Tourism development and human development: the case of the Santa Cruz city, Guanacaste

This paper analyzes the relationship between economic growth generated by tourism activities, and human development in the city of Santa Cruz, Guanacaste. It makes a special emphasis on the process of transforming the economic structure of the city of Santa Cruz, from a traditional economy to a serv...

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Autor Principal: Morales Zúñiga, Luis Carlos
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Español
Publicado: Universidad de Costa Rica 2011
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Acceso en línea: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/psm/article/view/741
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/21743
Sumario: This paper analyzes the relationship between economic growth generated by tourism activities, and human development in the city of Santa Cruz, Guanacaste. It makes a special emphasis on the process of transforming the economic structure of the city of Santa Cruz, from a traditional economy to a service economy and its impact on human development in this place.