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Book Chapter
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Author, Analytic
Clayton, Anthony
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University of the West Indies Centre for Environment and Development
Title, Analytic
Sustainable tourism: The agenda for the Caribbean
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Jayawardena, Chandana
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Title, Monographic
Tourism and hospitality education and training in the Caribbean
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Refereed
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Place of Publication
Kingston, Jamaica
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The University of the West Indies Press
Date of Publication
2002
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285-300
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Abstract
Tourism has become a critically important source of foreign revenue for a number of developing countries, including several in the Caribbean region. In some of these countries, however, the industry is being encircled by mounting environmental and social problems that threaten future growth. As a result, there is now a great deal of discussion about sustainable tourism. This resolves into two tasks: to secure the long-term future of the industry and to ensure that it contributes to a wider process of genuine sustainable development and growth by fostering a more socially and environmentally constructive engagement with other sectors of society. This raises some profound and challenging questions, which indicate an urgent need to clarify national strategies for tourism, assess the performance targets and criteria set by the industry itself, and develop the management strategies needed to address these new challenges.....
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