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The socioeconomic impact of implementing (1987-95) a major international tourist resort at Pulau Langkawi (a series of 99 small islands) in Kedah State, Malaysia is assessed. The area is characterized as one suffering from typical problems of underdevelopment. The proposed development is viewed as...

Author(s)
Hart, F.
Publisher
UNDP, New York, NY, USA
Citation
[Langkawi, (Malaysia) development - tourism related projects. Development project: MAL-81-012, Assistance to the Kedah Regional Development Authority]., 1985, pp 177pp.
Abstract

A series of chapters cover marketing in the tourist industry. Market analysis (F. Go, pp.239-242) emphasizes the importance of market analysis for measuring market size, identifying trends, and forecasting revenues from a particular venture. Market penetration (R.L. Zallocco, pp.243-245) highlights ...

Author(s)
Go, F. M. (et al)
Publisher
Prentice Hall, London, UK
Citation
Tourism marketing and management handbook., 1989, pp 239-273
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

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 chapter presents an example of an integrated policy response to tourism overdevelopment, with reference to a case study of the island of Bonaire, in the Netherlands Antilles. This small island has experienced controlled development and growth in its tourism business, averaging 6% growth per...

Author(s)
Pieters, R.; Gevers, D.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Island tourism: management principles and practice., 1995, pp 123-132
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 article answers three interrelated questions pertaining to small island economies and tourism development under the condition of globalization: (1) why is tourism relevant for small island economies; (2) why is a supply perspective inappropriate for these economies; and (3) why is a demand...

Author(s)
Croes, R. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2006, 27, 3, pp 453-465
Abstract

This study reviews existing published academic literature on five Indian Ocean islands namely, Madagascar, Maldives, Mauritius, Reunion Island, and Seychelles, and offers future research directions. The Social Science Citation Index (SSCI) list of tourism and hospitality journals was used to...

Author(s)
Prayag, G.
Publisher
Texas A & M University Press, College Station, USA
Citation
e-Review of Tourism Research, 2011, 9, 5, pp 221-242
Abstract

In response to the paper by Ioannides and Holcomb (this journal pp.39-48), this comment argues that islands can draw on up-market visitors to support sustainable tourism development as is demonstrated in French Polynesia. Islands offer great diversity among themselves and certainly no longer need...

Author(s)
d'Hauteserre, A. M.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2003, 5, 1, pp 49-53
Abstract

This study postulates that tourism development (TD) and residents' quality of life (QoL) may have an intrinsically reciprocal relationship. The possible connection between TD and QoL is investigated in the island of Aruba, with economic development as a mediating variable. This investigation...

Author(s)
Ridderstaat, J.; Croes, R.; Nijkamp, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 10, pp 1461-1479

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