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Tourism is a crucial development sector that employs thousands of people and contributes to addressing the triple challenge of poverty, inequality and unemployment in previously disadvantaged communities. In Zimbabwe, tourism is a fundamental tool for development that depends on the rich natural...

Author(s)
Dube, K.; Nhamo, G.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Environment, Development and Sustainability, 2019, 21, 4, pp 2025-2041
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Cover for Tourism in the Seychelles: trends and experiences.

This chapter first offers background information on tourism in the Seychelles, covering the country's tourism policy, its Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI) ranking, the economic contribution of tourism, the trends in tourist arrivals, and destination's market mix. The chapter then...

Author(s)
Seetaram, N.; Joubert, B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390929)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Tourism Climate Indices (TCIs) have been used extensively in the global North to quantify the climatic suitability of tourist destinations. TCIs have very seldom been applied in the global South. This gap in the literature is significant, due to the considerable growth that tourism sectors in the...

Author(s)
Fitchett, J. M.; Robinson, D.; Hoogendoorn, G.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 6, pp 851-867
Abstract

There is an urgent need for human societies to become environmentally sustainable. Because public policy is largely driven by economic processes, quantifications of the relationship between market prices and environmental values can provide important information for developing strategies towards...

Author(s)
Dalerum, F.; Miranda, M.
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Scientific Reports, 2016, 6, 1, pp 21922
Abstract

Longitudinal data examining travel-associated illness patterns are lacking. To address this need and determine trends and clusters in travel-related illness, we examined data for 2000-2010, prospectively collected for 42,223 ill travelers by 18 GeoSentinel sites. The most common destinations from...

Author(s)
Leder, K.; Torresi, J.; Brownstein, J. S.; Wilson, M. E.; Keystone, J. S.; Barnett, E.; Schwartz, E.; Schlagenhauf, P.; Wilder-Smith, A.; Castelli, F.; Sonnenburg, F. von; Freedman, D. O.; Cheng, A. C.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2013, 19, 7, pp 1049-1057
Abstract

Wire snare poaching is widespread in Africa yet snaring trends, patterns and the impacts of by-catch on non-target threatened species such as elephant (Loxodonta africana), lion (Panthera leo) and African wild dog (Lycaon pictus) are poorly understood. We conducted retrospective analyses of data...

Author(s)
Becker, M.; McRobb, R.; Watson, F.; Droge, E.; Kanyembo, B.; Murdoch, J.; Kakumbi, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Biological Conservation, 2013, 158, pp 26-36
Abstract

This special issue (consisting of 10 papers) pays particular attention to international tourism trend patterns as the basis for analysis with reference to the relationships between the characteristics of 'tourism production' and 'tourism consumption'. Such trend patterns have been of importance to...

Author(s)
Dieke, P. U. C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2013, 16, 7/8, pp 623-809
Abstract

Tourism to South Africa has increased consistently over the last 15 years and the country has become one of the most popular tourist destinations, not only in Africa, but also in the world. With 10 million tourists visiting South Africa, tourism has grown to become an important industry,...

Author(s)
Saayman, M.; Saayman, A.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2012, 18, 6, pp 1313-1329
Abstract

The Drakensberg is the highest mountain range in southern Africa and is considered a valuable natural and economic resource; it is also a primary tourist destination in the region. The present article compares recent tourism development and management in the well-established Royal Natal National...

Author(s)
Linde, J.; Grab, S.
Publisher
International Mountain Society (IMS), Berne, Switzerland
Citation
Mountain Research and Development, 2008, 28, 1, pp 65-71
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

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