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The Rwandan economy is characterized by subsistence. Community-Based Tourism (CBT) offers the rural population a chance to generate additional income. To implement projects successfully, the participation of the rural population is important. An insight of the traditional lifestyles and the active...

Author(s)
Ilius, J.; Akinyemi, F.; Schweikart, J.
Publisher
Lucius & Lucius Verslagsgesellschaft mbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
TW Zeitschrift für Tourismuswissenschaft, 2014, 6, 2, pp 255-272
Abstract

The year 2006 has been declared by the United Nations as the "International Year of Deserts and Desertification". Many countries with large areas of deserts are also increasingly popular tourist destinations, and on the one hand tourism is thought to be one factor contributing to desertification...

Author(s)
Bauer, M.
Publisher
Respect - Institut fur Integrativen Tourismus und Entwicklung, Wien, Austria
Citation
Integra, 2006, No.2, pp 2-7
Abstract

The main resource of the Republic of the Seychelles, founded in 1976, consists of significant parts of a natural environment which attracts visitors from worldwide. The fragile economy of this small island state depends primarily on the tourism sector. With a land area of 455 km2, space is very...

Author(s)
Quanz, C.; Fleischer-Dogley, F.; Frühauf, M.
Publisher
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle Wittenberg, Halle (Saale), Germany
Citation
Hercynia, 2009, 42, 1, pp 1-20
Abstract

In tourism mediators have the power to influence the tourist perception. Therefore, this study intends to analyze the presentation of the dissonant German colonial heritage in Namibia by guidebooks and tour guides. While guidebooks interpret the colonial past more dissonant, tour guide produce a...

Author(s)
Rodrian, P.
Publisher
Lucius & Lucius Verslagsgesellschaft mbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
TW Zeitschrift für Tourismuswissenschaft, 2011, 3, 1, pp 25-42
Abstract

This special issue is devoted to the theme of ecotourism, in particular, eco- or nature tourism as it occurs within national and nature parks and protected areas. Coverage is international, with articles covering both developed and developing countries. The purpose is to review the nature of the ...

Citation
Revue de Tourisme, 1993, 48, 3, pp 2-44
Abstract

Working in the tourism sector often requires a great cultural and spatial mobility. The article tells the story of a Zambian man grown up at the river Zambezi near the Victoria waterfalls in Africa. His life is presented as an example for the mobility of workers in the tourism industry in...

Author(s)
Backes, M.
Publisher
Respect - Institut fur Integrativen Tourismus und Entwicklung, Wien, Austria
Citation
Integra, 2007, No.1/07, pp 9-12
Abstract

Three articles focus on tourism in Kenya. (1) The infrastucture exists: Nairobi wants business (Emonts, p.9) looks at Kenya's role in the travel and tourism sector, and particularly the importance of business travel, tourist and business facilities and infrastructure. Emphasis is placed on the...

Author(s)
Emonts, K.
Citation
Geschäftsreise, 1988, 21, 23, pp 9-12
Abstract

Using the example of a copied township in Bloemfontein, South Africa, the article explains the phenomenon of theming. Theming is based on a difference between the everyday life of its visitors and the theme presented. This difference to everyday life as well as the seemingly lower "authenticity"...

Author(s)
Steinkrüger, J. E.
Publisher
Lucius & Lucius Verslagsgesellschaft mbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
TW Zeitschrift für Tourismuswissenschaft, 2014, 6, 2, pp 243-254
Abstract

The first of eight chapters briefly reviews Tanzania's colonial history and the second its attempts at self reliant development (socialism and bureaucracy, ujamaa villages, contradictory industralization policies and stagnating agriculture). The remainder of the book traces the various phases in...

Author(s)
Scherrer, C.
Publisher
Dietrich Reimer Verlag, Berlin, German Federal Republic
Citation
Tourismus und selbstbestimmte Entwicklung - ein Widerspruch. Das Fallbeispiel Tanzania., 1988, pp 270pp.
Abstract

The Seychelles is characterized by development constraints which are typical for island micro-states, and the balance of trade has been characterized by high deficits since colonial days. In this situation tourism seems to offer an opportunity for an overall and sustainable development of the...

Author(s)
Vorlaufer, K.
Citation
Afrikaspectrum, 1991, 26, 2, pp 221-225

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