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The notion that tourism can contribute significantly to poverty reduction strategies is attracting great interest from multilateral institutions, tourism bodies, donors and other organizations around the globe. Tourism is certainly a major contributor to economic development in many small island...

Author(s)
Scheyvens, R.; Momsen, J. H.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2008, 10, 1, pp 22-41
Abstract

In the international climate change negotiations, the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) have emerged as a credible group through the AOSIS (Alliance of Small Island States) and have called for a global temperature rise of 1.5°C above preindustrial levels. Whatever the outcomes of the...

Author(s)
Wong PohPoh
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Inc, Hoboken, USA
Citation
Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, 2011, 2, 1, pp 1-6
Abstract

Tourism in small island developing states (SIDS) has long been defined in terms of dependency. However, less attention has been paid to the role of the state in SIDS, particularly the extent to which it supports tourism as an agent of development. Therefore, the purpose of this paper is to consider ...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.; Ussi, M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2014, 16, 1, pp 87-96
Abstract

Purpose: Although it is a widely accepted fact that climate change can negatively impact on tourism demand and affect the economies at the socio-economic level, empirical studies on the climate change tourism development nexus has been quite scant, especially for the case of island economies that...

Author(s)
Seetanah, B.; Fauzel, S.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2019, 74, 2, pp 194-203
Abstract

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

As institutional deficiencies in a territory inhibit the entrepreneurial activity of the resident population, this work amis to clarify the relationships that justify such influences in order to, starting from its knowledge, find mechanisms that may reverse the situation. Specifically, this...

Author(s)
Furtado, J. D.; García-Cabrera, A. M.; García-Soto, M. G.
Publisher
Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Citation
Revista Turismo & Desenvolvimento , 2014, No.21/22 Vol. 4, pp 227-238
Abstract

Tourism is usually one of the top industries in most countries, especially islands. However, there is some question as to whether there is a negative potential impact if a country relies too much on tourism as a means of economic development to the detriment of other industries such as...

Author(s)
Bojanic, D. C.; Lo, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2016, 53, pp 207-214
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

For several decades many small island developing states (SIDS) have come to rely on tourism as the primary agent of economic development. Although in many instances the industry has emerged as one of the largest and fastest growing economic sectors, much of the anticipated developmental benefits...

Author(s)
Singh, D. R.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2008, 13, 5/6, pp 629-636
Abstract

This paper aims at checking if Small Island Developing States suffer from higher economic vulnerability resulting from their specificities compared to other developing economies. To this regard, we rely on the Economic Vulnerability Index (EVI) developed by the Committee for Development Policy of...

Author(s)
Goavec, C.; Hoarau, J. F.
Publisher
L'Harmattan, Paris, France
Citation
Région et Développement, 2015, No.42, pp 157-188

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