Tourism Development Issues in the Tijuana-Ensenada Corridor, Baja California, Mexico

by Nora L. Bringas Rábago, El Colegio de la Frontera Notre, Tijuana, Mexico,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastal Management in Mexico: the Baja California Experience

Abstract: In the coastal zone of the Tijuana-Ensenada corridor tourism development has produced both problems and opportunities in terms of social development. Problems include conflict among social groups, sparse infrastructure, land speculation, and environmental degradation that diminishes the potential for tourism growth. The benefits have been mainly in employment and regional economic growth.

Subject Headings: Tourism | Coastal management | Developing countries | Social factors | Land use | Economic factors | Environmental issues | Coastal environment | Infrastructure | North America | California | Mexico | United States

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