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Despite the growth of tourism in the Caribbean, sustainable tourism studies of island societies remain fragmented and inconsistent. In this article, we provide a critical inquiry into sustainability and resilience in small island tourism economies in the Caribbean from an emic perspective,...

Author(s)
Peterson, R. R.; Harrill, R.; Dipietro, R. B.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2017, 22, 3, pp 407-419
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Resilience and tourism in islands: insights from the Caribbean.

This chapter makes the case for the competitive advantage of small island economies as tourism destinations. It argues that the social and economic fabric of small island jurisdictions - which includes a canny disposition towards occupational multiplicity by the local labour force - breeds a form...

Author(s)
Alberts, A.; Baldacchino, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648330)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The purpose of this regional spotlight is to consider the state of Caribbean tourism and changes that are needed to improve the benefits to be derived from the tourism sector in the region. For a region that is heavily dependent on tourism, the Caribbean has been lagging behind in spreading tourism ...

Author(s)
McLeod, M.; Lewis, E. H.; Spencer, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2017, 6, 1, pp 1-4
Abstract

The Caribbean has experienced considerable fluctuations with many of the small island-nations of the Region being highly vulnerable to socio-political, environmental and economic changes. The Caribbean Tourism Association (CTO) contends that this Region is highly dependent on tourism, possibly more ...

Author(s)
Herbert, B.; Christian, C. S.
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Development, 2014, 7, 1, pp 17-32
Abstract

The majority of small twin-island states in the Caribbean depend on tourism as the mainstay of their economies. These islands are constantly seeking to remain or become competitive in a challenging global environment. This article focuses on the most appropriate approach to marketing twin-island...

Author(s)
Cameron, A. L.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2014, 20, 1, pp 65-71
AbstractFull Text

The paper offers a reflection on tourism issues and development strategies relating to Caribbean destinations, and more particularly, insular destinations. When faced with intense competition from popular destinations around the region, the smaller islands have had to reaffirm their market...

Author(s)
Dehoorne, O.; Tătar, C.
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2013, 8, 1, pp 283-299
AbstractFull Text

The paper offers a reflection on the tourism issues and development strategies relating to Caribbean destinations, and more particularly, island destinations. When faced with intense competition from the popular destinations around the region, the smaller islands have had to reaffirm their market...

Author(s)
Dehoorne, O.; Tătar, C.
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2013, 8, 1, pp 213-231
Abstract

Small island states have increasingly sought new means of economic diversification. Several Caribbean states have begun to develop medical tourism, partly building on existing tourist-oriented economies. Medical tourism has boomed in this century in several states in Asia and in Central America....

Author(s)
Connell, J.
Publisher
Institute of Island Studies, Charlottetown, Canada
Citation
Island Studies Journal, 2013, 8, 1, pp 115-130
Abstract

This paper defines an adaptive policy narrative for the tourism-dependent Caribbean small-island developing states (SIDS), which seeks to balance opportunities and challenges arising from global environmental change. Both volatility and vulnerability are discussed and differentiated in the context...

Author(s)
Perch, L.
Publisher
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), New York, USA
Citation
Policy Research Brief - International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG), 2012, No.36, pp 6 pp.
Abstract

There has been a shift in many developing countries, particularly Small Island Developing States (SIDS), towards tourism as the centrepiece of their development strategy. This occurs in the context of narrowing developmental options occasioned by the end of preferential access to metropolitan...

Author(s)
Bishop, M. L.
Publisher
Arnold, London, UK
Citation
Progress in Development Studies, 2010, 10, 2, pp 99-114

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