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The purpose of this study is to apply the cultural tourism typology of McKercher and to estimate the economic relevance of cultural tourism to the context of a small island destination tourist market. Small island destinations may be confronted with environmental constraints that restrain the...

Author(s)
Croes, R.; Semrad, K. J.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, 2015, 39, 4, pp 469-491
Abstract

This article discusses how and why a tourist destination can generate income without risking environmental degradation. It draws general lessons from a small island in the Netherlands that attracted mass tourism, generated high income, and satisfied tourists' and experts' opinions about...

Author(s)
Krozer, Y.; Christensen-Redzepovic, E.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2006, 10, 1/2, pp 113-124
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