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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 paper argues that small island states and territories provide a case for the application of health impact assessments. Their characteristic ecological fragility, vulnerability, relatively small size and limited resources give cause for environmental impact concerns. The tendency, therefore,...

Author(s)
Douglas, C. H.
Publisher
Imperial College Press, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management, 2003, 5, 4, pp 477-502
Abstract

This paper examines the costs and benefits of smallness, islandness, and peripheral location within the context of tourism. In Saint-Pierre et Miquelon off the coast of Canada, and the efforts being made by government officials and local business people to mitigate the costs and enhance the...

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2001, 26, 3, pp 63-70
Abstract

The special problems and opportunities presented by island tourism are major new areas of interest for both tourism academics and professionals, prompting much discussion and debate. This book focuses on how management and organizational issues affect small islands and their tourism industries, and ...

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Island tourism: management principles and practice., 1995, pp xii + 278 pp.
Abstract

This chapter illustrates the important links that exist between urban and island tourism, using Vancouver Island, Canada, as an example. While many of the general features of urban tourism are applicable in an island context, this chapter highlights a number of factors which are of increased...

Author(s)
Murphy, P. E.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Island tourism: management principles and practice., 1995, pp 167-179
Abstract

This chapter discusses the unique challenges and opportunities facing event tourism for island destinations, within a framework of strategic planning and management. Following a brief review of tourism literature on events and islands, a summary is presented of the general roles of festivals and...

Author(s)
Getz, D.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Island tourism: management principles and practice., 1995, pp 149-165