Visitor spending in the Caribbean in 1986

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Caribbean Tourism Research and Development Centre , Christ Church, Barbados, West Indies
Tourism -- Caribbean Area -- Statis



StatementVictor Curtin, H. Arley, S. Sobers.
ContributionsArley, H., Sobers, S., Boxill, Bryan., Caribbean Tourism Research and Development Centre.
LC ClassificationsG155.C35 C87 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination80, [8] p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2105636M
LC Control Number88156636

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