Economic impact of tourism in Antigua.
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Published by Caribbean Tourism Research and Development Centre in Christ Church [Antigua] .
Written in English



  • Antigua.


  • Tourism -- Antigua.

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsCaribbean Tourism Research and Development Centre.
LC ClassificationsG155.A55 P74 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 144 p. :
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3131133M
LC Control Number82244558

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