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The study analyses the role of the Mljet National Park and tourism under the demographic, economic and environmental changes on Mljet Island in order to estimate their implications for sustainable development. Key indicators have been determined according to statistical data, a field survey and...

Author(s)
Šulc, I.; Valjak, V.
Publisher
Hrvatsko Geografsko Drustvo (Croatian Geographical Society, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Hrvatski Geografski Glasnik, 2012, 74, 1, pp 161-185
Abstract

Due to the numerous developmental constraints faced by many Small Island Developing States, these governments have promoted tourism in policy agendas on the grounds that it will enhance the lives of local people through the creation of employment and subsequent increase in income level. Using the...

Author(s)
Shakeela, A.; Ruhanen, L.; Breakey, N.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Human Resources in Hospitality & Tourism, 2011, 10, 4, pp 331-353
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

Global shifts and the international contexts of change occur at a range of intensities across local, regional and global spatial scales and levels of impacts. They affect small islands physically, environmentally, economically and socio-culturally, and in their internal and external roles and...

Author(s)
Douglas, C. H.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Sustainable Development, 2006, 14, 2, pp 75-80
Abstract

In many Mediterranean islands with limited surface water resources, the growth of agricultural and touristic sectors, which are the main water consumers, highly depends on the sustainable water resources management. This work highlights the crucial role of groundwater footprint (GF) as a tool for...

Author(s)
Kourgialas, N. N.; Karatzas, G. P.; Dokou, Z.; Kokorogiannis, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Science of the Total Environment, 2018, 615, pp 381-389
Abstract

This report presents a summary of the current status of tourism in small island developing states (SIDSs), while providing evidence of the key importance it has for sustainable development of many islands and for the achievement of the UN Millennium Development Goals. It also addresses the key...

Author(s)
Urosevic, Z.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Making tourism work for small island developing states, 2004, pp 87 pp.
Abstract

Crete, the fifth largest island in the Mediterranean and the largest Greek island, is a highly heterogeneous region that has experienced rapid tourism development since the mid- to late 1960s when the growth in international tourism and broader socioeconomic changes disturbed past equilibrium...

Author(s)
Briassoulis, H.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Coastal mass tourism: diversification and sustainable development in Southern Europe, 2004, pp 48-67
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

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are quite diverse in terms of various development metrics, but are uniformly vulnerable both to macroeconomic shocks and to changes in the biodiversity that supports fisheries and tourism. This special section assembles a set of papers that analyze...

Author(s)
Teelucksingh, S.; Nunes, P. A. L. D.; Perrings, C.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Environment and Development Economics, 2013, 18, 4, pp 381-458
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

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