Cuba’s Tourism Entrepreneurs: A Woman’s Viewpoint

By Christiane Paponnet-Cantat.

Published by The Humanities Collection

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Cuban tourism has been developing rapidly since the early 1990s and an increasing number of Cuban families are opening their homes to tourists. Using the case of a female informant, this exploratory article looks at Cuba’s home-stay tourism sector and examines the impacts of tourism on the Cuban home conceived as a culturally constructed and gendered space.

Keywords: Cuba, Hospitality Sector, Tourism, Women

International Journal of the Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 2, pp.171-178. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 543.968KB).

Dr. Christiane Paponnet-Cantat

Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, New Brunswick, Canada

Dr. Christiane Paponnet-Cantat is Professor of Anthropology at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, Canada. She has over 20 years of experience in Latin America, primarily Peru, Mexico and Cuba where her work has focused on sustainable social development. She has authored articles in French, English and Spanish.

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