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The approaches to tourism development vary in different settings. The purpose of this paper is to contribute to the conversation on the relative economic advantages of enclave and agritourism in a small island context. This study explicitly discusses these two forms of tourism in the island of...

Author(s)
Naidoo, P.; Pearce, P. L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2018, 21, 17, pp 1946-1965
Abstract

For many Small Island Developing States (SIDS) tourism has emerged as a panacea for their inherent development constraints. This is certainly the case for the Maldives which is considered by many to be an example of 'successful' sustainable tourism development. It is within this context that this...

Author(s)
Shakeela, A.; Ruhanen, L.; Breakey, N.
Publisher
Texas A & M University Press, College Station, USA
Citation
e-Review of Tourism Research, 2011, 9, 5, pp 243-263
Abstract

Small islands are characterised by geographic isolation, strong place attachment, and vulnerabilities to social, economic, and ecological changes. They are often subject to development activities that raise concerns about impacts on multiple land- and seascape values. This study elicits a range of...

Author(s)
Plieninger, T.; Áargard av Rana, H.; Fagerholm, N.; Ellingsgaard, G. F.; Magnussen, E.; Raymond, C. M.; Olafsson, A. S.; Verbrugge, L. N. H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Global Environmental Change, 2018, 52, pp 162-180
Abstract

Coastal tourism projects are promoted in the Dominican Republic as national-level economic development initiatives that will create jobs for local residents, subsequently benefiting the households in these communities. However, the economic benefits of tourism can be severely weakened as a result...

Author(s)
Duffy, L. N.; Stone, G.; Chancellor, H. C.; Kline, C. S.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2016, 16, 1, pp 35-49
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
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
AbstractFull Text

For more than 15 years, the World tourism organization and other major multilateral organizations have worked on the development of reliable tools for assessing tourism related to others economic activities in a country: the tourism satellite account. Its implementation at a sub-national level is a ...

Author(s)
Jean-Pierre, P.; Perrain, D.
Publisher
Varna University of Management (ex International University College), Varna, Bulgaria
Citation
European Journal of Tourism Research, 2016, 12, pp 99-113
Abstract

This paper analyses the development of the tourism industry in the small island nation of the Republic of Maldives, highlighting the role of expatriate and local employment within the Maldivian tourism industry. It is argued that in order for tourism to be sustainable, the prevailing focus on ...

Author(s)
Shakeela, A.; Cooper, C.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2009, 34, 1, pp 67-78
Abstract

This overview explores sustainable development in island contexts. More subtle and complex concepts of sustainable development have become manifest in the Sustainable Development Goals, with tensions between social, economic and environmental objectives at different scales as livelihoods acquire...

Author(s)
Connell, J.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Environmental Conservation, 2018, 45, 2, pp 111-124
Abstract

Due to the numerous developmental constraints faced by many Small Island Developing States, these governments have promoted tourism in policy agendas on the grounds that it will enhance the lives of local people through the creation of employment and subsequent increase in income level. Using the...

Author(s)
Shakeela, A.; Ruhanen, L.; Breakey, N.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Human Resources in Hospitality & Tourism, 2011, 10, 4, pp 331-353
Abstract

The infeasibility of implementing an organized mass tourism model in the small islands of the South Dodecanese, Greece, due to their geomorphology and size, the local production structures and their geographical position may on the one hand minimize the danger of facing the adverse environmental,...

Author(s)
Maroudas, L.; Kyriakaki, A.
Publisher
Hüseyin Yıldırım, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Anatolia, 2001, 12, 1, pp 59-71

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