Investment in the New Cuban Tourist Industry

A Guide to Entrepreneurial Opportunities

Author: Mark Michael Miller

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 171

View: 737

Practical, detailed advice on how U.S. investors and entrepreneurs can tap into the new, rapidly expanding, but still open market for tourism in Cuba, the island's primary industry.


A Guide to the People, Politics and Culture

Author: Emily Hatchwell

Publisher: In Focus


Category: History

Page: 75

View: 218

A comprehensive guide to understanding Cuba's social, political and economic situation

Tourism in Cuba

Casinos, Castros, and Challenges

Author: Tony L. Henthorne

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 176

View: 763

From the Flapper Era to Batista, Cuba strove to position itself as America’s Caribbean playground, but Castro’s Revolution put an end to that. Now, the “Cuban Thaw” promises US travelers a return to the island. This book explores the history and development of tourism in Cuba and provides insight on what it was, what it is, and what it may be.

The Laws and Legal System of a Free-market Cuba

A Prospectus for Business

Author: Matías F. Travieso-Díaz

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 200

View: 268

A complete, authoritative discussion--in nontechnical language--of the economic and political conditions, and the basic laws and legal structures, that must exist in Cuba before it's safe for foreign enterprises to do business there.

Cuba, Official Guide

Author: Andrew Gerald Gravette

Publisher: Hunter Pub Incorporated


Category: Cooking

Page: 277

View: 378


A Guide to the People, Politics and Culture

Author: Emily Hatchwell

Publisher: Interlink Books


Category: Travel

Page: 94

View: 327

In its fourth decade of revolution, Cuba is facing massive challenges. "Cuba in Focus" is an authoritative and up-to-date guide to this fascinating country. It explores the land, history and politics, economy, society and people, culture and includes tips on where to go and what to see. Color and b&w photos. Maps.

The Economics of Recreation, Leisure and Tourism

Author: John Tribe

Publisher: Routledge


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 508

View: 628

This textbook describes the relevance of economics to the tourism and leisure industries, helping you to pass an economics module as part of a tourism, recreation or sport management degree. It applies economic theory to a range of tourism industry issues at the consumer, business, national and international level by using topical examples to give the theory real-world context. The author explains the impact of the global economic crisis and the importance of understanding what has happened over the course of previous economic business cycles to prepare for what may happen in the future. Contrasting evidence is put forward to provide a sense of the dynamics of world economies.

Cars of Cuba

Author: Cristina Garcia

Publisher: Harry N Abrams Incorporated


Category: Social Science

Page: 64

View: 879

Cubans call them cacharros: the gorgeous old American cars of the '40s and '50s that can be found throughout the country. There are classic Chevrolets, Fords, Lincolns, Cadillacs, Packards, Oldsmobiles, Buicks, De Sotos, Dodges, Pontiacs, Studebakers, Thunderbirds, Ramblers, and more, all from Detroit's golden age and all still on the road. Cars of Cuba - with an introduction by Cristina Garcia, author of the novel Dreaming in Cuban, and fifty-three color photographs by Joshua Greene - is a visit to the greatest American car museum in the world!

Environmental Issues in Latin America and the Caribbean

Author: Aldemaro Romero

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media


Category: Science

Page: 300

View: 448

This book is a collection of readings that explore environmental issues in Latin America and the Caribbean using natural science and social science methods. These papers demonstrate the value of interdisciplinary approaches to analyze and solve environmental problems. The essays are organized into five parts: conservation challenges; national policies, local communities, and rural development; market mechanisms for protecting public goods; public participation and environmental justice; and the effects of development policies on the environment.