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Small island states, due to their size, remoteness and dependence on foreign capital, are often susceptible to various global disruptions and crises. The effects of such crises can be chaotic, seriously damaging their economies and altering their systems. However, in the context of tourism crisis...

Author(s)
Boukas, N.; Ziakas, V.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2014, 11, 2, pp 191-209
Abstract

The paper explores how Cyprus can increase its competitiveness, sustaining its magnitude and attractive attributes, and ensuring residents' well-being. The study evaluates the suitability of an 'inside-out' planning approach to island tourism development. Eleven interviews were conducted with ...

Author(s)
Boukas, N.; Ziakas, V.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2016, 5, 1, pp 44-54
Abstract

The role of tourism as an agent of development in small island states is virtually universal. Indeed, for many islands, tourism is the principal source of employment and foreign exchange earnings and the dominant economic sector. Nevertheless, many commentators suggest that island tourism is...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Coastal mass tourism: diversification and sustainable development in Southern Europe, 2004, pp 321-340
Abstract

This collection of six papers focuses on tourism development in small island destinations and its connection to the well-being of island residents. Issues addressed include: residents' assessment of their happiness; local perceptions of tourism impact; collaborative tourism planning to address...

Author(s)
Croes, R.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2016, 5, 1, pp 1-64
Abstract

Although academic literature has examined sport events in urban and rural communities, there is limited research on the forces and dynamics that influence the sustainability of sport events in islands. Cyprus represents a small island developing state with an embryonic event industry, which poses...

Author(s)
Ziakas, V.; Boukas, N.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2016, 20, 4, pp 537-563
Abstract

This paper investigates ways in which political obstacles inhibit the formulation and implementation of sustainable tourism development in small-island developing states through the example of North Cyprus. The methodology draws on in-depth interviews and participant observation of significant...

Author(s)
Yasarata, M.; Altinay, L.; Burns, P.; Okumus, F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2010, 31, 3, pp 345-356
Abstract

The implications of political instability for the tourist industry of islands can be dramatic. Cyprus has witnessed periodic dislocation of its tourist industry for more than 30 years. This chapter looks at the development of tourism during the period 1950-73, and at the situation in the north and...

Author(s)
Lockhart, D. G.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
The development process in small island states., 1993, pp 228-246
Abstract

The topic of this paper is casino tourism and the problems and pressures it poses for one particular small island destination - northern Cyprus, in the eastern Mediterranean. Research was carried out with 751 tourists during 1999 and funded by the Development and Diversity research fund of the...

Author(s)
Scott, J.; Asıkoglu, S.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2001, 26, 3, pp 51-61
Abstract

Small island tourism economies (SITEs) vary in their size, land area, location, narrow resource bases, economic development, overwhelming reliance on tourism and consistent inflow of foreign direct investment for economic growth. Small island tourism economics differ in their ethnic diversity,...

Author(s)
Shareef, R.; McAleer, M.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2005, 7, 6, pp 313-333
Abstract

Small Island Tourism Economies (SITEs) are developing sovereign countries that rely on tourism as a source of exports, and need a consistent inflow of foreign investment in order to facilitate economic growth. Access to international capital markets helps SITEs smooth out their consumption over...

Author(s)
Hoti, S.; McAleer, M.; Shareef, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2007, 28, 6, pp 1472-1484

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