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Even if local policymakers increasingly claim that tourism is one of the key factors of future economic development for the French small island La Réunion, international tourist arrivals are observed to be locked in a stagnation phase since the beginning of the 2000s. Starting from this stylized...

Author(s)
Charles, A.; Darné, O.; Hoarau, J. F.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Applied Economics, 2019, 51, 24, pp 2639-2653
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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 paper examines the political economy of tourism development in islands and uses Gili Trawangan, Indonesia as a case study. A longitudinal study drawing from fieldwork contributes to the discussion of how different types of power shape community development, and how the effects of hosting...

Author(s)
Hampton, M. P.; Jeyacheya, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
World Development (Oxford), 2015, 70, pp 481-495
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to apply the cultural tourism typology of McKercher and to estimate the economic relevance of cultural tourism to the context of a small island destination tourist market. Small island destinations may be confronted with environmental constraints that restrain the...

Author(s)
Croes, R.; Semrad, K. J.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, 2015, 39, 4, pp 469-491
Abstract

This chapter (i) provides a template for the future analysis of earnings from international tourism, particularly tourism taxes for small island tourism economies (SITEs); (ii) discusses the direct and indirect monetary benefits from international tourism; (iii) highlights tourism taxes in the...

Author(s)
McAleer, M.; Shareef, R.; Veiga, B. da
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
Tourism and sustainable economic development: macroeconomic models and empirical methods, 2008, pp 145-164
Abstract

Small Island Tourism Economies (SITEs) are developing sovereign countries that rely on tourism as a source of exports, and need a consistent inflow of foreign investment in order to facilitate economic growth. Access to international capital markets helps SITEs smooth out their consumption over...

Author(s)
Hoti, S.; McAleer, M.; Shareef, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2007, 28, 6, pp 1472-1484
AbstractFull Text

Little serious research has been undertaken into the significance of transport as a factor in destination development despite being acknowledged by many writers. The paper aims at identifying and quantifying the factors that made Mauritius attractive to tourists and also to more importantly to...

Author(s)
Boopen, S.
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2006, 1, 1, pp 53-71
Abstract

Small island tourism economies (SITEs) vary in their size, land area, location, narrow resource bases, economic development, overwhelming reliance on tourism and consistent inflow of foreign direct investment for economic growth. Small island tourism economics differ in their ethnic diversity,...

Author(s)
Shareef, R.; McAleer, M.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2005, 7, 6, pp 313-333
Abstract

This paper describes the popularity of many islands in the world as tourist destinations. It is indicated that in the 20th century, as mass international tourism developed, the feature film, the guidebook and the tourist brochure helped establish many islands as popular holiday destinations.

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2001, 26, 3, pp 9-14
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

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