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The politics of tourism development: a case of dual governance in Tobago

By Michelle Theresa McLeod and D. Airey

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to report on an exploratory study of the role that tourism policy plays in influencing tourism development. The research is based on two questions: How does tourism policy influence tourism development in the small twin-island state of Trinidad and Tobago? and How does an arrangement of dual governance in a small twin-island state promote tourism development? The exploration demonstrates that tourism development in the context of Tobago, the smaller of the two islands, has been slowed as a result of dual governance and hence dual policy arrangements

Topics: tou
Year: 2007
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.bournemouth.ac.uk:5118

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