New Perspectives in Caribbean Tourism

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-04-07
  • Publisher: Routledge

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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.

Table of Contents

Introducing a Caribbean Critique of Tourism
Image and Branding
Re-Visioning The Caribbean
Postcolonial Tourist Space: (Re)Visiting Development And Diversity In Jamaica
Marketing And Branding The Caribbean
Hindering or Facilitating Development Goals? A Case Study Of Trinidad
Towards Pro-Poor Tourism in the Windward Islands: Linking Small-Scale Agriculture to the Hotel Sector
'A Squatter In My Own Country!' Debating the Politics of Exclusion and Inclusion with Respect to Squatter Settlements in Jamaican Tourist Resort Towns
Challenges of Environmental Sustainability: A Case Study of Small Tourism Businesses in Tobago
Cleaner Production to Sustain Caribbean Tourism
Accommodating Uncertainty and Minimising Risk
Implications for Foresighting and Scenario Planning for Sustainable Tourism Development in The Caribbean
Regional and Political Partnerships: The Foundation for Sustainable Tourism Development in The Caribbean
Tourism, Business Immigration & Relocation within The Caribbean Single Market Economy (CSME): Socio-Legal Lessons from the EEC
New Directions in Caribbean Tourism Education: Awakening The Silent Voices
The Role of the Hotel and Tourism Sector in Responding to the HIV/Aids Epidemic in The Caribbean: The Case of Jamaica and Barbados
Culture and Identity
Reggae Pilgrimage
Bob Marley and Cultural Tourism in Jamaica
Tuk in Tourism
The Commodification of a Traditional Music
Vinyl Tourism: A Niche within a Niche
'We Be Nyammin?' Food Supply, Authenticity and tThe Tourist Experience in Negril, Jamaica
Rally Round The West Indies
Sports Tourism and Cricket in The Caribbean
Tourism, Homosexuality and Post Colonialism in Jamaica
Continuing the Critique: Challenges and Priorities for Caribbean Tourism Development
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