Surviving the Special Period Through Tourism in Cuba

By Christiane Paponnet-Cantat.

Published by The Social Sciences Collection

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In recent decades, international tourism has become a major worldwide industry, frequently promoted as an opportunity to earn much needed foreign currency. The paper proposes to examine the effects of international tourism on post-colonial societies and to pay particular attention to the case of Cuba where the industry has had a significant impact on the recent development of this socialist nation.

Keywords: International Tourism, Developing Nations, Development, Cuba

The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Volume 2, Issue 3, pp.51-58. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 524.800KB).

Dr. Christiane Paponnet-Cantat

Professor, Department of Anthropology, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

Dr. Christiane Paponnet-Cantat is Professor of Anthropology at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, Canada. She has over 20 years of experience in Latin America, primarily Peru, Mexico and Cuba where her work has focused on sustainable social development. She has authored articles in French, English and Spanish.


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