Travel and Tourism in the Caribbean - Spencer, Andrew
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This book explores the distinct nuisances and obstacles that are brought on by the tourism and travel industry within Caribbean small island developing countries (SIDS). The author explores best practices and measures that can be used to overcome or alleviate the hardship faced by the industry by giving voice to the nations that are often overshadowed or restrained by their developed counterparts. This book reflects on and assesses the transformative power that tourism has in Caribbean small island developing states, while unearthing the threats that affect the longevity and economic viability…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This book explores the distinct nuisances and obstacles that are brought on by the tourism and travel industry within Caribbean small island developing countries (SIDS). The author explores best practices and measures that can be used to overcome or alleviate the hardship faced by the industry by giving voice to the nations that are often overshadowed or restrained by their developed counterparts. This book reflects on and assesses the transformative power that tourism has in Caribbean small island developing states, while unearthing the threats that affect the longevity and economic viability of the industry in general. It is an important and overdue text focusing on this unique group of islands and will inform students and researchers on the struggles and opportunities they face.
Autorenporträt
Andrew Spencer is the Executive Director of the Tourism Product Development Company in Jamaica. He is the author of The Leadership Imperative: Technology Adoption and Strategic Management in Travel Firms in Jamaica and co-author of Between Sticky Floors and Glass Ceilings: Female Employees in the Hotel Industry in Jamaica.

Inhaltsangabe
Chapter 1: Synopsis of the Tourism Industry Within the Caribbean Chapter 2: Climate Change and the Sustainable Development of Tourism within the Caribbean Chapter 3: Tourism and Economic Realities in the Caribbean Chapter 4: Caribbean Tourism Public Perceptions and Social Realities Chapter 5: ICT and Caribbean Tourism Chapter 6: Concluding Remarks: The future of Caribbean Tourism Index