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Tourism is a significant driver of social and ecological change in developing countries, particularly in small-island states, which are susceptible to tourism impacts due to their particular social and environmental characteristics. In this article we present a participatory mapping approach to...

Author(s)
Shankar Aswani; Diedrich, A.; Currier, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Society & Natural Resources, 2015, 28, 7, pp 703-719
Abstract

Island has been one of the most attractive tourist destinations in the tourism sector. However, the ecosystems of small islands are particularly vulnerable to climate change. The purpose of this research is to compare the importance and performance of low-carbon tourism in five islands of Taiwan...

Author(s)
Lee SuHsin; Wu ShihChieh; Li AnNa
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
World Leisure Journal, 2018, 60, 3, pp 235-245
Abstract

The tourism sector's demand for food, and the distance some food travels, has significant impacts on greenhouse gas emissions and implications for climate change, especially in long haul small island state destinations. This paper describes the development of the concept of food miles, and the...

Author(s)
Pratt, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2013, 21, 8, pp 1148-1165
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 islands are seen as iconic destinations for ecotourism due to their rich natural biodiversity and spectacular surroundings. Malaysia has a substantial number of islands, numbering approximately 878 islands. Pangkor Island is a popular destination among domestic and international tourists...

Author(s)
Seyedehelham Sadatiseyedmahalleh; Suraiyati Rahman; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Modern Applied Science, 2016, 10, 7, pp 66-73
Abstract

This article, using a postcolonial and political economy framework, examines how tourism development seems an appealing solution for small islands, especially in the form of community-based (sustainable) ecotourism. The article follows with how residents of small island destinations in the Pacific...

Author(s)
d'Hauteserre, A. M.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2016, 16, 1, pp 72-87
AbstractFull Text

The Bunaken National Park is one of the famous national park for tourism in North Sulawesi, Indonesia. The abundance of natural resources is one of the crucial natural attractions for tourism in Bunaken. Tourism in Bunaken contributes significantly in local economic development. In the same...

Author(s)
Tangian, D.; Djokosetiyanto, D.; Kholil; Munandar, A.
Publisher
Brawijaya University, Malang, Indonesia
Citation
Journal of Indonesian Tourism and Development Studies, 2015, 3, 2, pp 75-84
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The paper offers a reflection on the tourism issues and development strategies relating to Caribbean destinations, and more particularly, island destinations. When faced with intense competition from the popular destinations around the region, the smaller islands have had to reaffirm their market...

Author(s)
Dehoorne, O.; Tătar, C.
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2013, 8, 1, pp 213-231
AbstractFull Text

The paper offers a reflection on tourism issues and development strategies relating to Caribbean destinations, and more particularly, insular destinations. When faced with intense competition from popular destinations around the region, the smaller islands have had to reaffirm their market...

Author(s)
Dehoorne, O.; Tătar, C.
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2013, 8, 1, pp 283-299
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 ...

Author(s)
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

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