New Perspectives on Tropical Coastal and Island Tourism Development

Klaus J. Meyer-Arendt, Alan A. Lew

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This special issue is presented as a thematic issue devoted to tropical coastal and island tourism. Included in the issue are articles on (eco)tourism in Madagascar, collaboration theory and tourism partnership models on an Indonesian island, development pressure and resilience on a Malaysian island, a survey of cruise passengers in Colombia, perception and limits to development in Costa Rica, and perception and reality on Pitcairn Island. Placed within theoretical or conceptual frameworks, these case studies can be applied to development challenges of tropical coastal and island destinations worldwide.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-2
Number of pages2
JournalTourism Geographies
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 2013


  • Tropical tourism
  • coastal tourism
  • island tourism
  • tourism development

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management


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