Caribbean Tourism

Author: Chandana Jayawardena
Publisher: Ian Randle Publishers
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Caribbean Tourism from the Author: Chandana Jayawardena. "In this volume the authors address the most important elements necessary for the success of any tourism product People, Service and Hospitality. Issues such as the quality of human resources available, their development and management and the role and function of the host population are addressed through detailed country studies and references. They see the creation of a service attitude in the Caribbean hospitality industry as a crucial factor, particularly in the all-inclusive resorts, highlighting the importance of service over servility. Special attention is given to the small hotel sector through case studies drawn from Curacao, Dominica and Jamaica. The contributors to this volume, as indeed to the other two that follow, are drawn almost equally from academia and from practitioners and industry experts providing he kind of balance that will make this book accessible and relevant for practitioners, researchers, policymakers and students in training. "

Caribbean Tourism

Author: Jean S. Holder
Publisher: University of the West Indies Press
ISBN: 9789766530150
Size: 67.13 MB
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Caribbean Tourism from the Author: Jean S. Holder. Includes bibliographical references and index.

Behind The Smile Second Edition

Author: George Gmelch
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253001293
Size: 42.35 MB
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Behind The Smile Second Edition from the Author: George Gmelch. Behind the Smile is an inside look at the world of Caribbean tourism as seen through the lives of the men and women in the tourist industry in Barbados. The workers represent every level of tourism, from maid to hotel manager, beach gigolo to taxi driver, red cap to diving instructor. These highly personal accounts offer insight into complex questions surrounding tourism: how race shapes interactions between tourists and workers, how tourists may become agents of cultural change, the meaning of sexual encounters between locals and tourists, and the real economic and ecological costs of development through tourism. This updated edition updates the text and includes several new narratives and a new chapter about American students’ experiences during summer field school and home stays in Barbados.

New Perspectives In Caribbean Tourism

Author: Marcella Daye
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135904340
Size: 32.76 MB
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New Perspectives In Caribbean Tourism from the Author: Marcella Daye. The Caribbean is one of the most tourism dependent regions of the world. This edited volume extends beyond the frontiers of normative perspectives of tourism development to incorporate "new" ideas and perspectives that relate to the socio-cultural, political and economic realities of these societies. This edited text therefore explores tourism in the region within the context of key currents of Caribbean thought and critique in relation to issues of dependency, postcolonial interactions, race and class as well as identity and culture. Engaging a range of disciplines and themes, this volume offers a critical examination of the unique experiences, challenges and practices of Caribbean tourism.

Tourism And Hospitality Education And Training In The Caribbean

Author: Chandana Jayawardena
Publisher: University of West Indies Press
ISBN: 9789766401191
Size: 14.12 MB
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Tourism And Hospitality Education And Training In The Caribbean from the Author: Chandana Jayawardena. This comprehensive text is vital reading for managers, academics, consultants, and students involved in the growing tourism and hospitality sector in the Caribbean. In twenty-four articles, the book analyzes significant initiatives, trends and the challenges facing education and training institutions in the Caribbean. Chapters on sustainable tourism, environmental management and national resource development cover a wide variety of critical topics facing the industry. Case studies from The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Mexico, Trinidad and Tobago, and Turks and Caicos Islands provide a diverse perspective for academics, policymakers and the regional tourism sector.

Tourism In The Caribbean

Author: David Timothy Duval
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415303613
Size: 56.23 MB
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Tourism In The Caribbean from the Author: David Timothy Duval. The Caribbean is one of the premier tourist destinations in the world. Changes in travel patterns, markets and traveller motivations have brought about considerable growth and dramatic change to the region's tourism sector. This book brings together a high calibre team of international researchers to provide an up-to-date assessment of the scope of tourism and the nature of tourism development in the Caribbean. Divided into three parts, the book: gives an overview of existing tourism trends in the region addresses tourism development issues, including sustainability, ecotourism, heritage tourism, community participation, management implications, and linkages with agriculture considers future trends, including an assessment of recent world events and their impacts on tourism in the region, and future trends in terms of airlift, economic sustainability and markets. A valuable resource for students of tourism and Caribbean studies, as well as governments, and national and regional tourism offices, this topical volume brings together excellent contributions to assess and analyze the state of the Caribbean tourism; past, present and future.

Caribbean Tourism

Author: Caribbean Tourism Research Centre
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Caribbean Tourism from the Author: Caribbean Tourism Research Centre.