Sinclair, Donald; Jayawardena, Chandana
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Management Studies
The development of sustainable tourism in the Guianas
International journal of contemporary hospitality management
Date of Publication
The Tourism Studies Unit of the University of Guyana coordinated the 2003 World-wide Hospitality and Tourism Trends (WHATT) Roundtable discussion of the Guianas. The discussion focused mainly on the requirements and challenges for developing sustainable tourism in Guyana and Surinam. The complexities involved in developing a joint approach to the development of sustainable tourism in a twin destination arrangement were discussed. The consensus of the roundtable was that commonalities existing in both the historical experience and tourism product of the Guianas make all the more imperative a sustainable tourism agenda for those territories. That agenda will have special meaning and significance in view of the existence of a territorial dispute involving....