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There is some evidence to suggest that there has been a perverse relationship between tourism and agriculture in at least some of the smaller Caribbean islands, where tourism and related construction activities grew rapidly during the 1960s. It is difficult to establish the respective significance...

Author(s)
Bryden, J. M.
Publisher
Department of Agricultural Economics and Farm Management, University of the West Indies., St. Augustine, Trinidad,
Citation
Proceedings of the ninth West Indies agricultural economics conference held at the Pegasus Hotel, New Kingston, Jamaica April 3rd-6th, 1974 and at the Jamaica School of Agriculture, Twickenham Park April 7th-10th, 1974., 1974, pp 153-165
Abstract

It is hypothesized that the impact of tourism depends on the level of differentiation of the tourist areas, the volume of tourist activity in relation to the local activity, the socioeconomic difference between the residents and visitors and the social structure and values of the locals. Seven...

Author(s)
Loukissas, P. J.
Citation
Dissertation Abstracts International, A, 1978, 38, 7, pp p. 4407
Abstract

Based on two missions in 1976 and 1977 and discussions with the Comorian government and an economic review in December 1978, this report is presented in four parts. It provides information on the Comoros, the people, political situation and planning for development. It analyzes the structure of...

Author(s)
Landell-Mills, P.
Publisher
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development., Washington, D.C., USA
Citation
The Comoros: problems and prospects of a small island economy., 1979, pp vii+177pp.
Abstract

Mass tourism has not yet reached the small islands of Kiribati, formerly the Gilbert Islands. The effects of tourism on the environmental resource base are explored along with whether it will help promote economic development or only produce major problems.

Author(s)
Tong, P.; Tanentoa, B.
Publisher
Institute of Pacific Studies, University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji
Citation
Pacific tourism as islanders see it., 1980, pp 126-132
Abstract

This paper explores the conditions that determine tourism development and theorizes how these conditions lead to a variety of impacts on host communities. 38 Greek islands were statistically analyzed using secondary data and a smaller sample was studied in greater detail through a comparative case...

Author(s)
Loukissas, P. J.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 1982, 9, 4, pp 523-541
Abstract

The impact of uncontrolled tourism on a small island economy and ecosystem can be dramatic. Zakynthos shares this potential problem with many other Greek and Mediterranean islands. The benefits and dis-benefits that tourism has had and will have on the economy and environment of Zakynthos are...

Author(s)
Marinos, P.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1983, 4, 3, pp 212-215
Abstract

Commonwealth countries between them satisfy almost every kind of tourist need; the developing countries among them increasingly value tourism as a major foreign exchange earner. The contribution is particularly striking in the small island states. Since 1974 all Commonwealth countries for which...

Citation
Commonwealth Currents, 1984, June, pp 11-14
Abstract

The article is a revised version of a paper presented at the Seventh Annual Conference of the Caribbean Studies Association, Jamaica, May 1982. It is presented as imperative that Third World countries give serious consideration to both economic and social consequences before deciding to attract...

Author(s)
Bastin, R.
Citation
Development Policy Review, 1984, 2, 1, pp 79-90
Abstract

For many small countries, especially those concentrating on the development of their manufacturing industry, the establishment of a stable economic base has proved difficult. In the case of Malta, tourism has emerged during the last decade as an alternative source of foreign exchange earnings. This ...

Author(s)
Oglethorpe, M.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1985, 6, 1, pp 23-31
Abstract

Tropical reefs and beaches attract hordes of tourists from temperate zones. These environments may be the most valuable resource of small island nations, providing fish, coastal protection and support for a tourist industry. However, tourism can strain the resource base resulting in damage to...

Author(s)
Salm, R. V.
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Studies, A, 1985, 25, 4, pp 229-238

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