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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

Parks and protected areas in Zambia are valuable resources for conservation, tourism, and economic development for the local and national economy. The government intends to increase arrivals in National Parks as well as diversify with culture-based products to ensure locals are involved and benefit ...

Author(s)
Thapa, B.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing, Urbana, USA
Citation
Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 2013, 31, 2, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Tourism is a very important source for foreign revenue for Kenya, as well as the main supporter and rationale for wildlife conservation in the country. But most of this revenue is from international tourists, which the government and stakeholders seem to invest and focus on more rather than ...

Author(s)
Manono, G.; Rotich, D.
Publisher
International Institute for Science, Technology & Education (IISTE), New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Natural Sciences Research, 2013, 3, 1, pp 131-139
Abstract

This study evaluates images of tourism destinations in diverse cultures and nature destinations in Nigeria amongst 880 domestic and foreign tourists surveyed by systematic random sampling. Colour photographs and structured questionnaires were employed to evaluate the destination preferences and...

Author(s)
Awaritefe, O. D.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2005, 8, 5, pp 363-393
Abstract

This chapter examines the evolution of Kenya's coastal tourism from small scale to a mass phenomenon and the emerging dependence on international tourism trade that threatens the sustainability of Kenya's coastal tourism industry.

Author(s)
Kibicho, W.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Coastal tourism development: planning and management issues, 2009, pp 67-87
Abstract

This paper first presents an overview of tourism development in Kenya, pointing out that the emphasis in the country has been mainly on beach and wildlife tourism, to the total exclusion of cultural tourism. Based on personal field observations, key informant interviews, and secondary data, the...

Author(s)
Irandu, E. M.
Publisher
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of Hotel and Tourism Management, Hong Kong, China
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2004, 9, 2, pp 133-150
Abstract

Kenya's national parks form the pillar of the country's tourism industry. Over one million international tourists visit Kenya annually to partake in wildlife safari and other forms of nature-based tourism. However in recent years, the country's tourism industry has shown increasing signs of poor...

Author(s)
Akama, J. S.; Kieti, D. M.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2003, 24, 1, pp 73-81
Abstract

This chapter considers ways in which economic policy instruments have been applied to wildlife tourism in Zimbabwe under the CAMPFIRE programme, and will examine some of the strengths and limitations of this community approach to tourism. The concepts of sustainable development, sustainable tourism...

Author(s)
Sinclair, M. T.; Pack, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
The political economy of tourism development in Africa, 2000, pp 181-192
Abstract

Policymakers and recreation site managers use changes in fee structure, either introducing park entrance fees or increasing existing ones, to generate revenues, improve services, and reduce damages associated with over-use. Increase in park usage fee, however, can make the park inaccessible to...

Author(s)
Pankaj Lal; Wolde, B.; Masozera, M.; Pralhad Burli; Janaki Alavalapati; Aditi Ranjan; Montambault, J.; Onil Banerjee; Ochuodho, T.; Mugabo, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 61, pp 141-151
Abstract

Wildlife and natural amenities are major attractions at Kafue National Park (KNP) in Zambia. Although there has been an increase in visitation over the past few years, the current volume is low compared with its size and slightly skewed towards domestic visitors. The objective of this study was to...

Author(s)
Thapa, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2012, 11, 1, pp 74-83

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