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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
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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

This book examines trade and climate change concerns of least developed countries (LDCs), small and vulnerable economies (SVEs) and small island developing states (SIDs), looking at the impact of climate change on key trade sectors including agriculture, fisheries and tourism and explores the needs ...

Author(s)
Gueye, M. K.; Sell, M.; Strachan, J.
Publisher
Commonwealth Secretariat, London, UK
Citation
Trade, climate change and sustainable development: key issues for small states, least developed countries and vulnerable economies, 2009, pp xii + 180 pp.
Abstract

This chapter examines the troubled history of the relations between tourism development, coastal zone environmental conservation and management, and local, small-scale agriculture in the eastern Caribbean islands. First, Caribbean tourism's problematic and increasingly destructive relationships...

Author(s)
Conway, D.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism in the Caribbean: trends, development, prospects, 2004, pp 187-204
Abstract

Qualitative and quantitative surveys with local people (n=50) and visitors (n=50) on the island of Gili Air in Indonesia examined the relationship between resource poverty, fragile environments, and tourism development. The research reveals that many locals wish to enter the tourism industry, but...

Author(s)
Cushnahan, G.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2001, 26, 3, pp 25-31

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