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Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
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Jayawardena, Chandana
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Management Studies
Article Title
Mastering Caribbean tourism
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International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management
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Date of Publication
2002
Volume ID
14
Issue ID
2
Page(s)
88-93
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Abstract
Captures the essence of the key elements needed to master tourism in the Caribbean. Uses information gathered by participating in ten major hospitality and tourism regional conferences and some 175 elite interviews he conducted with stakeholders of Caribbean tourism during the last three years. Analyses the importance of tourism to the Caribbean, key tourist destinations, challenges, sustainable development and community involvement. Recommends product diversification and well-planned community participation in tourism development for the Caribbean and calls for well-coordinated efforts by all stakeholders to ensure sustainability of tourism development in the Caribbean.....
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