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While Cyprus is a significant destination, it is mainly characterised by mass tourism, focusing on seascape and leaving rural areas undeveloped. This situation, creates challenges related to its sustainability, such as unequal development, impacts on residents' well-being, and decreased...

Author(s)
Boukas, N.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Anthropology, 2019, 7, 1, pp 60-86
Abstract

The idiomorphic character of islands makes them important destinations worldwide. However, in an effort for islands to be competitive in the global economic sphere, their resources are often overutilised for the sake of tourism and the unregulated pressures of human development. Cyprus is an...

Author(s)
Boukas, N.; Chourides, P.
Publisher
Inderscience, Olney, UK
Citation
International Journal of Leisure and Tourism Marketing, 2016, 5, 1, pp 26-43
Abstract

The aim of this article is to quantify the impact of tour operators' marketing strategies on the price of sun and beach package holidays. The published information of 15 tourist destinations in Spain, Turkey, Egypt, Malta, and Cyprus, was examined from a hedonic price perspective. The analysis...

Author(s)
Picazo, P.; Moreno-Gil, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2018, 35, pp 17-28
Abstract

Special focus is given on tourism's socioeconomic and environmental impacts in the Mediterranean areas (Italy, Spain, Malta, Cyprus, and former Yugoslavia) and on selected policy responses there towards the tourism industry and towards the concept of sustainable tourism. Mass tourism in coastal...

Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2003, 11, 2/3, pp 95-294
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
Abstract

This paper aims to identify lessons from the developmental experience of Cyprus that may be relevant to other island destinations. It reviews briefly the contrasting development paradigms of modernization, dependency and sustainable development as a theoretical framework for the subsequent analysis ...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2003, 11, 2/3, pp 246-265
Abstract

This chapter identifies the problems of planning and environmental assessment for tourism in the developing country of Northern Cyprus, known as the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC). The research provides an overview of tourism in a politically unrecognized and largely unknown state. It...

Author(s)
Sadler, J.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Coastal mass tourism: diversification and sustainable development in Southern Europe, 2004, pp 133-156
Abstract

This chapter shows how the generalized autoregressive conditional heteroscedasticity (GARCH) model can be used to measure the conditional volatility in monthly international tourist arrivals to three small island tourism economies (SITEs), namely, Barbados, Cyprus and Fiji. The sample periods for...

Author(s)
Chan, F.; Hoti, S.; McAleer, M.; Shareef, R.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
The economics of tourism and sustainable development, 2005, pp 30-55
Abstract

Taking the case of northern Cyprus, this chapter moves beyond a 'social impact' approach to casino tourism to focus on how the rapidly growing global casino industry connects with, mediates, and is mediated by the existing local gambling culture. Gambling has an ambivalent place within the cultural ...

Author(s)
Scott, J. E.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Coastal mass tourism: diversification and sustainable development in Southern Europe, 2004, pp 307-320
Abstract

This chapter examines political instability, terrorism, and crime in the context of island destinations and offers several examples (from the Caribbean, Mediterranean, and Pacific islands) of how it undermines their tourist industries.

Author(s)
Sönmez, S.
Publisher
Praeger Publishers, Westport, USA
Citation
Island tourism and sustainable development: Caribbean, Pacific and Mediterranean experiences, 2002, pp 161-180

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