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Small island developing states (SIDS) are typically characterized by being environmentally and socio-economically vulnerable to disasters and climate change. Additionally, they often have limited resources for freshwater provisioning services. This article presents an assessment of disaster risk...

Author(s)
Gheuens, J.; Nagabhatla, N.; Perera, E. D. P.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Water, 2019, 11, 4, pp 637
Abstract

Fernando de Noronha is an archipelago located in the Northeast Region of Brazil and at the Southern Atlantic Ocean. It is both a national park and a natural World Heritage Site. Since tourism presumes movement of a person from one place to another, for this small island located 360 km from the...

Author(s)
Andrade, A.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing, Urbana, USA
Citation
Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 2018, 36, 3, pp unpaginated
Abstract

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
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Cover for Resilience and tourism in remote locations: Pitcairn Island.

This chapter examines the vulnerability of small island developing states such as the Pitcairn Islands, and how their adaptive capacity to changing circumstances is important in achieving the goal of sustainable livelihood. The chapter discusses Pitcairn's current political and socio-economic...

Author(s)
Amoamo, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648330)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The paper explores how Cyprus can increase its competitiveness, sustaining its magnitude and attractive attributes, and ensuring residents' well-being. The study evaluates the suitability of an 'inside-out' planning approach to island tourism development. Eleven interviews were conducted with ...

Author(s)
Boukas, N.; Ziakas, V.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2016, 5, 1, pp 44-54
Abstract

Tourism is usually one of the top industries in most countries, especially islands. However, there is some question as to whether there is a negative potential impact if a country relies too much on tourism as a means of economic development to the detriment of other industries such as...

Author(s)
Bojanic, D. C.; Lo, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2016, 53, pp 207-214
Abstract

This article analyses perceptions of residents of the Seychelles in the western Indian Ocean in relation to a long-running debate over small island developing states (SIDS) as to whether they are vulnerable or resilient. The results of data obtained from 25 key informant interviews and 70 household ...

Author(s)
Philpot, D.; Gray, T. S.; Stead, S. M.
Publisher
Institute of Island Studies, Charlottetown, Canada
Citation
Island Studies Journal, 2015, 10, 1, pp 31-48
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The Bunaken National Park is one of the famous national park for tourism in North Sulawesi, Indonesia. The abundance of natural resources is one of the crucial natural attractions for tourism in Bunaken. Tourism in Bunaken contributes significantly in local economic development. In the same...

Author(s)
Tangian, D.; Djokosetiyanto, D.; Kholil; Munandar, A.
Publisher
Brawijaya University, Malang, Indonesia
Citation
Journal of Indonesian Tourism and Development Studies, 2015, 3, 2, pp 75-84
Abstract

The concept of sustainable tourism emerged as a reaction to the impacts of tourism development. This paper shows the relevance of sustainable tourism to tourism decline and the rising interest in de-growth. Mixed-methods research in the Isle of Man, UK, was carried out by analysing 355 postal...

Author(s)
Canavan, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2014, 22, 1, pp 127-147
Abstract

The tourism sector's demand for food, and the distance some food travels, has significant impacts on greenhouse gas emissions and implications for climate change, especially in long haul small island state destinations. This paper describes the development of the concept of food miles, and the...

Author(s)
Pratt, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2013, 21, 8, pp 1148-1165

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