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This article argues that the narrow and frequently negative conceptualisations of small island states as environmentally vulnerable and economically dependent are problematic for sustainable tourism development and for economic development, generally. Scenarios presented to date are often...

Author(s)
Scheyvens, R.; Momsen, J.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2008, 16, 5, pp 491-510
Abstract

Tourism is the "lifeblood" of the majority of Small Island States (SIS) in the Caribbean; it sustains these island economies. From a socio-cultural standpoint, the negative consequences of tourism development can cause irreparable damage to the culture and natural environment of these islands....

Author(s)
Lewis, A.
Publisher
Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Education, 2005, 4, 2, pp 4-15
Abstract

Small island destinations face a number of issues related to tourism and its sustainability. Recent discussions of destination development and marketing have suggested that new approaches to tourism management and marketing are needed to address these sustainability issues and that these should be...

Author(s)
Moscardo, G.; Murphy, L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2016, 5, 1, pp 55-64
Abstract

The tourism sector's demand for food, and the distance some food travels, has significant impacts on greenhouse gas emissions and implications for climate change, especially in long haul small island state destinations. This paper describes the development of the concept of food miles, and the...

Author(s)
Pratt, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2013, 21, 8, pp 1148-1165
Abstract

The main resource of the Republic of the Seychelles, founded in 1976, consists of significant parts of a natural environment which attracts visitors from worldwide. The fragile economy of this small island state depends primarily on the tourism sector. With a land area of 455 km2, space is very...

Author(s)
Quanz, C.; Fleischer-Dogley, F.; Frühauf, M.
Publisher
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle Wittenberg, Halle (Saale), Germany
Citation
Hercynia, 2009, 42, 1, pp 1-20
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Beyond enclave tourism: the road to sustainability of Mauritius.

This chapter profiles the small island developing state (SIDS) of Mauritius as an example of enclave tourism, which has limited economic links to the local community. The chapter considers the opportunities and constraints that enable sustainable tourism development to emerge. It particularly...

Author(s)
Prayag, G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644585)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This article, using a postcolonial and political economy framework, examines how tourism development seems an appealing solution for small islands, especially in the form of community-based (sustainable) ecotourism. The article follows with how residents of small island destinations in the Pacific...

Author(s)
d'Hauteserre, A. M.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2016, 16, 1, pp 72-87
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

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

While community development is globalized highly through small island opportunities worldwide, Semau Island is a natural Island that has great potentials for the development of tourism. Related to sustainability, moving from those early studies about sustainable tourism, it can be stated that,...

Author(s)
Ayu, R.
Publisher
OMICS Publishing Group, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Tourism and Hospitality, 2014, 3, 3, pp 133

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