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Linda Ambrosie - the author of the book Sun&Sea Tourism: Fantasy and Finance

About me – Linda Ambrosie

Dr Linda M. Ambrosie received a PhD in Accounting with a special interest in taxation and tourism from the University of Calgary. She is also a Chartered Professional Accountant. Prior to working towards her PhD in Canada, she owned and operated several incoming tourism companies in Mexico, selling primarily to European clients.


Consultant on Private Financial Products to Protect Reefs – The Nature Conservancy


Study to determine Caribbean resort hotels’ willingness-to-pay for coral reef maintenance and restoration primarily in marine protected areas (MPAs) and national parks. Determination of the appropriateness of hotel insurance products to provide returns for ecosystem investigation, protection and restoration following catastrophic events. To provide recommendations on potential conservation financial products, this investigation requires determining the current insurance coverage, gaps in coverage, hotel demand for additional coverage and the regulatory environment.