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Tourism has become an important economic plank for development in a large number of small island states. Mauritius is one example of a success story in developing a product and attendant markets which emphasizes quality tourism and high value added within the local economy. Although at the...

Author(s)
Wing, P.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Island tourism: management principles and practice., 1995, pp 229-235
Abstract

Purpose - Conceptually, this paper aims to consider the nexus created when the characteristics of the tourism sector workplace environment intersect with the contextual influences of the economic, social and labor market attributes of small islands. Design/methodology/approach - Several studies...

Author(s)
Baum, T.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2012, 6, 2, pp 124-132
Abstract

This chapter presents an example of an integrated policy response to tourism overdevelopment, with reference to a case study of the island of Bonaire, in the Netherlands Antilles. This small island has experienced controlled development and growth in its tourism business, averaging 6% growth per...

Author(s)
Pieters, R.; Gevers, D.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Island tourism: management principles and practice., 1995, pp 123-132
Abstract

This chapter discusses the unique challenges and opportunities facing event tourism for island destinations, within a framework of strategic planning and management. Following a brief review of tourism literature on events and islands, a summary is presented of the general roles of festivals and...

Author(s)
Getz, D.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Island tourism: management principles and practice., 1995, pp 149-165
Abstract

This chapter illustrates the important links that exist between urban and island tourism, using Vancouver Island, Canada, as an example. While many of the general features of urban tourism are applicable in an island context, this chapter highlights a number of factors which are of increased...

Author(s)
Murphy, P. E.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Island tourism: management principles and practice., 1995, pp 167-179
Abstract

The special problems and opportunities presented by island tourism are major new areas of interest for both tourism academics and professionals, prompting much discussion and debate. This book focuses on how management and organizational issues affect small islands and their tourism industries, and ...

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Island tourism: management principles and practice., 1995, pp xii + 278 pp.