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Sustainable tourism development is a major challenge for small island economies. Yet, little research has been conducted on the social implications of tourism development and their role in the sustainable development of such economies. This research discusses the importance of understanding...

Author(s)
Nunkoo, R.; Ramkissoon, H.
Publisher
Routledge Journals, Taylor and Francis, Essex, UK
Citation
Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, 2010, 2, 1, pp 51-65
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Cover for Resilience and tourism in remote locations: Pitcairn Island.

This chapter examines the vulnerability of small island developing states such as the Pitcairn Islands, and how their adaptive capacity to changing circumstances is important in achieving the goal of sustainable livelihood. The chapter discusses Pitcairn's current political and socio-economic...

Author(s)
Amoamo, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648330)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This chapter addresses an existing gap between research on institutional arrangements for tourism in small island states and the internal core-periphery model. Using the twin-island states of Antigua and Barbuda, St Kitts and Nevis, and Trinidad and Tobago, it is argued that internal...

Author(s)
Jordan, L. A.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism in the Caribbean: trends, development, prospects, 2004, pp 99-118
Abstract

This paper presents a first assessment of the global effects of climate-induced sea-level rise on the erosion of sandy beaches, and its consequent impacts in the form of land loss and forced migration of people. We consider direct erosion on open sandy coasts and indirect erosion near selected...

Author(s)
Hinkel, J.; Nicholls, R. J.; Tol, R. S. J.; Wang, Z. B.; Hamilton, J. M.; Boot, G.; Vafeidis, A. T.; McFadden, L.; Ganopolski, A.; Klein, R. J. T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Global and Planetary Change, 2013, 111, pp 150-158
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

The dispersion of built-up areas in peri-urban zones is considered an important, almost irreversible environmental threat, especially in coastal zones and islands. In this paper, we use soil sealing datasets derived from the European Environment Agency in order to estimate the expansion of built-up ...

Author(s)
Kizos, T.; Tsilimigkas, G.; Karampela, S.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie, 2017, 108, 6, pp 836-853
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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
Abstract

In the last decades, the so-called "sun and sand" tourism has incorporated a new modality in the form of all-inclusive resorts or large hotel villas, usually located in spaces of high quality landscape. Due to its rapid growth and high territorial transformative power, both at the environmental and ...

Author(s)
Burgui Burgui, M.; Ibarra Benlloch, P.; Echeverría Arnedo, M. T.
Publisher
Asociación de Geógrafos Españoles, Madrid, Spain
Citation
Boletín de la Asociación de Geógrafos Españoles, 2018, No.78, pp 444-473
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Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Indian Ocean (Mauritius, Rodrigues, Seychelles or Madagascar) received a serious legal blow with an influx of tourists affected with HIV/AIDS in recent times. And the situation is becoming alarming both among local residents and tourists. No proper...

Author(s)
Gunputh, R. P.; Hurry, U.; Singh, U. G.; Sameerchand Pudaruh
Publisher
Sun Yat-sen University and Washington State University, Guangzhou, China
Citation
Conference proceedings, the 6th Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing and Management Conference, Guangzhou, China, 14-17 July 2016, 2016, pp 75-78
Abstract

Globally, modifications to the landscape have drastically transformed social and ecological communities. The implication of global climate change for small islands and small island communities is especially troublesome. Socially, small islands have a limited resource base, deal with varying degrees ...

Author(s)
Pompeii, B.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
GeoJournal, 2016, 81, 3, pp 457-473

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