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This study examines the long-run relationship between tourism development and economic growth in a small island destination. Determining whether the nature of the relationship is unidirectional or bidirectional provides insightful information as to policies to be implemented. This information is...

Author(s)
Ridderstaat, J.; Croes, R.; Nijkamp, P.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2014, 16, 5, pp 472-487
Abstract

This study postulates that tourism development (TD) and residents' quality of life (QoL) may have an intrinsically reciprocal relationship. The possible connection between TD and QoL is investigated in the island of Aruba, with economic development as a mediating variable. This investigation...

Author(s)
Ridderstaat, J.; Croes, R.; Nijkamp, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 10, pp 1461-1479
Abstract

Tourism development (TD) and quality of life (QoL) have been studied mostly from the perspective of how TD affects QoL, but the inverse relationship is less widely researched. Understanding this interrelationship will broaden the definition and goals of development, and will help shifting the...

Author(s)
Ridderstaat, J.; Croes, R.; Nijkamp, P.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2016, 55, 1, pp 79-94
Abstract

Technological innovation in transport, telecommunications and business organization have, to a great extent, affected not only tourism as a sector but also small tourist destinations, such as small islands, offering new prospects for local and regional development. In this context, this chapter...

Author(s)
Coccossis, H.
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
Tourism and regional development: new pathways, 2006, pp 271-279