role of tourism in Caribbean development, or, Buying time with tourism in the Caribbean

presented at the Third Annual Caribbean Conference on Trade, Investment, and Development, November 28th to 30th, 1979 ... Miami, Florida
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Caribbean Tourism Research and Development Centre , Christ Church, Barbados, W.I
Tourism -- Caribbean

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Other titlesBuying time with tourism in the Caribbean.
Statementby Jean S. Holder.
ContributionsCaribbean Conference on Trade, Investment, and Development (3rd : 1979 : Miami, Fla.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG155.C35 H65 1979
The Physical Object
Pagination19, [2] leaves ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3206716M
LC Control Number83112332

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The Caribbean Tourism Organisation shows that there has been a trend of increasing arrivals to the region and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has identified that tourism is a service sector with a strong potential to contribute to economic growth and development. Highlights of Caribbean Tourism Performance in Background 9 Tourist Arrivals 9 Cruise Passenger Arrivals 11 3.

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Cruise Tourism in the Greater Caribbean Region 3 Cruise tourism began inwhich coincided with the decline of the transoceanic ship industry and the introduction of the first non-stop flights between the United States and Europe. The period between and was defined as the period of growth of the.

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The criticism is that despite the industry accounting in for per cent of the Caribbean’s GDP, tourism directly and indirectly employing around 15 per cent of the region’s workforce, and the industry probably contributing much more in other ways that are not statistically captured, its impact on development is not universal.

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