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This special issue examines tourism in Least Developed Countries. The issue consists of 15 articles. The first article discusses the huge economic impact of tourism in Least Developed Countries. The second article examines the 2011 World Export Development Forum's discussion on four projects that...

Publisher
International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Trade Forum, 2011, No.2, pp 6-36
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Cover for Tourism strategies and local responses in Southern Africa.

This book discusses tourism development in Namibia. It consists of 12 major chapters. Chapter 2 explores the opportunities and challenges of implementing a national tourism policy in Namibia, as perceived by tourism entrepreneurs. Chapter 3 presents the South African experiences for local economic...

Author(s)
Hottola, P.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935085)
Type
Book
Abstract

This study was undertaken in 2013 to find out what birds are observed in Ubud Tourist Resort, Bali and to determine their potential as ecotourism attractions. At least 67 bird species have been identified in the resort area, seven of which have restricted distribution in Indonesia, namely: Halcyon ...

Author(s)
Dalem, A. A. G. R.; Widana, I. N.; Putri, I. A. T. E.
Publisher
Universitas Udayana, Bali, Indonesia
Citation
Bumi Lestari, 2014, 14, 2, pp 125-132
Abstract

This report discusses the growing appeal for circumpolar tourism in the Arctic region and the constraints and paradoxes surrounding the development of circumpolar tourism. Circumpolar tourism refers to travel that is conducted around the North and South Poles but this report focuses on tourism...

Author(s)
Loverseed, H.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2008, No.13, pp 1-39
Abstract

Avitourism, responsible travel for birdwatching, is the act of observing and identifying birds in their natural habitat and is becoming the most rapidly growing segment of ecotourism. It is providing a new economic potential for many poor local communities and for many threatened natural areas...

Author(s)
Addisu Asefa
Publisher
Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
Citation
Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies and Management, 2015, 8, Suppl. 2, pp 983-992
Abstract

Avitourism is an emerging sub-sector of the nature-based tourism industry, where tourist travel motivations are focused around birdwatching. Certain aspects of the industry are yet to be examined adequately. This paper reviews patterns among 66 research studies published between 1989 and 2014 that...

Author(s)
Steven, R.; Morrison, C.; Castley, J. G.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2015, 23, 8/9, pp 1257-1276
Abstract

The rapid expansion of wildlife tourism over recent decades has led to a growing concern about the potential negative impacts these viewing activities can have on targeted species. Marine wildlife tourism has been no exception, and many researchers have investigated the issues surrounding wildlife...

Author(s)
Lück, M.; Porter, B. A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2018, 17, 4, pp 401-408
Abstract

Indonesia has at least 47 types of ecosystems, one of ecosystems that have a lot of potential in Indonesia is a mangrove forest. Mangrove forests in Indonesia have a high diversity of flora and fauna. Development and utilization of coastal areas around the mangrove forest, usually not done wisely...

Author(s)
Prastiyo; Hakim, L.; Batoro, J.
Publisher
Shamokal Publications, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Citation
Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences (JBES), 2015, 6, 2, pp 89-98
Abstract

This paper reports on government efforts to ensure the future of the Lesser Flamingo at Kamfers Dam, and ecotourism site in the Northern Cape. The paper suggests that with the development of suitable bird viewing infrastructure at Kamfers Dam it can become an even more popular birding locality,...

Author(s)
Ramollo, P. P.
Publisher
Water Research Commission, Gezina, South Africa
Citation
Water Wheel, 2018, 17, 2, pp 35-37
Abstract

Mole National Park is the largest and the oldest national park in Ghana and an important bird area, yet its waterbird fauna is poorly documented because it is situated in the northern ecological zone far away from the coast of Ghana. Information on the seasonal variation in the park's bird...

Author(s)
Aikins, T. K.; Gbogbo, F.; Owusu, E. H.
Publisher
South African National Parks, Pretoria, South Africa
Citation
Koedoe, 2018, 60, 1, pp Art. #1466

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