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This paper identifies priorities for the marketing of South Africa as an international tourism destination, based on different target market selection criteria. The analysis is based on data on tourist arrivals and tourist expenditure for different markets for the period 1995-2000. It is indicated...

Author(s)
Saayman, M.; Saayman, A.
Publisher
Africa Institute of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
Citation
Africa Insight, 2003, 33, 1/2, pp 93-98
Abstract

This study explores the motivations for tourists' choice of diverse tourism environments in tropical Africa, taking Nigeria as an example. Results obtained from a questionnaire survey of 376 tourists randomly sampled from seven tourism destinations in Nigeria show that the most prominent...

Author(s)
Awaritefe, O. D.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2004, 6, 3, pp 303-330
Abstract

The study evaluated images of tourism destinations in diverse culture and nature destinations in Nigeria. 880 domestic and foreign tourists were surveyed by systematic random sampling. The study employed colour photographs and structured questionnaires to evaluate the destination preferences and...

Author(s)
Awaritefe, O. D.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2004, 52, 3, pp 235-254
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...

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

The objective of the research is to consider a self-organizing neural network for segmenting the international tourist market to Cape Town, South Africa. A backpropagation neural network is used to complement the segmentation by generating additional knowledge based on input-output relationship and ...

Author(s)
Bloom, J. Z.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2005, 32, 1, pp 93-111
Abstract

This paper examines tourism development and the tourism management structure in Kenya, as well as the trends in the length of stay of international tourists in the country in the 1990s. Suggestions for marketing are then proposed.

Author(s)
Abubakar, B.; Shanka, T.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2005, 10, 4, pp 411-415
Abstract

This study evaluates images of tourism destinations in diverse cultures and nature destinations in Nigeria amongst 880 domestic and foreign tourists surveyed by systematic random sampling. Colour photographs and structured questionnaires were employed to evaluate the destination preferences and...

Author(s)
Awaritefe, O. D.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2005, 8, 5, pp 363-393
AbstractFull Text

These proceedings contain 42 papers which examine the current state of tourism and the initiatives by the local government and private stakeholders to improve sustainability.

Author(s)
Mohamed, B.
Publisher
Social Transformation Platform, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of Regional Conference on Tourism Research, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia, 13-14 December 2010. The state of the art and its sustainability, 2010, pp 381 pp.
Abstract

Images are commonly accepted as important pull factors for the success and development of a tourist destination. Understanding how visitor characteristics influence these factors is critical for destination differentiation and positioning. In this context, the purpose of this study is to segment...

Author(s)
Prayag, G.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2010, 15, 2, pp 213-226
Abstract

Many countries in Africa are currently investing in tourism with the aim of increasing annual tourist flows but majority of them are negatively symbolised at source markets as countries with 'difficult heritage'. Previous research has indicated that tourism in Africa is perceived as riskier than...

Author(s)
Muhwezi, D. K.; Baum, T.; Nyakaana, J. B.
Publisher
Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Management and Tourism, 2016, 7, 3, pp 33-42

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