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Author : Toshima Makoondlall-Chadee, Chandradeo Bokhoree, Deepa Sumputh
School/Work Place : University of Technology, Mauritius
Contact : t.m.chadee@umail.utm.ac.mu
Year : 2017

Over the decades, tourism has experienced continued growth and developing diversification to become one of the fastest growing economic sectors worldwide. Every year the tourism industry has experienced steady growth. International tourist arrivals increased from 528 million in 2005 to 1.19 billion in 2015 (Dacelle, 2004). Modern tourism is closely related to development and includes a growing number of new destinations. These dynamics have turned tourism into a key driver for socio-economic progress. Tourism became one of the major actors in international commerce, and represents at the same time one of the main income sources for many developing countries (Sedarati, 2015). This growth goes hand in hand with an increasing diversification and competition among destinations, this global spread of tourism in developed states has produced economic and employment benefits in many related sectors including construction to agriculture or telecommunications (Neto, 2003). Moreover, the contribution of tourism to economic well- being depend on the quality and the revenues of the tourism offer. UNWTO assists destinations in their sustainable positioning in ever more complex national and international markets. As the UN agency dedicated to tourism, UNWTO points out that particularly developing countries stand to benefit from sustainable tourism and acts to help make this a reality (Pedersen, 2013).

Makoondlall-Chadee, Bokhoree & Sumputh, A system thinking approach towards promoting sustainability in the tourism industry PP.pdf

Makoondlall-Chadee, Bokhoree & Sumputh, A system thinking approach towards promoting sustainability in the tourism industry.pdf


List of Articles
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» Think Tank XVII A system thinking approach towards promoting sustainab... file 509 Aug 17, 2017

Over the decades, tourism has experienced continued growth and developing diversification to become one of the fastest growing economic sectors worldwide. Every year the tourism industry has experienced steady growth. International tourist a...

Author: Toshima Makoondlall-Chadee, Chandradeo Bokhoree, Deepa Sumputh 

Year: 2017 

353 OPA award Sustainable Tourism on a Mass Tourism Island: An Explo... file 519 Oct 23, 2019

Key words: sustainable tourism, mass tourism, sustainable urban development, environmental sustainability Page: 86-114 Sustainable Tourism on a Mass Tourism Island.pdf Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ ta...

Author: Kate Devor Leuhusen 

Year: 2019 

352 Think Tank XVIII Using Delphi technique to identify experts’ opinion on... file 519 Jan 07, 2019

Key words: Conservation Behaviour, The Great Barrier Reef, Delphi Techniques

Author: Karen Hofman 

Year: 2018 

351 Think Tank XIX Multi-stakeholder collaboration for transformative tou... file 524 Oct 23, 2019

Key words: sustainable tourism education, transformative education, collaborative learning, multi-stakeholder collaboration Page: 119-124 Multi-stakeholder collaboration for transformative tourism education.pdf

Author: Dagmar Lund-Durlacher, Ulrich Gunter and Gordon Sillence 

Year: 2019 

350 Think Tank XIX Sustainability cues for the post-booking phase of a to... file 538 Oct 23, 2019

Key words: sustainable tourist experience, cueing, cognitive dissonance, availability heuristic, representativeness heuristic Page: 199-207 Sustainability cues for the post-booking phase of a tourist experience.pdf Normal 0 false false false...

Author: Kristof Tomej 

Year: 2019 

349 Think Tank XV Protected areas and community wildlife-based tourism i... file 548 Jul 27, 2015

Tourism planning in protected areas (PAs) entails addressing two partly competing and overlapping goals: preserving heritage and providing access. Resolving potential conflicts between these two goals is particularly challenging at the inter...

Author: MorenTibabo Stone & Gyan P. Nyaupane 

Year: 2015 

348 Think Tank XVI SWOT Analysis of Social Entrepreneurship in Enterprises file 558 Jul 02, 2016

Social Enterprise is known as a non-profit action aiming social benefits. Social entrepreneurship, on the other hand, is social actions which create permanent and sustainable values by offering innovative perspectives to find solutions fors...

Author: Sema Alimoğlu Özkan & Ali Şükrü Çetinkaya 

Year: 2016 

347 Think Tank XVIII The role of research-based evidence in destination mar... file 561 Jan 07, 2019

Key words: marketing, research-based evidence, partnership, rural tourism, city tourism, sustainability

Author: Yukari Higuchi, Yasuhiro Yamanaka & Hiroaki Hoshi 

Year: 2018 

346 Think Tank XVI Decolonising tourism education through Indigenisation:... file 585 Jul 02, 2016

Businesses committed to corporate social responsibility (CSR) are guided by policy that focuses on the integration of social and environmental concerns in all aspects of business strategy and practice (Lund-Durlacher, 2015). This paper cons...

Author: Tamara Young & Amy Maguire 

Year: 2016 

345 Think Tank XIX Changes in volunteerism perception: Results from an In... file 595 Oct 23, 2019

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Author: Rachelle Wilson, Pavlina Latkova, Aiko Yoshino and Emilyn Sheffield 

Year: 2019 

344 Think Tank XIX Eco-Fatigue and its Potential Impact on Sustainable To... file 596 Oct 23, 2019

Key words: eco-fatigue, demand for sustainable tourism, tourist experience, sustainability marketing Page: 140-164 Eco-Fatigue and its Potential Impact on Sustainable Tourist Experiences.pdf Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* ...

Author: Gianna Moscardo and John Pearce 

Year: 2019 

343 OPA award Can Direct Communication at the Point of Consumption R... file 624 Jan 07, 2019

Key words: food waste, food signage, sustainability, experiment

Author: Hannes Antonschmidt & Dagmar Lund-Durlacher 

Year: 2018 

342 Think Tank XVIII Resilience thinking used as a sustainable tourism mark... file 656 Jan 07, 2019

Key words: protected areas, resilience thinking, sustainability, marketing, tool

Author: Claire Louisa Fordred & Kevin Mearns 

Year: 2018 

341 Think Tank XVII Investigating the impact of climate change on the tour... file 662 Aug 17, 2017

The tourism sector is vital for the development of small island developing states. However, climate change can negatively impact on tourism demand and affect these economies both on the economic and social level. The purpose of this study is...

Author: Sheereen Fauzel, Boopen Seetanah, Robin Sannassee & Robin Nunkoo 

Year: 2017 

340 Think Tank XVII Residents’ perceptions of sustainable tourism in Mauri... file 663 Aug 17, 2017

This paper examines residents' perception on sustainable tourism in Mauritius. 500 surveys were elaborated and circulated to the respondents. This research examines the connections between the demographic variables gender, age, instruction l...

Author: Bhavish Jugurnath & Roucheet Bissessur & Youvish Ramjattan & Devendra Bissessur 

Year: 2017 

339 Think Tank XV Rural renewal or requiem? Establishing new creative ve... file 672 Jul 27, 2015

During the past decades, concern for rural poverty and underdevelopment of the rural communities of Namibia has been central to government development efforts. This has further given rise to several rural development programmes. While, some ...

Author: Erling Kavita 

Year: 2015 

338 Think Tank XVI Values, Sustainability and Destination Choice Decision... file 673 Jul 01, 2016

The sustainability concept has become popular after it was first used in almost three decades ago in what is now a renowned report, Our Common Future by Brundtland’s World Commission on Environment and Development (WCED 1987). Although much...

Author: Ercan Sirakaya-Turk, Seyhmuz Baloglu & Haywantee Rumi Ramkissoon 

Year: 2016 

337 Think Tank XVI Responsible High Performance Sport Travel – Opportunit... file 704 Jul 02, 2016

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Author: Kerstin Heuwinkel 

Year: 2016 

336 Think Tank XVII Innovation riving structural power changes in peripher... file 723 Aug 17, 2017

Traditionally, tourism development in small island destinations has been explained through the lens of the Dependency Theory (Bianchi, 2002; Britton, 1982; Brown & Hall, 2000; Buhalis, 1999; Butler, 1993; Hall, 1994; Harrison, 2001; Weav...

Author: Chaya Hurnath 

Year: 2017 

335 Think Tank XVII Enclave tourism: a friend or a foe for small island de... file 727 Aug 17, 2017

Earlier studies have stimulated much debate regarding enclave tourism development in developing countries (Britton 1982). However, it is increasingly being acknowledged that despite criticisms, all forms of tourism have the potential to cont...

Author: Perunjodi Naidoo 

Year: 2017 

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