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During the past decades, the tourism sector has become an increasing important issue for governments and regional agencies searching for socio-economic development. Especially in the Global South the increasing tourism demand has been seen highly beneficial as evolving tourism can create direct and ...

Author(s)
Kavita, E.; Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Geographical Society of Finland, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Fennia, 2016, 194, 1, pp 79-88
Abstract

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

This special issue brings together six research papers focusing on tourism and development and how tourism connects with places and people. The first paper explores the connections between resort-oriented tourism development and tourism business cooperation in Ruka-Kuusamo, Finland. The second...

Author(s)
Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Geographical Society of Finland, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Fennia, 2016, 194, 1, pp 1-88
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

Literature depicts agrotourism as a tool for environmental conservation and rural development. Nonetheless, there is a glaring lacuna in literature concerning agrotourism research from Western Africa. This paper seeks to contribute towards filling this gap in literature. The paper investigates the...

Author(s)
Eshun, G.; Tettey, C.
Publisher
De Gruyter Open, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Bulletin of Geography. Socio-economic Series, 2014, 25, pp 81-99
Abstract

Conventional mass tourism shortcomings have facilitated the origin of alternative forms of tourism such as community-based tourism (CBT). Lately, another form of tourism known as 'Albergo Diffuso' (AD) has also been mentioned as a possible strategy to revive depressed specific local contexts, such...

Author(s)
Giampiccoli, A.; Saayman, M.; Jugmohan, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Development Southern Africa, 2016, 33, 4, pp 548-561
Abstract

This article describes a training programme aimed at building those skills and establishing strong institutional linkages to ensure the existence of a viable community-based tourism sector so that Uganda's nature-based tourism embraces ecotourism principles, with benefits accruing to those most...

Author(s)
Victurine, R.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2000, 38, 3, pp 221-229
Abstract

This article uses the community-based tourism (CBT) and the rural development approach to analyze community expectations from a CBT project at Lekhubu Island by the Mmatshumu Village, Botswana. This is a qualitative study that utilizes secondary data sources, focus group discussions, in-depth and...

Author(s)
Lenao, M.; Mbaiwa, J. E.; Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2014, 17, 4, pp 223-236
Abstract

The Gashaka Gumti National Park (GGNP) is located along the central part of the North-Eastern border of Nigeria and Cameroon in Taraba and Adamawa states. The Park is the largest and most diverse enclaves in Nigeria and is an endowed home of extensive biodiversity, natural and socio-cultural...

Author(s)
Tagowa, W. N.; Buba, U. N.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
Tourism and natural protected areas, 2013, pp 115-129
Abstract

Rural areas are experiencing major socio-economic changes with a need to transform and diversify rural livelihoods. In this context, tourism industry is increasingly used as a tool for local development with an aim to facilitate participation and integration of communities in tourism planning and...

Author(s)
Lenao, M.; Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
South African Geographical Journal, 2015, 97, 2, pp 203-216

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