Behind the Smile: The Working Lives of Caribbean Tourism

Behind the Smile is an inside look at the world of Caribbean tourism as seen through the lives of the men and women in the tourist industry in Barbados The workers represent every level of tourism, from maid to hotel manager, beach gigolo to taxi driver, red cap to diving instructor These highly personal accounts offer insight into complex questions about tourism how raBehind the Smile is an inside look at the world of Caribbean tourism as seen through the lives of the men and women in the tourist industry in Barbados The workers represent every level of tourism, from maid to hotel manager, beach gigolo to taxi driver, red cap to diving instructor These highly personal accounts offer insight into complex questions about tourism how race shapes interactions between tourists and workers, how tourists may become agents of cultural change, the meaning of sexual encounters between locals and tourists, and the real economic and ecological costs of development through tourism This updated edition includes several new narratives and a new chapter about American students experiences during summer school and home stays in Barbados.
Behind the Smile The Working Lives of Caribbean Tourism Behind the Smile is an inside look at the world of Caribbean tourism as seen through the lives of the men and women in the tourist industry in Barbados The workers represent every level of tourism fr

  • Title: Behind the Smile: The Working Lives of Caribbean Tourism
  • Author: George Gmelch
  • ISBN: 9780253216151
  • Page: 364
  • Format: Paperback
  • Testimonials No tears My son had been going to our family dentist for a couple of years and each visit was filled with so such much anxiety and fear that he wouldn t even sit in the exam chair alone. BEHIND THE SMILE Behind The Smile, Inc was founded in memory of Tyler Martin On March , , Tyler took his life at the age of After his death, friends and family kept remarking on Tyler s smile. Behind the Smile Set in the world of stand up comedy, Behind the Smile tells the dramatic story of the rise and fall of Danny Styles, a young comic from Cleveland, Ohio, who Aaron Hernandez hid secrets behind his smile The Boston It was a myth and behind it lay misery, the Spotlight Team review found Aaron and his older brother were often beaten and brutalized by their dad Aaron didn t cry at his father s funeral, and people took note. Behind The Smile, Inc Home Facebook Behind The Smile, Inc .K likes Educating today s youth and their parents on the risk of suicide. Behind the SMILE Home Facebook Behind the SMILE Suicide and Mental Illness Education is a student group at Northeastern Universit

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    1. While there is nothing groundbreaking or majestic in the writing, it is what it purports to be, a good survey of working class and management Barbadians (Bajans) working in various aspects of the tourism industry.I love oral history and understanding what people do in their own words, so I personally enjoyed getting an insight into the feelings and sentiments of those who work to make vacations pleasurable.It's a niche book, written in an academic fashion, interesting if you care about the topic [...]

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