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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
Abstract

Focusing on the established tourist resorts of Martinique and Guadeloupe, this chapter notes that tourism has led to considerable environmental damage, with destruction of the marine environment by sewage and other pollutants, and unplanned urban development, including the removal of sand for...

Author(s)
Burac, M.
Publisher
Pinter, London, UK
Citation
Sustainable tourism in islands and small states: case studies., 1996, pp 63-74
Abstract

This volume looks at the issues, problems and impact created by tourism in 13 island societies around the world, as well as in one mainland territory. It addresses the question of sustainable tourism development because the tourist trade tends to have undesirable impacts on the physical environment ...

Publisher
Pinter, London, UK
Citation
Sustainable tourism in islands and small states: case studies., 1996, pp xiv + 317 pp.
Abstract

This paper shows how environmental dangers have economic implications. This is particularly true in the case of tourism, which depends on a pleasant and attractive environment. Small islands like Malta depend to a large degree on tourism, and there are ecological dangers associated with such...

Author(s)
Briguglio, L.
Citation
Working Paper - Department of Economics, University of Wollongong, 1992, No. 92/2, pp 16pp.
Abstract

Many small islands are trying to develop or expand their tourist industry, and the degree of dependence on this form of economic activity is increasing. This paper briefly discusses the dependence of small islands on tourism, with reference to Malta, and considers the ecological dangers and...

Author(s)
Briguglio, L.
Citation
Occasional Papers in Economic Development, Faculty of Economic Studies, University of New England, 1992, No. 46, pp 23pp.