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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

The conference on "Demographic Change and its Impact on large-scale Conservation Areas in Germany" took place from September 30th to October 2nd 2014 at the International Academy for Nature Conservation on Vilm - a small island in the Baltic Sea next to Rugen. The following topics were addressed:...

Author(s)
Düsterhaus, B.; Niclas, G.
Publisher
Bundesamt für Naturschutz (German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation), Bonn, Germany
Citation
BfN - Skripten (Bundesamt für Naturschutz), 2016, No.429, pp 147 pp.
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

As tourism is becoming one of the most important sectors of the world economy, the number of small islands trying to develop a competitive tourist activity is increasing and this strategy appears as growth enhancing. In most cases, it relies on the environmental quality of the destination, but also ...

Author(s)
Giannoni, S.; Maupertuis, M. A.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2007, 13, 4, pp 499-513
Abstract

This article discusses how and why a tourist destination can generate income without risking environmental degradation. It draws general lessons from a small island in the Netherlands that attracted mass tourism, generated high income, and satisfied tourists' and experts' opinions about...

Author(s)
Krozer, Y.; Christensen-Redzepovic, E.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2006, 10, 1/2, pp 113-124
Abstract

The island of the Commonwealth of Dominica is endowed with an abundance of natural beauty and biodiversity. The island's mountainous terrain, abundant rainfall, clear mountain streams, lush forests and unique species of flora and fauna put it in an advantageous position as an ecotourist destination ...

Author(s)
Hypolite, E.; Green, G. C.; Burley, J.
Publisher
Commonwealth Forestry Association, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Forestry Review, 2002, 4, 4, pp 298-303, 333, 335
Abstract

The infeasibility of implementing an organized mass tourism model in the small islands of the South Dodecanese, Greece, due to their geomorphology and size, the local production structures and their geographical position may on the one hand minimize the danger of facing the adverse environmental,...

Author(s)
Maroudas, L.; Kyriakaki, A.
Publisher
Hüseyin Yıldırım, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Anatolia, 2001, 12, 1, pp 59-71
Abstract

The evolution of tourism paradigms is reviewed with a focus on developing countries. It is shown that tourism has become of prime economic importance for many developing countries, particularly in small island states. However, as the cash income generated by tourism is mainly derived from visitors ...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2000, 8, 5, pp 410-425
Abstract

The focus is on developing sustainable tourism in small Caribbean islands, defined here as those that have populations of fewer than 500 000. Such islands share a very fragile ecology and a high dependence on tourism. They differ in their degree of tourist penetration and visitor density and the...

Author(s)
Albuquerque, K. de; McElroy, J. L.
Citation
Environmental Management, 1992, 16, 5, pp 619-632
Abstract

Changes in the European tourism market are compelling all countries to adapt their tourist supply. In particular, a growth of interest in environmentally compatible forms of tourism is having a major impact on countries where mass tourism has traditionally played on important role. Such changes are ...

Author(s)
Klaric, Z.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization, Madrid, Spain
Citation
Seminar on new forms of demand and new products, Nicosia (Cyprus), 8-9 May 1991., 1991, pp 60-65

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