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This paper employed a case study method to examine how a tourism planning process was utilized to discuss resident and community subjective well-being. Sitka, Alaska, a small island community, embarked on a collaborative tourism planning effort as an activity to guide and manage tourism ...

Author(s)
Vogt, C.; Jordan, E.; Grewe, N.; Kruger, L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2016, 5, 1, pp 36-43
Abstract

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 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

Globally, modifications to the landscape have drastically transformed social and ecological communities. The implication of global climate change for small islands and small island communities is especially troublesome. Socially, small islands have a limited resource base, deal with varying degrees ...

Author(s)
Pompeii, B.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
GeoJournal, 2016, 81, 3, pp 457-473
Abstract

Purpose - This study aims to investigate growth differentials among small islands and the impact of tourism specialization on the growth and the economic performance of small islands. Design/methodology/approach - The study is based on trade theory and uses data from a panel of small islands for...

Author(s)
Croes, R.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2013, 68, 4, pp 34-48
Abstract

This special issue discusses the usefulness of regional science methods in addressing tourism policy concerns and in understanding the impacts and dynamics of the tourism industry. The issue consists of eight papers presented in three parts. The first paper explains the importance of social science ...

Author(s)
Cole, S.; Razak, V.
Publisher
Mid-Continent Regional Science Association, Madison, USA
Citation
Journal of Regional Analysis and Policy, 2007, 37, 3, pp 183-278

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