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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
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Boxill, Ian
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work
Article Title
Towards an alternative tourism for Jamaica
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International journal of contemporary hospitality management
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Date of Publication
2004
Volume ID
16
Issue ID
4
Page(s)
269-272
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Abstract
This paper examines some of the trends, issues and challenges associated with tourism development in Jamaica. It argues that for the tourism product to be more competitive, there is a need to rethink the kind of tourism product currently on offer to the world. It suggests that Jamaica's tourism planners, drawing on the experiences of a number of countries, should concentrate more on the culture and history of Jamaica, making sure they involve different segments of civil society in the development process. Concludes that only then will tourism reach its full potential and become a sustainable industry in the country.....
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