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The strategic objectives of South Africa's government in getting the most impoverished rural areas in the country out from underdevelopment are: infrastructure development, poverty alleviation and job creation. In the national policy framework, tourism is singled out as the most effective tool for...

Author(s)
Ivanovich, M.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2015, 21, Suppl. 1, pp 37-54
Abstract

The proliferation of place brands within the global tourism market has resulted in the need for emerging business tourism markets such as South Africa to better understand their potential influence on tourists' decision-making. The aim of the study was to delineate the place brand factors...

Author(s)
Matiza, T.
Publisher
Universitatea din Oradea Romania, Oradea, Romania
Citation
GeoJournal of Tourism and Geosites, 2020, 28, 1, pp 114-126
Abstract

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

Community-based tourism (CBT) has been promoted as a way of development whereby the socio-cultural, environmental and economic needs of local communities are met through tourism product offerings. CBT is concerned with ensuring that the local community benefits directly from the tourism industry....

Author(s)
Strydom, A. J.; Mangope, D.; Henama, U. S.
Publisher
Universitatea din Oradea Romania, Oradea, Romania
Citation
GeoJournal of Tourism and Geosites, 2019, 24, 1, pp 7-18
Abstract

As agritourism has been gaining in popularity as a form of special interest tourism, researchers have investigated different aspects of this phenomenon. However, academic literature seems to be mostly atheoretical thus far. Considering the highly experiential nature of agritourism activities, the...

Author(s)
Back, R. M.; Tasci, A. D. A.; Milman, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2020, 26, 1, pp 57-72
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
Abstract

The concept of liminality informs the experience of tourism, yet little is known about how liminality is performed in the context of 'cruises to nowhere' that sacrifice terrestrial destinations for endless 'seascapes' of liminality. Fuelled by alcohol, round-the-clock parties and endless buffets, ...

Author(s)
Rink, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2020, 22, 2, pp 392-412
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
Abstract

Between 2011 and 2016, South Africa witnessed a threefold increase in the number of official trail running events. Given South Africa's historical love affair with ultra-long-distance road running, and with health and physical activity becoming increasingly important, such growth is not surprising. ...

Author(s)
McKay, T.; McEwan, L.; Baker, M.
Publisher
Universitatea din Oradea Romania, Oradea, Romania
Citation
GeoJournal of Tourism and Geosites, 2019, 26, 3, pp 930-942

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