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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
Abstract

This chapter examines the troubled history of the relations between tourism development, coastal zone environmental conservation and management, and local, small-scale agriculture in the eastern Caribbean islands. First, Caribbean tourism's problematic and increasingly destructive relationships...

Author(s)
Conway, D.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism in the Caribbean: trends, development, prospects, 2004, pp 187-204
Abstract

This anthropological case study of cruise tourism development in the Eastern Caribbean island of St. Lucia illustrates how a contemporary social movement focused its economic objectives on cultural struggles over meaning and identity. Aspects of sustainable tourism development are discussed. A...

Author(s)
Liburd, J. J.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2001, 49, 3, pp 215-228
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

This chapter distinguishes four main types of sustainable tourism development: economic, environmental, social and cultural, and considers the extent to which they are found on the islands of Barbados and St Lucia. This analysis leads to the conclusion that little significant progress has been made ...

Author(s)
Wilson, D.
Publisher
Pinter, London, UK
Citation
Sustainable tourism in islands and small states: case studies., 1996, pp 75-102
Abstract

The article examines the relationship between tourism policy and planning in four Caribbean countries: Anguilla, Barbados, Dominica and St. Lucia, and describes the resultant patterns of tourism development. It then suggests how policy can be used in the future to secure a more sustainable form of ...

Author(s)
Wilkinson, P. F.
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 1994, 19, 2, pp 5-17

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