Author Bios (50 Words for each Author)

Alana Dillette is a Doctoral student at Auburn University. Originally from The Bahamas, her research interests include alternative tourism development in small islands. Specifically, Alana has done research on volunteer tourism, sport tourism and wellness tourism.

Dr. Alecia Douglas is an Assistant Professor at Auburn University. Her primary research interest is in information technology applications for the hospitality and tourism industry as well as in higher education. More specifically, her focus is on e-marketing research including destination website design, online branding, and online travel consumer behavior.



Toward an Understanding of Cross-Cultural Interaction between Residents and Tourists: The Case of Bahamian Family Islands