Skip navigation
User training | Reference and search service

Library catalog

Retrievo
EDS
b-on
More
resources
Content aggregators
Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:

acessibilidade

http://hdl.handle.net/10071/9348
acessibilidade
Title: Tourism destination competitiveness in São Tomé and Príncipe
Authors: Loureiro, S. M. C.
Ferreira, E. S.
Keywords: Competitiveness
Small insular country
Destination management
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: Taylor and Francis
Abstract: São Tomé and Príncipe (STP) is a small African archipelago that has been suffering from serious ongoing social, environmental, and economic constraints that have restricted its development process in recent years. Therefore, it is crucial to find alternative ways of development that may overcome these disadvantages. On the basis of 27 interviews conducted in STP, this article reflects on tourism destination competitiveness in this archipelago. The findings reveal that the qualifying determinants are natural resources, unique landscape, cocoa and coffee plantations, and peace and safety. However, we can also find some competitive weaknesses, such as infrastructure, technical training for tourism, lack of coordination among ministries and interrelationship among organizations, and weak external marketing communication.
Peer reviewed: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10071/9348
DOI: 10.1080/13032917.2014.934700
ISSN: 1303-2917
Ciência-IUL: https://ciencia.iscte-iul.pt/id/ci-pub-18785
Accession number: WOS:000212455400004
Appears in Collections:BRU-RI - Artigos em revistas científicas internacionais com arbitragem científica

Files in This Item:
acessibilidade
File Description SizeFormat 
Anatolia.pdfVersão Editora400.65 kBAdobe PDFView/Open    Request a copy


FacebookTwitterDeliciousLinkedInDiggGoogle BookmarksMySpace
Formato BibTex MendeleyEndnote Currículo DeGóis 

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.