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To rebalance the safari-tourism led tourism development policies in Botswana, the government has initiated a community-based cultural tourism policy, providing opportunities for women to become leaders and entrepreneurs. After reviewing the multifaceted, deeply contextualized and contested...

Author(s)
Moswete, N.; Lacey, G.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2015, 23, 4, pp 600-617
Abstract

This special issue reassesses the process of tourism policy and planning in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) over the years. In particular, it considers how the increasing focus on sustainability in policy discourses are shaping current and future tourism policy and planning in the region. The seven papers ...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2019, 16, 2, pp 119-253
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In wildlife tourism industry women are being accepted on the surface as part of the work-force, but their reception into senior management level is stifled due to subtle forms of discrimination that present themselves in compensation, training and socialization networks. However, the expansion of ...

Author(s)
Maurice, M. E.; Ndoua, A. S. M.; Mbinde, E. Q.; Ebong, E. L.
Publisher
Izmir Katip Celebi University, Faculty of Tourism, Izmir, Turkey
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Tourism Research, 2018, 2, 1, pp 95-104
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The 2010 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World CupTM tournament provided an opportunity for South Africa to showcase its unique beauty and attractiveness as an international tourist destination. However, the trepidation over crime emerged as a key concern in relation to...

Author(s)
George, R.; Swart, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sport & Tourism, 2012, 17, 3, pp 201-223
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This study explores the effect of drought on cultural tourism by applying the case study approach using the Maasai women's groups surrounding Tarangire National Park (TNP) in Tanzania. Semi-structured interviews and observations were used to collect data from 30 purposefully selected Maasai women...

Author(s)
Lwoga, N. B.; Asubisye, E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change, 2018, 16, 3, pp 248-264
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These proceedings contain 42 papers which examine the current state of tourism and the initiatives by the local government and private stakeholders to improve sustainability.

Author(s)
Mohamed, B.
Publisher
Social Transformation Platform, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of Regional Conference on Tourism Research, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia, 13-14 December 2010. The state of the art and its sustainability, 2010, pp 381 pp.
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This paper explores the nature of sex tourism on the Kenyan coast. Based on a study of women offering 'romantic' experiences to international tourists in the beach towns of Mombasa and Malindi, the research suggests that these women are motivated by the desire to have a better life that only a...

Author(s)
Omondi, R. K.; Ryan, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 58, pp 217-227
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This paper underlines the linkages between women's roles, responsibilities and the use of and access to technologies in marginalized rural communities in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The ways wherein poor rural women conceptualize technologies and the ways wherein they use their knowledge and...

Author(s)
Nedelea, A.; Okech, R.
Publisher
University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Citation
Bulletin of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca. Horticulture , 2008, 65, 2, pp 256-261
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Beaches along the coastlines in Ghana are important holiday destinations for tourists from many countries around the world. The radiological quality of sand from these beaches is very important to assess exposure of the public who use the beaches for recreational purposes and other activities. This ...

Author(s)
Lawluvi, H.; Darko, E. O.; Schandorf, C.; Fannu, A.; Awudu, A. R.; Kpeglo, D. O.
Publisher
Maxwell Science Publication, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Research Journal of Environmental and Earth Sciences, 2011, 3, 6, pp 729-736
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Background: Accessible travel has led to a rapid growth in international tourism, particularly to developing countries. With the increase, travel-associated morbidity and mortality has changed. Data on traveling populations are essential for policy makers to estimate infectious and noninfectious...

Author(s)
Behrens, R. H.; Carroll, B.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2013, 20, 5, pp 296-302

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