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Kenya's tourism activity has always been centered on the coastal beaches and a few game parks despite of being endowed with a unique combination of tourist attractions spread throughout the country. Noting this skewed nature of tourism development, this study aimed at investigating the status of...

Author(s)
Ndivo, R. M.; Waudo, J. N.; Waswa, F.
Publisher
OMICS Publishing Group, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Tourism and Hospitality, 2012, 1, 5, pp 103
Abstract

Using examples from long-term anthropological fieldwork in Tanzania, this paper critically analyzes how well generally accepted community-based tourism discourses resonate with the reality on the ground. It focuses on how local guides handle their role as ambassadors of communal cultural heritage...

Author(s)
Salazar, N. B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2012, 20, 1, pp 9-22
Abstract

This special issue examines tourism demand and the economic impact of tourism addressed with the use of innovative methodologies; relationships between tourism and trade and between competitiveness and productivity, the analysis of tourism policy and taxation and the role of innovation and the use...

Author(s)
Aguiló, E.; Lozano, J.; Ramos, V.; Rey-Maquieira, J.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2009, 15, 3, pp 477-688
Abstract

Medical tourism is an integral part of the tourism economy in South Africa. However, despite its growing importance there appears to have been limited research into the medical tourism sector. In order to gain a better understanding of the South African medical tourism sector, the researcher...

Author(s)
Mudzanani, T. E.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical Activity and Health Sciences, 2016, 22, 2:1, pp 454-461
Abstract

The study evaluated images of tourism destinations in diverse culture and nature destinations in Nigeria. 880 domestic and foreign tourists were surveyed by systematic random sampling. The study employed colour photographs and structured questionnaires to evaluate the destination preferences and...

Author(s)
Awaritefe, O. D.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2004, 52, 3, pp 235-254
Abstract

Over the last few decades, development policy has been dominated by mainstream economic theories that focus on economic growth to achieve sustainable development. The pace and scale of tourism growth in Livingstone (Mosi-oa-Tunya) area in Zambia have seen over reliance on natural resource...

Author(s)
Liu BinYi; Mwanza, F. M.
Publisher
Scientific Research Publishing, Irvine, USA
Citation
Journal of Service Science and Management, 2014, 7, 1, pp 30-45
Abstract

Poverty alleviation is a major concern for many developing countries in the world where widespread poverty exists and Zanzibar is one of them. The United Nations World Tourism Organization, international development agencies and governments now promote the use of tourism to alleviate poverty...

Author(s)
Mugassa, P. M.
Publisher
Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management, St. Augustine University of Tanzania, Mwanza, Tanzania
Citation
Eastern African Journal of Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism, 2015, 2, 2, pp 62-78
Abstract

Though the concept of urban tourism is new and hasn't yet got attention of researcher, there have been tourism activities in major cities of Ethiopia. The author analyzed data gathered from different stakeholders in order to examine urban tourism stakeholders' role and practice in Hawassa city,...

Author(s)
Ermias Kifle Gedecho
Publisher
SciTechnol, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Tourism Research & Hospitality, 2016, 5, 2, pp 1000157
Abstract

Wine tourism, which is growing and developing on a global scale, is widely considered a driver of economic and social development in rural areas. Limited job opportunities and unemployment are prevalent in most rural areas, particularly in South Africa. In 2015, the South African wine industry...

Author(s)
Ferreira, S. L. A.; Hunter, C. A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2017, 19, 5, pp 676-698
Abstract

This study sought to determine the sociodemographic influences on residents' perceptions of tourism development in Zimbabwe. The study emanates from a concern over the lack of such a research angle in the context of sub-Saharan African tourism research. Adopting an explorative quantitative design,...

Author(s)
Tichaawa, T. M.; Makoni, L.
Publisher
Universitatea din Oradea Romania, Oradea, Romania
Citation
GeoJournal of Tourism and Geosites, 2018, 22, 2, pp 432-446

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