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Small island countries tend to develop their economy by means of tourism and thus overcome poverty. However, such a tendency often leads to difficulties in achieving a balance between economic development and enviromental protection. Though Maldives promote themselves as a sustainable destination,...

Author(s)
Ćirić, B.; Vladušić, L.
Publisher
Faculty of Hotel Management and Tourism, University of Kragujevac, Vrnjačka Banja, Serbia
Citation
Hotel and Tourism Management, 2017, 5, 1, pp 44-54
Abstract

Tourism is an unusually important economic sector for the Small Island Development States (SIDS). Islands are the second most visited destinations after historic cities. The SIDS tourism is usually dependent on foreign investment and in the form of All-Inclusive (AI) system. Few studies have...

Author(s)
Mitchell, J.; Li ShiNa
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, 2017, 9, 2, pp 182-200
Abstract

This study postulates that tourism development (TD) and residents' quality of life (QoL) may have an intrinsically reciprocal relationship. The possible connection between TD and QoL is investigated in the island of Aruba, with economic development as a mediating variable. This investigation...

Author(s)
Ridderstaat, J.; Croes, R.; Nijkamp, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 10, pp 1461-1479
Abstract

We theoretically analyze the impact of changes in foreign income from tourism source countries on the growth of tourism dependent small island economies. Using a general theoretical construct, we attempt to answer the question of how price elasticity of demand, income elasticity of tourist and the...

Author(s)
Stauvermann, P. J.; Kumar, R. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2016, 55, pp 272-275
Abstract

This paper aims at checking if Small Island Developing States suffer from higher economic vulnerability resulting from their specificities compared to other developing economies. To this regard, we rely on the Economic Vulnerability Index (EVI) developed by the Committee for Development Policy of...

Author(s)
Goavec, C.; Hoarau, J. F.
Publisher
L'Harmattan, Paris, France
Citation
Région et Développement, 2015, No.42, pp 157-188
Abstract

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

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
Abstract

The article answers three interrelated questions pertaining to small island economies and tourism development under the condition of globalization: (1) why is tourism relevant for small island economies; (2) why is a supply perspective inappropriate for these economies; and (3) why is a demand...

Author(s)
Croes, R. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2006, 27, 3, pp 453-465
Abstract

Using an abbreviated three-stage version of the destination life cycle as a theoretical backdrop, this study applies the tourism penetration index (TPI) to 36 small islands less than 1 million in population and 5000 km2 in area. The most developed (based on the TPI scores) are primarily Caribbean...

Author(s)
McElroy, J. L.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 2006, 47, 1, pp 61-77
Abstract

This chapter investigates small-island Caribbean Tourism Area Life Cycle (TALC) dynamics, focusing on the different pattern of early development followed by destinations that had experienced a plantation type of initial economic development. The first section outlines the theoretical context that...

Author(s)
Weaver, D. B.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
The tourism area life cycle, Volume 1: applications and modifications, 2005, pp 185-197

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