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Island has been one of the most attractive tourist destinations in the tourism sector. However, the ecosystems of small islands are particularly vulnerable to climate change. The purpose of this research is to compare the importance and performance of low-carbon tourism in five islands of Taiwan...

Author(s)
Lee SuHsin; Wu ShihChieh; Li AnNa
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
World Leisure Journal, 2018, 60, 3, pp 235-245
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 and territories in the South Pacific is crucial to the development of these countries yet highly vulnerable to climate change. Drawing on political science theories, this study critically analyses the policy environment of Fiji, Samoa and Vanuatu for the ...

Author(s)
Wong, E.; Jiang Min; Klint, L. M.; Dominey-Howes, D.; DeLacy, T.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2013, 13, 4, pp 201-225
Abstract

Tourism is a growing economic sector in the South Pacific providing the region with great potential for economic development. Vanuatu and its neighbouring Small Island Developing States and Territories experience a high vulnerability to climate change impacts. The tourism sector in Vanuatu is...

Author(s)
Klint, L. M.; Wong, E.; Jiang Min; Delacy, T.; Harrison, D.; Dominey-Howes, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2012, 15, 3, pp 247-274
Abstract

The Maldives archipelago is the historical archetype of an atoll-type coral reef province. The coral reefs of the Maldives have been formally explored and studied since 1840 and they represent the most diverse and best known reefs in the Indian Ocean. The reef system contains about 2 000 distinct...

Author(s)
Naseer, A.
Publisher
FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
RAP Publication, 2007, No.06, pp 147-163
Abstract

The paper examines the place of nature-based attractions in Singapore and its viability as a green tourism destination. The meaning of green tourism is considered and it is suggested that a sufficiently broad definition could incorporate Singapore's resources of this type which are then summarised. ...

Author(s)
Henderson, J. C.; Koh, A.; Soh, S.; Mohammed Yazid Sallim
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2001, 26, 3, pp 71-78
Abstract

For decades the Aeolian archipelago, northern Sicily, has been under scientific and economic investigation as a natural laboratory for studies on human carrying capacity in a highly fragile environment. Following three years of rapid tourism growth, the need for balanced, accurate planning of the...

Author(s)
Cavallero, C.; Giannelli, G.; Puccia, C. J.; Rossi, O.
Citation
Rassegna di Studi Turistici, 1989, 24, 3/4, pp 183-207

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