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Student Review Questions

Chapter 24

  1. Explain why the Caribbean has become the world's premier cruise destination.
  2. Identify the features that make Cuba different from other Caribbean islands. Discuss how this situation might change in the near future.
  3. Apart from beach tourism, what other tourism products can the smaller Caribbean islands offer, and what are their prospects for success?
  4. Explain why leakages significantly reduce the economic benefit of tourism to the islands. Suggest solutions to the problem, such as developing linkages between tourism and other sectors of the economy.