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Tourism is a crucial source of employment, foreign exchange and revenue for most small island developing states (SIDS) and many other small states. This report explores the key issues concerning how tourism might facilitate inclusive growth. It provides detailed analysis of both the direct and...

Author(s)
Hampton, M. P.; Jeyacheya, J.
Publisher
Commonwealth Secretariat, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and inclusive growth in small island developing states, 2013, pp 104 pp.
Abstract

This book examines trade and climate change concerns of least developed countries (LDCs), small and vulnerable economies (SVEs) and small island developing states (SIDs), looking at the impact of climate change on key trade sectors including agriculture, fisheries and tourism and explores the needs ...

Author(s)
Gueye, M. K.; Sell, M.; Strachan, J.
Publisher
Commonwealth Secretariat, London, UK
Citation
Trade, climate change and sustainable development: key issues for small states, least developed countries and vulnerable economies, 2009, pp xii + 180 pp.
Abstract

World Meteorological Organization (WMO) supports the activities of the National Meteorological and Hydrological Services of Small Island Developing States (SIDS), while ensuring that the coordination mechanism and systems are developed and implemented by SIDS themselves. This book provides a brief...

Publisher
World Meteorological Organization (WMO), Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
Saving paradise: ensuring sustainable development, 2005, pp iv + 24 pp.
Abstract

This report presents a summary of the current status of tourism in small island developing states (SIDSs), while providing evidence of the key importance it has for sustainable development of many islands and for the achievement of the UN Millennium Development Goals. It also addresses the key...

Author(s)
Urosevic, Z.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Making tourism work for small island developing states, 2004, pp 87 pp.
Abstract

This book contains detailed case studies of small island tourism in the South Pacific. The emphasis throughout the book is on understanding the social processes whereby Pacific Islanders interact with tourism and, in turn, shape the character of tourism in the region. Issues concerning ecotourism, ...

Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Pacific island tourism, 2003, pp vi + 203 pp.
Abstract

This book contains seven chapters focusing on multiple use resources, conservation and protected areas, and environmental dilemmas on the coasts. The first chapter discusses the coastal goods and services, the observed changes in coastal zones, and their effects on fisheries, tourism, small islands ...

Author(s)
Brown, K.; Tompkins, E. L.; Adger, W. N.
Publisher
Earthscan Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Making waves: integrating coastal conservation and development, 2002, pp xii + 164 pp.
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.

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