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Tourism is an activity encompassing economy, society and nature. Besides mass tourism, many different forms of tourism activities and products have developed and are gaining ground in terms of demand. Debates on the definition of such typically small scale activities have brought forward a number...

Author(s)
Karampela, S.; Kizos, T.; Spilanis, I.
Publisher
Institute of Island Studies, Charlottetown, Canada
Citation
Island Studies Journal, 2016, 11, 1, pp 161-176
Abstract

This study reviews existing published academic literature on five Indian Ocean islands namely, Madagascar, Maldives, Mauritius, Reunion Island, and Seychelles, and offers future research directions. The Social Science Citation Index (SSCI) list of tourism and hospitality journals was used to...

Author(s)
Prayag, G.
Publisher
Texas A & M University Press, College Station, USA
Citation
e-Review of Tourism Research, 2011, 9, 5, pp 221-242
Abstract

This study attempts to do three things: (i) provide a review of recent advances in the small island economy literature using the tourism penetration index, (ii) update the impact of tourism across the same global sample of 36 small islands (less than 1 million in population and 5000 km2 in area)...

Author(s)
McElroy, J. L.; Hamma, P. E.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 2010, 51, 1, pp 36-46
Abstract

The role of economic analysis in guiding the sustainable development of estuarine and coastal ecosystems is investigated based on a comprehensive review of the literature on the valuation of the recreation, cultural and aesthetic services. The implications of the findings for the sustainable...

Author(s)
Ghermandi, A.; Nunes, P. A. L. D.; Portela, R.; Rao, N.; Teelucksingh, S. S.
Publisher
Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), Milano, Italy
Citation
Nota di Lavoro - Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), 2009, No.121.2009, pp 61 pp.
Abstract

The context of tourism development in the Caribbean is presented based on three broad themes: the meaning of tourism development through the lens of both neo-colonialism and dependency theories; tourism in small islands; and factors in Caribbean tourism development, particularly in terms of...

Author(s)
Duval, D. T.; Wilkinson, P. F.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism in the Caribbean: trends, development, prospects, 2004, pp 59-80
Abstract

This chapter reviews the record of the impacts of mass tourism, and especially of high-density, 'uncontrolled' mass tourism, on island landscapes and habitat resources, drawing on evidence and comparisons from the Caribbean and the Pacific. To establish the contemporary context, a set of basic ...

Author(s)
Conway, D.
Publisher
Praeger Publishers, Westport, USA
Citation
Island tourism and sustainable development: Caribbean, Pacific and Mediterranean experiences, 2002, pp 113-129
Abstract

This review focuses on the constraints to sustainable development in small islands, including: external and internal socioeconomic constraints; environmental constraints; and those constraints peculiar to insular tourism. A general framework for addressing them are presented.

Author(s)
McElroy, J. L.; Albuquerque, K. de
Publisher
Praeger Publishers, Westport, USA
Citation
Island tourism and sustainable development: Caribbean, Pacific and Mediterranean experiences, 2002, pp 15-31
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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