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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

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
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 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
Abstract

This chapter explores women's involvement in and the gendered nature of tourism at insular destinations, arguing that, as consumers and producers, women experience island tourism differently from men. The chapter begins by commenting on the 'insularity' of islands and outlining specific issues that ...

Author(s)
Davidson, P.; Jones, T.; Schellhorn, M.
Publisher
Praeger Publishers, Westport, USA
Citation
Island tourism and sustainable development: Caribbean, Pacific and Mediterranean experiences, 2002, pp 199-221