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Purpose: Although it is a widely accepted fact that climate change can negatively impact on tourism demand and affect the economies at the socio-economic level, empirical studies on the climate change tourism development nexus has been quite scant, especially for the case of island economies that...

Author(s)
Seetanah, B.; Fauzel, S.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2019, 74, 2, pp 194-203
Abstract

For small island developing states, tourism is often seen as a passport to development and modernisation, resulting in economic and social growth. In Fiji, this was recognized in the 1960s, which resulted in large-scale tourism development. Yet the links between tourism development and higher...

Author(s)
Pratt, S.; McCabe, S.; Movono, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2016, 5, 1, pp 26-35
Abstract

Tourism is a significant driver of social and ecological change in developing countries, particularly in small-island states, which are susceptible to tourism impacts due to their particular social and environmental characteristics. In this article we present a participatory mapping approach to...

Author(s)
Shankar Aswani; Diedrich, A.; Currier, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Society & Natural Resources, 2015, 28, 7, pp 703-719
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
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Many Greek islands, like Crete, Rhodes, Corfu, Santorini and Mykonos, are included among the most popular tourist destinations worldwide. For Greece and especially for its small islands, tourism constitutes a vital factor of development and prosperity. Our study is concentrated on two, not so...

Author(s)
Dimitriadis, E.; Papadopoulos, D.; Kaltsidou, D.
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2013, 8, 1, pp 133-151
Abstract

This book examines trade and climate change concerns of least developed countries (LDCs), small and vulnerable economies (SVEs) and small island developing states (SIDs), looking at the impact of climate change on key trade sectors including agriculture, fisheries and tourism and explores the needs ...

Author(s)
Gueye, M. K.; Sell, M.; Strachan, J.
Publisher
Commonwealth Secretariat, London, UK
Citation
Trade, climate change and sustainable development: key issues for small states, least developed countries and vulnerable economies, 2009, pp xii + 180 pp.
Abstract

This anthropological case study of cruise tourism development in the Eastern Caribbean island of St. Lucia illustrates how a contemporary social movement focused its economic objectives on cultural struggles over meaning and identity. Aspects of sustainable tourism development are discussed. A...

Author(s)
Liburd, J. J.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2001, 49, 3, pp 215-228
Abstract

Small island developing states (SIDS) in the Caribbean have long specialized in primary commodity exports, and traditional export sectors continue to be a major source of employment. The challenge of sustainable development for the Caribbean SIDS has two dimensions. The first is to adjust to the...

Author(s)
Pantin, D. A.
Citation
Natural Resources Forum, 1999, 23, 3, pp 221-233
Abstract

This chapter examines ecotourism in the context of small island states or dependencies (SISODs), focusing on the two main archipelagic regions of the less developed world: the Caribbean and the South Pacific. Some other small island venues are discussed briefly, but in recognition of their unique...

Author(s)
Weaver, D.
Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Ecotourism in the less developed world., 1998, pp 180-203
Abstract

This chapter distinguishes four main types of sustainable tourism development: economic, environmental, social and cultural, and considers the extent to which they are found on the islands of Barbados and St Lucia. This analysis leads to the conclusion that little significant progress has been made ...

Author(s)
Wilson, D.
Publisher
Pinter, London, UK
Citation
Sustainable tourism in islands and small states: case studies., 1996, pp 75-102

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