Island Tourism: Sustainable Perspectives

Author:   Jack Carlsen ,  R. W. Butler ,  Johnny Coomansingh ,  Patricia Erfurt-Cooper
Publisher:   CABI Publishing
Edition:   8th
Volume:   No.8
ISBN:  

9781845936792


Pages:   264
Publication Date:   23 March 2011
Format:   Hardback
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Islands are the most vulnerable and fragile of tourism destinations and will experience even more pressure as the combined impacts of economic, social and environmental change accelerate in the future. In order to understand the process of island tourism development, response to change and challenges and their journey to sustainability, this book provides insights and instruction on topics including social, cultural, environmental and economic aspects of island tourism. It contains essential information for policymakers, planners, researchers, managers and operators within the tourism industry.

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Author:   Jack Carlsen ,  R. W. Butler ,  Johnny Coomansingh ,  Patricia Erfurt-Cooper
Publisher:   CABI Publishing
Imprint:   CABI Publishing
Edition:   8th
Volume:   No.8
Dimensions:   Width: 17.20cm , Height: 2.00cm , Length: 24.40cm
Weight:   0.760kg
ISBN:  

9781845936792


ISBN 10:   1845936795
Pages:   264
Publication Date:   23 March 2011
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

1: Introducing Sustainable Perspectives of Island Tourism PART I: ECOLOGICALLY SUSTAINABLE PERSPECTIVES OF ISLAND TOURISM 2: Aliens in an Ancient Landscape: Rabbits, Rats andTourists on Macquarie Island 3: From Sand Mining to Sand Bashing in About 30 Years:a Difficult Journey Towards Sustainable Tourism for Fraser Island 4: Managing Tourism on Green Island, Great Barrier ReefMarine Park: Conservation, Commerce and Compromises 5: Tourism and Sustainability in the Lakshadweep Islands 6: The Risk of Climate Change for Tourism in the Maldives PART II: SOCIALLY SUSTAINABLE PERSPECTIVES OF ISLAND TOURISM 7: Host and Guest Perceptions of Tourism Impacts in Island Settings: a Malaysian Perspective 8: Island Casino Development: an Antithesis of Socioculturally Sustainable Tourism. The cases of St Croix and Christmas Islands 9: Social Sustainability of Tourism in a Culture of Sensuality, Sexual Freedom and Violence:Trinidad and Tobago 10: Sustainable Host-Guest Interactions on Islands: Bruny and Magnetic Islands 11: Sustainable Tourism in High-latitude Islands:Shetland Islands PART III: ECONOMICALLY SUSTAINABLE PERSPECTIVES OF ISLAND TOURISM 12: Rejuvenating Paradise: Changing Products, Changing Markets and Changing Visitor Behaviour in Mauritius 13: Sustainable Island Tourism: the Case of Okinawa 14: Tourism in Mediterranean Islands: a Comparative Analysis 15: Sustainable Tourism Transportation in Hawaii:a Holistic Approach 16: Planning for Sustainable Island Tourism Development in the Maldives 17: Conclusions and Implications for Sustainable IslandTourism

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The book would be well-suited to being a text for a senior undergraduate or graduate course on tourism and would be a useful addition to any library interested in the topic. It would also make valuable reading for both private and public sector decision-makers.


The book would be well-suited to being a text for a senior undergraduate or graduate course on tourism and would be a useful addition to any library interested in the topic. It would also make valuable reading for both private and public sector decision-makers. --Paul F. Wilkinson, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


-The book would be well-suited to being a text for a senior undergraduate or graduate course on tourism and would be a useful addition to any library interested in the topic. It would also make valuable reading for both private and public sector decision-makers.---Paul F. Wilkinson, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Author Information

Jack Carlsen is Professor of Sustainable Tourism at Curtin University, Western Australia and Founder and Co-Director of the Curtin Sustainable Tourism Centre. He has an extensive research track record, which has produced more than 200 scholarly publications on various topics related to tourism planning, markets, development and evaluation. He was leader of the Sustainable Enterprises research program for the Sustainable Tourism Co-operative Research Centre and leader of the Technical Team that developed the Maldives Third Tourism Master Plan 2007-2011. His other books include The Family Business in Tourism and Hospitality (CABI 2004), Global Wine Tourism: Research, Management and Marketing (CABI 2006) and Innovation for Sustainable Tourism (Goodfellows Publishers, in press) Richard Butler was educated at Nottingham University and the University of Glasgow (PhD Geography 1973), and spent thirty years at the University of Western Ontario in Canada as Professor and Chairman of the Department of Geography, and then the University of Surrey, where he was Professor of Tourism from 1997 to 2005. He is currently Emeritus Professor of International Tourism in the Strathclyde Business School, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. He has published a large number of journal articles, fourteen books on tourism and many chapters in other books. His fields of interest are the development process of tourist destinations the impacts of tourism, carrying capacity and sustainability, and tourism in remote areas and islands. Girish Prayag, PhD, is a lecturer in Marketing in the Department of Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. His research interests are broadly related to destination management, tourist behaviour, emotions and sustainable tourism. Within such topics, his research is focused on emerging markets and island destinations. Being a native of Mauritius, he has published several papers on marketing issues for the island such as destination image, place attachment, visitor satisfaction and sustainability. His work has appeared in leading tourism and marketing journals such as Tourism Management, Journal of Travel Research, Journal of Business Research and Current Issues in Tourism. - Malcolm J. M. Cooper PhD LLM is Emeritus Professor, Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Beppu, Japan. He teaches tourism management and environmental law. Formerly Vice President for Research and International Affairs, he is a specialist in tourism resource management and development (natural, cultural, social), and environmental and water resource management, and has worked and published widely in these fields. He has lectured at a number of universities in New Zealand, Australia, China and Sri Lanka, and has worked in the environmental planning (City Planner, 1985-1994) and tourism policy (1983-1985) areas for Federal, State and Local Governments in Australia. At other times he has been a private environmental planning consultant in Australia, and a tourism education consultant to the Governments of Sri Lanka, China and Vietnam. He is a recipient of the Australian Centennial medal and has published over 150 books and papers.

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