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Cover for Music festivals in small island destinations.

This chapter explores the contribution of music festivals to tourism in small island destinations - in particular, in Aruba and Curacao. The chapter reviews the literature discussing the ability of music festivals to contribute to tourism development and economic growth by increasing the number of...

Author(s)
Semrad, K. J.; Rivera, M.; Croes, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390929)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Subjective well-being and tourism development in small island destinations.

This chapter examines the literature pertaining to the relationship between tourism development and residents' well-being, with a focus on small island destinations. The chapter addresses topics that contribute to well-being, such as the relationship between higher incomes and resident happiness,...

Author(s)
Croes, R.; Rivera, M.; Semrad, K. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390929)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This study assesses the relationship between quality of life (QOL), tourism specialization, and economic growth as applied to small island destinations. The study is grounded on a QOL model and translog production function and employs the limited information maximum likelihood estimator to...

Author(s)
Croes, R.; Ridderstaat, J.; Niekerk, M. van
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 65, pp 212-223
Abstract

This study examines the liaison between business cycles and tourism demand flows to Aruba and Barbados by considering the between- and within-dimensions of business cycle effects. The study demonstrates that business cycles have a causal, dynamic bearing on tourism demand cycles, depending on the...

Author(s)
Croes, R.; Ridderstaat, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2017, 23, 7, pp 1451-1475
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
Abstract

Small island destinations face a number of issues related to tourism and its sustainability. Recent discussions of destination development and marketing have suggested that new approaches to tourism management and marketing are needed to address these sustainability issues and that these should be...

Author(s)
Moscardo, G.; Murphy, L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2016, 5, 1, pp 55-64
Abstract

The paper explores how Cyprus can increase its competitiveness, sustaining its magnitude and attractive attributes, and ensuring residents' well-being. The study evaluates the suitability of an 'inside-out' planning approach to island tourism development. Eleven interviews were conducted with ...

Author(s)
Boukas, N.; Ziakas, V.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2016, 5, 1, pp 44-54
Abstract

This paper employed a case study method to examine how a tourism planning process was utilized to discuss resident and community subjective well-being. Sitka, Alaska, a small island community, embarked on a collaborative tourism planning effort as an activity to guide and manage tourism ...

Author(s)
Vogt, C.; Jordan, E.; Grewe, N.; Kruger, L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2016, 5, 1, pp 36-43
Abstract

For small island developing states, tourism is often seen as a passport to development and modernisation, resulting in economic and social growth. In Fiji, this was recognized in the 1960s, which resulted in large-scale tourism development. Yet the links between tourism development and higher...

Author(s)
Pratt, S.; McCabe, S.; Movono, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2016, 5, 1, pp 26-35
Abstract

To date, limited attention has been paid to the contribution of tourism to the well-being of island residents in general and to whether such well-being varies according to the nature of tourism development in particular. Specifically, island tourism is frequently manifested in resort-based enclave ...

Author(s)
Naidoo, P.; Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2016, 5, 1, pp 16-25

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