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International tourism is vital to South Africa's economy and tourism industry. It accounts for 48% of the country's tourism volume and 3% of GDP. It is important to establish the image that international visitors have of South Africa to safeguard the performance efficacy of the country's tourism...

Author(s)
Haarhoff, R.; Klerk, B. de
Publisher
Universitatea din Oradea Romania, Oradea, Romania
Citation
GeoJournal of Tourism and Geosites, 2019, 24, 1, pp 201-211
Abstract

This study sought to establish the expectations of people with disabilities when they visit national parks. The study has been motivated by the gap between the increasing numbers of people with disabilities worldwide who travel and the adequacy of tourism facilities, especially nature-based tourism ...

Author(s)
Chikuta, O.; Plessis, E. du; Saayman, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2019, 16, 1, pp 75-92
Abstract

Informality is a distinguishing trait of economic life across much of the global South. In terms of the tourism sector several researchers examine the informal sector of leisure tourism. In this article the aim is to focus upon business tourism and more specifically the segment of informal sector ...

Author(s)
Rogerson, C. M.
Publisher
Universitatea din Oradea Romania, Oradea, Romania
Citation
GeoJournal of Tourism and Geosites, 2018, 22, 2, pp 381-392
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Sustainable financing of conservation is a key challenge in developing countries, due to competing needs. Increasingly, national parks are expected to undertake local community development - at a time when the conservation mandate and threats to conservation have increased significantly, while...

Author(s)
Mukanjari, S.; Muchapondwa, E.; Demeke, E.
Publisher
Economic Research Southern Africa, Claremont, South Africa
Citation
Working Papers - Economic Research Southern Africa, 2018, No.743, pp 36 pp.
AbstractFull Text

Tourists spend a good portion of their travel budget on food and beverages. Culinary preference knowledge should thus be important to numerous stakeholders. Little is, however, known about the determinants of culinary preferences of international tourists. Furthermore, in the context of developing...

Author(s)
Coughlan, L. M.; Saayman, M.
Publisher
Varna University of Management (ex International University College), Varna, Bulgaria
Citation
European Journal of Tourism Research, 2018, 18, pp 95-119
AbstractFull Text

Purpose - South Africa is considered to be the least prepared culinary tourism destination in the world. This paper puts forth a model portraying the relationship between culinary preference and culinary satisfaction to be used to prepare South Africa as a culinary tourism destination....

Author(s)
Coughlan, L. M.; Saayman, M.
Publisher
Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, University of Rijeka, Opatija, Croatia
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Management, 2018, 24, 2, pp 235-255
Abstract

The discipline of geography is a leading contributor to tourism research. Although tourism geography research covers a broad spectrum of issues and approaches the most distinctive approach that geography brings to tourism scholarship is through adopting a spatial view. Against the background of a...

Author(s)
Rogerson, J. M.
Publisher
Universitatea din Oradea Romania, Oradea, Romania
Citation
GeoJournal of Tourism and Geosites, 2018, 23, 3, pp 835-847
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This article estimates the visitation demand function for Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park (KTP) in order to determine the scope for raising fees charged to international tourists in order to fund revenue-sharing schemes for local communities. International and Southern African Development Community ...

Author(s)
Dikgang, J.; Muchapondwa, E.; Stage, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2017, 23, 8, pp 1553-1567
Abstract

Weather and climate are often important factors determining the success of a tourism destination and resultant satisfaction among tourists. This is particularly true for South Africa due the predominance of outdoor tourist attractions. Increasing numbers of international tourists have visited...

Author(s)
Giddy, J. K.; Fitchett, J. M.; Hoogendoorn, G.
Publisher
De Gruyter Open, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Bulletin of Geography. Socio-economic Series, 2017, 38, pp 57-72
Abstract

Travel in order to learn English has become an enormous global industry, and in recent years South Africa has started to feature more prominently in the plans of English language learning tourists from all over the world. While the academic product tends to be similar wherever it is offered, the...

Author(s)
Boekstein, M. S.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical Activity and Health Sciences, 2017, 23, 1 Supplementary, pp 46-53

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