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This paper develops a framework for understanding and assessing collaborative capacities associated with developing an events portfolio within a small island developing state. The three key features of the collaborative capacity framework are network structure, tie strength and collaborative...

Author(s)
Dickson, G.; Milne, S.; Werner, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, 2018, 10, 1, pp 69-89
Abstract

The Autonomous Region of the Azores is one of the most sustainable destinations in the world. Being an archipelago comprised of nine small islands, quality and sustainability are critical features in the tourism sector, inducing the need for thorough and technical strategic development processes....

Author(s)
Couto, G.; Pimentel, P.; Ponte, J.
Publisher
SciTechnol, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Tourism Research & Hospitality, 2017, 6, 2, pp 1000166
Abstract

The paper explores how Cyprus can increase its competitiveness, sustaining its magnitude and attractive attributes, and ensuring residents' well-being. The study evaluates the suitability of an 'inside-out' planning approach to island tourism development. Eleven interviews were conducted with ...

Author(s)
Boukas, N.; Ziakas, V.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2016, 5, 1, pp 44-54
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Beyond enclave tourism: the road to sustainability of Mauritius.

This chapter profiles the small island developing state (SIDS) of Mauritius as an example of enclave tourism, which has limited economic links to the local community. The chapter considers the opportunities and constraints that enable sustainable tourism development to emerge. It particularly...

Author(s)
Prayag, G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644585)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The vulnerability of tourism-dependent communities, coastal tourism facilities, and beaches to climate change demands the use of measures that can urgently minimise vulnerability and in the long term achieve sustainable development. This paper makes policy recommendations to address climate change...

Author(s)
Mycoo, M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Natural Resources Forum, 2014, 38, 1, pp 47-57
Abstract

Tourism in small island developing states (SIDS) has long been defined in terms of dependency. However, less attention has been paid to the role of the state in SIDS, particularly the extent to which it supports tourism as an agent of development. Therefore, the purpose of this paper is to consider ...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.; Ussi, M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2014, 16, 1, pp 87-96
Abstract

The majority of small twin-island states in the Caribbean depend on tourism as the mainstay of their economies. These islands are constantly seeking to remain or become competitive in a challenging global environment. This article focuses on the most appropriate approach to marketing twin-island...

Author(s)
Cameron, A. L.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2014, 20, 1, pp 65-71
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

Results are presented of an analysis of the comparative performance of Caribbean destinations (and the region indirectly) in the context of worldwide tourism. The sample includes 23 islands in the Caribbean, 14 in the Pacific, 5 in the Indian Ocean, 2 in the Atlantic, 2 in the Mediterranean, and 1...

Author(s)
McElroy, J. L.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism in the Caribbean: trends, development, prospects, 2004, pp 39-56
Abstract

This chapter highlights how the complex social structure of a place creates impediments for linking agriculture with tourism, especially in the context of differences in gender responses to market opportunities. To illustrate this, the case of the small island of Carriacou in the eastern Caribbean...

Author(s)
Mills, B.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism in the Caribbean: trends, development, prospects, 2004, pp 257-270

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