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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 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...

Citation
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 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 - 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
Abstract

The Caribbean islands are characterized by a long process of colonization and late independence, aspects that have caused them developmental delays in economic, political and social terms. Through tourism, they experienced neocolonial exploitation from the emerging powers, beginning in the...

Author(s)
Bastos Vivas, L. M.
Publisher
Federal University of Alagoas, Penedo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Iberoamericana de Turismo (RITUR), 2012, 2, 2, pp 74-88
Abstract

13 papers that addresses some of the current issues that are relevant and significant to the future development of tourism and hospitality industry in the Caribbean are presented. The first paper examines the challenges facing indigenous tourism in the emerging destination of the Guianas. The...

Author(s)
Jayawardena, C.
Publisher
MCB University Press Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2003, 15, 3, pp 138-198
Abstract

Tourist destinations are under market pressure to offer a green product, including the Caribbean, one of the world's most tourism-dependent regions. A decade after the Global Conference on the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States convened in 1994, sustainable tourism remains a...

Author(s)
Mycoo, M.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2006, 14, 5, pp 489-511
Abstract

Small island developing states (SIDS) in the Caribbean have long specialized in primary commodity exports, and traditional export sectors continue to be a major source of employment. The challenge of sustainable development for the Caribbean SIDS has two dimensions. The first is to adjust to the...

Author(s)
Pantin, D. A.
Citation
Natural Resources Forum, 1999, 23, 3, pp 221-233
Abstract

Issues impacting economic sustainability of the Caribbean tourism industry are elaborated and their possible solutions are explored through the examination of 4 island countries (Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, and Trinidad and Tobago) where the tourism industry either makes or is expected to make a...

Author(s)
Tewarie, B.
Publisher
Praeger Publishers, Westport, USA
Citation
Island tourism and sustainable development: Caribbean, Pacific and Mediterranean experiences, 2002, pp 35-47

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