Tourism Attractions: A Critical Analysis of the Subsector in Jamaica

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Index
Accommodation subsector
evaluation data on, 2
growth rate of, xiii, 2, 18, 62
linkages of attractions, travel and, 8
rate of change in, 18
worldwide projections for, 7
Age group
and relation to activity, 34, 52
and relation to location, 34, 52
All-inclusive hotels, effect of, 26, 52, 53
Amusement centres, development of, 19
Animation, 62
Association of Jamaica Attractions Limited (AJAL), 21, 66
Attraction operators, questionnaire for, 69-71
Attractions
acreage of, 39, 53
activity levels at, 36, 37, 38, 53
activities for promotion of, 53
appeal of Jamaica's, 63
in Caribbean tourism planning, 12
country themes in, 24
cultural, xi
distribution of activities at, 31, 52
entertainment centres, xi
evaluation systems for subsector, 2
expansion plans for, 40, 41, 53
feasibility studies on subsector, 2
financial considerations of, 26-27
financing of, xi, xiv, 42, 53
growth rate of, 2, 18
importance of subsector, xv, 9
investment in subsector, 7-8
in Kingston, 18-19
lack of landmark, 64
length of stay at, 32, 52
linkages of accommodation, travel and, 8
market sources for, by activity, 33
market sources for, by group, 32
marketing strategies for, 36
nationality of owners, 43
nature, xi
need for technical expertise in subsector, 19
ownership of, xiv, 39
payroll of, 46-47, 54
pull factors in subsector, 19
rate of change in subsector, 18
sports, xiii, xv
strategies for increasing, xiii
taxation and, 22, 47-49
value of, 53
Baby Boomers, xiii
travel patterns of, 9
Blue Mountain Bicycle tour, 76
Blue Mountains, 18
Buffer communities, creation of, in resort areas, xiv, 22
Bureaucracy, xii, xv, 22, 26, 55, 58-59, 63
Caribbean
economic impact of tourism in, 6, 7
growth in tourism in, 10
mature destinations in, 10
projections for capital investment in tourism in, 7
sustainability of tourism in, 12
tourist arrivals, 11
Carrying capacity, 76
establishment of limits for, 17
Columbus caravels, as landmark attraction, xv, 24-25
Community development
attraction subsector and, 54
in resort areas, 22
Competition, and Jamaican tourism product, 24
Computer-aided design (CAD)
for electronic memorabilia, 20
skills training in, 62
in urban renewal, xii
Computer technology, at ports, 20
Corporate tax, and attractions, 48-49, 54
Cottage industries: in buffer communities, xiv, 22
Cricket
and repeat visitors, 19
and tourism, xii, 18, 20
Crime
reduction of, in tourism areas, xiv, 55
and tourism, xii-xiii, 53
Cruise ships, marketing of, 56
Cuba, as emerging destination, 15
Cultural attractions, xi
increased interest in, 8
Customer service, in tourism sector, 20
Cycling, xv
Databases, pre-packaged, xii
Demography, xi
and travel trends, 9-10
Destinations, xi
choices in, 62
Cuba, 15
DisneyQuest, 8
Dominica, 15
in Eastern Europe, 11
emerging, xii, 11, 15
Jamaica's ranking among, 15
mature, xii, 10
micro, xii
themed, 10
within the US, 11
Diversification, plans for, 42
Dominica, as emerging destination, 15
Dunn's River Falls
in attraction marketing, 26
carrying capacity of, 17
Economic stability, 55
Electronic commerce, xii, xv
and tourism promotion, 20
Electronic memorabilia, xii, xv
and tourism promotion, 20
Emancipation Day, 24
Employment
permanent, in attraction subsector, 45, 54
in tourism sector, xiii, xiv
Entertainment, 18
themed, 57, 72
Entertainment centres, family, xi
decrease in, 8
Environment
consciousness of, among tourists, 9
monitoring of, 17
protection of, 56, 63
Environmental impact assessments (EIA), 17
Equity partnership, and attraction development, 54, 63
Esso Car Rally, xv, 18
Events, xi
market for, 63
Falmouth, as attraction, xiv, 17, 24, 57
Financial institutions: questionnaire for, 72-73
Financing
of attractions, xi, xiv, 2-3, 12, 27, 55, 57, 62, 63
of expansion, 42, 53
Foreign exchange
earnings from attractions, 54
earnings from tourism, 14
projected earnings of, 44-45

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Table of contents

  • Tourism Attractions - A Critical Analysis of This Subsector in Jamaica *
  • Contents v
  • Location of Attractions Surveyed viii
  • Acknowledgements ix
  • Abbreviations x
  • Preface xi
  • Chapter 1 - Introduction *
  • Chapter 2 - Global and Regional Trends *
  • Chapter 3 - The Jamaican Tourism Industry *
  • Chapter 4 - Summary of Survey Findings *
  • Chapter 5 - Research Findings *
  • Chapter 6 - Conclusion *
  • Appendixes *
  • Appendix A 66
  • Appendix B 68
  • Appendix C 69
  • Appendix D 72
  • Appendix E 74
  • Notes 76
  • Bibliography 77
  • Index 79
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