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Tourism is often seen as a tool for poverty alleviation and community development. This article highlights community-based tourism as a possible strategy for the development of poor communities. It further investigates how specific cultural contexts - in this case, that of rural Mpondoland, South...

Author(s)
Giampiccoli, A.; Kalis, J. H.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Culture, Agricuture, Food & Environment, 2012, 34, 2, pp 101-123
Abstract

Purpose - This paper tries to explore the possibilities of developing sustainable, community-based tourism (CBT) in Boa Vista in Cape Verde, Africa. Island territories are generally considered preferential tourist destinations. However, the negative effects of tourism in these destinations should...

Author(s)
Sánchez-Cañizares, S. M.; Castillo-Canalejo, A. M.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2014, 8, 2, pp 219-233
Abstract

This issue presents six selected papers from the 1st International Conference of Contemporary Marketing Issues. All the papers offer insights and perspectives in the knowledge area of tourism marketing. Issues explored include: the technological developments in the field of information and...

Author(s)
Sotiriadis, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2015, 26, 1, pp 1-84
Abstract

This paper examines community-based tourism among Maasai communities in Tanzania in the context of national policies that have increasingly devolved control over natural resources to local communities. It focuses on economic revenues generated from tourism growth, their distribution to village...

Author(s)
Snyder, C. A.; Sulle, E. B.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Oxfordshire, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2011, 19, 8, pp 935-951
Abstract

Community based tourism (CBT) is seen as an opportunity which mass tourism does not offer for, especially, rural communities to develop their natural and cultural assets into tourism activities for the benefit of the community. The point of CBT is that the community, collectively and individually,...

Author(s)
Jugmohan, S.; Spencer, J. P.; Steyn, J. N.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical Activity and Health Sciences, 2016, 22, 1:2, pp 306-317
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Zambia's abundant natural beauty, warm friendly people and resource wealth exists alongside extreme poverty, especially in rural areas where the poverty level is estimated to be above 67% (CSO, 2012). The tourism sector possesses significant potential to support economic diversification,...

Author(s)
Mumba, E. M.
Publisher
University of Mauritius, Mauritius
Citation
4th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing & Management Conference, Mauritius, 25-27 June 2014, 2014, pp 959-983
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The planning of tourism products in the north-central Cross River State (corresponding to 'old Ogoja province) is examined in this study. Explained in the article are: justification of the need for undertaking community-based tourism development strategy as a means of reducing inter-regional...

Author(s)
Ingwe, R.
Publisher
Univerza v Mariboru, Maribor, Slovenia
Citation
Revija za Geografijo, 2014, No.9-2, pp 7-25
Abstract

The marketing and promotion of tourist sites through modern technologies such as geographic information system (GIS) and dynamic web technologies are slow in developing countries. This paper explores the potential of GIS in marketing tourism and examines how this can influence tourists' destination ...

Author(s)
Eshun, F.; Owusu, A. B.; Owusu, G.; Amankwaa, E. F.
Publisher
Inderscience, Olney, UK
Citation
International Journal of Leisure and Tourism Marketing, 2015, 4, 3/4, pp 260-278
Abstract

This article shows how modern spatial computing technology can be used for the development of spatial policy and planning of agritourism. An application is performed in the Western Cape province of South Africa. The article overviews provincial tourism development policy, the tourism marketing...

Author(s)
Merwe, J. H. van der; Ferreira, S. L. A.; Niekerk, A. van
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
South African Geographical Journal, 2013, 95, 1, pp 16-37
Abstract

An overview of the current status of domestic tourism in South Africa is presented. Individual sections examine: the provincial distribution of domestic tourists; domestic tourists motivations; expenditure patterns; the total economic contribution of tourism in South Africa; the economic...

Author(s)
Koch, E.; Massyn, P. J.
Publisher
Earthscan Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
The native tourist: mass tourism within developing countries, 2001, pp 142-171

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