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Cover for A comparative analysis of tourism policy networks.

This chapter examines the formal network relationships that influence the tourism policy making process. It commences with a brief review of the literature on social network analysis, which provides the foundation for exploration of policy networks. In order to illustrate the complexities of the...

Author(s)
McLeod, M.; Chambers, D.; Airey, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390929)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Island hospitality, services and businesses.

This chapter considers the nature of hospitality services on Caribbean islands and the changing types of tourists that warrant new approaches to ensure business success. The chapter focuses on the emerging dynamic of both 'new tourists' and millennials and identifies the implications of these...

Author(s)
Crick, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390929)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourist motivation and demand for islands.

This chapter sheds light on the characteristics that determine the demand for island tourism, by assessing the motivational and economic aspects of tourists choosing to visit island destinations. The chapter focuses on the various demand models that are suitable for islands that are smaller in size ...

Author(s)
Croes, R.; Ridderstaat, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390929)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism management in warm-water island destinations: systems and strategies.

This volume focuses on the management of tourism in island environments, particularly in the Caribbean. The first part of the book (chapters 2-5) is about resources for islands, including transport and hospitality, and demand for islands. This part addresses the core resources of tourism products...

Author(s)
McLeod, M.; Croes, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390929)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Gender and rural migration in Mexico and the Caribbean.

This chapter compares how two opposing migration streams (tourist immigration and labour emigration) play out in two regions with very different histories of migration: the Caribbean islands and the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. The chapter demonstrates how rural migration may strengthen the...

Author(s)
Momsen, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646251)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Resilience and tourism in islands: insights from the Caribbean.

This chapter makes the case for the competitive advantage of small island economies as tourism destinations. It argues that the social and economic fabric of small island jurisdictions - which includes a canny disposition towards occupational multiplicity by the local labour force - breeds a form...

Author(s)
Alberts, A.; Baldacchino, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cruise ship tourism in the Caribbean: the mess of mass tourism.

This chapter argues that, while employment benefits might be considerable, the financial returns from Caribbean cruise ship tourism are exaggerated, especially when one considers leakages from imports, the cost of new piers for ever-larger ships, and the use of private islands. The assessment...

Author(s)
Wilkinson, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for From holiday camps to the all-inclusive: the 'Butlinization' of tourism.

This chapter shows how the operational principles of Billy Butlin, a key player in providing tourism for the masses in British holiday camps in the 1930s, are reflected in more recent forms of all-inclusive tourism, including cruise holidays and all-inclusive beach resorts in the Caribbean. Key to...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Mass tourism in a small world.

This book covers (i) theoretical perspectives on mass tourism (including ethics, political economy, sustainability and environmentalism); (ii) the historical context of mass tourism development, particularly in the UK; and (iii) the current challenges to mass tourism and its future trends. Case...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.; Sharpley, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Developing a sustainable Caribbean tourism product.

In this chapter, Caribbean tourist arrivals, receipts and the industry challenges are reviewed before exploring how to create and maintain a sustainable Caribbean tourism product. The basics of competitive strategy and how it relates to sustainability are reviewed, leading to a discussion of the...

Author(s)
Wright, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645421)
Type
Book chapter

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