Islands and Tourism MAF 471 10/9/02 Class Outline Importance of tourism Fascination with islands Cold-water island tourism Tourism challenges Islands’ dependence on tourism Tourism theories: resort cycle; perceptions Tourism Impacts Importance of tourism
Many islands exert an attraction for visitors of a scale beyond their economic and geographical importance.
(Manning, 1998; McElroy and Albuquerque, 1998)
(AKA “Resort Cycle”; Butler, 1980)
(Doxey 1979; Husbands, 1989)
Tourism is very good at fouling its own nest
Pastorok and Bilyard, 1985