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Tourism in small island developing states (SIDS) has long been defined in terms of dependency. However, less attention has been paid to the role of the state in SIDS, particularly the extent to which it supports tourism as an agent of development. Therefore, the purpose of this paper is to consider ...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.; Ussi, M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2014, 16, 1, pp 87-96
Abstract

The majority of small twin-island states in the Caribbean depend on tourism as the mainstay of their economies. These islands are constantly seeking to remain or become competitive in a challenging global environment. This article focuses on the most appropriate approach to marketing twin-island...

Author(s)
Cameron, A. L.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2014, 20, 1, pp 65-71
AbstractFull Text

The paper offers a reflection on tourism issues and development strategies relating to Caribbean destinations, and more particularly, insular destinations. When faced with intense competition from popular destinations around the region, the smaller islands have had to reaffirm their market...

Author(s)
Dehoorne, O.; Tătar, C.
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2013, 8, 1, pp 283-299
AbstractFull Text

The paper offers a reflection on the tourism issues and development strategies relating to Caribbean destinations, and more particularly, island destinations. When faced with intense competition from the popular destinations around the region, the smaller islands have had to reaffirm their market...

Author(s)
Dehoorne, O.; Tătar, C.
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2013, 8, 1, pp 213-231
AbstractFull Text

Many Greek islands, like Crete, Rhodes, Corfu, Santorini and Mykonos, are included among the most popular tourist destinations worldwide. For Greece and especially for its small islands, tourism constitutes a vital factor of development and prosperity. Our study is concentrated on two, not so...

Author(s)
Dimitriadis, E.; Papadopoulos, D.; Kaltsidou, D.
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2013, 8, 1, pp 133-151
Abstract

Tourism in small island developing states and territories in the South Pacific is crucial to the development of these countries yet highly vulnerable to climate change. Drawing on political science theories, this study critically analyses the policy environment of Fiji, Samoa and Vanuatu for the ...

Author(s)
Wong, E.; Jiang Min; Klint, L. M.; Dominey-Howes, D.; DeLacy, T.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2013, 13, 4, pp 201-225
Abstract

Tourism is a crucial source of employment, foreign exchange and revenue for most small island developing states (SIDS) and many other small states. This report explores the key issues concerning how tourism might facilitate inclusive growth. It provides detailed analysis of both the direct and...

Author(s)
Hampton, M. P.; Jeyacheya, J.
Publisher
Commonwealth Secretariat, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and inclusive growth in small island developing states, 2013, pp 104 pp.
Abstract

Purpose - This study aims to investigate growth differentials among small islands and the impact of tourism specialization on the growth and the economic performance of small islands. Design/methodology/approach - The study is based on trade theory and uses data from a panel of small islands for...

Author(s)
Croes, R.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2013, 68, 4, pp 34-48
Abstract

This paper presents a first assessment of the global effects of climate-induced sea-level rise on the erosion of sandy beaches, and its consequent impacts in the form of land loss and forced migration of people. We consider direct erosion on open sandy coasts and indirect erosion near selected...

Author(s)
Hinkel, J.; Nicholls, R. J.; Tol, R. S. J.; Wang, Z. B.; Hamilton, J. M.; Boot, G.; Vafeidis, A. T.; McFadden, L.; Ganopolski, A.; Klein, R. J. T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Global and Planetary Change, 2013, 111, pp 150-158
Abstract

The tourism sector's demand for food, and the distance some food travels, has significant impacts on greenhouse gas emissions and implications for climate change, especially in long haul small island state destinations. This paper describes the development of the concept of food miles, and the...

Author(s)
Pratt, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2013, 21, 8, pp 1148-1165

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