Tourist island is generally known as a predominantly recreational purposes utilized island where there is otherwise no inhabitants with permanent residence.
In the Pacific, the Indian Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean are countless once uninhabited islands, which were developed solely for tourism purposes. Many of these islands has now been reduced from a hotel or resort or a resort, with their respective area of the island is almost identical. This applies to almost all the tourist islands of the Maldives ( Islands resort there called ) for example.
Tourist islands are sometimes created artificially; see about the construction project Palm Islands.
The term tourist island is, however, also associated with islands in compound that does very well have a permanent population are (about Mallorca), but frequented less touristy.