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Tourism has been identified as a key source of economic growth and diversification for countries. In fact the rapid growth of the industry has, in part been fuelled by the rapid growth in sectors such as sport tourism, and linked specifically to major and mega-event hosting. Successfully hosting...

Author(s)
Nyikana, S.; Tichaawa, T. M.; Swart, K.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2014, 20, 2 Part 1, pp 548-556
Abstract

Profiling attendees at sport related events is an established research theme both in the developed and developing contexts. While most of the scholarship has mainly focused on profiling major events, specifically in the developed context, a range of studies has increasingly emerged from the less...

Author(s)
Tichaawa, T. M.; Harilal, V.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical Activity and Health Sciences, 2016, 22, 3:1, pp 795-807
Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate the profiles of the visitors who attended the 2013 CAF AFCON in Port Elizabeth. During the event, face-to-face interviews were conducted with visitors, using a systematic, spatially-based purposive sampling technique. The data were captured using the...

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Achu, F. N.; Nyathi, L. 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 220-232
Abstract

The practice of responsible tourism in the tourism industry is vital, as such the practice aims to reduce negative developmental consequences while promoting positive ones. This research focuses on responsible tourism practices amongst tourism stakeholders in East London, specifically in the...

Author(s)
Tichaawa, T. M.; Samhere, S.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2015, 21, 1:2, pp 401-414
Abstract

This article focuses on mega-event leveraging, specifically on experiences in the developing context. While most large-scale sporting events such as the Olympic Games and the FIFA World Cups have been traditionally hosted in the more affluent, developed and industrialised nations; the hosting of...

Author(s)
Tichaawa, T. M.; Bob, U.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Leisure Studies, 2015, 34, 6, pp 742-757

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