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The proposed East Africa Community single tourist visa is intended to scale up tourist arrivals in the five EAC member state: Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Burundi and Rwanda. This proposed multinational-travel certificate which costs $100 grants tourists a 90 day validity period with no room for...

Author(s)
Lubowa, D.
Publisher
Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management, St. Augustine University of Tanzania, Mwanza, Tanzania
Citation
Eastern African Journal of Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism, 2016, 4, 1, pp 52-73
Abstract

This paper looks at the downturn in Kenyan tourism in 2014 and the government's revival strategy. In May 2014, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta outlined a new policy to stimulate not only international tourism, but domestic travelling as well.

Author(s)
Atuhaire, G.
Publisher
Engagement Global gGmbH, Bonn, Germany
Citation
D + C, Development and Cooperation, 2015, 42, 4, pp 16-17
Abstract

Survival models are a type of analysis that investigate the length of stay of tourists in certain tourist destinations. This study analyzes the length of stay of tourists in Madagascar. A duration model is used to analyze the length of stay based on a questionnaire to ascertain the significant...

Author(s)
Peypoch, N.; Randriamboarison, R.; Rasoamananjara, F.; Solonandrasana, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2012, 33, 5, pp 1230-1235
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This study investigates how the decrease in tourism demand in 2009 resulting from the global economic crisis impacted on employment, income opportunities and the livelihood of poor and vulnerable groups as well as on the capacity of households to cope with such shocks. The study combines a...

Author(s)
Steiner, C.; Richter, T.; Dörry, S.; Neisen, V.; Stephenson, M. L.; Lemma, A. F.; Mitchell, J. G. B.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Economic crisis, international tourism decline and its impact on the poor, 2012, pp 286 pp.
Abstract

Although regional tourism is an important phenomenon in the developing world, it has largely been overlooked by international tourism scholars. The promotion of regional tourism can make a positive contribution to tourism development. This article stresses the importance of regional tourists to the ...

Author(s)
Rogerson, C. M.; Kiambo, W.
Publisher
Routledge, Basingstoke, UK
Citation
Development Southern Africa, 2007, 24, 3, pp 505-521
Abstract

Focusing on the political economy of the international tourism sector in the era of globalization and its impact in developing contexts, this book employs a case study analysis of South Africa to assess how international tourism as a global system of trade, production, exchange and governance plays ...

Author(s)
Cornelissen, S.
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
The global tourism system: governance, development and lessons from South Africa, 2005, pp xi + 194 pp.
Abstract

Regional tourism represents a sub-category of international tourism and refers to 'intra-regional' flows of tourists. Although in many parts of the developing world regional tourism has been shown to be a major growth market, policy-makers have tended to neglect this form of 'budget tourism'. In...

Author(s)
Rogerson, C. M.
Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
GeoJournal, 2004, 60, 3, pp 229-237
Abstract

This book discusses the wide range of problems and issues raised by the increasing significance of tourism in the Indian Ocean region. These issues and proposed policies are examined theoretically in the first section of this book (chapters 1-5). Comparative empirical case studies from Australia,...

Author(s)
Ghosh, R. N.; Siddique, M. A. B.; Gabbay, R.
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
Tourism and economic development: case studies from the Indian Ocean Region, 2003, pp 167 pp.
Abstract

This book presents the proceedings of the International Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa, summarizing 15 papers presented at the conference. The presentations focused on 2 topics: structural changes in the air transport market and their effects on tourism development; and the...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
AFCAC-WTO International Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa, WTO Commission for Africa, Windhoek, Namibia, 28-31 May 2001, 2002, pp 235 pp.
Abstract

This article presents an assessment of recent tourism performance in the countries of the Southern African Development Community region, as well as an evaluation of future prospects. It examines growth rates and source markets in developing a profile of current tourism to the region. It identifies...

Author(s)
Cleverdon, R. G.
Publisher
Carfax Publishing, Taylor & Francis Ltd, Basingstoke, UK
Citation
Development Southern Africa, 2002, 19, 1, pp 7-28

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