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The Pacific Island Countries (PICs) face the most daunting development challenge in the world: they are extraordinarily isolated, very small, and saddled with fragmented markets, inadequate infrastructure, fragile ecosystems, and exceptionally high vulnerability to climate change. While political...

Author(s)
Picciotto, R.
Publisher
Guild of Independent Scholars, East Lansing, USA
Citation
Journal of Asia Pacific Studies, 2018, 4, 4, pp 527-553
Abstract

This paper considers how tourism has been shaped in the South Pacific between 1984 and 2018. Reflecting on the literature from the past four decades suggests that if tourism is to be an effective driver of development in the interests of the people and environments of the South Pacific then...

Author(s)
Scheyvens, R.; Movono, A.
Publisher
Development Studies Network Ltd, Canberra, Australia
Citation
Development Bulletin, 2018, No.80, pp 134-139
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 explores the triadic relationship between tourism, sustainable development, and empowerment through case studies drawn from the South Pacific. Chapters 2 and 3 explore development theory and the concept of empowerment, respectively. Chapter 4 provides an overview of tourism development in ...

Author(s)
Sofield, T. H. B.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Empowerment for sustainable tourism development, 2003, pp x + 401 pp.
Abstract

Commercial surf tourism is recent in origin but is now a significant component of the worldwide adventure tourism sector. There are over 10 million surfers worldwide and a third of these are cash-rich, time-poor and hence potential tour clients. Most travelling surfers visit mainland destinations...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2002, 10, 5, pp 405-424
Abstract

This book addresses many of the key themes that are seen as challenges to achieve sustainability and to mitigate climate change impacts in the near future, in the tourism sector. In particular it focuses on the economic drivers for growth in tourism as they relate to sustainable development,...

Author(s)
Reddy, V.; Wilkes, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, London, UK
Citation
Tourism, climate change and sustainability, 2012, pp 284 pp.
Abstract

This book examines the issue of sustainable development in a Pacific Islands context. It shows how the particular environments and cultures of Polynesia, Micronesia and Melanesia need to be taken careful account of in fashioning sustainable development projects and strategies. Following a...

Publisher
Zed Books, London, UK
Citation
Strategies for sustainable development: experiences from the Pacific., 1999, pp xiv + 306 pp.
Abstract

This chapter focuses on managing and sustaining tourism in small states (notably in the city-state of Singapore) and includes the Pacific islands to emphasize the connections in the broad development strategies of island microstates. Trends in global tourism and Asia-Pacific tourism in section 2 of ...

Author(s)
Low, L.
Publisher
Praeger Publishers, Westport, USA
Citation
Island tourism and sustainable development: Caribbean, Pacific and Mediterranean experiences, 2002, pp 49-66
Abstract

This chapter explains: the importance of tourism in insular regions of the Caribbean, Pacific, and Mediterranean; the impacts on coastal and marine resources associated with tourism development in these regions; and the prospects for sustainable tourism development in the Caribbean, Pacific, and...

Author(s)
Sasidharan, V.; Thapa, B.
Publisher
Praeger Publishers, Westport, USA
Citation
Island tourism and sustainable development: Caribbean, Pacific and Mediterranean experiences, 2002, pp 93-112
Abstract

This chapter captures the maritime Caribbean, Pacific, and Mediterranean in the midst of a prolonged crisis of the mass-charter tourism model, intense globalization and restructuring trends, growing consumer demand for high-quality travel information, industry concerns about consumer legislation...

Author(s)
Apostolopoulos, Y.; Sönmez, S.
Publisher
Praeger Publishers, Westport, USA
Citation
Island tourism and sustainable development: Caribbean, Pacific and Mediterranean experiences, 2002, pp 225-248

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