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In the Gambia, as in many other African countries, rural areas rarely profit from the turnover earned in the country's tourism sector. In academic and political literature, however, rural tourism is frequently identified as a diversification strategy that may trigger local economic development in...

Author(s)
Rid, W.; Ezeuduji, I. O.; Pröbstl-Haider, U.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2014, 40, pp 102-116
Abstract

Taking tourism as a metaphor for the complex and unequal relationship between the Majority World and the more affluent tourist-generating countries, this paper reports research into ways in which educational tourism can facilitate mutually beneficial exchanges between 'hosts and guests'. The...

Author(s)
Novelli, M.; Burns, P.
Publisher
Routledge Journals, Taylor and Francis, Essex, UK
Citation
Development Southern Africa, 2010, 27, 5, pp 741-756
Abstract

This study examines the current situation of tourism in Gambia and proposes a series of practical measures to enhance the flow of benefits to the poor. It is based on a framework of international 'best practice' for boosting benefits to the poor, combined with local economic analysis that maps the...

Author(s)
Mitchell, J.; Faal, J.
Publisher
Overseas Development Institute, London, UK
Citation
ODI Working Paper, 2008, No.289, pp 68 pp.
Abstract

Innovation and entrepreneurship provide essential value to the advancement and quality of the international tourism industry. For Less Economically Developed Countries (LEDCs) tourism innovation is an opportunity to differentiate the tourism product making it more competitive and increasing...

Author(s)
Carlisle, S.; Kunc, M.; Jones, E.; Tiffin, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2013, 35, pp 59-69
Abstract

This article scrutinises how Afro-diasporic tourists exemplify concepts of liminality, historical memory, and racial construction while engaging in heritage tourism, and how these concepts inform the host community's perception of the visitors. It includes the results of extensive interviews with...

Author(s)
Parry, T. D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Contemporary African Studies, 2018, 36, 2, pp 245-263
Abstract

It is noted that the concept of tourism-led socioeconomic development is neither new nor peculiar to South Africa. The paper draws on the international experience of the Malindi-Mombasa coastal development corridor in Kenya, the Goa Coast of India, the Kulu Valley and Bhutan in the Himalayas, the...

Author(s)
Koch, E.; Beer, G. de; Elliffe, S. (
Citation
Development Southern Africa, 1998, 15, 5, pp 907-915
AbstractFull Text

Locals have been objects rather than drivers of rural tourism development in The Gambia and therefore have no direct benefits from tourism. This study used in-depth and focus group interviews to identify and analyse the internal and external driving forces that influence rural tourism ...

Author(s)
Ezeuduji, I. O.; Rid, W.
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2011, 6, 2, pp 187-211
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Picturing tourism: conceptualizing the Gambian host gaze through photographs.

This chapter highlights the conceptual value of approaching and understanding host gazes through engaging with alternative, non-Western discourses and knowledge communities. A case study is presented of a community-based tourism initiative in Gambia, which demonstrates how respondent-led...

Author(s)
Pattison, H.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640211)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper explores tourism's relationship with poverty, both positive and negative. Attention is given on how the industry is working to alleviate poverty. Case studies of pro-poor tourism projects in Laos, Honduras and Gambia are presented. The paper concludes by considering the future prospects...

Author(s)
Ball, M.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2009, No.1, pp 1-38
Abstract

This paper looks at the concept of pro-poor tourism and how it can be applied, using as examples recent work in South Africa and Gambia. The roles of governments and donors in pro-poor tourism are outlined.

Author(s)
Goodwin, H.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism: a catalyst for sustainable development in Africa, Abuja, Nigeria, 26-27 April 2002, 2002, pp 54-71

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