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Tourism is a crucial source of employment, foreign exchange and revenue for most small island developing states (SIDS) and many other small states. This report explores the key issues concerning how tourism might facilitate inclusive growth. It provides detailed analysis of both the direct and...

Author(s)
Hampton, M. P.; Jeyacheya, J.
Publisher
Commonwealth Secretariat, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and inclusive growth in small island developing states, 2013, pp 104 pp.
Abstract

The main resource of the Republic of the Seychelles, founded in 1976, consists of significant parts of a natural environment which attracts visitors from worldwide. The fragile economy of this small island state depends primarily on the tourism sector. With a land area of 455 km2, space is very...

Author(s)
Quanz, C.; Fleischer-Dogley, F.; Frühauf, M.
Publisher
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle Wittenberg, Halle (Saale), Germany
Citation
Hercynia, 2009, 42, 1, pp 1-20
Abstract

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are faced with many challenges to economic development. Tourism is seen as a viable, and sometimes, only means of economic growth. This research compares the economic impact of tourism to seven SIDS. The research employs input output analysis, linkage analysis...

Author(s)
Pratt, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2015, 52, pp 148-160
Abstract

In Small Island Developing States (SIDS), the questions of coastal erosion and sea defence structures raise specific issues that this paper will discuss in light of the analysis of the situations in Seychelles and Mauritius. These questions relate back to the role of post-colonial development...

Author(s)
Duvat, V.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
Coastal processes, 2009, pp 162
Abstract

This article analyses perceptions of residents of the Seychelles in the western Indian Ocean in relation to a long-running debate over small island developing states (SIDS) as to whether they are vulnerable or resilient. The results of data obtained from 25 key informant interviews and 70 household ...

Author(s)
Philpot, D.; Gray, T. S.; Stead, S. M.
Publisher
Institute of Island Studies, Charlottetown, Canada
Citation
Island Studies Journal, 2015, 10, 1, pp 31-48
Abstract

This study reviews existing published academic literature on five Indian Ocean islands namely, Madagascar, Maldives, Mauritius, Reunion Island, and Seychelles, and offers future research directions. The Social Science Citation Index (SSCI) list of tourism and hospitality journals was used to...

Author(s)
Prayag, G.
Publisher
Texas A & M University Press, College Station, USA
Citation
e-Review of Tourism Research, 2011, 9, 5, pp 221-242
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

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