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Travel University International

3870 Murphy Canyon Rd Ste 310
San Diego, CA 92123

General Phone: 858-292-9755
Financial Aid Phone: 858-292-9755
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Travel experts: Little impact on Aruba from Alabama boycott call - Picayune Item

Those who research boycotts say this one may be a futile effort.“No, it won't work. It's pretty much like a warning,” said Usha Haley, professor of international business and director of the Global Business Center at the University of New Haven.“Generally speaking, I doubt a boycott called for by the governor of one state would have significant impact on Aruba's tourism,” said John Frendreis, a political science professor at Loyola University in Chicago.Frendreis, who called Riley's announcement “a symbolic gesture,” said it's unlikely that one family's tragedy would prompt political moves in other states.Dutch tourism officials say if the travel boycott affects anyone, it will be the island people who have worked hard to assist the family and whose livelihood depends on tourism.“Who it really hurts is the right people who have fought - the hotel owners, the waiters, the people who have helped this family providing rooms and boats,” said Robert DiLella, a consultant to the Aruban Tourism Authority who launched shortly after the investigation began. “Now they're being told 'That wasn't good enough, you didn't help and now you'll suffer for this.”'Travel groups, while reporting little to no change in bookings to Aruba, expect any cancellations or - more available