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Dorado Beach

Evan R. Ward

in Packaged Vacations: Tourism Development in the Spanish Caribbean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032290
eISBN:
9780813038995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032290.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The Puerto Rican government, through PRIDCO, was not only the first Latin political entity to develop a strategy for state-directed tourism development in the mid-1940s but also the most likely to ... More


The Rockefellers

Evan R. Ward

in Packaged Vacations: Tourism Development in the Spanish Caribbean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032290
eISBN:
9780813038995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032290.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

During the early 1940s and in the aftermath of World War II, the third generation of Rockefellers, particularly Nelson and Laurance, played a critical role in establishing paradigms for decentralized ... More


The Battlegreen Inn

Jonathan E. Lewis

in Spy Capitalism: ITEK and the CIA

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091922
eISBN:
9780300129052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091922.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter starts by explaining that a venture capitalist is a special breed of investor who seeks investments of a higher order. Laurance Rockefeller was a different kind of venture capitalist. He ... More


A Second Marriage

Evan R. Ward

in Packaged Vacations: Tourism Development in the Spanish Caribbean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032290
eISBN:
9780813038995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032290.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Even as Laurance Rockefeller celebrated the opening of the Dorado Beach Hotel on December 2, 1958, he was already contemplating the expansion of the resort. Rockefeller initiated talks with Eastern ... More


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