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Madagascar as a tourism destination, represents 0.01% of the world market. It only received 160 071 tourists in 2000 but has a great potential and could attract up to 450 000 tourists. Tourism is, however, still the main source of foreign income for Madagascar and this is growing, with a 11.7%...

Author(s)
Stafford, J.; Sarrasin, B.; Ramahatra, H.
Publisher
Téros, Université de Québec à Mondréal, Montréal, Canada
Citation
Téoros, Revue de Recherche en Tourisme, 2002, 21, 2, pp 70-72
Abstract

This special issue is devoted to tropical coastal and island tourism. Included in the issue are articles on (eco)tourism in Madagascar, collaboration theory and tourism partnership models on an Indonesian island, development pressure and resilience on a Malaysian island, a survey of cruise...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2013, 15, 1, pp 1-124
Abstract

An investigation of ecotourism at Masoala National Park, a forested coastal area in northeastern Madagascar and the country's largest national park, focused on ecotourism benefits and the role of local guides in promoting conservation awareness. Interviews, participant observation, and archival...

Author(s)
Ormsby, A.; Mannle, K.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2006, 14, 3, pp 271-287
Abstract

This article discusses the role of the local, or regional, guide as a social mediator between a host society and tourists, as a means of sustainable tourism development in developing world locations. The debate illustrates how previous studies have neglected this social aspect of mediation by ...

Author(s)
Jensen, Ø.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Oxfordshire, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2010, 18, 5, pp 615-633
Abstract

Tourism in the Ankarana protected area, Madagascar, has increased since the early 1990 s, linked to growing national and donor interest in conservation and ecotourism. Using a qualitative and longitudinal approach, this analysis focuses on the social impacts of tourist intensification, comparing...

Author(s)
Gezon, L. L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2014, 22, 5, pp 821-838
Abstract

Survival models are a type of analysis that investigate the length of stay of tourists in certain tourist destinations. This study analyzes the length of stay of tourists in Madagascar. A duration model is used to analyze the length of stay based on a questionnaire to ascertain the significant...

Author(s)
Peypoch, N.; Randriamboarison, R.; Rasoamananjara, F.; Solonandrasana, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2012, 33, 5, pp 1230-1235
Abstract

While risk management, distribution channel behavior, and tourist risks research agendas have gained considerable attention in tourism management over the past years, there is a lack of research on how tour organizers perceive risk related to service collaboration in the value chain and what...

Author(s)
Gjerald, O.; Lyngstad, H.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2015, 13, pp 7-17
Abstract

This paper explores how the protection of natural resources is managed in Madagascar in order to understand how and why tourism development is part of the strategy to safeguard these resources. Based on a heterodox political economy approach and using documentary analysis as well as exploratory...

Author(s)
Sarrasin, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2013, 15, 1, pp 3-24
Abstract

This article elucidates how organised tourism initiated by the international tour operator system can involve local actors in a developing country with a young tourism industry. The empirical basis is incoming tour operators in Madagascar with the focus on their policies and practices in getting...

Author(s)
Jensen, O.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2009, 12, 2, pp 133-163
Abstract

This paper places the development of ecotourism in the wider debates about neoliberalism and the commodification of nature. It argues that ecotourism is one means by which nature is progressively neoliberalised. In order to explore these theoretical debates, it uses the case of ecotourism...

Author(s)
Duffy, R.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2008, 16, 3, pp 327-344

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