Author Affiliation, Ana.
Sociology and Social Work; Faculty of Social Sciences
Towards sustainable tourism in Jamaica
Date of Publication
Describes the success of the tourism sector in Jamaica, especially during the 1980's. Discusses the socio-economic impact of the tourist industry, in particular, the poverty and unemployment in tourist areas. Documents the numerous environmental problems associated with the expansion of tourism, with specific examples relating to Negril. Gives suggestions such as the need for investors in the tourism industry, the regulation of small vendors along tourist areas, and community involvement in the development of sustainable tourism.....