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Community-based tourism is increasingly being developed and promoted as a means of reducing poverty in developing countries, assisting local communities to meet their needs through the offering of a tourism product. The Swaziland Tourism Authority with the support of the European Union Fund has...

Author(s)
Lukhele, S. E.; Mearns, K. F.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2013, 19, Suppl. 2, pp 199-216
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The study aims to assess the community residents for sustainable tourism development using latent variables of community attachment, community involvement, perceived benefits and support for sustainable tourism development and elemental data of the residents of the Ezulwini Valley. Since it was ...

Author(s)
Dlamini, X. H.; Coetzee, W. J. L.; Khunou, P. S.
Publisher
University of Mauritius, Mauritius
Citation
4th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing & Management Conference, Mauritius, 25-27 June 2014, 2014, pp 732-761
Abstract

Community-based tourism (CBT) is a diversely interpreted term, which has presented understanding and practice contests. These contests highlight the centrality (or not) of participation in CBT, and even its developmental failure. We attempt to move the conversation away from whether and how much...

Author(s)
Mayaka, M.; Croy, W. G.; Cox, J. W.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2018, 26, 3, pp 416-432
Abstract

Tourism is often seen as a tool for poverty alleviation and community development. This article highlights community-based tourism as a possible strategy for the development of poor communities. It further investigates how specific cultural contexts - in this case, that of rural Mpondoland, South...

Author(s)
Giampiccoli, A.; Kalis, J. H.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Culture, Agricuture, Food & Environment, 2012, 34, 2, pp 101-123
Abstract

Purpose - This paper tries to explore the possibilities of developing sustainable, community-based tourism (CBT) in Boa Vista in Cape Verde, Africa. Island territories are generally considered preferential tourist destinations. However, the negative effects of tourism in these destinations should...

Author(s)
Sánchez-Cañizares, S. M.; Castillo-Canalejo, A. M.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2014, 8, 2, pp 219-233
Abstract

This paper examines community-based tourism among Maasai communities in Tanzania in the context of national policies that have increasingly devolved control over natural resources to local communities. It focuses on economic revenues generated from tourism growth, their distribution to village...

Author(s)
Snyder, C. A.; Sulle, E. B.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Oxfordshire, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2011, 19, 8, pp 935-951
AbstractFull Text

Community-based tourism is taking its place in the world as an alternative to traditional tourist destinations, especially in developing countries. This form of tourism allows for greater contact with the local community and for the tourist to experience new sensations while enabling the economic...

Author(s)
López-Guzmán, T.; Borges, O.; Castillo-Canalejo, A. M.
Publisher
Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Opatija, Croatia
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Management, 2011, 17, 1, pp 35-44
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This special issue examines tourism in Least Developed Countries. The issue consists of 15 articles. The first article discusses the huge economic impact of tourism in Least Developed Countries. The second article examines the 2011 World Export Development Forum's discussion on four projects that...

Publisher
International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Trade Forum, 2011, No.2, pp 6-36
Abstract

Although there is an increasing community understanding of the benefits tourism brings to communities, there are still many who are yet to appreciate the significance of tourism, including policy makers and the general public. Because community support, or lack of it, can have a significant effect...

Author(s)
Ramukumba, T.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2013, 17, 2, pp 103-113
Abstract

This special issue examines the impact of tourism. The issue consists of 10 papers. The first paper questions whether the positive impacts of tourism often claimed at the macro level do indeed trickle down to the grassroots level to lift local people out of poverty. The second paper examines the...

Author(s)
Seif, J.; Rivett-Carnac, K.
Publisher
Routledge Journals, Taylor and Francis, Essex, UK
Citation
Development Southern Africa, 2010, 27, 5, pp 627-787

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