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Cover for Resilience and tourism in remote locations: Pitcairn Island.

This chapter examines the vulnerability of small island developing states such as the Pitcairn Islands, and how their adaptive capacity to changing circumstances is important in achieving the goal of sustainable livelihood. The chapter discusses Pitcairn's current political and socio-economic...

Author(s)
Amoamo, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648330)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This chapter addresses an existing gap between research on institutional arrangements for tourism in small island states and the internal core-periphery model. Using the twin-island states of Antigua and Barbuda, St Kitts and Nevis, and Trinidad and Tobago, it is argued that internal...

Author(s)
Jordan, L. A.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism in the Caribbean: trends, development, prospects, 2004, pp 99-118
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Cover for Music festivals in small island destinations.

This chapter explores the contribution of music festivals to tourism in small island destinations - in particular, in Aruba and Curacao. The chapter reviews the literature discussing the ability of music festivals to contribute to tourism development and economic growth by increasing the number of...

Author(s)
Semrad, K. J.; Rivera, M.; Croes, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390929)
Type
Book chapter
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
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Cover for Subjective well-being and tourism development in small island destinations.

This chapter examines the literature pertaining to the relationship between tourism development and residents' well-being, with a focus on small island destinations. The chapter addresses topics that contribute to well-being, such as the relationship between higher incomes and resident happiness,...

Author(s)
Croes, R.; Rivera, M.; Semrad, K. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390929)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Beyond enclave tourism: the road to sustainability of Mauritius.

This chapter profiles the small island developing state (SIDS) of Mauritius as an example of enclave tourism, which has limited economic links to the local community. The chapter considers the opportunities and constraints that enable sustainable tourism development to emerge. It particularly...

Author(s)
Prayag, G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644585)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for From 'The Dunghill of England' to 'The Jewel of the Commonwealth': using the concept of tourism image to explore identity and tourism in 19th-century and early 20th-century Tasmania.

This chapter argues that, in Tasmania, a vehicle tailor-made for the purpose of removing and creating impressions was found in tourism promotion and that, once discovered, this vehicle was used constantly for image manipulation and development by various interested bodies and individuals who, in...

Author(s)
Walker, M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936112)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This chapter considers the effects of (cultural) tourism on island cultures. Sections of the paper discuss: the rationale for cultural tourism in islands; the host-visitor encounter; culture as a system of values; and the commoditization of culture. Several points emerge from the discussion. First, ...

Author(s)
Ayres, R.
Publisher
Praeger Publishers, Westport, USA
Citation
Island tourism and sustainable development: Caribbean, Pacific and Mediterranean experiences, 2002, pp 145-160
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
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Cover for Resilience and tourism in islands: insights from the Caribbean.

This chapter makes the case for the competitive advantage of small island economies as tourism destinations. It argues that the social and economic fabric of small island jurisdictions - which includes a canny disposition towards occupational multiplicity by the local labour force - breeds a form...

Author(s)
Alberts, A.; Baldacchino, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648330)
Type
Book chapter

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