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作者 Pelas, Holly Renee
書名 Tourism development in Cancun, Mexico: An analysis of state-directed tourism initiatives in a developing nation
國際標準書號 9781124602028
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說明 87 p
附註 Source: Masters Abstracts International, Volume: 49-05, page: 2992
Adviser: Eric Langenbacher
Thesis (M.A.)--Georgetown University, 2011
Tourism policy is an understudied but increasingly important factor in development studies. The World Travel and Tourism Council estimates that tourism activities create one of the largest industries in the world and contributes 9.1% to the global GDP, but little study has been done on the public policy initiatives that have created and maintain it. This thesis examines the nature of state-directed tourism development and evaluates its success in Cancun, Mexico. Through an analysis of qualitative and quantitative data and comparison studies of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, the study seeks to understand the unique nature of Cancun's success. Drawing from literature spanning colonial legacies to Peter Evans' Embedded Autonomy , It concludes that the unique policy factors of a "political vacuum", international private sector involvement, and international organizational funding have determined the positive growth of the planned tourism destination
School code: 0076
Host Item Masters Abstracts International 49-05
主題 Sociology, Public and Social Welfare
Alt Author Georgetown University. Development Management & Policy Program
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