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Despite the growth of tourism in the Caribbean, sustainable tourism studies of island societies remain fragmented and inconsistent. In this article, we provide a critical inquiry into sustainability and resilience in small island tourism economies in the Caribbean from an emic perspective,...

Author(s)
Peterson, R. R.; Harrill, R.; Dipietro, R. B.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2017, 22, 3, pp 407-419
Abstract

Small islands often host distinctive resources to influence their future through tourism development. Island economies in Africa have witnessed a growing number of tourists seeking authentic cultural and natural heritage tourism attractions. This paper critically examines and bridges the nexus...

Author(s)
Ramkissoon, H.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Development Southern Africa, 2015, 32, 3, pp 292-302
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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

While it is true that tourism is one of the main driving forces behind economic growth in several world regions, it is also true that tourism can have serious negative environmental impacts, especially with regard to water resources. The tourist water demand can generate big problems of...

Author(s)
Tortella, B. D.; Tirado, D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Environmental Management, 2011, 92, 10, pp 2568-2579
Abstract

Sustainable tourism development is a major challenge for small island economies. Yet, little research has been conducted on the social implications of tourism development and their role in the sustainable development of such economies. This research discusses the importance of understanding...

Author(s)
Nunkoo, R.; Ramkissoon, H.
Publisher
Routledge Journals, Taylor and Francis, Essex, UK
Citation
Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, 2010, 2, 1, pp 51-65
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
Abstract

This paper introduces an island tourism multi-dimensional model. Its aim is to develop an approach for integrating quantitative models and qualitative techniques into a coherent and useful methodology. The island tourism multi-dimensional model is divided into several modules as presented in the...

Author(s)
Chen, R. J. C.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Sustainable Development, 2006, 14, 2, pp 104-114
Abstract

This chapter investigates small-island Caribbean Tourism Area Life Cycle (TALC) dynamics, focusing on the different pattern of early development followed by destinations that had experienced a plantation type of initial economic development. The first section outlines the theoretical context that...

Author(s)
Weaver, D. B.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
The tourism area life cycle, Volume 1: applications and modifications, 2005, pp 185-197
Abstract

Anguilla is a Caribbean island microstate that has undergone dramatic tourism growth, passing through the early stages of Butler's tourist cycle model to the 'development' stage. This pattern is related to deliberate government policy and planning decisions, including a policy of not having a limit ...

Author(s)
Wilkinson, P.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2001, 26, 3, pp 33-41
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

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