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Tourism is an activity encompassing economy, society and nature. Besides mass tourism, many different forms of tourism activities and products have developed and are gaining ground in terms of demand. Debates on the definition of such typically small scale activities have brought forward a number...

Author(s)
Karampela, S.; Kizos, T.; Spilanis, I.
Publisher
Institute of Island Studies, Charlottetown, Canada
Citation
Island Studies Journal, 2016, 11, 1, pp 161-176
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Increasingly, customers are keeping higher expectations from the services that are being offered to them as they anticipate value for money in terms of excellent services. Customers expect flawless performance being offered to them irrespective of the sector they are buying services from....

Author(s)
Vencatachellum, I.; Dusoye, I.
Publisher
University of Mauritius, Mauritius
Citation
4th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing & Management Conference, Mauritius, 25-27 June 2014, 2014, pp 984-1009
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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
AbstractFull Text

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Indian Ocean (Mauritius, Rodrigues, Seychelles or Madagascar) received a serious legal blow with an influx of tourists affected with HIV/AIDS in recent times. And the situation is becoming alarming both among local residents and tourists. No proper...

Author(s)
Gunputh, R. P.; Hurry, U.; Singh, U. G.; Sameerchand Pudaruh
Publisher
Sun Yat-sen University and Washington State University, Guangzhou, China
Citation
Conference proceedings, the 6th Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing and Management Conference, Guangzhou, China, 14-17 July 2016, 2016, pp 75-78
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The environmental impacts of tourism studies have been extensively studied on resident's attitudes and perspectives at different setting especially on the natural environment. The study of perceptual environmental impacts by tourists is equally important in examining the quality of the environment...

Author(s)
Saliza Rozelee; Suraiyati Rahman; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of the International Conference on Natural Resources, Tourism and Services Management 2015, Sabah, Malaysia, 15-17 April 2015, 2015, pp 32-38
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The paper analyses the implications of tourism activities for economic growth and environmental assets, focusing especially on small island countries. The author develops a stylized dynamic economic model in which tourism is the trigger of the incentive mechanism leading to abatement activities and ...

Author(s)
Marsiglio, S.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2015, 21, 1, pp 183-204
Abstract

In small island states of subtropical and tropical latitudes, shortage of space, fresh water as well as fierce competition for these precious resources from other economic sectors like tourism usually limits the potential for aquaculture to the marine environment. Moreover, these more lucrative...

Author(s)
Agius, C.
Citation
Cahiers Options Méditerranéennes, 1999, 43, pp 41-44
Abstract

The island of the Commonwealth of Dominica is endowed with an abundance of natural beauty and biodiversity. The island's mountainous terrain, abundant rainfall, clear mountain streams, lush forests and unique species of flora and fauna put it in an advantageous position as an ecotourist destination ...

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Hypolite, E.; Green, G. C.; Burley, J.
Publisher
Commonwealth Forestry Association, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Forestry Review, 2002, 4, 4, pp 298-303, 333, 335
Abstract

The Maldives archipelago is the historical archetype of an atoll-type coral reef province. The coral reefs of the Maldives have been formally explored and studied since 1840 and they represent the most diverse and best known reefs in the Indian Ocean. The reef system contains about 2 000 distinct...

Author(s)
Naseer, A.
Publisher
FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
RAP Publication, 2007, No.06, pp 147-163
Abstract

This chapter (i) provides a template for the future analysis of earnings from international tourism, particularly tourism taxes for small island tourism economies (SITEs); (ii) discusses the direct and indirect monetary benefits from international tourism; (iii) highlights tourism taxes in the...

Author(s)
McAleer, M.; Shareef, R.; Veiga, B. da
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
Tourism and sustainable economic development: macroeconomic models and empirical methods, 2008, pp 145-164

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