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Although Bermuda has to date managed to achieve equilibrium between tourism and coral reef conservation, this delicate balance may be threatened by the growth and changing face of the tourism industry. This may result in negative impacts on the coral reefs and services provided by this valuable...

Author(s)
Beukering, P. van; Sarkis, S.; Putten, L. van der; Papyrakis, E.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Ecosystem Services, 2015, 11, pp 76-86
Abstract

In the wider caribbean, the cruise tourism boom is causing a transition from land-based (hotel) to ship-based (cruise ship) tourism. Associated with this boom has been an increase in the size of the cruise ships, with many now being Panamax/post-Panamax "mega" cruise ships. The social/environmental ...

Author(s)
Jones, R. J.
Publisher
University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, Miami, USA
Citation
Bulletin of Marine Science, 2011, 87, 3, pp 659-679
Abstract

This chapter first presents an overview of the growth of the North American cruise industry, the importance of tourism to island microstates, the spatial context of Bermuda's tourism sector, and the historical role of nautical tourism in Bermuda. It then discusses policies put into place by the...

Author(s)
Teye, V. B.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Nautical tourism: concepts and issues, 2007, pp 61-74
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cruise sector policy in a tourism-dependent island destination: the case of Bermuda.

This chapter (i) describes the unique characteristics of Bermuda's cruise line industry and cruise sector policy; (ii) examines how this policy has evolved; and (iii) and discusses some of the factors that have driven, and continue to drive, this policy. The chapter highlights the community...

Author(s)
Teye, V. B.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
AbstractFull Text

From the late 1800s, when Princess Louise made Bermuda synonymous with winter tourism, to the 1930s, with the advent of air travel, forcing Bermuda to become a summer destination due to the guaranteed sunshine of distant Caribbean neighbours, Bermuda has always encountered and overcame challenges...

Author(s)
Riley, C. W.
Publisher
Amphitheatre Foundation, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
International Journal for Responsible Tourism, 2013, 2, 3, pp 35-44
Abstract

An analysis is presented of Bermuda's cruise market and its total tourism product. A number of potential strategies are suggested to ensure that Bermuda has sustained growth in the future. The significance of tourism to Bermuda is calculated and its present situation in terms of tourist arrivals...

Author(s)
Dale, C.; Robinson, N.
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 1999, 5, 4, pp 333-339
Abstract

The aim of this paper is to compare the results of three separate input-output studies carried out to measure and monitor the contribution of international tourism to the economy of Bermuda in comparison with the impacts made by other export sectors. The studies are part of the ongoing program of...

Author(s)
Archer, B.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 1995, 22, 4, pp 918-930
Abstract

The tourism industry is the mainstay of the Bermudan economy and the annual influx of visitors exceeds the local population by ten times. The islands offer good accessibility, an equitable climate, attractive beaches and coral reefs, liveliness and an 'old English' atmosphere. Over 447 000 foreign...

Citation
International Tourism Qurterly, 1984, No. 4, pp 16-19

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