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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 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

This study investigates the empirical relationship between tourism development and happiness from the perspective of locals in a small island destination. The study provides insights into how residents assess their own happiness and how those assessments depart from traditional well-being...

Author(s)
Rivera, M.; Croes, R.; Lee SeungHyun
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2016, 5, 1, pp 5-15
Abstract

This collection of six papers focuses on tourism development in small island destinations and its connection to the well-being of island residents. Issues addressed include: residents' assessment of their happiness; local perceptions of tourism impact; collaborative tourism planning to address...

Author(s)
Croes, R.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2016, 5, 1, pp 1-64
Abstract

Tourism development (TD) and quality of life (QoL) have been studied mostly from the perspective of how TD affects QoL, but the inverse relationship is less widely researched. Understanding this interrelationship will broaden the definition and goals of development, and will help shifting the...

Author(s)
Ridderstaat, J.; Croes, R.; Nijkamp, P.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2016, 55, 1, pp 79-94
Abstract

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are faced with many challenges to economic development. Tourism is seen as a viable, and sometimes, only means of economic growth. This research compares the economic impact of tourism to seven SIDS. The research employs input output analysis, linkage analysis...

Author(s)
Pratt, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2015, 52, pp 148-160
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to apply the cultural tourism typology of McKercher and to estimate the economic relevance of cultural tourism to the context of a small island destination tourist market. Small island destinations may be confronted with environmental constraints that restrain the...

Author(s)
Croes, R.; Semrad, K. J.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, 2015, 39, 4, pp 469-491
Abstract

This study examines the long-run relationship between tourism development and economic growth in a small island destination. Determining whether the nature of the relationship is unidirectional or bidirectional provides insightful information as to policies to be implemented. This information is...

Author(s)
Ridderstaat, J.; Croes, R.; Nijkamp, P.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2014, 16, 5, pp 472-487

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