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Educational tourism is recognized as an important market segment in the tourism industry. Temporary migration to another country for study purposes remains the only way in which many students, especially from Africa, can obtain specialized education. Under a democratic dispensation, South Africa...

Author(s)
Donaldson, R.; Gatsinzi, J.
Publisher
Africa Institute of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
Citation
Africa Insight, 2005, 35, 3, pp 19-24
Abstract

Uneven development is a long-established feature of South Africa's space economy. Recent policy initiatives have been launched for tourism to be a vehicle for regional development. Against the background of international debates about tourism and regional development, this article examines the ...

Author(s)
Rogerson, C. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Development Southern Africa, 2015, 32, 3, pp 277-291
Abstract

This paper will highlight the key findings of the preliminary study regarding the utilization of food as a key or supportive attraction by 58 destination-marketing organizations and marketers in South Africa. Guidelines for the future development, packaging and marketing of local and regional foods ...

Author(s)
Rand, G. E. du; Heath, E.; Alberts, N.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2003, 14, 3/4, pp 97-112
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Utilization of tourism as an effective tool for poverty alleviation can hardly be achieved without proper evaluation of tourism performance in existing eco-destinations. An overview of ecotourism activities in Kainji Lake National Park (KLNP) was carried out through reconnaissance survey and review ...

Author(s)
Ogunjinmi, A. A.; Ijeomah, H. M.
Publisher
Department of Agricultural Extension, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria
Citation
Global Approaches to Extension Practice: A Journal of Agricultural Extension, 2010, 6, 1, pp 86-94
Abstract

This paper explored a generic competitive strategy with which rural sub-Saharan Africa can place itself in a favourable position within the global tourism industry. Strategic analyses of the rural tourism resources and capabilities present in this sub-continent, rural tourism key success factors,...

Author(s)
Ezeuduji, I. O.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2015, 18, 3, pp 212-228
Abstract

Based on an in-depth field study in a rural area of Namibia, this article assesses the potential contribution of community-based tourism enterprises (CBTEs) to poverty alleviation and empowerment. It shows that tourism income captured locally improves rural households' livelihoods and generates...

Author(s)
Lapeyre, R.
Publisher
Routledge Journals, Taylor and Francis, Essex, UK
Citation
Development Southern Africa, 2010, 27, 5, pp 757-772
Abstract

Heritage planning in Ghana is mainly governed by the idea of sustainable pro-poor tourism, but is only marginally integrated with general planning programmes and fragmentally addressed by policy-makers. Motivated by the general lack of research on heritage policy in Ghana, this paper examines the...

Author(s)
Fredholm, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Contemporary African Studies, 2016, 34, 4, pp 498-518
AbstractFull Text

The majority of people in East Africa live in areas that generally suffer from high levels of poverty characterized by low income non-farm economic activities, poor infrastructural development and limited access to basic services. The tourism industry has an unparalleled chance for contributing to...

Author(s)
Wishitemi, B.; Ipara, H.; Nizeyi, J.; Kiage, E.; Masila, M.
Publisher
Inter-University Council for East Africa Lake Victoria Research Initiative, Kampala, Uganda
Citation
Natural Resources Management and Land Use. Proceedings of the Cluster Workshop, Nairobi, Kenya, 30th November - 2nd December 2011, 2011, pp 216-223
Abstract

This thesis uses a linear structural relationship (LISREL) approach to examine the impact of tour packaging, visitor characteristics, and trip attributes on preference, expenditure and satisfaction among the international tourists visiting Kenya for holidays. Using data from 1566 tourists (1169...

Author(s)
Odunga, P. O.
Publisher
Wageningen Universiteit (Wageningen University), Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Choice of attractions, expenditure and satisfaction of international tourists to Kenya, 2005, pp xi + 193 pp.
Abstract

Since 1994, the South African adventure tourism industry, both in its hard and soft manifestations, has grown rapidly, and its geographic footprint is now wide. Despite this, little is known about the industry in South Africa. In particular, data on the demand for, and supply of, this type of...

Author(s)
McKay, T. J. M.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2013, 19, Suppl. 2, pp 55-71

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