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This theme issue (eight articles) investigates the implications of evolving patterns of travel and tourism for developing nations. The changes that are occurring (social, economic, technological and environmental) raise important questions as to how small, relatively vulnerable nations can respond, ...

Author(s)
Clayton, A.; Ajagunna, I.; Pinnock, F.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2014, 6, 2, pp 92-196
Abstract

This paper defines an adaptive policy narrative for the tourism-dependent Caribbean small-island developing states (SIDS), which seeks to balance opportunities and challenges arising from global environmental change. Both volatility and vulnerability are discussed and differentiated in the context...

Author(s)
Perch, L.
Publisher
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), New York, USA
Citation
Policy Research Brief - International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG), 2012, No.36, pp 6 pp.
Abstract

The context of tourism development in the Caribbean is presented based on three broad themes: the meaning of tourism development through the lens of both neo-colonialism and dependency theories; tourism in small islands; and factors in Caribbean tourism development, particularly in terms of ...

Author(s)
Duval, D. T.; Wilkinson, P. F.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism in the Caribbean: trends, development, prospects, 2004, pp 59-80
Abstract

This joint publication between UNWTO and the Organization of American States highlights case studies from across the Americas that showcase the contribution of tourism to sustainable development in line with the 17 universal SDGs. It shows how a common multi-stakeholder approach to tourism...

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Tourism and the sustainable development goals - good practices in the Americas, 2018, pp 55 pp.
Abstract

This chapter presents an overview of island tourism and sustainable development in the Caribbean, Pacific, and Mediterranean islands.

Author(s)
Apostolopoulos, Y.; Gayle, D. J.
Publisher
Praeger Publishers, Westport, USA
Citation
Island tourism and sustainable development: Caribbean, Pacific and Mediterranean experiences, 2002, pp 3-14
Abstract

This book deals with tourism's role in the development of island economies. Although each of the book's 15 chapters takes into account the particular characteristics of tourism in the Caribbean, Pacific, and Mediterranean regions along with main issues pertinent to tourism and barriers and...

Author(s)
Apostolopoulos, Y.; Gayle, D. J.
Publisher
Praeger Publishers, Westport, USA
Citation
Island tourism and sustainable development: Caribbean, Pacific and Mediterranean experiences, 2002, pp xiii + 304 pp.
Abstract

This chapter reviews the record of the impacts of mass tourism, and especially of high-density, 'uncontrolled' mass tourism, on island landscapes and habitat resources, drawing on evidence and comparisons from the Caribbean and the Pacific. To establish the contemporary context, a set of basic...

Author(s)
Conway, D.
Publisher
Praeger Publishers, Westport, USA
Citation
Island tourism and sustainable development: Caribbean, Pacific and Mediterranean experiences, 2002, pp 113-129
Abstract

This paper focuses on sustainable tourism in the Caribbean and the improvements needed in tourism policy planning and implementation to maintain this focus. It is indicated that the common failure to give due focus to environmental and social factors creates a risk that that short-term economic...

Author(s)
Clayton, A.
Publisher
MCB University Press Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2003, 15, 3, pp 188-191
Abstract

Purpose - Population growth, climate change, shortages of oil and other resources will have dramatic implication on where, when and how tourists travel in the future. This will also reshape the tourism industry for the future. Knowing what will happen in the future has always fascinated mankind...

Author(s)
Emmanuel, K.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2014, 6, 2, pp 118-126
Abstract

Purpose - In the face of newly industrialised nations, there is the tendency that there will be a shift or redirect of tourists from old tourism destinations to the newly industrialised ones. While there has been a consistent growth in cruising to the Caribbean, the question is whether the growth...

Author(s)
Pinnock, F. H.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2014, 6, 2, pp 127-137

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