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Cover for Tourism development strategies in Namibia: private and community perceptions on the national policy.

This chapter discusses opportunities and challenges for implementing a national tourism policy in Namibia and, therefore, analyses the role of tourism in Namibia's post-apartheid transformation process. This will be done by reviewing the perceptions of private- and community-based tourism...

Author(s)
Jänis, J.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935085)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper explores the impact of young travellers' value orientations on their choice for a wildlife tourism package. On the basis of existing literature, four different packages were designed: one mirroring the traditional offer of wildlife tourism as a hedonic experience; one enhancing the...

Author(s)
Cavagnaro, E.; Staffieri, S.; Huisman, T.
Publisher
NISC - Routledge, Grahamstown, South Africa
Citation
Research in Hospitality Management, 2016, 6, 2, pp 135-144
Abstract

This article highlights an aspect of mega-events that has been neglected: the changing composition of tourist arrivals during and after the event. The change happens because, in the FIFA World Cup, a quota of countries participate from each continent and this opens up new tourism markets. We show...

Author(s)
Fourie, J.; Santana-Gallego, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Sports Economics, 2017, 18, 7, pp 750-766
Abstract

The status of slum tourism was carried out in Kibera slum in Nairobi. The study applied structured and semistructured questionnaires which were administered to the target population from six villages randomly selected in Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya. The Snowball sampling method was used to select ...

Author(s)
Chege, P. W.; Waweru, F. K.
Publisher
International Institute for Science, Technology and Education (IISTE), London, UK
Citation
Research on Humanities and Social Sciences, 2014, 4, 6, pp 38-48
Abstract

The Niger Delta region is yet to derive significant financial benefits from the global tourism market due to the nature of her tourism site development and management as most eco-destinations are fragile and require efficient management. The study examined tourism management and its implication on...

Author(s)
Ijeomah, H. M.; Esaen, N.
Publisher
Asian Research Publishing Network - ARPN, Islamabad, Pakistan
Citation
Journal of Agricultural and Biological Science, 2011, 6, 10, pp 1-13
Abstract

Tourism is often regarded as a vehicle for the economic development of disadvantaged rural communities. Although the concept is good in principle, the successful implementation of community-based tourism projects has proved to be problematic. This article focuses on the preconditions required for...

Author(s)
Jugmohan, S.; Steyn, J. N.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2015, 21, 3:2, pp 1065-1081
Abstract

This study evaluates images of tourism destinations in diverse cultures and nature destinations in Nigeria amongst 880 domestic and foreign tourists surveyed by systematic random sampling. Colour photographs and structured questionnaires were employed to evaluate the destination preferences and...

Author(s)
Awaritefe, O. D.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2005, 8, 5, pp 363-393
AbstractFull Text

Human activities are damaging world heritage sites threatening sustainable tourism development. The study explored the extent to which human activities are affecting sustainable tourism development at cultural heritage sites the case of Great Zimbabwe. Quantitative data was collected using a...

Author(s)
Kabote, F.; Chipungu, P.; Mamimine, P. W.; Muranda, Z.
Publisher
"Stefan cel Mare" University of Suceava, Suceava, Romania
Citation
Revista de Turism, 2016, No.22, pp 38-45
Abstract

In Namibia the tourism industry is increasingly used for socioeconomic development. Recent government policies have highlighted the role of community-based tourism in particular, a policy tool that aims to ensure that local communities can participate actively in tourism and have a fairly high...

Author(s)
Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Routledge Journals, Taylor and Francis, Essex, UK
Citation
Development Southern Africa, 2010, 27, 5, pp 713-724
Abstract

This special issue reassesses the process of tourism policy and planning in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) over the years. In particular, it considers how the increasing focus on sustainability in policy discourses are shaping current and future tourism policy and planning in the region. The seven papers ...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2019, 16, 2, pp 119-253

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