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Beach fale tourism in Samoa: The value of indigenous ownership and control over tourism
This working paper reports on the findings of a research project which explores the budget tourism sector in Samoa as epitomized by beach fale tourism. Its main aim is to draw attention to the legitimacy and value of this ...
Rethinking Polynesian mobility: A new Polynesian Triangle?
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Remittances: an informal but indispensable form of income for seafarer families in Kiribati
This paper discusses the distribution of remittances to Kiribati by looking at the socio-cultural elements of people and how these are linked to strategic-economic decision-making when remittances are received by ...
The growth of beach fale accommodation in Samoa: Doing tourism the Samoan way
Samoa is an independent Pacific Island nation with beautiful beaches, rainforests and volcanic features, and is home to vibrant Polynesian communities living mainly in picturesque villages dotted around two main islands. ...
Participation in practice: Participation, consensus and cooperation in the achievement of economic reform in the Cook Islands
Like many other South Pacific countries the Cook Islands underwent a period of enforced restructuring in the mid-1990s. Yet, unlike many other South Pacific countries, the Cook Islands achieved a considerable degree of ...