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A key stakeholder in the tourism industry in any country is the air transport sector. It is a very crucial part of the infrastructure needed for tourism development. Today it has become an area for policy analysis and strategies in managing sustainable tourism development in developing economies. ...

Author(s)
Spillane, J. J.; Massawe, D.
Publisher
Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management, St. Augustine University of Tanzania, Mwanza, Tanzania
Citation
Eastern African Journal of Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism, 2013, 1, 2, pp 56-71
Abstract

Tourism is a modern-day engine for growth and one of the largest industries globally. Being a labour intensive industry with a supply chain that links many sectors, tourism is a priority sector in the national government's planning and policy framework. To understand the impact of community based...

Author(s)
Ndlovu, J.; Cele, N.; Phoofolo, T.; Gumede, M.; Marschall, S.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical Activity and Health Sciences, 2017, 23, 1 Supplementary, pp 14-31
Abstract

Using a case study of the Kimana Wildlife Sanctuary in Kenya, this paper empirically investigates factors critical to successful community-based tourism development. Factor analysis of 17 survey items produced five key factors: inclusion of stakeholders, recognition of individual and mutual...

Author(s)
Kibicho, W.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2008, 16, 2, pp 211-231
Abstract

The objective of this study was to assess the status of Kenya's tourist destinations and the factors that determine their choices among the residents of Nairobi. The study adopted a cross-sectional descriptive survey design that covered 118 respondents randomly selected from adult patrons at an...

Author(s)
Mutinda, R.; Mayaka, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2012, 33, 6, pp 1593-1597
Abstract

Community-based tourism has been promoted in many parts of the developing world as an alternative to private sector-led tourism projects. Supporters of community-based tourism contend that projects might not only reduce rural poverty and advance conservation by strengthening local economies and...

Author(s)
Stone, M. T.; Rogerson, C. M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2011, 15, 1/2, pp 159-169
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In the Global North, urban redevelopment through leisure and tourism interventions has been a keenly investigated research interface. These types of interventions, whether public, private, or in various combinations, have often led to the dramatic and extensive reworking of central city areas. Less ...

Author(s)
Visser, G.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2016, 64, 4, pp 397-408
Abstract

This chapter examines tourism discourses, focusing on some texts used for the promotion of cultural tourism and ecotourism in Namibia. Three interrelated arguments are developed. Firstly, it is argued that brochures, flyers and signboards of community-based tourism enterprises, which represent a...

Author(s)
Papen, U.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Discourse, communication and tourism, 2005, pp 79-97
Abstract

This study assesses community participation in a community-based tourism enterprise in Botswana, the Khama Rhino Sanctuary Trust, founded in 1992. Data were collected using structured and semi-structured questionnaires, interviews with key stakeholders and community focus group discussions. Results ...

Author(s)
Stone, L. S.; Stone, T. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Oxfordshire, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2011, 19, 1, pp 97-114
Abstract

In developing countries, community-based tourism has been put forward as an alternative to traditional mass tourism. This paper presents the results of fieldwork carried out on the island of São Vicente (Cape Verde). The fieldwork involved surveying both tourists who visit the area, in order to...

Author(s)
López-Guzmán, T.; Borges, O.; Hernandez-Merino, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2013, 24, 2, pp 129-143
Abstract

We report on the use of modern spatial computing technology in the development of spatial tourism policy and planning in the context of a bounded resource base. We refer briefly to provincial tourism development policy, expand on the tourism marketing framework and use the express tourist...

Author(s)
Merwe, J. H. van der; Niekerk, A. van
Publisher
Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), Lynnwood Ridge, South Africa
Citation
South African Journal of Science, 2013, 109, 3/4, pp 58-67

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