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A key stakeholder in the tourism industry in any country is the air transport sector. It is a very crucial part of the infrastructure needed for tourism development. Today it has become an area for policy analysis and strategies in managing sustainable tourism development in developing economies. ...

Author(s)
Spillane, J. J.; Massawe, D.
Publisher
Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management, St. Augustine University of Tanzania, Mwanza, Tanzania
Citation
Eastern African Journal of Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism, 2013, 1, 2, pp 56-71
Abstract

International tourism plays an increasing role as an engine for economic growth in Ghana, and has enormous potential to enhance the country's balance of payments. The National Tourism Development Plan for 2013-2027 is testament to government recognition of the industry's importance. This paper...

Author(s)
Deichmann, J. I.; Frempong, F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2016, 29, pp 176-183
Abstract

The purpose of this article was to investigate where the government could have done or should do better to develop the tourism industry in Tanzania. The authors reviewed, summarized and analysed secondary data, government reports, journals, books, local and international tourism reports, and other...

Author(s)
Msamba, M. A.; Mamboleo, A. A.
Publisher
Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management, St. Augustine University of Tanzania, Mwanza, Tanzania
Citation
Eastern African Journal of Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism, 2013, 1, 2, pp 72-86
Abstract

This report provides an update on South African outbound travel, highlighting the market drivers, destinations, market characteristics (booking behaviour, visitor demographics, purpose of visit, expenditure, length of stay, and seasonality), modes of transport and accommodation, and the tour...

Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2013, No.9, pp 41 pp.
Abstract

While studies have examined people's understanding of climate change and its relationship to tourism, these focus largely on developed country populations. Much future tourism growth will come from developing countries following economic development; often countries where climate change will be...

Author(s)
Dillimono, H. D.; Dickinson, J. E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2015, 23, 3, pp 437-454
Abstract

This report provides data on African outbound trips, tourist expenditure abroad and arrivals and overnight stays by destination. The data pertain to the 1990s up to 2002. Aviation data are presented as well. Market characteristics by destination (UK, France, Germany, Spain, and the USA) are also...

Author(s)
Fisher, B.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2005, No.3, pp 1-56
Abstract

This book presents the proceedings of the International Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa, summarizing 15 papers presented at the conference. The presentations focused on 2 topics: structural changes in the air transport market and their effects on tourism development; and the...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
AFCAC-WTO International Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa, WTO Commission for Africa, Windhoek, Namibia, 28-31 May 2001, 2002, pp 235 pp.
Abstract

A study was conducted in Zanzibar, Tanzania, in order to understand tourist perceptions of climate change, the importance of climate for travel decisions, and the likely consequences of ongoing climate change for travel decisions. A total of 252 interviews were carried out in October 2003. The...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.; Bredberg, M.; Randow, A.; Sandström, E.; Svensson, P.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2006, 9, 4/5, pp 419-435
Abstract

This paper discusses the upsurge of tourism in Ghana during the past 16 years. It attempts to elucidate and understand the factors behind the increasing tourism in Ghana, its potential impact and some of the constraints. This study is based on data obtained from WTO, Ghana Statistical Services, the ...

Author(s)
Konadu-Agyemang, K.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2001, 3, 2, pp 187-206
Abstract

The idea that tourism could be a vital contributor to economic growth in developing countries was officially supported by various international organizations in the 1960s. However, thirty years later, although important contributions have been made by tourism, various unforeseen problems have...

Citation
Téoros, Revue de Recherche en Tourisme, 1994, 13, 2, pp 47 pp.

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