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Despite the conceptual indications of destination image to vary with factors like travel status and tourist behaviour, there are few studies that have empirically researched the variations in destination image particularly in emerging destinations like those in Africa. This study aimed at testing...

Author(s)
Jani, D.; Nguni, W.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2016, 64, 1, pp 27-40
Abstract

This paper examines the niche tourism potential at Kit Mikayi Tourist Site in Kisumu County. The study analysed core niche tourism practices using the activity-based-segmentation; host communities' attitudes towards sustainable niche tourism development; potential tourism projects and the...

Author(s)
Misiko, A. J.
Publisher
International Institute for Science, Technology and Education (IISTE), London, UK
Citation
Research on Humanities and Social Sciences, 2013, 3, 22, pp 8-18
Abstract

This study investigates how the decrease in tourism demand in 2009 resulting from the global economic crisis impacted on employment, income opportunities and the livelihood of poor and vulnerable groups as well as on the capacity of households to cope with such shocks. The study combines a...

Author(s)
Steiner, C.; Richter, T.; Dörry, S.; Neisen, V.; Stephenson, M. L.; Lemma, A. F.; Mitchell, J. G. B.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Economic crisis, international tourism decline and its impact on the poor, 2012, pp 286 pp.
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Ecotourism, one of the fast expanding tourism markets receiving global attention, accounts for a large share of some countries' Gross Domestic Product; contributes to the livelihoods of many people; as well as encourages community participation and development. This study assessed the contribution...

Author(s)
Ajayi, O. O.; Ayodele, I. A.
Publisher
Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
Citation
Journal of Environmental Extension, 2014, 12, pp 18-24
Abstract

In wildlife tourism industry women are being accepted on the surface as part of the work-force, but their reception into senior management level is stifled due to subtle forms of discrimination that present themselves in compensation, training and socialization networks. However, the expansion of ...

Author(s)
Maurice, M. E.; Ndoua, A. S. M.; Mbinde, E. Q.; Ebong, E. L.
Publisher
Izmir Katip Celebi University, Faculty of Tourism, Izmir, Turkey
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Tourism Research, 2018, 2, 1, pp 95-104
Abstract

The targeting of tourism market segments is considered to increase repeat visitations to tourism destinations because it allows destination marketers to accurately determine the needs and expectations of targeted tourists, develop more effective marketing strategies, which in turn, assists with...

Author(s)
Tassiopoulos, D.; Haydam, N.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2008, 29, 5, pp 870-882
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It is generally accepted that market segmentation could be considered as accurate, effective, operational and useful to tourism marketers only when the market segments chosen have certain features and meet particular criteria. Literature suggests that segments must be measurable, substantial,...

Author(s)
Sotiriadis, M.; Zyl, C. van; Nduna, L.
Publisher
University of Mauritius, Mauritius
Citation
4th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing & Management Conference, Mauritius, 25-27 June 2014, 2014, pp 521-542
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The main objective of this article is to present a model of community-based tourism (CBT) and to expound on its benefits in relation to community development. It argues that, in order to promote holistic community development, genuine community-based enterprises must be under the full control of...

Author(s)
Mtapuri, O.; Giampiccoli, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
South African Geographical Journal, 2013, 95, 1, pp 1-15
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The main objective of this study was identifying the challenges of religious tourism development in Gishen Mariam, Ethiopia. In-depth interview with informants, visitor questionnaire survey, direct and participant observation and informal discussion were employed in order to gather the necessary...

Author(s)
Ermias Kifle Gedecho
Publisher
World Scholars, Oklahoma City, USA
Citation
American Journal of Tourism Research, 2014, 3, 2, pp 42-57
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Tourist satisfaction assessment is important for successful management of tourism destinations. Attribute satisfaction contributes towards overall destination satisfaction; however, there is limited research on this relationship. This study sought to assess the extent to which international ...

Author(s)
Kwanisai, G.; Vengesayi, S.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2016, 21, 1, pp 17-28

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