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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
Abstract

Sustainable tourism experiences seek to inspire tourists to perform behaviors that enhance the environment on site and at home. In sustainable wildlife tourism, flagship species are used as icons to attract attention for conservation initiatives. Parks and protected areas also rely on flagship...

Author(s)
Skibins, J.; Powell, R.; Hallo, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 7, pp 1024-1040
Abstract

This paper identifies priorities for the marketing of South Africa as an international tourism destination, based on different target market selection criteria. The analysis is based on data on tourist arrivals and tourist expenditure for different markets for the period 1995-2000. It is indicated...

Author(s)
Saayman, M.; Saayman, A.
Publisher
Africa Institute of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
Citation
Africa Insight, 2003, 33, 1/2, pp 93-98
Abstract

This chapter provides a comparative analysis of community-based tourism projects, using case studies of the Maasai's cultural manyattas in Kenya and Cultural Tourism Projects (CTPs) in Tanzania. These East African countries illustrate how communities in Third World countries have embraced tourism....

Author(s)
Duim, R. van der; Peters, K.; Akama, J.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Cultural tourism in a changing world: politics, participation and (Re)presentation, 2006, pp 104-123
Abstract

Travel in order to learn English has become an enormous global industry, and in recent years South Africa has started to feature more prominently in the plans of English language learning tourists from all over the world. While the academic product tends to be similar wherever it is offered, the...

Author(s)
Boekstein, M. S.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical Activity and Health Sciences, 2017, 23, 1 Supplementary, pp 46-53
Abstract

This study develops a conceptual research model to identify and induce local and international tourists to visit historical attractions and facilities in Kumasi the Ashanti region of Ghana. Websites provide valuable information about tourism destination marketing and tourism products to visitors...

Author(s)
Kotoua, S.; Ilkan, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2017, 22, 6, pp 666-680
Abstract

This article uses the community-based tourism (CBT) and the rural development approach to analyze community expectations from a CBT project at Lekhubu Island by the Mmatshumu Village, Botswana. This is a qualitative study that utilizes secondary data sources, focus group discussions, in-depth and...

Author(s)
Lenao, M.; Mbaiwa, J. E.; Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2014, 17, 4, pp 223-236
Abstract

Slum tourism is an expanding domain of research focused on organized tours to poorer areas of cities in the global South, such as South Africa's urban townships. The aim is to contribute towards a reframing of scholarship on slum tourism by directing attention to the phenomenon of tourism...

Author(s)
Rogerson, C. M.
Publisher
De Gruyter Open, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Bulletin of Geography. Socio-economic Series, 2014, 26, pp 19-34
Abstract

This review article was based on a study conducted to determine major tourist attractions, number of tourists, income earned and general growth of the tourism industry in Zambia. Personal interviews and literature review were used to obtain primary and secondary data. Results showed that Zambia's...

Author(s)
Chomba, C.; Sianjobo, M. C.
Publisher
Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Clarion, USA
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa, 2014, 16, 8, pp 122-163
Abstract

This study examined tourism policy, planning and governance in the transformation of Nigerian economy. The specific objectives of the study include; highlight the implication of tourism personnel ineptitude on tourism policy, planning and governance in Nigeria; the extent at which poor funding has...

Author(s)
Agbebi, P. A.
Publisher
OMICS Publishing Group, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Tourism and Hospitality, 2014, 3, 3, pp 129

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