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An overview of the current status of domestic tourism in South Africa is presented. Individual sections examine: the provincial distribution of domestic tourists; domestic tourists motivations; expenditure patterns; the total economic contribution of tourism in South Africa; the economic...

Author(s)
Koch, E.; Massyn, P. J.
Publisher
Earthscan Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
The native tourist: mass tourism within developing countries, 2001, pp 142-171
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism development strategies in Namibia: private and community perceptions on the national policy.

This chapter discusses opportunities and challenges for implementing a national tourism policy in Namibia and, therefore, analyses the role of tourism in Namibia's post-apartheid transformation process. This will be done by reviewing the perceptions of private- and community-based tourism...

Author(s)
Jänis, J.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935085)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This chapter examines tourism discourses, focusing on some texts used for the promotion of cultural tourism and ecotourism in Namibia. Three interrelated arguments are developed. Firstly, it is argued that brochures, flyers and signboards of community-based tourism enterprises, which represent a...

Author(s)
Papen, U.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Discourse, communication and tourism, 2005, pp 79-97
Abstract

This chapter examines the evolution of Kenya's coastal tourism from small scale to a mass phenomenon and the emerging dependence on international tourism trade that threatens the sustainability of Kenya's coastal tourism industry.

Author(s)
Kibicho, W.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Coastal tourism development: planning and management issues, 2009, pp 67-87
Abstract

This chapter provides a comparative analysis of community-based tourism projects, using case studies of the Maasai's cultural manyattas in Kenya and Cultural Tourism Projects (CTPs) in Tanzania. These East African countries illustrate how communities in Third World countries have embraced tourism....

Author(s)
Duim, R. van der; Peters, K.; Akama, J.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Cultural tourism in a changing world: politics, participation and (Re)presentation, 2006, pp 104-123
Abstract

The Gashaka Gumti National Park (GGNP) is located along the central part of the North-Eastern border of Nigeria and Cameroon in Taraba and Adamawa states. The Park is the largest and most diverse enclaves in Nigeria and is an endowed home of extensive biodiversity, natural and socio-cultural...

Author(s)
Tagowa, W. N.; Buba, U. N.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
Tourism and natural protected areas, 2013, pp 115-129
Abstract

This paper describes the natural and current state of some of the major tourism sites in Nigeria and the development of tourism policy since the 1960s. This paper also examines the conceptual issues relating to the distinctions between international, regional and domestic tourism. It looks at the...

Author(s)
Abdul Raufu Mustapha
Publisher
Earthscan Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
The native tourist: mass tourism within developing countries, 2001, pp 172-197
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism and poverty alleviation: lessons from Southern Africa.

This chapter highlights the emergence of the notion of poverty alleviation through sustainable tourism development, and looks at the growth of the pro-poor tourism agenda. Pro-poor tourism is an approach to develop and implement tourism activities to ensure that tourism growth contributes to...

Author(s)
Spenceley, A.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934705)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The urban-rural tourism mix: a partnership of convenience or sustainability imperative.

This chapter argues that while urban centres, such as the Pretoria Central Business District (CBD) in South Africa, generally attract a good number of tourists, this advantage should be extended to less developed communities (townships) that are in close proximity to the CBD. Through a quantitative ...

Author(s)
Nkemngu, A. A. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390141)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The Masai Mara Game Reserve is Kenya's finest wildlife reserve; one of the world's top tourist attractions and vital to Kenya's economy. Recently, concerns have been expressed about the sustainability of tourism given the threats of depletion of indigenous animals, degradation of the landscape and ...

Author(s)
Onchwati, J.; Sommerville, H.; Brockway, N.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
Tourism and natural protected areas, 2013, pp 49-60

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