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Abstract

This note presents some evidence that tourism enhances development and reduces poverty in small island developing states (SIDSs) by analysing the correlation between tourism intensity and several human development indicators (namely, GDP per capita in purchasing power parity, the UNDP's human ...

Author(s)
Jiang Min; DeLacy, T.; Mkiramweni, N. P.; Harrison, D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2011, 38, 3, pp 1181-1184
Abstract

The notion that tourism can contribute significantly to poverty reduction strategies is attracting great interest from multilateral institutions, tourism bodies, donors and other organizations around the globe. Tourism is certainly a major contributor to economic development in many small island...

Author(s)
Scheyvens, R.; Momsen, J. H.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2008, 10, 1, pp 22-41