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Cover for Host and guest perceptions of tourism impacts in island settings: a Malaysian Perspective.

This chapter discusses cross-cultural exchanges in Malaysian island tourism development. This chapter investigates the exchanges between hosts and guests, and the potential impacts of cultural differences on perceptions of sustainable tourism development in the small island settings of Malaysia.

Author(s)
Fathilah Ismail; King, B.; Ihalanayake, R.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936792)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Small island states present a significant challenge in terms of sustainable tourism development. On a small island there are limited resources, economic and social activities tend to be concentrated on the coastal zone, and the interconnectivity between economic, environmental, social, cultural...

Author(s)
Twining-Ward, L.; Butler, R.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2002, 10, 5, pp 363-387
Abstract

This volume looks at the issues, problems and impact created by tourism in 13 island societies around the world, as well as in one mainland territory. It addresses the question of sustainable tourism development because the tourist trade tends to have undesirable impacts on the physical environment ...

Publisher
Pinter, London, UK
Citation
Sustainable tourism in islands and small states: case studies., 1996, pp xiv + 317 pp.
Abstract

This chapter distinguishes four main types of sustainable tourism development: economic, environmental, social and cultural, and considers the extent to which they are found on the islands of Barbados and St Lucia. This analysis leads to the conclusion that little significant progress has been made ...

Author(s)
Wilson, D.
Publisher
Pinter, London, UK
Citation
Sustainable tourism in islands and small states: case studies., 1996, pp 75-102
Abstract

Focusing on the established tourist resorts of Martinique and Guadeloupe, this chapter notes that tourism has led to considerable environmental damage, with destruction of the marine environment by sewage and other pollutants, and unplanned urban development, including the removal of sand for...

Author(s)
Burac, M.
Publisher
Pinter, London, UK
Citation
Sustainable tourism in islands and small states: case studies., 1996, pp 63-74

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