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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 Maldives, a Small Island Developing State (SIDS), has seen a rapid development of its tourism industry over the last 35 years with visitor numbers rising from 1062 visitors per year in 1972 through to over 600,000 today. Both in popular conception and reality the Maldives relies on its marine...

Author(s)
Zubair, S.; Bowen, D.; Elwin, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2011, 32, 2, pp 225-234
Abstract

The concept of sustainable tourism emerged as a reaction to the impacts of tourism development. This paper shows the relevance of sustainable tourism to tourism decline and the rising interest in de-growth. Mixed-methods research in the Isle of Man, UK, was carried out by analysing 355 postal...

Author(s)
Canavan, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2014, 22, 1, pp 127-147
Abstract

Small island countries tend to develop their economy by means of tourism and thus overcome poverty. However, such a tendency often leads to difficulties in achieving a balance between economic development and enviromental protection. Though Maldives promote themselves as a sustainable destination,...

Author(s)
Ćirić, B.; Vladušić, L.
Publisher
Faculty of Hotel Management and Tourism, University of Kragujevac, Vrnjačka Banja, Serbia
Citation
Hotel and Tourism Management, 2017, 5, 1, pp 44-54
Abstract

Thailand is located in South East Asia and is a popular tourist destination. It is rich in both natural resources and culture. There are 691 islands in Thailand, and more than 214 of these islands are used for tourism. Koh Lipe is very Small Island of approximately 2 square kilometers, located in...

Author(s)
Pukkalanun, N.; Inkapatanakul, W.; Piputsitee, C.; Chunkao, K.
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Modern Applied Science, 2013, 7, 2, pp 33-38
Abstract

This chapter examines ecotourism in the context of small island states or dependencies (SISODs), focusing on the two main archipelagic regions of the less developed world: the Caribbean and the South Pacific. Some other small island venues are discussed briefly, but in recognition of their unique...

Author(s)
Weaver, D.
Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Ecotourism in the less developed world., 1998, pp 180-203
AbstractFull Text

Many Greek islands, like Crete, Rhodes, Corfu, Santorini and Mykonos, are included among the most popular tourist destinations worldwide. For Greece and especially for its small islands, tourism constitutes a vital factor of development and prosperity. Our study is concentrated on two, not so...

Author(s)
Dimitriadis, E.; Papadopoulos, D.; Kaltsidou, D.
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2013, 8, 1, pp 133-151
AbstractFull Text

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
Abstract

The evolution of tourism paradigms is reviewed with a focus on developing countries. It is shown that tourism has become of prime economic importance for many developing countries, particularly in small island states. However, as the cash income generated by tourism is mainly derived from visitors ...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2000, 8, 5, pp 410-425

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