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Sustaining quality in tourism destinations: an economic model with an application

Sustaining quality in tourism destinations: an economic model with an application

Applied Economics 28(12): 1545-1553

The problem of sustaining population on small coastal islands is discussed in relation to the development of tourism on the island of Inisheer, located off the west coast of Ireland. These difficulties are created by the limited resource base and consequently limited employment opportunities, by the restriction which size can place on the provision of services, and by the problems of access to the markets and to the mainland.

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DOI: 10.1080/000368496327525

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