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Most cities in sub-Sahara Africa are rich in terms of cultural heritage assets but yet, fail to attract, retain and satisfy cultural tourists. With a focus on Dar es Salaam city centre, this study aimed at analyzing demand for cultural heritage tourism with a view of providing proper...

Author(s)
Lwoga, N. B.; Kessy, E. T.
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, 1, pp 45-61
Abstract

The key objective of this paper is to x-ray the situation in the tourism development process of the post-1994 tourism sector of the Eastern Cape Province. This paper uses empirical data to examine the extent to which actors in the Eastern Cape tourism sector interpreted the national tourism...

Author(s)
Acheampong, K. O.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2015, 21, 3:1, pp 744-754
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Tourism is vulnerable to climate change due to its dependence on natural amenities and is a major climate change driver, but climate change is also generating new opportunities for tourism industry. Some of the connections between tourism and climate are well researched, however the scientific...

Author(s)
Kirilenko, A.; Ma, D.
Publisher
Eastern Mediterranean University and Washington State University, Famagusta, Cyprus
Citation
Conference proceedings, 7th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing & Management (AHTMM) Conference, Famagusta, Cyprus, 10-15 July 2017, 2017, pp 102-112
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The evolution of tourism destinations is influenced by a range of factors including the policy and planning framework, the role of destination management organisations, and integration of tourism into the local and national economy. The aim of this paper is to describe how the private sector can...

Author(s)
Spenceley, A.; Snyman, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2017, 17, 1, pp 52-67
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This study examined tourists' arrivals in ecotourism sites and events within Cross River state, Nigeria. Data for the study were collected through questionnaire survey, interviews, field inventory and participatory rural appraisal methods. The data generated were analyzed using descriptive...

Author(s)
Enang, I.; Ajake, A.; Amalu, T.
Publisher
Sinop University, Sinop, Turkey
Citation
Ottoman: Journal of Tourism and Management Research, 2016, 1, 1, pp 135-154
Abstract

Purpose - This paper aims to explore the experiences of international volunteer tourists, or voluntourists, to Botswana. Wildlife conservation, health education and orphanage voluntourists are examined specifically. Design/methodology/approach - Qualitative data were collected through interviews...

Author(s)
Phelan, K. V.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2015, 7, 2, pp 127-140
Abstract

Tourism in Kenya has spurred growth in diverse sectors of the economy with a concomitant increase in living standards and the overall economic growth and development. Of concern is the increase in the number of Community Based Tourism Initiatives (CBTIs) which have been proposed largely as a means...

Author(s)
Kihima, B. O.
Publisher
Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management, St. Augustine University of Tanzania, Mwanza, Tanzania
Citation
Eastern African Journal of Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism, 2015, 2, 2, pp 46-61
Abstract

Tourism has been widely proposed as a tool contributing to development. Community-based tourism (CBT) has been specifically recognised as a tourism development approach aimed at facilitating the development of disadvantaged communities. However, realising this potential is often difficult and it...

Author(s)
Giampiccoli, A.; Saayman, M.; Jugmohan, S.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2014, 20, 3-2, pp 1139-1161
Abstract

This paper describes the natural and current state of some of the major tourism sites in Nigeria and the development of tourism policy since the 1960s. This paper also examines the conceptual issues relating to the distinctions between international, regional and domestic tourism. It looks at the...

Author(s)
Abdul Raufu Mustapha
Publisher
Earthscan Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
The native tourist: mass tourism within developing countries, 2001, pp 172-197
Abstract

This study examines the current situation of tourism in Gambia and proposes a series of practical measures to enhance the flow of benefits to the poor. It is based on a framework of international 'best practice' for boosting benefits to the poor, combined with local economic analysis that maps the...

Author(s)
Mitchell, J.; Faal, J.
Publisher
Overseas Development Institute, London, UK
Citation
ODI Working Paper, 2008, No.289, pp 68 pp.

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