Boxill, Ian; Ramjeesingh, Diaram; Segree, Marjorie D.
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Department of Sociology, Psyschology and Social Work
Caribbean tourism and the FTAA
Karagiannis, Nikolaos; Witter, Michael
The Caribbean economies in an era of free trade
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Discusses some of the possible impacts of the FTAA on the Caribbean economies, with particular emphasis on the tourism sector, and suggests an alternative to the current tourism development model being pursued in the region. Asserts that the alternative would involve greater regional cooperation among CARICOM states, greater emphasis on strategic planning, the creation of a more diversified product linked to the history and culture of the region, and greater local involvement in the tourism development process.....