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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 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 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 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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Cover for Managing tourism on Green Island, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park: conservation, commerce and compromises.

This chapter examines the environmental management of Green Island has been the key driver of sustainability. This chapter reviews the environmental management of tourism on and around Green Island, a coral cay located 45 minutes from Cairns in tropical North Queensland, Australia.

Author(s)
Zeppel, H.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936792)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conclusions and implications for sustainable island tourism.

This chapter draws some conclusions and implications from the preceding chapters about the issues and problems involved, if the island communities that were studied seriously desire to move towards a more sustainable future. As might be expected, the situation is confusing and complicated, not...

Author(s)
Butler, R.; Carlsen, J.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936792)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rejuvenating paradise: changing products, changing markets and changing visitor behaviour in Mauritius.

This chapter provides a historical overview of tourism development in Mauritius, with emphasis on economic sustainability driven by market concentration in the early stages of tourism development, market diversification in the later stages, increasing concern for environmental sustainability and...

Author(s)
Prayag, G.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936792)
Type
Book chapter

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