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This study assesses the relationship between quality of life (QOL), tourism specialization, and economic growth as applied to small island destinations. The study is grounded on a QOL model and translog production function and employs the limited information maximum likelihood estimator to...

Author(s)
Croes, R.; Ridderstaat, J.; Niekerk, M. van
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 65, pp 212-223
Abstract

Small Island Tourism Economies (SITEs) are developing sovereign countries that rely on tourism as a source of exports, and need a consistent inflow of foreign investment in order to facilitate economic growth. Access to international capital markets helps SITEs smooth out their consumption over...

Author(s)
Hoti, S.; McAleer, M.; Shareef, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2007, 28, 6, pp 1472-1484
Abstract

Through a case study of the island of Malta this paper evaluates the development of a particular niche market, that of sports tourism. As well as assessing the potential market for sports tourism and the current extent of development on the island, the paper also examines various resource...

Author(s)
Bull, C.; Weed, M.
Citation
Managing Leisure, 1999, 4, 3, pp 142-155
Abstract

In small island states of subtropical and tropical latitudes, shortage of space, fresh water as well as fierce competition for these precious resources from other economic sectors like tourism usually limits the potential for aquaculture to the marine environment. Moreover, these more lucrative...

Author(s)
Agius, C.
Citation
Cahiers Options Méditerranéennes, 1999, 43, pp 41-44
Abstract

This volume looks at the issues, problems and impact created by tourism in 13 island societies around the world, as well as in one mainland territory. It addresses the question of sustainable tourism development because the tourist trade tends to have undesirable impacts on the physical environment ...

Publisher
Pinter, London, UK
Citation
Sustainable tourism in islands and small states: case studies., 1996, pp xiv + 317 pp.
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

Many small islands are trying to develop or expand their tourist industry, and the degree of dependence on this form of economic activity is increasing. This paper briefly discusses the dependence of small islands on tourism, with reference to Malta, and considers the ecological dangers and...

Author(s)
Briguglio, L.
Citation
Occasional Papers in Economic Development, Faculty of Economic Studies, University of New England, 1992, No. 46, pp 23pp.
Abstract

This paper shows how environmental dangers have economic implications. This is particularly true in the case of tourism, which depends on a pleasant and attractive environment. Small islands like Malta depend to a large degree on tourism, and there are ecological dangers associated with such...

Author(s)
Briguglio, L.
Citation
Working Paper - Department of Economics, University of Wollongong, 1992, No. 92/2, pp 16pp.
Abstract

For many small countries, especially those concentrating on the development of their manufacturing industry, the establishment of a stable economic base has proved difficult. In the case of Malta, tourism has emerged during the last decade as an alternative source of foreign exchange earnings. This ...

Author(s)
Oglethorpe, M.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1985, 6, 1, pp 23-31

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