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The study investigates the evidence and impact of climate variability and climate change on the Kruger National Park in South Africa. The mixed methods research design was used as the strategy of inquiry, and both qualitative and quantitative data collection methods were employed. Results show that ...

Author(s)
Dube, K.; Nhamo, G.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Environmental Development, 2020, 33,
Abstract

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

This book examines how leading economic countries use sport business, particularly individual sports events (such as the Olympics or FIFA Men's or Women's World Cup) as well as participant sport, in comprehensive plans toward driving and furthering economic development, raising brand awareness...

Author(s)
Zhang, J. J.; Huang HaiYan; Nauright, J.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Sport business in leading economies, 2017, pp 544 pp.
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

This article investigates the statistical properties of the total number of arrivals and departures in Kenya for the time period 1975Q1-2011Q4 by looking at the degree of persistence of the series. We use long range dependence techniques and given the quarterly nature of the series seasonality is...

Author(s)
Gil-Alana, L. A.; Mudida, R.; Pérez de Gracia, F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2014, 46, pp 89-101
Abstract

Utilization of tourism destinations often leans towards certain trends such as seasonality, cost, and volume of visitation. Information on trends could form the context for visitation forecasting and planning to cater for expected tourism demand. This study examines trends in tourism utilization of ...

Author(s)
Ngoka, P. C.; Lameed, G. A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2014, 25, 2, pp 195-210
Abstract

An excess of hotel rooms in cities preparing to host a mega-event such as the FIFA Soccer World Cup is not a new occurrence. Between 2007 and 2010 the number of five-star hotel rooms in Cape Town increased by 50% and four-star hotel rooms by 20%. A spatial database of three-, four- and five-star...

Author(s)
Ferreira, S. L.; Boshoff, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2014, 17, 2, pp 180-198
Abstract

Background: Each year clusters of imported malaria cases are observed in Dutch wintersun vacationers returning from The Gambia. To gain more insight in the travel health preparation and awareness of these travellers, the knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) of this travel group was studied by...

Author(s)
Genderen, P. J. van; Mulder, P. G. H.; Overbosch, D.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Malaria Journal, 2014, 13, 74, pp (28 February 2014)

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