Urban Tourism and Development in the Socialist State: Havana During the 'Special Period'

Urban Tourism and Development in the Socialist State: Havana During the 'Special Period'

by Robert B. Potter, Andrea Colantonio
     
 

ISBN-10: 0754647390

ISBN-13: 9780754647393

Pub. Date: 04/30/2006

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780754647393
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
04/30/2006
Series:
New Directions in Tourism Analysis Series
Pages:
270
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction, aims and objectives3
2Methodology, logistics and reflexivity13
3Tourism and development : the Cuban context25
4Urban tourism in Havana : an overview of the special period47
5The impacts and planning of urban tourism61
6Tourism and urban development in Havana : from the 'pseudo-republic' to the special period87
7Tourism and socio-economic change in Havana during the special period115
8Tourism and environment in Havana during the special period137
9Residents' perceptions concerning the impacts of tourism in Havana during the special period161
10Tourism planning and governance in Havana during the special period195
11Conclusions211
App. 1Questionnaire survey concerning local residents' perception of tourism activities in Havana's tourist poles225
App. 2Main institutional and economic reforms in Cuba during the 1990s233
App. 3Trip index for Havana235

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