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Cover for Island tourism competitiveness and sustainability in the Maldives.

This chapter investigates the evolution of destination competitiveness factors in the Maldives tourism sector in an era when market sensitivity and volatility have increased in response to economic, political, social and environmental changes and new sources of competition are emerging. It first...

Author(s)
Carlsen, J.; Zulfa, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645421)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainable tourism transportation in Hawaii: a holistic approach.

This chapter examines sustainable transport policies and practices in Hawaii. This chapter aims to elaborate further on the issue of sustainable tourism transportation, not only reviewing the major indicators to measure sustainable transportation practices but also discussing them from the...

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Nguyen, D. N.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936792)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Island casino development: an antithesis of socioculturally sustainable tourism. The cases of St Croix and Christmas Island.

This chapter examines particular forms of island tourism development that may represent the antithesis of social sustainability, as is found to be the case for casino development in St Croix, USA Virgin Islands, and in Christmas Island. These reviews of island casino development facilitate an...

Author(s)
Liburd, J.; Carlsen, J.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936792)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Social sustainability of tourism in a culture of sensuality, sexual freedom and violence: Trinidad and Tobago.

This chapter examines the adverse social conditions and sexual tensions arising from the 'carnival mentality' of Trinidad and Tobago represent a major threat to social sustainability. The objective of this chapter is to portray the true nature of the present social condition of Trinidad and Tobago...

Author(s)
Coomansingh, J.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936792)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for From sand mining to sand bashing in about 30 years: a difficult journey towards sustainable tourism for Fraser Island.

This chapter reviews the difficult journey of Fraser Island towards sustainability. This chapter describes the setting and historical context of tourism development, covering the previous sand mining and logging economy and describing the process of attaining world heritage listing in the 1990s,...

Author(s)
Cooper, M.; Erfurt-Cooper, P.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936792)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainable host-guest interactions on islands: bruny and magnetic islands.

This chapter develops an understanding of the social interactions on two Australian islands-the Bruny and Magnetic Islands. This chapter uses social exchange theory as a framework to explore the process of tourism interaction on islands from the perspectives of both visitors and the local...

Author(s)
Moyle, B.; Croy, G.; Weiler, B.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936792)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism in Mediterranean Islands: a comparative analysis.

This chapter analyses the main dimensions of 24 Mediterranean islands representing seven European countries. It highlights some of the economic barriers to sustainability. Islands are classified by area into large, medium, small and micro, and also by population density- from high to low. The...

Author(s)
Ruggieri, G.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936792)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainable island tourism: the case of Okinawa.

This chapter examines the transformation of the Ryukyu Islands of Okinawa, Japan towards a more sustainable economic footing. This chapter will describe how islands such as those in Okinawa can be transformed rapidly into tourism-dependent economies because they have maintained internal political...

Author(s)
Kakazu, H.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936792)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introducing sustainable perspectives of island tourism.

This chapter introduces the sustainable perspectives of tourism. It also discusses the structure of the book. Sustainability provides the lens through which island tourism can be considered as positively contributing to the economic, social and ecological conditions of islands. It is hoped that...

Author(s)
Carlsen, J.; Butler, R.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936792)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Island tourism: sustainable perspectives.

This book exemplifies the ecological, social and economic perspectives of sustainable island tourism development. The book consists of 15 chapters presented in three parts. Cases in this book include cold water islands in the Atlantic and Southern Oceans, as well as islands in the more popular...

Author(s)
Carlsen, J.; Butler, R.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936792)
Type
Book

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