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This study sought to determine the sociodemographic influences on residents' perceptions of tourism development in Zimbabwe. The study emanates from a concern over the lack of such a research angle in the context of sub-Saharan African tourism research. Adopting an explorative quantitative design,...

Author(s)
Tichaawa, T. M.; Makoni, L.
Publisher
Universitatea din Oradea Romania, Oradea, Romania
Citation
GeoJournal of Tourism and Geosites, 2018, 22, 2, pp 432-446
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Existing debates on tourism development in Africa largely focus on the impacts and dynamics of leisure tourism. This study turns attention to neglected issues around business tourism with specific reference to Cameroon. It critically examines the nature of business tourism in the country focusing...

Author(s)
Tichaawa, T. M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2017, 21, 2, pp 181-192
Abstract

This study seeks answers to what extent tourism policies have succeeded in addressing the problem of inequalities in the development of the Eastern Cape province, and the extent to which the informal sector has not been given the recognition it deserves to be a leading player in the progress made...

Author(s)
Acheampong, K. O.; Tichaawa, T. M.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2015, 21, Suppl. 1, pp 111-124
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The objective of this study was to elicit community perceptions on the effectiveness of the Communal Areas Management Programme for Indigenous Resources (CAMPFIRE) programme, a community initiative, designed to benefit rural communities in villages around Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. CAMPFIRE...

Author(s)
Tichaawa, T. M.; Mhlanga, O.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2015, 21, Suppl. 1, pp 55-67
Abstract

Attempts by many African governments to implement institutional reforms aimed at developing and implementing inclusive tourism-related policies have met with mitigated success. This study ergo, critically unpacks policy-related impediments associated with the operations of tourism firms in Africa,...

Author(s)
Tichaawa, T. M.; Kimbu, A. N.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2019, 16, 2, pp 179-196
Abstract

Issues of environmental censorship and sustainability have in recent times gained prominence among global participants vying to deliver sustainable major sport events. Various studies have enunciated the ability of sport tourism events to impact either positively or negatively on the sustainability ...

Author(s)
Bama, H. K. N.; Tichaawa, T. M.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2015, 21, Suppl. 1, pp 205-219
Abstract

Emerging nations with transitioning or newly transformed brands are increasingly using sport as a branding platform to generate and communicate strong and coherent brands. This is done in acknowledgement of sport as a powerful agent for destination branding. While many studies on sport mega-events...

Author(s)
Hemmonsbey, J.; Tichaawa, T. M.
Publisher
Universitatea din Oradea Romania, Oradea, Romania
Citation
GeoJournal of Tourism and Geosites, 2018, 21, 1, pp 213-225
Abstract

Various studies have demonstrated that the interest, or enthusiasm to host sport tourism events has been due to the perceived potential of such events to promote development, especially in terms of economic growth and such profiled locations as tourist destinations. This article appraises the...

Author(s)
Tichaawa, T. M.; Moyo, S.; Swart, K.; Mhlanga, O.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2015, 21, 4:1, pp 1217-1231
Abstract

The destination branding discourse remains widely contested among academics and practitioners, as there is, as yet, no commonly accepted framework for the destination branding theory. Moreover, the theory underpinning sport event leveraging towards informed branding practices, especially in the...

Author(s)
Hemmonsbey, J.; Tichaawa, T. M.; Knott, B.
Publisher
Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Citation
South African Journal for Research in Sport, Physical Education and Recreation, 2018, 40, 2, pp 81-98
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Several studies have profiled sport tourists at a range of events, from the Olympic Games to major automobile, yacht, and horse races. These events have tended to be held in developed countries. Few studies have examined sport tourists at mega events in developing countries for the simple reason...

Author(s)
Turco, G. M.; Tichaawa, T. M.; Moodley, V.; Munien, S.; Jaggernath, J.; Stofberg, Q. S.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2012, 18, Suppl. 1, pp 73-80

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