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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
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In the latest years, the smart city theme has been widely discussed in both city planning and academic studies from various perspectives, i.e. technology, sustainability, management and tourism. This is mainly due to the urgency of rethinking the city because of the rapid population growth and the...

Author(s)
Corte, V. della; D'Andrea, C.; Savastano, I.; Zamparelli, P.
Publisher
Varna University of Management (ex International University College), Varna, Bulgaria
Citation
European Journal of Tourism Research, 2017, 17, pp 7-27
Abstract

Despite Kenya's unique combination of tourist attractions spread throughout the country, the tourism activity in the country has always been almost exclusively centred on two geographical regions: the coastal beaches and a handful of game reserves and national parks. The goal of this study was...

Author(s)
Ndivo, R. M.; Waudo, J.; Waswa, F.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2013, 10, 1, pp 99-109
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

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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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

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
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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 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

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