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The notion that tourism can contribute significantly to poverty reduction strategies is attracting great interest from multilateral institutions, tourism bodies, donors and other organizations around the globe. Tourism is certainly a major contributor to economic development in many small island...

Author(s)
Scheyvens, R.; Momsen, J. H.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2008, 10, 1, pp 22-41
Abstract

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
Abstract

Small island states, due to their size, remoteness and dependence on foreign capital, are often susceptible to various global disruptions and crises. The effects of such crises can be chaotic, seriously damaging their economies and altering their systems. However, in the context of tourism crisis...

Author(s)
Boukas, N.; Ziakas, V.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2014, 11, 2, pp 191-209
Abstract

Tourism is a crucial source of employment, foreign exchange and revenue for most small island developing states (SIDS) and many other small states. This report explores the key issues concerning how tourism might facilitate inclusive growth. It provides detailed analysis of both the direct and...

Author(s)
Hampton, M. P.; Jeyacheya, J.
Publisher
Commonwealth Secretariat, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and inclusive growth in small island developing states, 2013, pp 104 pp.
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

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

The paper explores how Cyprus can increase its competitiveness, sustaining its magnitude and attractive attributes, and ensuring residents' well-being. The study evaluates the suitability of an 'inside-out' planning approach to island tourism development. Eleven interviews were conducted with ...

Author(s)
Boukas, N.; Ziakas, V.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2016, 5, 1, pp 44-54
Abstract

The role of tourism as an agent of development in small island states is virtually universal. Indeed, for many islands, tourism is the principal source of employment and foreign exchange earnings and the dominant economic sector. Nevertheless, many commentators suggest that island tourism is...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Coastal mass tourism: diversification and sustainable development in Southern Europe, 2004, pp 321-340
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Subjective well-being and tourism development in small island destinations.

This chapter examines the literature pertaining to the relationship between tourism development and residents' well-being, with a focus on small island destinations. The chapter addresses topics that contribute to well-being, such as the relationship between higher incomes and resident happiness,...

Author(s)
Croes, R.; Rivera, M.; Semrad, K. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390929)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper examines the process of establishing event tourism strategies for small island states, with specific reference to the South Pacific Island State of Tonga. It begins by providing a brief general overview of Tonga and the factors influencing its development as a tourist destination. It...

Author(s)
Harris, R.; Huyskens, M.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2001, 49, 4, pp 349-358

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