Publications

Policy Note. Towards Sustainable Blue Tourism in the Caribbean: Policy Pathways to Support Community-Based Coastal and Marine Tourism

Year: May2024
Authors: Nicole Leotaud, Aria Laidlow-Ferdinand, Niamh Vaughan, (CANARI), Angelo Sciacca (IDDRI), and Giulia Balestracci (Eco-union)
Contributors & Reviewers: Jérémie Fosse (Eco-union)
Julien Rochette (IDDRI)

The Executive Summary highlights the main outcomes of the main report: Towards Sustainable Blue Tourism in the Caribbean: Policy Pathways to Support Community-Based Coastal and Marine Tourism.

It offers an overview of the blue tourism state of play in the Caribbean, the sector’s institutional and policy framework, and its main vulnerabilities and challenges of the sector. 

Special attention has been given to the roe of Community-Based Tourism in reshaping blue tourism in the Caribbean region,  focusing on the policy pathways to reorient the sector towards a more sustainable, inclusive, and resilient future.