Changing Tides in the Bahamas: Using the Tourism Opportunity Spectrum Across the Sea of Abaco

Joshua Carroll

Radford University

Joshua Carroll is an assistant professor of recreation and tourism at Radford University. His teaching and research focus on sustainable, nature-based tourism and how this can be used as a pathway toward positive community and economic development as well as ecological integrity. He has worked on many projects with agencies and organizations such as the National Park Service, US Forest Service, State Parks, various beach communities, and river systems. His work has made valuable contributions in several locations such as New England, California, Colorado, Alaska, and the Bahamas.


The crystal clear waters of the Bahamas have drawn tourists for centuries to enjoy sailing protected waters, unparalleled fishing opportunities, snorkeling coral reefs, and relaxing on sandy beaches. As resorts and commercial... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Joshua Carroll (Radford University)

Topic Areas

Topics: Tourist Routes , Topics: Island Tourism , Topics: New Perspective for Natural Tourism


OS-A4 » Tourism Theory and Methodology (09:00 - Monday, 3rd October, Palmavera Room, Santa Chiara Complex)

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