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During the past decades, the tourism sector has become an increasing important issue for governments and regional agencies searching for socio-economic development. Especially in the Global South the increasing tourism demand has been seen highly beneficial as evolving tourism can create direct and ...

Author(s)
Kavita, E.; Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Geographical Society of Finland, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Fennia, 2016, 194, 1, pp 79-88
Abstract

The strategic objectives of South Africa's government in getting the most impoverished rural areas in the country out from underdevelopment are: infrastructure development, poverty alleviation and job creation. In the national policy framework, tourism is singled out as the most effective tool for...

Author(s)
Ivanovich, M.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2015, 21, Suppl. 1, pp 37-54
Abstract

Community-based tourism is increasingly being developed and promoted as a means of reducing poverty in developing countries, assisting local communities to meet their needs through the offering of a tourism product. The Swaziland Tourism Authority with the support of the European Union Fund has...

Author(s)
Lukhele, S. E.; Mearns, K. F.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2013, 19, Suppl. 2, pp 199-216
Abstract

This paper presents the results of a study investigating power relations between the local community and the state in the rural tourism development process in Botswana. The study was carried out in Mmatshumu and Letlhakane villages of the Boteti sub-district in Botswana. These villages act as the ...

Author(s)
Lenao, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2017, 19, 3, pp 483-501
Abstract

Kenya's tourism activity has always been centered on the coastal beaches and a few game parks despite of being endowed with a unique combination of tourist attractions spread throughout the country. Noting this skewed nature of tourism development, this study aimed at investigating the status of...

Author(s)
Ndivo, R. M.; Waudo, J. N.; Waswa, F.
Publisher
OMICS Publishing Group, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Tourism and Hospitality, 2012, 1, 5, pp 103
Abstract

An understanding of the wildlife tourism market is fundamental for the development of a competitive and sustainable tourism industry. It is imperative to product development and segmentation, especially with regard to understanding trends in the market place. This study was undertaken to...

Author(s)
Odunga, P. O.; Maingi, S. W.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2011, 28, 1, pp 62-80
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The study aims to assess the community residents for sustainable tourism development using latent variables of community attachment, community involvement, perceived benefits and support for sustainable tourism development and elemental data of the residents of the Ezulwini Valley. Since it was ...

Author(s)
Dlamini, X. H.; Coetzee, W. J. L.; Khunou, P. S.
Publisher
University of Mauritius, Mauritius
Citation
4th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing & Management Conference, Mauritius, 25-27 June 2014, 2014, pp 732-761
Abstract

The study assessed how tourism marketing communication strategies has propelled the development of peripheral areas in Cross River State, Nigeria. Data for the study were derived through participatory rural appraisal methods, questionnaire survey and direct field observation. The tourism "hotspots" ...

Author(s)
Ajake, A. O.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
GeoJournal, 2016, 81, 4, pp 641-656
Abstract

Using examples from long-term anthropological fieldwork in Tanzania, this paper critically analyzes how well generally accepted community-based tourism discourses resonate with the reality on the ground. It focuses on how local guides handle their role as ambassadors of communal cultural heritage...

Author(s)
Salazar, N. B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2012, 20, 1, pp 9-22
Abstract

Community-based tourism (CBT) is a diversely interpreted term, which has presented understanding and practice contests. These contests highlight the centrality (or not) of participation in CBT, and even its developmental failure. We attempt to move the conversation away from whether and how much...

Author(s)
Mayaka, M.; Croy, W. G.; Cox, J. W.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2018, 26, 3, pp 416-432

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