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Sustainable island tourism: competitiveness and quality of life.

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This book highlights the characteristics of island tourism development, specifically outlining different impacts on the natural environment and local economy, including its effect on employment, quality of life, culture and traditions, with a set of strategic indicators suggested to plan, monitor and control the sustainability of island tourism destinations. The book also explores different public and private instruments for supporting the sustainable tourism development in island destinations. Finally, it explores different strategies for improving competitiveness of island destinations and increasing advantages for all stakeholders. The book has 11 chapters and a subject index.


Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 3) Sustainability and tourism development in island territories. Author(s): Modica, P. Uysal, M.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 19) Ecotourism and environmental management: a case study of a partnership for conservation in Fiji. Author(s): Bricker, K. S. Kerstetter, D. L.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 35) Rhetoric versus the realities of sustainable tourism: the case of Cyprus. Author(s): Farmaki, A. Altinay, L. Yascedilla╦ťarata, M.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 53) The various faces of competitiveness in tourism: a survey of the extant literature. Author(s): Croes, R. Kubickova, M.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 75) Island tourism competitiveness and sustainability in the Maldives. Author(s): Carlsen, J. Zulfa, M.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 93) Quality of life, the tourism area life cycle and sustainability: a case of Cuba. Author(s): Beardsley, M.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 106) Place satisfaction, place attachment and quality of life: development of a conceptual framework for island destinations. Author(s): Ramkissoon, H.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 119) Developing a sustainable Caribbean tourism product. Author(s): Wright, A.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 135) Dive tourism and the entrepreneurial process in the Perhentian Islands, Malaysia. Author(s): Jeyacheya, J. Hampton, M. P.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 153) Stakeholders' perceived impact of wind farms at a tourism destination: a case study of Jeju Island, South Korea. Author(s): Lee SeungWoo [Lee, S. W. J. ]
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 173) Island tourism: challenges and future research directions. Author(s): Uysal, M. Modica, P.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Economics and Business, University of Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2016
  • ISBN
  • 9781780645421
  • Record Number
  • 20163393407