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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

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

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) 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

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

Heritage tourism is an expanding segment of the global tourism economy. Industrial heritage is one element of this niche tourism sector and remains under-investigated in South Africa. Using a mixed methods approach this study investigates the case of The 'Big Hole', Kimberley as an example of...

Author(s)
Merwe, C. D. van der; Rogerson, C. M.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2013, 19, Suppl. 2, pp 155-171
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Despite tourism scholars highlighting the use of evaluation as a tool in managing the development of tourism, few evaluation studies form an integral part of tourism development practice, a situation exacerbated by the fragmented nature of the tourism sector and the diversity of its actors....

Author(s)
Tilbury, J.
Publisher
University of Mauritius, Mauritius
Citation
4th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing & Management Conference, Mauritius, 25-27 June 2014, 2014, pp 462-490
Abstract

Medical tourism is an integral part of the tourism economy in South Africa. However, despite its growing importance there appears to have been limited research into the medical tourism sector. In order to gain a better understanding of the South African medical tourism sector, the researcher...

Author(s)
Mudzanani, T. E.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical Activity and Health Sciences, 2016, 22, 2:1, pp 454-461
Abstract

Although there is an increasing community understanding of the benefits tourism brings to communities, there are still many who are yet to appreciate the significance of tourism, including policy makers and the general public. Because community support, or lack of it, can have a significant effect...

Author(s)
Ramukumba, T.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2013, 17, 2, pp 103-113

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