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Serengeti National Park is the keystone attraction in Tanzania's important nature-based tourism industry. Tourism in Tanzania increased steadily over the last three decades, but the country has lost market share to South Africa. A study of park visitors showed high levels of satisfaction with the...

Author(s)
Eagles, P. F. J.; Wade, D.
Publisher
CIRAD-Forêt, Montpellier, France
Citation
Bois et Forêts des Tropiques, 2006, No.290, pp 73-80
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Cover for Tourism, protected areas and local communities.

This chapter looks at the socioeconomic links between local communities and protected areas, and examines the social impacts resulting from park-based tourism. It then proposes certain guidelines that are designed to prepare communities for a future in which tourism is an active component. A case...

Author(s)
Eagles, P. F. J.; McCool, S. F.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995896)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The definition of an ecotourist is an issue of much debate. Many define an ecotourist based on a list of specific requirements that the tourist must meet, such as age, education or income level. It is proposed that while these characteristics may be useful in forming a general description of an...

Author(s)
Ballantine, J. L.; Eagles, P. F. J.
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 1994, 2, 4, pp 210-214
Abstract

This chapter investigates market demand and the industry structure of ecotourism. Secondly, the types of ecotourism businesses, their size, location and character, and connections between separate enterprises are identified as a way to understand the business structure of ecotourism. The...

Author(s)
Eagles, P. F. J.; Higgins, B. R.
Publisher
Ecotourism Society, North Bennington, USA
Citation
Ecotourism: a guide for planners and managers., 1998, pp 11-43
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Cover for The ecological and cultural goals of national parks and protected areas.

This chapter discusses: the meanings/uses of national parks; the determination of the value of a park; the IUCN definitions of national parks and protected areas; the Ontario (Canada) parks classification system; the status of the world's parks; and the interrelationships between conservation and...

Author(s)
Eagles, P. F. J.; McCool, S. F.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995896)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism in marine protected areas.

This chapter focuses on how to manage tourism and recreation in coastal and marine reserves. Coastal and marine environments provide special challenges to tourism and recreation planners. These problems are outlined, followed by examples of how these challenges have been addressed in Tanzania,...

Author(s)
Halpenny, E. A.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995896)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper presents an application of importance-performance analysis (IPA), coupled with market segmentation, to a sample of visitors to Tanzania's national parks. The utility of the technique in a protected area context is highlighted, by comparing it with the results from three programme...

Author(s)
Wade, D. J.; Eagles, P. F. J.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2003, 2, 3, pp 196-212
Abstract

A brief political history of Tanzania is presented, followed by sections on the historical development and institutional organization of tourism within the country, tourism legislation, the tourism product, a market analysis of tourism, and future plans for the industry. The analysis reveals a...

Author(s)
Wade, D. J.; Mwasaga, B. C.; Eagles, P. F. J.
Citation
Tourism Management, 2001, 22, 1, pp 93-101

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