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Tourism-Dependent Small Islands, Inclusive Growth, and the Blue Economy

Hampton, Mark P., Jeyacheya, Julia (2020) Tourism-Dependent Small Islands, Inclusive Growth, and the Blue Economy. One Earth, 2 (1). pp. 8-10. ISSN 2590-3322. (doi:10.1016/j.oneear.2019.12.017) (KAR id:79489)

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Abstract

Tourism-dependent Small Island Developing States face a number of mounting pressures, calling into question the potential for further development of the industry. We argue that, in the short to medium term, tourism is a pragmatic strategy but that islands’ tourism dependence could be mitigated by the strengthening of economic linkages and the reduction of economic leakages.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1016/j.oneear.2019.12.017
Uncontrolled keywords: small island developing states, island tourism, inclusive growth, blue economy, tourism impacts, economic leakage, economic linkage
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GF Human ecology. Anthropogeography
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation. Leisure
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Human and Social Sciences > School of Anthropology and Conservation
Divisions > Kent Business School > Kent Business School
Depositing User: Mark Hampton
Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2020 15:07 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 14:10 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/79489 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Hampton, Mark P.: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1481-4665
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