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In light of increasing global competition amongst international cruise destinations; growing demand for cruise tourism; and the lack of empirical studies on the "real" destination experience, satisfaction, and intentions to return and recommend (i.e., cruise destination loyalty), the current study ...

Author(s)
DiPietro, R. B.; Peterson, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 2017, 18, 1, pp 41-60
Abstract

This paper provides models of international tourism demand for four destination countries (the Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica and St Lucia) in the Caribbean region, where visitor arrivals are mainly from Canada, Germany, the UK and the USA. The authors use a less restrictive econometric technique -...

Author(s)
Onafowora, O. A.; Owoye, O.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2012, 18, 1, pp 159-180
Abstract

Drawing on the positive experience from Costa Rica, the study examines whether international ecotourism makes a significant contribution to comprehensive economic development for the Central American and Caribbean region and contributes to comprehensive economic convergence. Following a standard...

Author(s)
Gunter, U.; Ceddia, M. G.; Leonard, D.; Tröster, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Applied Economics, 2018, 50, 33, pp 3614-3629
Abstract

The Americas form the second largest destination region in international tourism. The World Tourism Organization (WTO-OMT) reported 129 million tourist arrivals in this region in the year 2000 (excluding cruise passengers and day-visits), 5.5% above 1999, with receipts from international tourism...

Author(s)
Bar-On, R. R.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2001, 7, 4, pp 413-428
Abstract

Using annual data for the period 1995-2012 for seven Central American and Caribbean countries, six different open-economy growth models that allow for international (eco-) tourism are estimated using panel-data techniques. Two main results of the investigation are that international tourist ...

Author(s)
Gunter, U.; Ceddia, M. G.; Tröster, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 1, pp 43-60
Abstract

This book presents tourism trends in the Americas as well as in each sub-region and individual destination country. The book consists of three chapters. The first chapter highlights the trends and developments in America. The second chapter presents a quantitative analysis of tourism performance in ...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism market trends: Americas, 2007, 2008, pp 202 pp. + 30 pp. of app.
Abstract

Purpose - Population growth, climate change, shortages of oil and other resources will have dramatic implication on where, when and how tourists travel in the future. This will also reshape the tourism industry for the future. Knowing what will happen in the future has always fascinated mankind...

Author(s)
Emmanuel, K.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2014, 6, 2, pp 118-126
Abstract

This article explores the potentials of countries of the Latin America and Caribbean region in the global market for international tourism up to the end of the next decade. This was achieved by analyzing past trends of international tourism in the region, and projecting these trends to the year...

Author(s)
Oyewole, P.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2009, 26, 1, pp 42-59
Abstract

Tourism is the main industry in many Islands around the world. Islands connect with each other and with mainland markets in a complex system of relations of competition and cooperation (coopetition). This article analyses islands' cooperation strategies through the management of brand architecture...

Author(s)
Almeida-Santana, A.; Moreno-Gil, S.
Publisher
Institute of Island Studies, Charlottetown, Canada
Citation
Island Studies Journal, 2018, 13, 2, pp 71-92
Abstract

There exist legal channels for informational lobbying of U.S. policymakers by foreign principals. Foreign governments and private sector principals frequently and intensively use this institutional channel to lobby on trade and tourism issues. This paper empirically studies whether such lobbying...

Author(s)
Gawande, K.; Maloney, W.; Rojas, G. V. M.
Publisher
World Bank, Washington, USA
Citation
Policy Research Working Paper - World Bank, 2009, No.4834, pp 29 pp.

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