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This paper explores ways pro-poor political messages in cultural-heritage tourism are expressed by tour operators and differentially received and re-communicated by tourists dependent upon whether the experience is located at the center or periphery of national cultural-heritage brands. Two types...

Author(s)
Giblin, J. D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Heritage & Society, 2017, 10, 2, pp 128-146
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This article describes a training programme aimed at building those skills and establishing strong institutional linkages to ensure the existence of a viable community-based tourism sector so that Uganda's nature-based tourism embraces ecotourism principles, with benefits accruing to those most...

Author(s)
Victurine, R.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2000, 38, 3, pp 221-229
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Several studies found larger benefits for communities when local stakeholders could participate in the tourism value chain by 'linking' their labour, products and services to the sector. However, the establishment of local linkages is difficult because of the complexity of the tourism system that...

Author(s)
Adiyia, B.; Stoffelen, A.; Jennes, B.; Vanneste, D.; Ahebwa, W. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2015, 14, 2/3, pp 113-129
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The majority of people in East Africa live in areas that generally suffer from high levels of poverty characterized by low income non-farm economic activities, poor infrastructural development and limited access to basic services. The tourism industry has an unparalleled chance for contributing to...

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Wishitemi, B.; Ipara, H.; Nizeyi, J.; Kiage, E.; Masila, M.
Publisher
Inter-University Council for East Africa Lake Victoria Research Initiative, Kampala, Uganda
Citation
Natural Resources Management and Land Use. Proceedings of the Cluster Workshop, Nairobi, Kenya, 30th November - 2nd December 2011, 2011, pp 216-223
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The proposed East Africa Community single tourist visa is intended to scale up tourist arrivals in the five EAC member state: Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Burundi and Rwanda. This proposed multinational-travel certificate which costs $100 grants tourists a 90 day validity period with no room for...

Author(s)
Lubowa, D.
Publisher
Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management, St. Augustine University of Tanzania, Mwanza, Tanzania
Citation
Eastern African Journal of Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism, 2016, 4, 1, pp 52-73
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Mulindwa, D.
Publisher
Critical Tourism Studies, Opatija, Croatia
Citation
Critical Tourism Studies Conference VI "10 years CTS: Reflections on the road less travelled and the journey ahead", Opatija, Croatia, 26-30 June 2015, 2015, pp 9
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Over the past decade, Uganda has hosted a number of sports events aimed at boosting sport tourism. In 2015, a football match between Barcelona and Uganda Cranes legends is a topnotch case. Whereas past studies have examined the development of tourism sector from other dimensions, this study...

Author(s)
Sebata, E.
Publisher
OMICS International, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Tourism and Hospitality, 2016, 5, 1, pp 200
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Can existing Afro-alpine tourism promote poverty mitigation and resolve regional disparities? This article explores the significance of alpine tourism in the Mt Kenya region based on analysis of the state of the art and official statistical data along with own surveys, mapping activities, and...

Author(s)
Steinicke, E.; Neuburger, M.
Publisher
International Mountain Society (IMS), Berne, Switzerland
Citation
Mountain Research and Development, 2012, 32, 4, pp 420-430
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The Annual Kampala City Festival is presently the biggest annual festival in East Africa. It became a major attraction where business is expanded since its inauguration in 2011. It came at a time when Kampala and Uganda at large were seeking more effective ways of evolving Urban Tourism. Revelers...

Author(s)
Emmanuel, S.
Publisher
SciTechnol, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Tourism Research & Hospitality, 2015, 4, 2, pp 1000146
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Building on the model of Meyer [(2007). Pro-Poor tourism: from leakages to linkages. A conceptual framework for creating linkages between the accommodation sector and 'poor' neighbouring communities. Current Issues in Tourism 10(6), 558-83], this paper focuses on the regional development potential...

Author(s)
Adiyia, B.; Vanneste, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Development Southern Africa, 2018, 35, 2, pp 210-224

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