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Abstract


Weaver, D.B. "Model of urban tourism for small Caribbean Islands," Geographical Review, 1993, 83:2, 134-140.

In the mature phase, urban tourism on small Caribbean islands is characterized by decreasing levels of tourist activity beyond a specialized commercial zone adjacent to cruise-ship docks. Exceptions include isolated attractions and accommodations beyond a specialized tourist zone and beach-focused resort strips adjacent to the city. The model depicts five zones: specialized tourist zone, the central business district, local neighborhoods, the resort strip, and the rural periphery.


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