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Madagascar as a tourism destination, represents 0.01% of the world market. It only received 160 071 tourists in 2000 but has a great potential and could attract up to 450 000 tourists. Tourism is, however, still the main source of foreign income for Madagascar and this is growing, with a 11.7%...

Author(s)
Stafford, J.; Sarrasin, B.; Ramahatra, H.
Publisher
Téros, Université de Québec à Mondréal, Montréal, Canada
Citation
Téoros, Revue de Recherche en Tourisme, 2002, 21, 2, pp 70-72
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A nation's brand image may have evolved over many years, shaped by wars, religion, diplomacy or the lack of it, international sporting triumph or disasters, and by the brand itself. Zimbabwe as a nation suffered from a negative image gained during 2000-2008 that has been characterised by, inter...

Author(s)
Mazibuko, N. E.; Tait, M.; Sena, S.
Publisher
University of Mauritius, Mauritius
Citation
4th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing & Management Conference, Mauritius, 25-27 June 2014, 2014, pp 491-520
Abstract

Ecotourism has been recommended as a sustainable development option particularly for the ecologically depressed and underdeveloped regions of the world which have little potential for development. This paper makes a contribution to this debate by making a critical analysis of wildlife based tourism ...

Author(s)
Manwa, H.
Publisher
School of Business, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 2003, 14, 2, pp 45-54
Abstract

South Africa is well known for its favourable climate, wildlife and golden beaches. Adding to this, its long summers make its coastline (over 3500 km) even more attractive to tourists around the world, and so are transforming the South African coast into a major marine tourism attraction. Along...

Author(s)
Merwe, P. van der; Slabbert, E.; Saayman, M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2011, 13, 5, pp 457-467
Abstract

Informality is a distinguishing trait of economic life across much of the global South. In terms of the tourism sector several researchers examine the informal sector of leisure tourism. In this article the aim is to focus upon business tourism and more specifically the segment of informal sector ...

Author(s)
Rogerson, C. M.
Publisher
Universitatea din Oradea Romania, Oradea, Romania
Citation
GeoJournal of Tourism and Geosites, 2018, 22, 2, pp 381-392
Abstract

Since the 1970s, the African continent has experienced exponential growth in tourism, where growth in numbers of visitors has not necessarily meant economic, social or environmental benefits for the host community. A review of the literature concerning tourism development and its effects on local...

Author(s)
Novelli, M.; Gebhardt, K.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2007, 10, 5, pp 443-479
Abstract

The international adventure tourism literature is remarkably silent on the geographical nature of the industry. This study seeks to provide a geographical analysis of the sector within the context of South Africa. The spatial analysis was undertaken by metropolitan area, secondary towns and small...

Author(s)
McKay, T.
Publisher
De Gruyter Open, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Bulletin of Geography. Socio-economic Series, 2017, 37, pp 63-76
Abstract

This special issue (consisting of six papers) focuses on the use of social media, word-of-mouth communication, mobile applications and geographical information systems in tourism marketing, as well as the impact of the use of such tools on visitor consumer behaviour and satisfaction.

Publisher
Inderscience, Olney, UK
Citation
International Journal of Leisure and Tourism Marketing, 2015, 4, 3/4, pp 173-278
Abstract

Despite Kenya's unique combination of tourist attractions spread throughout the country, the tourism activity in the country has always been almost exclusively centred on two geographical regions: the coastal beaches and a handful of game reserves and national parks. The goal of this study was...

Author(s)
Ndivo, R. M.; Waudo, J.; Waswa, F.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2013, 10, 1, pp 99-109
Abstract

Tourism is a modern-day engine for growth and one of the largest industries globally. Being a labour intensive industry with a supply chain that links many sectors, tourism is a priority sector in the national government's planning and policy framework. To understand the impact of community based...

Author(s)
Ndlovu, J.; Cele, N.; Phoofolo, T.; Gumede, M.; Marschall, S.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical Activity and Health Sciences, 2017, 23, 1 Supplementary, pp 14-31

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