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The context of tourism development in the Caribbean is presented based on three broad themes: the meaning of tourism development through the lens of both neo-colonialism and dependency theories; tourism in small islands; and factors in Caribbean tourism development, particularly in terms of...

Author(s)
Duval, D. T.; Wilkinson, P. F.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism in the Caribbean: trends, development, prospects, 2004, pp 59-80
Abstract

This paper provides a brief description of the physical and historical setting of Anguilla, outlines its economic development, illustrates the growth of the tourism sector, the development of tourism policy and planning, and concludes that tourism has done much that is positive for Anguilla,...

Author(s)
Wilkinson, P. F.
Citation
Visions in Leisure and Business, 1995, 14, 4, pp 37-57
Abstract

The article examines the relationship between tourism policy and planning in four Caribbean countries: Anguilla, Barbados, Dominica and St. Lucia, and describes the resultant patterns of tourism development. It then suggests how policy can be used in the future to secure a more sustainable form of ...

Author(s)
Wilkinson, P. F.
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 1994, 19, 2, pp 5-17
Abstract

Butler (1980) has suggested that visits to particular tourist areas follow an asymptotic curve, marked by slow initial growth, then rapid growth, stability, and decline or rejuvenation. Lundberg (1980) has provided a similar model of tourism development which has six phases: rapid growth, short-run ...

Author(s)
Wilkinson, P. F.
Citation
Leisure Studies, 1987, 6, 2, pp 127-146