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Collaboration is a key principle in community-based tourism approaches in most developing countries. This paper assesses how community-based ecotourism is perceived in terms of community participation and empowerment. Data were collected through semi-structured interviews and secondary sources....

Author(s)
Stone, M. T.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2015, 14, 2/3, pp 166-184
Abstract

Botswana is known as a wilderness and safari-tourism destination, which attracts high-end overseas visitors to the country. Since the 1990 s the country's tourism policy has been based on a so called 'High Value - Low Volume' (HVLV) strategy referring to the aim of attracting limited numbers of ...

Author(s)
Saarinen, J.; Moswete, N.; Monare, M. J.
Publisher
De Gruyter Open, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Bulletin of Geography. Socio-economic Series, 2014, 26, pp 7-18
Abstract

This volume presents an overview of contemporary practices and trends in food and wine tourism marketing. It draws on studies from Canada, the UK, France, New Zealand, and South Africa. Topics covered by the 9 contributions to this volume include: the role of government in promoting food and wine ...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Wine, food, and tourism marketing, 2003, pp xiv + 176 pp.
Abstract

A comprehensive and up-to-date introduction is presented on tourism, in an industry-relevant text that gives information on tourism data and analyses the current issues in international tourism. It draws on UK, European, and wider international case studies to explain the dramatic growth in tourism ...

Author(s)
Youell, R.
Publisher
Addison Wesley Longman Ltd, Harlow, UK
Citation
Tourism: an introduction., 1998, pp xii + 253 pp.
Abstract

Community-based tourism (CBE) has become an important livelihood option for rural communities in Botswana. The growth of CBE has been facilitated via community-based natural resources management initiatives that have yielded positive and tangible benefits to some regions more than others. The...

Author(s)
Moswete, N.; Brijesh Thapa
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2015, 14, 2/3, pp 243-263
Abstract

Poverty alleviation is a major concern for many developing countries in the world where widespread poverty exists and Zanzibar is one of them. The United Nations World Tourism Organization, international development agencies and governments now promote the use of tourism to alleviate poverty...

Author(s)
Mugassa, P. M.
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 62-78
Abstract

Wine tourism, which is growing and developing on a global scale, is widely considered a driver of economic and social development in rural areas. Limited job opportunities and unemployment are prevalent in most rural areas, particularly in South Africa. In 2015, the South African wine industry...

Author(s)
Ferreira, S. L. A.; Hunter, C. A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2017, 19, 5, pp 676-698
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Purpose - Smaller events have been favoured by many commentators in sports research because mega events have been criticised for failing to have an aggregate positive advantage to local communities, especially in developing countries. On 4th August 2010 Kenya promulgated a new constitution which...

Author(s)
Njoroge, J. M.; Atieno, L.; Nascimento, D. V. do
Publisher
Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, University of Rijeka, Opatija, Croatia
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Management, 2017, 23, 2, pp 195-217
Abstract

Though the concept of urban tourism is new and hasn't yet got attention of researcher, there have been tourism activities in major cities of Ethiopia. The author analyzed data gathered from different stakeholders in order to examine urban tourism stakeholders' role and practice in Hawassa city,...

Author(s)
Ermias Kifle Gedecho
Publisher
SciTechnol, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Tourism Research & Hospitality, 2016, 5, 2, pp 1000157
Abstract

This study sought to determine the sociodemographic influences on residents' perceptions of tourism development in Zimbabwe. The study emanates from a concern over the lack of such a research angle in the context of sub-Saharan African tourism research. Adopting an explorative quantitative design,...

Author(s)
Tichaawa, T. M.; Makoni, L.
Publisher
Universitatea din Oradea Romania, Oradea, Romania
Citation
GeoJournal of Tourism and Geosites, 2018, 22, 2, pp 432-446

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