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Tourism and sustainability in the Lakshadweep Islands

Tourism and sustainability in the Lakshadweep Islands

Kokkranikal, Jithendran and Baum, Tom (2011) Tourism and sustainability in the Lakshadweep Islands. In: Carlsen, Jack and Butler, Richard, (eds.) Island tourism: sustainable perspectives. Ecotourism series . CABI, Wallingford, pp. 54-71. ISBN 9781845936792 (doi:10.1079/9781845936792.0054)

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Abstract

This chapter describes tourism to the ecologically fragile Lakshadweep Islands of the Indian Ocean, which considers the development of tourism in the islands within the context of sustainability. Through an examination of the structural and developmental features of Lakshadweep tourism, the chapter seeks to identify specific development and management patterns, if any, and to explore potential strategies for promoting sustainability-oriented tourism in the Lakshadweep Islands.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: island tourism, sustainability-oriented tourism development, controlled tourism, environmental impacts
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Business > Department of Marketing, Events & Tourism
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Last Modified: 14 Oct 2016 09:13
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URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/5028

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