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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
Abstract

While tourism based on the climatic conditions and natural beauty of the landscape has an essential role to play in the economic development and balance of payments position of Barbados, various problems arise. The concentration of tourism on the west and south coasts has increased the disparity...

Author(s)
Bürskens, H.
Citation
Geographische Rundschau, 1990, 42, 1, pp 26-32
Abstract

This chapter distinguishes four main types of sustainable tourism development: economic, environmental, social and cultural, and considers the extent to which they are found on the islands of Barbados and St Lucia. This analysis leads to the conclusion that little significant progress has been made ...

Author(s)
Wilson, D.
Publisher
Pinter, London, UK
Citation
Sustainable tourism in islands and small states: case studies., 1996, pp 75-102
Abstract

This part of the book comprises 15 papers, exploring tourism development. The first four papers examine the major issues involved in tourism including: privatization in the developing world, participatory planning, the systems approach to tourism development and funding. The next seven papers take...

Author(s)
Jenkins, C. L. (et al.)
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Tourism: the state of the art., 1994, pp 1-151