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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Boxill, Ian; Marshall, Don D.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work
Article Title
Caribbean tourism and the production of fantasy
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Journal Title
Journal of eastern Caribbean studies
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2004
Volume ID
29
Issue ID
2
Page(s)
1-14
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Special issue-Tourism in the Caribbean: Image, discourse and product
Abstract
Examines the state of the Caribbean's economic development in light of globalization and its associated challenges. Argues that bolstering competitiveness in the tourism sector is critical to the economic survival of many countries. However, its form remains developmentally stultified as little backwards and forward linkages are in evidence, and, moreover, the sociological side effects warn of a strategy pressing up agianst its own limits.....
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