Overview of international tourism competitiveness in Central America and the Caribbean area

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Title Overview of international tourism competitiveness in Central America and the Caribbean area
Reseña de la competitividad turística internacional en el área de Centroamérica y el Caribe
Resenha da competitividade internacional do turismo na área da América Central e do Caribe
Creator Crúz Bracho, Carlos Jesús
León Sánchez, María Amparo
Pérez León, Víctor Ernesto
Fernández López, Reinier
Subject tourism competitiveness; tourism; tourism ranking
competitividad turística; turismo; ranking turístico
competitividade turística; turismo; ranking turístico
Description Tourism is considered the fundamental economic activity for many economies worldwide and is the fastest growing activity in the Caribbean area. With markets in constant change, the competitiveness of tourism destinations is key to differentiate between good tourism management and inefficient management. The most popular international index and the most comprehensive is prepared by the World Economic Forum, which does not include Cuba or several Central American and Caribbean countries. The present work tries precisely to bring the reader closer to the concepts of tourism competitiveness, as well as to the Tourism Competitiveness Index and the situation of Central American and Caribbean countries in it, using the dialectic method as a guideline in the theoretical analysis of the research.
El turismo es considerado como la actividad económica fundamental para muchas economías a nivel mundial y es la actividad de mayor crecimiento en el área del Caribe. Con los mercados en constante cambio, la competitividad de los destinos turísticos se hace clave para diferenciar entre una buena gestión del turismo y una gestión ineficiente. El índice de mayor popularidad a nivel internacional y el más abarcador es elaborado por el Foro Económico Mundial, que no contiene a Cuba ni a varios países centroamericanos y caribeños. El presente trabajo trata precisamente de acercar al lector a los conceptos de competitividad turística, así como al Índice de Competitividad Turística y la situación de los países de Centroamérica y el Caribe en el mismo, empleando el método dialéctico como rector en el análisis teórico de la investigación.
O turismo é considerado a atividade econômica fundamental para muitas economias em todo o mundo e é a atividade que mais cresce na região do Caribe. Com os mercados em constante mudança, a competitividade dos destinos turísticos é a chave para diferenciar entre uma boa gestão do turismo e uma gestão ineficiente. O índice mais popular internacionalmente e o mais abrangente é preparado pelo Fórum Econômico Mundial, que não inclui Cuba ou vários países da América Central e do Caribe. Este artigo busca justamente aproximar o leitor dos conceitos de competitividade turística, bem como do Índice de Competitividade Turística e da situação dos países centro-americanos e caribenhos nele contidos, utilizando o método dialético como guia na análise teórica da investigação.
Publisher Universidad de Pinar del Río "Hermanos Saíz Montes de Oca"

Date 2021-04-23
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article

Format text/html
Identifier https://coodes.upr.edu.cu/index.php/coodes/article/view/369
Source Cooperativismo y Desarrollo; Vol. 9, Núm. 1 (2021): enero-abril; 258-283
Language spa
Relation https://coodes.upr.edu.cu/index.php/coodes/article/view/369/741
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