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Several studies have profiled sport tourists at a range of events, from the Olympic Games to major automobile, yacht, and horse races. These events have tended to be held in developed countries. Few studies have examined sport tourists at mega events in developing countries for the simple reason...

Author(s)
Turco, G. M.; Tichaawa, T. M.; Moodley, V.; Munien, S.; Jaggernath, J.; Stofberg, Q. S.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2012, 18, Suppl. 1, pp 73-80
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Tourism has been identified as a key source of economic growth and diversification for countries. In fact the rapid growth of the industry has, in part been fuelled by the rapid growth in sectors such as sport tourism, and linked specifically to major and mega-event hosting. Successfully hosting...

Author(s)
Nyikana, S.; Tichaawa, T. M.; Swart, K.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2014, 20, 2 Part 1, pp 548-556
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The practice of responsible tourism in the tourism industry is vital, as such the practice aims to reduce negative developmental consequences while promoting positive ones. This research focuses on responsible tourism practices amongst tourism stakeholders in East London, specifically in the...

Author(s)
Tichaawa, T. M.; Samhere, S.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2015, 21, 1:2, pp 401-414
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Various studies have demonstrated that the interest, or enthusiasm to host sport tourism events has been due to the perceived potential of such events to promote development, especially in terms of economic growth and such profiled locations as tourist destinations. This article appraises the...

Author(s)
Tichaawa, T. M.; Moyo, S.; Swart, K.; Mhlanga, O.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2015, 21, 4:1, pp 1217-1231
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The objective of this study was to elicit community perceptions on the effectiveness of the Communal Areas Management Programme for Indigenous Resources (CAMPFIRE) programme, a community initiative, designed to benefit rural communities in villages around Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. CAMPFIRE...

Author(s)
Tichaawa, T. M.; Mhlanga, O.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2015, 21, Suppl. 1, pp 55-67
Abstract

This study seeks answers to what extent tourism policies have succeeded in addressing the problem of inequalities in the development of the Eastern Cape province, and the extent to which the informal sector has not been given the recognition it deserves to be a leading player in the progress made...

Author(s)
Acheampong, K. O.; Tichaawa, T. M.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2015, 21, Suppl. 1, pp 111-124
Abstract

Issues of environmental censorship and sustainability have in recent times gained prominence among global participants vying to deliver sustainable major sport events. Various studies have enunciated the ability of sport tourism events to impact either positively or negatively on the sustainability ...

Author(s)
Bama, H. K. N.; Tichaawa, T. M.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2015, 21, Suppl. 1, pp 205-219
Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate the profiles of the visitors who attended the 2013 CAF AFCON in Port Elizabeth. During the event, face-to-face interviews were conducted with visitors, using a systematic, spatially-based purposive sampling technique. The data were captured using the...

Author(s)
Achu, F. N.; Nyathi, L. S.; Bama, H. K. N.; Tichaawa, T. M.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2015, 21, Suppl. 1, pp 220-232
Abstract

This article focuses on mega-event leveraging, specifically on experiences in the developing context. While most large-scale sporting events such as the Olympic Games and the FIFA World Cups have been traditionally hosted in the more affluent, developed and industrialised nations; the hosting of...

Author(s)
Tichaawa, T. M.; Bob, U.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Leisure Studies, 2015, 34, 6, pp 742-757
Abstract

Profiling attendees at sport related events is an established research theme both in the developed and developing contexts. While most of the scholarship has mainly focused on profiling major events, specifically in the developed context, a range of studies has increasingly emerged from the less...

Author(s)
Tichaawa, T. M.; Harilal, V.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical Activity and Health Sciences, 2016, 22, 3:1, pp 795-807

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