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Although most port cities seek and work to grow cruise tourism, in some cases there is broad-based public activism against cruise ships and cruise tourism. This article looks at 10 case studies where grassroots movements have confronted cruise tourism, with varying degrees of success. The study...

Author(s)
Klein, R. A.; Sitter, K. C.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 147-159
Abstract

Tapping into a growing global tourism market, in recent years the Government of Belize has been marketing and promoting tourism as its primary economic sector. The latest efforts have included the cruise ship sector and marketing Mayan cultural history for tourism. Three phases of Mayan excavation...

Author(s)
Ramsey, D.; Everitt, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2008, 29, 5, pp 909-916
Abstract

A case study of ecotourism in Costa Rica, and its immediate neighbouring regions is provided. It is argued that the country has acquired a reputation as an international ecotourism leader, and suggests that by examining visitor profiles, motivations and activities, as revealed in recent visitor...

Author(s)
Weaver, D.
Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Ecotourism in the less developed world., 1998, pp 79-108
Abstract

This paper discusses an alternative method to achieve development of tourism in Belize. It argues that tourism development in Belize should avoid going the traditional mass tourism route of most Caribbean destinations. Instead, it suggests that Belize is at the appropriate stage in its development...

Author(s)
Boxill, I.
Publisher
MCB University Press Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2003, 15, 3, pp 147-150
Abstract

A methodological approach is developed to analyse the competitive situation of tourism in the Caribbean as a whole and in a number of Caribbean destinations: Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, and to examine tourism's importance to these countries'...

Author(s)
Keyser, R. de; Vanhove, N.
Citation
Revue de Tourisme, 1994, 49, 3, pp 19-22

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