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This issue, consisting of 10 papers, focuses on the economic impacts of tourism and sustainable development in host countries, especially, but not exclusively, in island tourism economies. The contributors approach these topics from various perspectives, presenting empirical evidence concerning the ...

Author(s)
Sahli, M.; Dwyer, L.; Maupertuis, M. A.; Nowak, J. J.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2007, 13, 4, pp 494-684
Abstract

Tourism satellite accounts (TSAs) and computable general equilibrium (CGE) models are used increasingly in tourism analysis, though they have distinctly different functions. These are illustrated by means of two examples. The first of these involves developing measures of profitability and...

Author(s)
Dwyer, L.; Forsyth, P.; Spurr, R.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2007, 13, 4, pp 537-551
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to examine and compare the effect of residents' different dimensions of place attachment on their word-of-mouth (WOM) behavior in two cities: Sydney, Australia and Shanghai, China. A six-dimensional construct of place attachment is proposed based upon a detailed...

Author(s)
Chen Ning; Dwyer, L.; Firth, T.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2014, 16, 5, pp 826-843
Abstract

The paper identifies some major economic, social and environmental effects of gaming-related tourism in Macau, the world's largest gaming location in respect of casino turnover. The main types of effects of casino development are typically those associated with growth machine theory. The paper also ...

Author(s)
Greenwood, V. A.; Dwyer, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2017, 20, 6, pp 580-602
Abstract

As tourism is becoming one of the most important sectors of the world economy, the number of small islands trying to develop a competitive tourist activity is increasing and this strategy appears as growth enhancing. In most cases, it relies on the environmental quality of the destination, but also ...

Author(s)
Giannoni, S.; Maupertuis, M. A.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2007, 13, 4, pp 499-513
Abstract

This study focuses on the dynamic behaviour of a small open economy specialized in tourism based on natural resources. The author analyses the steady-state properties in two scenarios, with and without public abatement expenditures, and a unique local saddle-point equilibrium is found for both...

Author(s)
Cerina, F.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2007, 13, 4, pp 553-582
Abstract

The tourist product life cycle model predicts different stages of the evolution of the industry in a particular region, focusing on the number of tourists visiting over a period of time. In this paper, we consider the role of environmental degradation and the decline in natural capital as...

Author(s)
León, C. J.; Hernández, J. M.; González, M.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2007, 13, 4, pp 583-601
Abstract

This paper analyses the empirical relationship between growth, country size and tourism specialization by using a data set covering the period 1980-2003. It finds that tourism countries are small and grow significantly faster than all the other subgroups considered in the analysis. Tourism appears...

Author(s)
Brau, R.; Lanza, A.; Pigliaru, F.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2007, 13, 4, pp 603-613
Abstract

This paper presents evidence from a global study of the scale and impact of foreign investment in tourism, highlighting the implications for small island developing states (SIDS). It draws upon findings from a two-year United Nations Conference for Trade and Development (UNCTAD) research and policy ...

Author(s)
Barrowclough, D.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2007, 13, 4, pp 615-638
Abstract

The most comprehensive approach to achieving sustainable operations (i.e., to integrate economic, environmental, and social thinking into core business activities) is the Triple Bottom Line (TBL) approach. TBL is a planning and reporting mechanism and decision-making framework used to achieve ...

Author(s)
Dwyer, L.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2005, 9, 1, pp 79-93

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