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Tourism is a growing economic sector in the South Pacific providing the region with great potential for economic development. Vanuatu and its neighbouring Small Island Developing States and Territories experience a high vulnerability to climate change impacts. The tourism sector in Vanuatu is...

Author(s)
Klint, L. M.; Wong, E.; Jiang Min; Delacy, T.; Harrison, D.; Dominey-Howes, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2012, 15, 3, pp 247-274
Abstract

This note presents some evidence that tourism enhances development and reduces poverty in small island developing states (SIDSs) by analysing the correlation between tourism intensity and several human development indicators (namely, GDP per capita in purchasing power parity, the UNDP's human ...

Author(s)
Jiang Min; DeLacy, T.; Mkiramweni, N. P.; Harrison, D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2011, 38, 3, pp 1181-1184
Abstract

The complex links between heritage and tourism, and the ways in which attitudes towards historical built environments vary over time and place, are demonstrated in a study of Levuka, on the small island of Ovalau, Fiji. The town was founded by traders of European origin, and for a few years was...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2004, 7, 4/5, pp 346-369
Abstract

The complex links between heritage and tourism, and the ways in which attitudes towards historical built environments vary over time and place, are demonstrated in a study of Levuka, on the small island of Ovalau, Fiji. The town was founded by traders of European origin, and for a few years was...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
The politics of World Heritage: negotiating tourism and conservation, 2004, pp 66-89
Abstract

This book contains detailed case studies of small island tourism in the South Pacific. The emphasis throughout the book is on understanding the social processes whereby Pacific Islanders interact with tourism and, in turn, shape the character of tourism in the region. Issues concerning ecotourism, ...

Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Pacific island tourism, 2003, pp vi + 203 pp.
Abstract

This paper describes the popularity of many islands in the world as tourist destinations. It is indicated that in the 20th century, as mass international tourism developed, the feature film, the guidebook and the tourist brochure helped establish many islands as popular holiday destinations.

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2001, 26, 3, pp 9-14
Abstract

The 7 papers comprising this special issue examine issues surrounding tourism in islands and microstates. Case studies are presented from India, Indonesia, the South Pacific, Singapore, Northern Cyprus, Anguilla (Caribbean); and St Pierre et Miquelon, off Newfoundland, Canada.

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2001, 26, 3, pp 3-78
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Resort-based tourism on the pleasure periphery.

This chapter examines the role that reports play in tourism in the Less Developed Countries (LDCs). The chapter examines various resort definitions and distinguishes between types of resort property and resort development. Particular attention is paid to the relationship between the scale or resort ...

Author(s)
King, B.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994334)
Type
Book chapter
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

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