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The strategic objectives of South Africa's government in getting the most impoverished rural areas in the country out from underdevelopment are: infrastructure development, poverty alleviation and job creation. In the national policy framework, tourism is singled out as the most effective tool for...

Author(s)
Ivanovich, M.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2015, 21, Suppl. 1, pp 37-54
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

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

Tourism is a modern-day engine for growth and one of the largest industries globally. Being a labour intensive industry with a supply chain that links many sectors, tourism is a priority sector in the national government's planning and policy framework. To understand the impact of community based...

Author(s)
Ndlovu, J.; Cele, N.; Phoofolo, T.; Gumede, M.; Marschall, S.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical Activity and Health Sciences, 2017, 23, 1 Supplementary, pp 14-31
Abstract

While tourism in Zanzibar has experienced rapid expansion in the last decade, this has not been accompanied by pro-poor growth. Although tourism has brought benefits - such as foreign exchange income, employment opportunities, and infrastructure development - it has also caused negative impacts,...

Author(s)
Rotarou, E.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Caderno Virtual de Turismo, 2014, 14, 3, pp 250-264
Abstract

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

Purpose - This paper aims to explore the experiences of international volunteer tourists, or voluntourists, to Botswana. Wildlife conservation, health education and orphanage voluntourists are examined specifically. Design/methodology/approach - Qualitative data were collected through interviews...

Author(s)
Phelan, K. V.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2015, 7, 2, pp 127-140
Abstract

Since 1994, the South African adventure tourism industry, both in its hard and soft manifestations, has grown rapidly, and its geographic footprint is now wide. Despite this, little is known about the industry in South Africa. In particular, data on the demand for, and supply of, this type of...

Author(s)
McKay, T. J. M.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2013, 19, Suppl. 2, pp 55-71
Abstract

Ecotourism, one of the fast expanding tourism markets receiving global attention, accounts for a large share of some countries' Gross Domestic Product; contributes to the livelihoods of many people; as well as encourages community participation and development. This study assessed the contribution...

Author(s)
Ajayi, O. O.; Ayodele, I. A.
Publisher
Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
Citation
Journal of Environmental Extension, 2014, 12, pp 18-24
Abstract

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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