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Purpose: To evaluate some of the current discussion about the possible impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on wildlife tourism destinations. There could be either positive and/or negative impacts and this viewpoint provides some reflection on what the future might hold for some if not many wildlife...

Author(s)
Newsome, D.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Tourism Futures, 2021, 7, 3, pp 295-302
Abstract

The COVID-19 pandemic constitutes one of the greatest challenges in the history of the tourism industry. Travel restrictions imposed in many countries to manage the global spread and community transmission allow to study the environmental effects on tourism destinations. Here we investigate the...

Author(s)
Sumanapala, D.; Wolf, I. D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2022, 25, 3, pp 357-362
Abstract

This study examined the nature of community participation in wildlife tourism in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park - a transboundary protected area shared by Botswana and South Africa. Since the opening of the park, much attention has been directed towards stimulating community participation in ...

Author(s)
Lekgau, R. J.; Tichaawa, T. M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2021, 25, 2/3, pp 139-155
Abstract

This study examined the contribution of wildlife tourism and conservation to employment generation and sustainable livelihoods of a community residing adjacent to the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Southern Africa. Adopting a qualitative approach, semi-structured interviews were conducted with...

Author(s)
Lekgau, R. J.; Tichaawa, T. M.
Publisher
Sciendo, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Bulletin of Geography. Socio-economic Series, 2020, 49, pp 93-108
Abstract

Wildlife tourism, including tourism involving large predators, is a rapidly growing industry that can generate many conservation and economic benefits. Monetary values can be derived for populations of large predators, and even individuals, on the basis of how much money tourists spend to see and...

Author(s)
Rosenblatt, A. E.; Lardizabal, K.; Li, F.; Holland, A.; Lawrence, D.; Taylor, P.
Publisher
Herpetologists' League, Johnson City, USA
Citation
Herpetologica, 2021, 77, 4, pp 289-293
Abstract

Wildlife tourism is growing in popularity, diversity of target species, and type of tours. This presents difficulties for management policy that must balance the complex trade-offs between conservation, animal welfare, and pragmatic concerns for tourist satisfaction and economic value. Here, we...

Author(s)
Meyer, L.; Apps, K.; Bryars, S.; Clarke, T.; Hayden, B.; Pelton, G.; Simes, B.; Vaughan, L. M.; Whitmarsh, S. K.; Huveneers, C.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Conservation Letters, 2021, 14, 3,
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of the paper is to review the existing landscape of consumption and production in wildlife tourism and, more precisely, discuss how tiger tourism is packaged and produced as a product or commodity for the consumption of wildlife tourists. In doing so, the study explores the...

Author(s)
Gavinolla, M. R.; Vikrant Kaushal; Agita Livina; Swain, S. K.; Hemant Kumar
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2021, 13, 1, pp 95-108
Abstract

Wildlife tourism is a growing multimillion-dollar industry within the hospitality and tourism industry. Wildlife tourism, in its simplest sense, is the creation of tour packages for watching wild animals in their natural habitats, and is particularly important in African and South American...

Author(s)
Fatima, J. K.
Publisher
CRC Press, Boca Raton, USA
Citation
Wilderness of wildlife tourism, 2017, pp 290 pp.
Abstract

Revealing the emotional connection between humans and wildlife is an important aspect in understanding the complex natural and social ecosystems. Wildlife tourism is booming around the world, and non-consumptive wildlife tourism is considered to promote biodiversity conservation, increase community ...

Author(s)
Cong Li; He JiHong
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2020, 35, 2, pp 53-64
Abstract

Marine wildlife tourism is growing in popularity and in the number of studies examining its impacts. These studies focus nearly exclusively on the industry's target species, overlooking a myriad of non-target organisms that may also be affected. Here, the dietary effects of bait and chum input from ...

Author(s)
Meyer, L.; Whitmarsh, S. K.; Nichols, P. D.; Revill, A. T.; Huveneers, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Biological Conservation, 2020, 241,

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