Explorando la conectividad cultural en la sostenibilidad del desarrollo del turismo rural comunitario en Jamaica - ORTE2014

  • Ernest Taylor Coventry University
  • Marcella Dayel PhD. Northampton Business School, University of Northampton, UK
  • Moya Kneafsey PhD. Dept. of Geography, Environment and Disaster Management, Coventry University, UK
  • Hazel Barrett PhD. Faculty of Business, Environment and Society. University of Coventry, UK
Palabras clave: Cultura, conectividad, alemanes, maroons, jamaica, sostenibilidad, turismo


Las investigaciones sobre la sostenibilidad del turismo rural comunitario en Jamaica suelen centrarse en los componentes económico, ambiental, político y de gestión. Este estudio etnográfico explora cómo dos grupos distintivos - los cimarrones de Charles Town, descendientes de combatientes de la resistencia a la esclavitud y los alemanes de Seaford Town, descendientes de trabajadores contratados de Alemania - están explotando su cultura a través del turismo rural comunitario para crear nuevas fuentes de sustento. La discusión ofrece una visión única de cómo el concepto de conectividad cultural horizontal y vertical puede contribuir a comprender cómo los lugareños están aprovechando su pasado para generar productos intangibles y tangibles del turismo cultural. Además, destaca los significados que la cultura tiene para los habitantes de las zonas rurales en relación con el sentido del lugar, la identidad y el desarrollo del turismo rural comunitario sostenible.

Biografía del autor/a

Ernest Taylor, Coventry University
PhD Candidate and Course Director of Tourism Management, Dept. of Geography, Environment and Disaster Management, Coventry University. Email: ernest.taylor@coventry.ac.uk


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Taylor, E., Dayel, M., Kneafsey, M., & Barrett, H. (2014). Explorando la conectividad cultural en la sostenibilidad del desarrollo del turismo rural comunitario en Jamaica - ORTE2014. PASOS Revista De Turismo Y Patrimonio Cultural, 12(3), 525-538. https://doi.org/10.25145/j.pasos.2014.12.039