THE “TCR” FOUNDATIONS


Representative Articles, by Hana Ayala, on the TCR Projects
in Panama, Fiji, and the Pacific Island Region

“A Strategic Leadership Vision for Panama – an Original Strategy,” Business Panama (May 2004)


“Surprising Partners: Hotel Firms and Scientists Working Together to Enhance Tourism,” Cornell Hotel & Restaurant Administration Quarterly (June 2000)


“Panama’s TCR Action Plan: Building Alliances for a Heritage-driven Economy,” Cornell Hotel & Restaurant Administration Quarterly (February 2000)


“Vaka Moana: A Road Map for the South Pacific Economy,” in A. Hooper, editor, Culture and Sustainable Development in the Pacific (Asia Pacific Press, 2000)


“A Bridge to the Millennium: The Ideal and the Promise
of a Heritage-driven Economy,” in TCR Strategic
Alliance: Tourism-Conservation-Research
(Washington, DC: American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1999)


“Panama’s Ecotourism-Plus Initiative: The Challenge of Making History,” Cornell Hotel & Restaurant Administration Quarterly (October 1998)


“Resort Ecotourism: A Catalyst for National and Regional Partnerships,” Cornell Hotel & Restaurant Administration Quarterly (August 1997)


“The International Resort Industry, Heritage Conservation and Sustainable Development: Towards an Unprecedented Partnership,” Insula—International Journal of Island Affairs (September 1995)


“From Quality Product to Eco-product: Will Fiji set a Precedent?” Tourism Management (February 1995)

Examples of Media Coverage

Hotels (Griffin Miller, "Panama in Transition,"
March 1999)


Science (Tiffany Ayers, "Panama Applies Science to Tourism and Conservation Efforts," 28 May 1999)


Scientific American (Sasha Nemecek, "A Plan for
Panama," December 1999)


Architecture (Sara Hart, "Birdman of Panama,"
April 1999)


Condé Nast Traveller UK (David D’Arcy, "Panama 2000," December 1999


Civilization (Jeffrey Hogrefe, "Panama on Its Own," December 1999/January 2000)


Salon Magazine (Colin Crawford, "Stop the Locks Schlock," 5 October 1999)

Suddeutsche Zeitung, Munich (Barbara Liepert, "Panama, Was Nun?" and "Ein Mann
Sieht Grun," 21 December 1999)

La Prensa, Panama (Eva Aguilar and Abey Saied,
“Cuando la Conservación Paga,” Martes Financiero,
25 May 2004; Diana Campos Candanedo, “TCI, Un Plan
de Desarrollo Nacional,” and “Expertos Avalan el TCI,”
29 March 2004; Eva Aguilar, “Celebran Honores
Otorgados a Modelo Económico Desarrollado en Panamá,”
30 October 2003; Eva Aguilar, “Hana Ayala, Premiada
por Plan Turístico Panameño,” 20 October 2003; Eva Aguilar, “Hana Ayala y el TCI” and “Se Buscan Visionarios,” 12 March 2002; Alvaro Gonzáles Clare, “TCI,” 13 March 2000; Betty Brannan Jaén, “Una Propuesta Prometedora,” 26 July 1999; Eva Aguilar, “El Turismo Sabe a Futuro,” 3 February 1999; I. Roberto Eisenmann, Jr. “TCI: Otro Gran Salto,” 14 December 1998; Eva Aguilar, “Turismo de Alta Calidad para el Próximo Milenio,” 29 November 1998)

Fiji Times (“Make Fiji a Heritage Destination,” 23 April 2004 and “Cash Boost for Tourism,”
9 March 2001)

Fiji’s Daily Post (“Tourism Heritage, World’s First,” 9 March 2001)

Trade News, Fiji (“Ayala Maps the Future for Fiji and the Pacific,” June-July 1997)


The Review—The News & Business Magazine of Fiji (Christine Khan, “Marketing Fiji’s Ecological Theater,”
July 1994)