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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
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Purpose - Transforming experiences is approached as a destination choice process for adventure tourists. This study seeks to explain conditions that support place identity and place dependence development in Tanzania. The study proposes a testable destination choice model of international visitors...

Author(s)
Mlozi, S.; Pesämaa, O.; Haahti, A.
Publisher
Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, University of Rijeka, Opatija, Croatia
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Management, 2013, 19, 2, pp 165-181
Abstract

Weather and climate are often important factors determining the success of a tourism destination and resultant satisfaction among tourists. This is particularly true for South Africa due the predominance of outdoor tourist attractions. Increasing numbers of international tourists have visited...

Author(s)
Giddy, J. K.; Fitchett, J. M.; Hoogendoorn, G.
Publisher
De Gruyter Open, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Bulletin of Geography. Socio-economic Series, 2017, 38, pp 57-72
Abstract

It is said an adventure is an experience and experience is a part of expectations. Yet as adventure tourists expect unique experiences, certain ingredients of services (degree of satisfaction) affect their deeper needs to become attached to a place. Are such needs developed over time at a new ...

Author(s)
Mlozi, S.; Pesämaa, O.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2013, 16, 1, pp 63-95
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
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This study investigated the relationship between destination image, overall satisfaction, and visitors' loyalty. Specifically, the influence of overall image on these constructs is examined. A total of 585 international visitors completed a questionnaire at six of the most popular tourist ...

Author(s)
Prayag, G.
Publisher
Hüseyin Yıldırım, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Anatolia, 2008, 19, 2, pp 205-224
Abstract

Tourism is a relevant economic activity to promote the economic development of island destinations. This paper aims to segment the international market of Santiago Island in Cape Verde, based on tourism expenditures (accommodation, food and beverages, and transport). A total of 330 international ...

Author(s)
Eusébio, C.; Lopes, A.; Carneiro, M. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2017, 14, 3, pp 389-410
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

Increasing research has been devoted to investigating victimization of tourists at destinations with some research being committed to why and where harassments are perpetrated against tourists. This study brings up an important empirical aspect of tourists' safety and security concerns that is...

Author(s)
Badu-Baiden, F.; Adu-Boahen, E. A.; Otoo, F. E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2016, 27, 4, pp 468-479
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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