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Fiji's tourism industry has evolved considerably in the past 30 years with past and present governments striving to support and promote the sector despite competing development priorities. This study examines the effects of tourism on the economic growth of Fiji, a small island economy, over the...

Author(s)
Nikeel Kumar; Kumar, R. R.; Arvind Patel; Stauvermann, P. J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2018, 23, 3, pp 391-407
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This chapter explores the contribution of music festivals to tourism in small island destinations - in particular, in Aruba and Curacao. The chapter reviews the literature discussing the ability of music festivals to contribute to tourism development and economic growth by increasing the number of...

Author(s)
Semrad, K. J.; Rivera, M.; Croes, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390929)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This study assesses the relationship between quality of life (QOL), tourism specialization, and economic growth as applied to small island destinations. The study is grounded on a QOL model and translog production function and employs the limited information maximum likelihood estimator to...

Author(s)
Croes, R.; Ridderstaat, J.; Niekerk, M. van
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 65, pp 212-223
Abstract

Tourism development (TD) and quality of life (QoL) have been studied mostly from the perspective of how TD affects QoL, but the inverse relationship is less widely researched. Understanding this interrelationship will broaden the definition and goals of development, and will help shifting the...

Author(s)
Ridderstaat, J.; Croes, R.; Nijkamp, P.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2016, 55, 1, pp 79-94
Abstract

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are faced with many challenges to economic development. Tourism is seen as a viable, and sometimes, only means of economic growth. This research compares the economic impact of tourism to seven SIDS. The research employs input output analysis, linkage analysis...

Author(s)
Pratt, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2015, 52, pp 148-160
Abstract

The paper analyses the implications of tourism activities for economic growth and environmental assets, focusing especially on small island countries. The author develops a stylized dynamic economic model in which tourism is the trigger of the incentive mechanism leading to abatement activities and ...

Author(s)
Marsiglio, S.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2015, 21, 1, pp 183-204
Abstract

This study examines the long-run relationship between tourism development and economic growth in a small island destination. Determining whether the nature of the relationship is unidirectional or bidirectional provides insightful information as to policies to be implemented. This information is...

Author(s)
Ridderstaat, J.; Croes, R.; Nijkamp, P.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2014, 16, 5, pp 472-487
Abstract

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

Purpose - This study aims to investigate growth differentials among small islands and the impact of tourism specialization on the growth and the economic performance of small islands. Design/methodology/approach - The study is based on trade theory and uses data from a panel of small islands for...

Author(s)
Croes, R.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2013, 68, 4, pp 34-48
Abstract

In many countries, tourism is used as a strategy to achieve greater economic performance. The potential economic benefits are increased income, both directly and as a result of the multiplier effects of tourism revenues (particularly the informal sector), earnings of foreign exchange, new...

Author(s)
Lionetti, S.; Gonzalez, O.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2012, 12, 1, pp 15-24

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