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Community-based tourism is thought to carry the promise to increase, promote and provide improved livelihoods for rural communities. It is believed to empower local communities and enable them to harness the potential of resources found within the vicinity of their areas for survival. Therefore, it ...

Author(s)
Lenao, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2015, 18, 6, pp 579-594
Abstract

European heritage, and traditional institutions and festivities constitute the bricks and mortar of Ghana's tourism industry. Diaspora-related events such as the biennial Panafest (Pan African arts festival), Emancipation Day and the Joseph Project, and the 50th Independence Anniversary in 2007...

Author(s)
Addo, E.
Publisher
Routledge Journals, Taylor and Francis, Essex, UK
Citation
Journal of Contemporary African Studies, 2011, 29, 4, pp 405-427
Abstract

The proliferation of the Internet and other technological innovations has transformed the structure of the tourism industry as well as affected how tourism destinations are perceived and consumed. The 3D virtual world provides opportunities for destination marketing organizations to communicate...

Author(s)
Huang YuChih; Backman, K. F.; Backman, S. J.; Chang LanLan
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2016, 18, 2, pp 116-128
Abstract

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
Abstract

While tourism in Zanzibar has experienced rapid expansion in the last decade, this has not been accompanied by pro-poor growth. Although tourism has brought benefits - such as foreign exchange income, employment opportunities, and infrastructure development - it has also caused negative impacts,...

Author(s)
Rotarou, E.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Caderno Virtual de Turismo, 2014, 14, 3, pp 250-264
Abstract

The Amhara National Regional State undoubtedly has significant tourism potential. However, the industry remains in its infancy; unable to realize its potential due to a range of constraints including understanding difference on the concept of marketing. Therefore, the purpose of this study is...

Author(s)
Geremew, Y. M.; Alemayehu, H. B.; Meskele, A. T.
Publisher
Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Management and Tourism, 2017, 8, 1, pp 1-13
Abstract

The main goal of this research was to determine aspects that will contribute to the development of sustainable ecotourism on game farms. In order to achieve this, empirical research was done by means of a survey sample consisting of all the active members of the South African Game Farmers...

Author(s)
Merwe, P. van der; Saayman, M.
Publisher
South African National Parks, Pretoria, South Africa
Citation
Koedoe, 2005, 48, 2, pp 1-10
Abstract

Small island tourism economies (SITEs) vary in their size, land area, location, narrow resource bases, economic development, overwhelming reliance on tourism and consistent inflow of foreign direct investment for economic growth. Small island tourism economics differ in their ethnic diversity,...

Author(s)
Shareef, R.; McAleer, M.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2005, 7, 6, pp 313-333
Abstract

Following a brief discussion on the concept of community-based tourism and the current status of tourism in Botswana, this paper examines the Sankuyo community-based tourism initiative on the southern tip of the Moremi Game Reserve in Botswana. It is shown that the Sankuyo community has moved from...

Author(s)
Mearns, K.
Publisher
Africa Institute of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
Citation
Africa Insight, 2003, 33, 1/2, pp 29-32
Abstract

The Rwandan economy is characterized by subsistence. Community-Based Tourism (CBT) offers the rural population a chance to generate additional income. To implement projects successfully, the participation of the rural population is important. An insight of the traditional lifestyles and the active...

Author(s)
Ilius, J.; Akinyemi, F.; Schweikart, J.
Publisher
Lucius & Lucius Verslagsgesellschaft mbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
TW Zeitschrift für Tourismuswissenschaft, 2014, 6, 2, pp 255-272

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