HIV and transportable diseases : impact on the tourism sector

Show simple item record Boxill, I en Lewis, KA en Frey, Rosemary en Martin, P en Treasure, D en Josephs, T en
dc.contributor.editor Hall, K en
dc.contributor.editor Holding, R en 2012-02-20T23:37:39Z en 2006 en
dc.identifier.citation In Tourism : The driver of change in the Jamaican economy. Editors: Hall K, Holding R. 203-256. Ian Randle Publishers, Kingston, Jamaica 2006 en
dc.identifier.isbn 9766372713 en
dc.identifier.isbn 978-9766372712 en
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dc.description.abstract Tourism is a major foreign exchange earner in the Caribbean. It is an important source of employment and income for Caribbean people. Employment comes in various ways- from direct dependence on the tourism industry, such as working in hotels and on the beaches, to indirect involvement through areas including banking and farming. For large numbers of tourists, the Caribbean is viewed mainly as a source of pleasure, an escape from the realities of everyday life , a place that offers 'sun , sea and sand'. For many decades the Caribbean has attracted many visitors from all over the world to it's shores, especially from North America and Europe. However, for a variety of reasons, there are now questions about the impact and sustainability of the tourism industry in the region. One such concern arises from the fact that there is an increasing amount of research which makes the link between the spread of HIV/AIDS and the growth of tourism. This documentary examines a number of risk factors which point to a link between tourism and the spread of HIV/AIDS in Jamaica and the Bahamas. While the study has not been able to establish a direct quantitative cause and effect link between tourism and the spread of HIV/AIDS, the findings point to a strong connection between HIV/AIDS, and tourism, based on a number of behavioural risk factors..... read more en
dc.publisher Ian Randle Publishers en
dc.relation.ispartof Tourism : The driver of change in the Jamaican economy en
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dc.subject tourism en
dc.subject HIV en
dc.subject AIDS en
dc.subject Jamaica en
dc.subject Bahamas en
dc.title HIV and transportable diseases : impact on the tourism sector en
dc.type Book Item en
pubs.begin-page 203 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: Ian Randle Publishers en en
pubs.end-page 256 en Kingston, Jamaica en
pubs.publication-status Published en
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pubs.elements-id 236815 en Medical and Health Sciences en Nursing en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2011-11-02 en

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