism Association (CTO) contends that this Region is highly dependent on tourism, possibly more ...

Author(s)
Herbert, B.; Christian, C. S.
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Development, 2014, 7, 1, pp 17-32
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
Abstract

The ability for small islands to meet sustainability goals is exacerbated by the costs of transporting goods on, and then, wastes off the islands. At small scales, recycling can be prohibitive and complicated by labor costs; the need to profitably recycle and manage solid waste output from tourism...

Author(s)
Sealey, K. S.; Smith, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 2014, 92, pp 25-37
Abstract

The concept of sustainable tourism emerged as a reaction to the impacts of tourism development. This paper shows the relevance of sustainable tourism to tourism decline and the rising interest in de-growth. Mixed-methods research in the Isle of Man, UK, was carried out by analysing 355 postal...

Author(s)
Canavan, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2014, 22, 1, pp 127-147
Abstract

As institutional deficiencies in a territory inhibit the entrepreneurial activity of the resident population, this work amis to clarify the relationships that justify such influences in order to, starting from its knowledge, find mechanisms that may reverse the situation. Specifically, this...

Author(s)
Furtado, J. D.; García-Cabrera, A. M.; García-Soto, M. G.
Publisher
Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Citation
Revista Turismo & Desenvolvimento , 2014, No.21/22 Vol. 4, pp 227-238
Abstract

In many small island states and territories (SIST), with relatively uncompetitive economies, tourism represents a development opportunity. Given its characteristics, the research on island destinations has gained increasing relevance, being assumed that these territories have important features in ...

Author(s)
Silva, F. A. dos S. da; Simões, J. M. H.
Publisher
Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Citation
Revista Turismo & Desenvolvimento , 2014, No.21/22 Vol. 3, pp 339-350
Abstract

Climate change impacts as well as coastal development affect the livelihoods of the coastal communities mainly the fishermen, agriculturalist and farmers who are highly dependent on the coastal resources to earn a living. There is at present a need to strengthen coastal zone management to cater for ...

Author(s)
Ramessur, R. T.; Gunputh, R. P.; Ramessur, T. S.
Publisher
OMICS Publishing Group, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Coastal Development, 2014, 17, 1, pp 378

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