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Tourism and Development in Tropical Islands

Political Ecology Perspectives

by Stefan Gossling

  • 116 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Edward Elgar Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Applied ecology,
  • Development studies,
  • Tourism industry,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Industries - General,
  • Development - Sustainable Development,
  • Industries - Hospitality, Travel & Tourism,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Political ecology,
  • Tourism,
  • Tropics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11906677M
    ISBN 101843762579
    ISBN 109781843762577

    Read the latest articles of Annals of Tourism Research at , Elsevier’s leading platform of peer-reviewed scholarly literature. This text explores the role of tourism as a potential contibutor to socio-economic development in destination areas. Establishing a link between tourism studies and development studies, it considers what is meant by development, the processes through which development may be achieved and, in particular, a number of fundamental issues related to the use of tourism as a development 5/5(5).

      This overview explores sustainable development in island contexts. More subtle and complex concepts of sustainable development have become manifest in the Sustainable Development Goals, with tensions between social, economic and environmental objectives at different scales as livelihoods acquire greater flexibility and islands face multiple challenges to by: 3. An Analysis of the Impact of Tourism in the San Juan Islands ( words, 1 pages) It's Only RightTourism has been a subject of debate, especially among islanders. In our county of just over twelve thousand people, its difficult not to notice tourists or feel the impact of the large amount of visitors that come to enjoy the islands.

    Taveuni is an eco-tourist’s dream destination - with pristine rainforest flush with endemic birdlife and rare Fijian flora to discover. Yasawa Islands Must Do. There’s more to tropical island holidays than coastal kayaking and lazy days on the beach. Follow our best bits list to find your bliss in one of Fiji’s most beautiful regions. The development of tourism in many islands comes as a natural consequence; ‘it seems like a common agreement among islands, especially the tropical ones, that they have little economic choice but to accept traditional tourism development and mass tourism as a fact’ (Wilkinson, ). Many scholars of tourism believe that.


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Book Review Tourism and development in tropical islands: political ecology perspectives, by Stefan Gossling (ed.). Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. ISBN Author: Peter Burns. Tourism and Development in Tropical Islands adopts a challenging ‘political ecology’ approach to expose and trace the history of these ‘warm water’ island narratives and how they manufacture very particular and partial images of nature, society and development.

As a collection, not only do the chapters provide readers a broad overview of the range of issues found in tropical coastal and island tourist destinations but they also offer tourism managers and planners insights into both the positive and negative aspects of alternative tourism development in tropical destinations.

This book was published as a special issue of Tourism Geographies. Abstract: This book adopts the political ecology approach in examining tourism-related development in tropical islands. The political ecology focus allows the authors to compare a wide range of tropical islands and to identify more sustainable development by: While much has been written about tourism-related development in tropical islands from a socio-cultural and economic point of view, the political ecology of environmental change has received surprisingly little attention.

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Book/Report publication status published subject. Social Sciences Interdisciplinary; publisher Edward Elgar Publishing language English LU publication. yes id 5cbcc-a22c-1f2bfecf2 (old id ) date added to LUP. Island Tourism and Sustainable Development: Caribbean, Pacific, and Mediterranean Experiences.

This multidisciplinary volume dicusses the impact of tourism on sustainable development in the Caribbean, the Pacific, and the s: 1.

1The growth of tourism in many small tropical and sub-tropical islands in the last two to three decades has been accompanied by the preparation of an increasing number of tourism development plans. The need to plan for tourism on islands is especially crucial given their limited size and resource by: 7.

Christian Byczek holds a Masters in Southeast Asian Studies and is a tourism professional and expert on sustainable tourism development. His activities as researcher and consultant concerned poverty reduction in tourism, the implementation of community-based ecotourism, sustainability practices and the interrelationship between culture and by: 1.

The impact of tourism is nowhere more sudden, pervasive, transparent, and perhaps even irrevocable or unsustainable than on smaller islands and their (more fragile) habitats and/or communities (Conlin and Baum, ; Briguglio et al., a Briguglio et al., b Lockhart and Drakakis-Smith, Author: Stefan Gössling.

Tourism and Development in Tropical Islands adopts a challenging 'political ecology' approach to expose and trace the history of these 'warm water' island narratives and how they manufacture very particular and partial images of nature, society and development.

It. Thus, it adds institutional depth to studies of tourism development and deserves to be read widely.' - Clem Tisdell, the University of Queensland, Australia.

Tropical islands are fragile, vulnerable environments and yet they are coming under increasing strain due to coastal developments and global environmental by: This book is the result of shared experiences and interests in tourism’s role in the development of island economies.

The time we spent in south Florida and our backgrounds and relationship with the maritime regions of the Mediterranean and the Caribbean, respectively, compounded our academic curiosity. Coastal Tourism Development by Ross Dowling and Christof Pforr.

Softbound book published by Cognizant Communication Corporation. Tourism Planning in Small Tropical Islands: Methodological Considerations and Development Issues in Samoa Douglas G. Pearce. Chapter Contested Resort Development on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, British. Read "Tourism and development in tropical islands: political ecology perspectives, by Stefan Gossling (ed.).

Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. ISBNInternational Journal of Tourism Research" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications available at your Author: Burns, Peter.

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‘tourism cannot simply be treated as an economic force that can be left alone to deliver its rewards’ – UN World Tourism Organization Tourism is a crucial source of employment, foreign exchange and revenue for most small island developing states. Books Set on Islands.

The best books set on islands. Mainland Australia and Great Britain are not considered islands in this context. Score. A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and.

- One of the best academic books of the year, The Other Side of Paradise reviews tourism, conservation and development in the Bay Islands. The author has focused on tourism and development for many years and this volume is a well-written synthesis of her findings.

She explores the historical legacy of the Bay Islands and the expansion of the Cited by:. Among the destinations with the most rapid tourism growth since are several of the Small Island Developing States.

In particular, resort development and for other than accommodation, cruise tourism are the sectors which are powering this growth in many SIDS, most notable those in the Caribbean.Tourism provides huge economic benefits for most islands in Europe and it is the main source of income for islanders (García-Falcón & Medina-Muñoz, ).

An expanding number of studies are focused on island tourism (Andriotis & Vaughan, ;Bardolet & Sheldon, ;Fortuny, Soler, Cánovas, & Sánchez.Long-Term Impacts of Non-Sustainable Tourism and Urban Development in Small Tropical Islands Coastal Habitats in a Changing Climate: Lessons Learned from Puerto Rico.

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