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Book Chapter
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Author, Analytic
Boxill, Ian; Nicholas, Lorraine
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work
Title, Analytic
The socioeconomic impact of tourism in St. Lucia: An exploratory study
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Boxill, Ian; Taylor, Orville W.; Maerk, Johannes
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Tourism and change in the Caribbean and Latin America
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Place of Publication
Kingston, Jamaica
Publisher Name
Arawak
Date of Publication
2002
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93-100
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Abstract
Asserts that St. Lucia is fast becoming a major player in the tourism industry in the Caribbean. Within the past ten years the number of rooms in the country has increased substantially as the government seeks to diversify the economy away from agriculture to tourism and other services. Notes that while there has been interest in the impact of tourism on the environment, very little research has taken place on the socio-economic impact of tourism on the country. Concludes by providing an understanding of the social and economic impacts on the society.....
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