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Fiji's tourism industry has evolved considerably in the past 30 years with past and present governments striving to support and promote the sector despite competing development priorities. This study examines the effects of tourism on the economic growth of Fiji, a small island economy, over the...

Author(s)
Nikeel Kumar; Kumar, R. R.; Arvind Patel; Stauvermann, P. J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2018, 23, 3, pp 391-407
Abstract

Despite the growing discussion on vulnerability and adaptation in urban areas, there is limited research on how smaller towns and cities in Small Island Developing States are being affected by and responding to climate change impacts. This study uses fuzzy cognitive mapping (FCM), field visits and...

Author(s)
Chandra, A.; Gaganis, P.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Climate and Development, 2016, 8, 3, pp 256-269
Abstract

For small island developing states, tourism is often seen as a passport to development and modernisation, resulting in economic and social growth. In Fiji, this was recognized in the 1960s, which resulted in large-scale tourism development. Yet the links between tourism development and higher...

Author(s)
Pratt, S.; McCabe, S.; Movono, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2016, 5, 1, pp 26-35
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

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

Tourism in small island developing states and territories in the South Pacific is crucial to the development of these countries yet highly vulnerable to climate change. Drawing on political science theories, this study critically analyses the policy environment of Fiji, Samoa and Vanuatu for the ...

Author(s)
Wong, E.; Jiang Min; Klint, L. M.; Dominey-Howes, D.; DeLacy, T.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2013, 13, 4, pp 201-225
Abstract

The tourism sector's demand for food, and the distance some food travels, has significant impacts on greenhouse gas emissions and implications for climate change, especially in long haul small island state destinations. This paper describes the development of the concept of food miles, and the...

Author(s)
Pratt, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2013, 21, 8, pp 1148-1165
Abstract

Small island tourism economies (SITEs) vary in their size, land area, location, narrow resource bases, economic development, overwhelming reliance on tourism and consistent inflow of foreign direct investment for economic growth. Small island tourism economics differ in their ethnic diversity,...

Author(s)
Shareef, R.; McAleer, M.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2005, 7, 6, pp 313-333
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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

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