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Economic Prospects For Curaçao | A Study On The Economic Prospects Of The Private Sector In Curaçao

The basic research questions in this report are: how does the private sector expect the Curaçao economy to develop in the short and medium term? And how will businesses behave, how will the private sector of Curaçao develop and proceed from now, the next couple of years till 2019?

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Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Strategy Implementation In A Small Island Context

The research in this dissertation is focused on the implementation of strategic plans within organisations and the reasons for success or failure.
This thesis originated from a fascination of strategy and policy implementation in the colorful setting of the small Caribbean island Curaçao,...

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Friday, May 9, 2008
The Tourism Value Of Nature On Bonaire

The expenditure by tourists on Bonaire is found to be around $125 million annually. An estimated welfare of around $ 50 million dollars is contributed by Bonaire's nature to tourism.
Bonairean ecosystems support touristic activities that depend on the quality of the natural environment,...

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Friday, December 14, 2012
International Tourism : The New Engine of the Cuban Economy

Cuba’s budding tourism industry, built during the 1990’s, has replaced sugar as the island’s top foreign exchange earner.
In contrast to sugar, tourism is based on sound competitive advantages, and it has the potential to generate additional growth, income, and employment in the decades...

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Saturday, December 1, 2012
The Archaeology Of Climate Change In The Caribbean

The overall aim of this research is to study how pre-Columbian communities in the Caribbean lived through past impacts of climate change and use this information to inform modern day mitigation strategies in the Caribbean.
This paper emerges from an attempt to more actively integrate...

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Tuesday, June 1, 2010
Small Island Tourism Competitiveness: Expanding Your Destination's Slice Of Paradise

In conclusion, the main argument of our lecture is that national wealth is not created by factor endowments, but is created by a destination's choices.
The lecture consists of two sections. The first section discusses the theoretical underpinnings of the competitiveness theory as it...

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Tuesday, January 12, 2010
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