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This paper explores the nature of the relationship between international tourism and the environment in a naturally bounded area, a small tropical island. Since the 1980s international tourism in Gili Trawangan has increasingly replaced agriculture and fishing as the dominant economic activity....

Author(s)
Hampton, M. P.; Hampton, J. M.
Publisher
Southsea, UK
Citation
Discussion Papers - Department of Economics, University of Portsmouth, 1998, No. 122, pp 29 pp.
Abstract

A collection of six case studies is presented which have been prepared at the Commission of the UN Department for Policy Coordination and Sustainable Development for presentation at the Global Conference on the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States, held in 1994. The case...

Citation
World Development Studies - World Institute for Development Economics Research (Helsinki), 1995, No. 1, pp xi + 156 pp.
Abstract

This chapter highlights some of the issues which underlie the negative effects of tourism on the natural environment in Thailand, and examines the likely longer-term impact of the laissez-faire policies which appear to predominate in many areas of tourism resource 'management'. It begins with a...

Author(s)
Parnwell, M. J. G.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism in South-East Asia., 1993, pp 286-302
Abstract

The implications of political instability for the tourist industry of islands can be dramatic. Cyprus has witnessed periodic dislocation of its tourist industry for more than 30 years. This chapter looks at the development of tourism during the period 1950-73, and at the situation in the north and...

Author(s)
Lockhart, D. G.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
The development process in small island states., 1993, pp 228-246
Abstract

Small islands have long been viewed as attractive tourist destinations, particularly those in the Caribbean. There has been a certain amount of academic research on island tourism, but mostly of the case-study variety. This paper attempts to provide an overall conceptual model as a background for...

Author(s)
Butler, R. W.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
The development process in small island states., 1993, pp 71-91
Abstract

The chapter begins by considering the development options available to small islands where mass tourism has become established. Various alternative approaches forwarded by Wilkinson (1989), McElroy and de Albuquerque (1989), and Poon (1988, 1990) are discussed. Much of the discourse on alternative ...

Author(s)
Dann, G.
Publisher
University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Tourism alternatives: potentials and problems in the development of tourism., 1992, pp 158-179
Abstract

'Alternative' tourism, a jargon term of the late 1980s is compatible with eco-tourism, a travel concept that is emerging as a popular advertising phrase of the 1990s. As promoted, alternative tourism promises tourists something 'different': a social experience, a relief from the crowds of...

Author(s)
Smith, V. L.
Publisher
University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Tourism alternatives: potentials and problems in the development of tourism., 1992, pp 135-157
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

The main aim of the study was to analyse the nature of tourism firms in the Isles of Scilly, UK, concentrating on firm formation, the socio-economic backgrounds of entrepreneurs, business linkages within the island economy and between it and Cornwall and the rest of the UK, the linkages,...

Author(s)
Williams, A. M.; Greenwood, J.; Shaw, G.
Publisher
Department of Geography, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
Citation
Tourism in the Isles of Scilly: a study of small firms on small islands., 1989, pp 43pp.

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