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This volume presents an overview of contemporary practices and trends in food and wine tourism marketing. It draws on studies from Canada, the UK, France, New Zealand, and South Africa. Topics covered by the 9 contributions to this volume include: the role of government in promoting food and wine ...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Wine, food, and tourism marketing, 2003, pp xiv + 176 pp.
Abstract

A comprehensive and up-to-date introduction is presented on tourism, in an industry-relevant text that gives information on tourism data and analyses the current issues in international tourism. It draws on UK, European, and wider international case studies to explain the dramatic growth in tourism ...

Author(s)
Youell, R.
Publisher
Addison Wesley Longman Ltd, Harlow, UK
Citation
Tourism: an introduction., 1998, pp xii + 253 pp.
Abstract

Focusing on the political economy of the international tourism sector in the era of globalization and its impact in developing contexts, this book employs a case study analysis of South Africa to assess how international tourism as a global system of trade, production, exchange and governance...

Author(s)
Cornelissen, S.
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
The global tourism system: governance, development and lessons from South Africa, 2005, pp xi + 194 pp.
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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 investigates how the decrease in tourism demand in 2009 resulting from the global economic crisis impacted on employment, income opportunities and the livelihood of poor and vulnerable groups as well as on the capacity of households to cope with such shocks. The study combines a...

Author(s)
Steiner, C.; Richter, T.; Dörry, S.; Neisen, V.; Stephenson, M. L.; Lemma, A. F.; Mitchell, J. G. B.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Economic crisis, international tourism decline and its impact on the poor, 2012, pp 286 pp.
Abstract

Since their creation in 1872, most 'protected natural areas' have been considered as probably the greatest achievement of nature conservation. Many countries have such spaces within their territories and many visitors, native or foreign, use some of their free time to get to know them. In this...

Author(s)
Schmitz, M. F.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
Tourism and natural protected areas, 2014, pp 152 pp.
Abstract

This book focuses on ethnic and minority communities in urban contexts and the ways in which their cultures are represented in tourism development. It offers a multi-disciplinary approach which draws on examples and case studies of ethnic and minority communities and cultural tourism development...

Author(s)
Diekmann, A.; Smith, M. K.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Ethnic and minority cultures as tourist attractions, 2015, pp 272 pp.
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This book presents the depth of the new wave of agritourism apparent around the world. This book consists of four parts. The first section is an introduction to the economics of agritourism; it introduces the role of organization, management, logistics, safety, marketing, finance, economics and...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book
Abstract

This volume contains nine full papers and one research note that cover contemporary topics in hospitality and leisure, including: destination image; the use of social networking sites in tourism; the safety of swimming as a holiday activity in the tropics; visitor behaviour; the choice of exchange...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Advances in hospitality and leisure, 2015, pp 224 pp.
Abstract

For African countries looking to sustain and increase their unprecedented growth rates of recent years, the potential of tourism has not been fully recognized as a vital source of economic and development power that can strengthen and expand the continent's economies. With a special analysis of 24...

Author(s)
Christie, I.; Fernandes, E.; Messerli, H.; Twining-Ward, L.
Publisher
World Bank, Washington, USA
Citation
Tourism in Africa: harnessing tourism for growth and improved livelihoods, 2013, pp xx + 248 pp.

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