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This study attempts to do three things: (i) provide a review of recent advances in the small island economy literature using the tourism penetration index, (ii) update the impact of tourism across the same global sample of 36 small islands (less than 1 million in population and 5000 km2 in area)...

Author(s)
McElroy, J. L.; Hamma, P. E.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 2010, 51, 1, pp 36-46
Abstract

This article constructs comprehensive profiles across 24 variables for two small-island subgroups: 12 MIRAB and 17 SITE islands. The 29 islands were selected according to two criteria: less than one million in population and clearly identified in the literature as observing the MIRAB or...

Author(s)
McSorley, K.; McElroy, J. L.
Publisher
Texas A & M University Press, College Station, USA
Citation
e-Review of Tourism Research, 2007, 5, 6, pp 140-148
Abstract

Using an abbreviated three-stage version of the destination life cycle as a theoretical backdrop, this study applies the tourism penetration index (TPI) to 36 small islands less than 1 million in population and 5000 km2 in area. The most developed (based on the TPI scores) are primarily Caribbean...

Author(s)
McElroy, J. L.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 2006, 47, 1, pp 61-77
Abstract

Results are presented of an analysis of the comparative performance of Caribbean destinations (and the region indirectly) in the context of worldwide tourism. The sample includes 23 islands in the Caribbean, 14 in the Pacific, 5 in the Indian Ocean, 2 in the Atlantic, 2 in the Mediterranean, and 1...

Author(s)
McElroy, J. L.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism in the Caribbean: trends, development, prospects, 2004, pp 39-56
Abstract

This review focuses on the constraints to sustainable development in small islands, including: external and internal socioeconomic constraints; environmental constraints; and those constraints peculiar to insular tourism. A general framework for addressing them are presented.

Author(s)
McElroy, J. L.; Albuquerque, K. de
Publisher
Praeger Publishers, Westport, USA
Citation
Island tourism and sustainable development: Caribbean, Pacific and Mediterranean experiences, 2002, pp 15-31
Abstract

The focus is on developing sustainable tourism in small Caribbean islands, defined here as those that have populations of fewer than 500 000. Such islands share a very fragile ecology and a high dependence on tourism. They differ in their degree of tourist penetration and visitor density and the...

Author(s)
Albuquerque, K. de; McElroy, J. L.
Citation
Environmental Management, 1992, 16, 5, pp 619-632