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The economic and political determinants of international sales of tourist services are investigated. The main hypotheses tested concern the significance and magnitude of the own-price, cross-price and expenditure elasticities of the demand by industrial countries for the tourist services of several ...

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Metzgen Quemarez, Y. A.
Citation
Dissertation Abstracts International. A, Humanities and Social Sciences, 1989, 50, 3, pp p.745
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The historical development of the Caribbean cruise ship industry from 1880 to the present is examined. Cruise ship itineraries from the New York Times and other sources were used to derive potential passenger statistics by ports of call and embarkation. The spatial development and growth of this...

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Lawton, L. J.; Butler, R. W.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1987, 8, 4, pp 329-343
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This paper reviews the current state of tourism and hospitality education and training in the Caribbean. Tourism education and training are examined at the public school, post-secondary and tertiary levels. The importance of human resource development to the economic viability of Caribbean tourism...

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Charles, K. R.
Citation
Progress in Tourism and Hospitality Research, 1997, 3, 3, pp 189-197
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The book discusses international travel and tourism from a US perspective. The opening chapter discusses why US citizens go abroad, where they go, how they get there and how they get around once they have arrived. The following eleven chapters examine the attractions and points of interest for the...

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Lundberg, D. E.; Lundberg, C. B.
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John Wiley and Sons Inc., New York, USA
Citation
International travel and tourism., 1985, pp 254pp.
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The article addresses the question of balancing the adverse effects of marine-based tourism with marine resource protection in the Caribbean. Adverse effects include damage from small boat anchors, boat groundings, and snorkelers and scuba divers. In addition, development of islands has brought...

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Allen, W. H.
Citation
BioScience, 1992, 42, 5, pp 330-335
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Data are presented on tourism activity in 1987/88, indicating continued growth, although there is also evidence of significant changes and shifts from familiar patterns. Elements that both encourage and deter travel are examined. An executive summary is followed by sections on worldwide markets;...

Publisher
New York, N.Y., USA
Citation
Travel & Leisure's world travel overview 1987/1988., 1987, pp 130pp.
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The desire to conserve the natural environment has prompted an interest in studying various aspects of the natural environment of the tropics. The present publication is a collection of papers focusing on the theme of tourism impact on the environment in tropical and subtropical islands. The...

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Collection Iles et Archipels, Centre de Recherches sur les Espaces Tropicaux, 1989, No. 10, pp 308pp.
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Baretje, R.
Citation
Essai Bibliographique, Centre des Hautes Etudes Touristiques, Université de Droit, d'Economie et des Sciences, Aix-en-Provence, 1987, No. 258, pp 48pp.
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In considering the way tourism can be organized, the article examines the systems of two countries, France and the UK, with brief references to the USA, Netherlands, Spain, Portugal and Australia, and those of two regions, the EC and the Caribbean. The key to success lies, clearly, in the...

Author(s)
Owen, C.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1992, 13, 4, pp 358-362

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