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Mega tourism development projects in the Middle East

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dc.contributor.author Ladki, Said
dc.contributor.author Mansour, Khaled
dc.contributor.author Nassar, Karim
dc.contributor.author El Zein, Khalil
dc.date.accessioned 2018-03-22T09:41:21Z
dc.date.available 2018-03-22T09:41:21Z
dc.date.copyright 2012 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1930-6105 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/7251
dc.description.abstract This paper reports about a proposed man made island off the coast of Lebanon. The advantages and disadvantages of island development are presented. Cedar Island is an $8.2 billion tourism development initiative designed to help Lebanon regain its pre 1975 tourism eminence. The island is still in its early planning phase and it has generated much controversy. Although this project promises several tourism, economic, and employment opportunities, environmentalists and community residents believe that the island initiative is a hoax; it is not well researched and developed, and may never materialize. If island developers were to integrate environmental, economic, social and cultural concerns into their revised planning phase, an all win situation could be achieved. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Mega tourism development projects in the Middle East en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.title.subtitle the case of Lebanon Cedar Island en_US
dc.author.school SOB en_US
dc.author.idnumber 199629240 en_US
dc.author.department Department of Hospitality Management and Marketing (HMKT) en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal Journal of International Management Studies en_US
dc.journal.volume 12 en_US
dc.journal.issue 4 en_US
dc.article.pages 136-142
dc.identifier.ctation Ladki, S. M., Mansour K., Nassar K., El Zein K. (2012). Mega Tourism Development Projects in the Middle East. Journal of International Management Studies, 12(4):136-142. en_US
dc.author.email sladki@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url http://jims-journal.org/domains/JIMS-JOURNAL/Documents/Abstracts/JIMS-12-4_Abstracts.pdf en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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