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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

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
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Cover for Tourism strategies and local responses in Southern Africa.

This book discusses tourism development in Namibia. It consists of 12 major chapters. Chapter 2 explores the opportunities and challenges of implementing a national tourism policy in Namibia, as perceived by tourism entrepreneurs. Chapter 3 presents the South African experiences for local economic...

Author(s)
Hottola, P.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935085)
Type
Book
Abstract

The approved policy for providing support to, and encouraging the development of, community-run tourism activities and enterprises on communal land in Namibia is presented. It provides a framework for ensuring that local communities have access to opportunities in tourism development and are able...

Publisher
Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Windhoek, Namibia
Citation
Promotion of community based tourism., 1995, pp 7 pp.
Abstract

Tourism represents a strong economic opportunity for many developing countries to earn foreign exchange, create jobs, investment and alleviate rural poverty. In Uganda, East Africa tourism features strongly in the key national development plans and strategies, often described as an untapped...

Author(s)
Katongole, C.
Publisher
SciTechnol, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Tourism Research & Hospitality, 2018, 7, 1, pp 1000181
Abstract

Inadequate economic restructuring and a decline in agricultural production in South Africa have reduced the economic opportunities of rural communities. They have limited the economic development options of rural areas, rendering older development strategies less viable and forcing many to look for ...

Author(s)
Mafunzwaini, A. E.; Hugo, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Basingstoke, UK
Citation
Development Southern Africa, 2005, 22, 2, pp 251-265
Abstract

This paper draws on the dependency paradigm to explain the development of enclave tourism and its socio-economic impacts in the Okavango Delta, Botswana. Using both primary and secondary data source, the study indicates that international tourists, foreign safari companies and investors dominate...

Author(s)
Mbaiwa, J. E.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2005, 26, 2, pp 157-172
Abstract

The paper analyses and assesses Kenya's practical experience of tourism-led socioeconomic development along its coastline for the period since Kenya's independence. The case study area is identified as being from Malindi to Mombasa. Based on the analysis, the paper draws out policy and strategy...

Author(s)
Beer, G. R. M. de; Elliffe, S. P.; Spangenberg, J. P.; Wheeller, B.
Citation
Development Paper - Development Bank of Southern Africa, 1997, No. 129, pp 21 pp.
Abstract

National Parks are often major tourist attractions located in relatively remote and marginalized rural areas. The potential role of tourism in contributing to the costs of conservation and providing economic opportunities for communities living adjacent to natural heritage has long been...

Author(s)
Goodwin, H.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Global ecotourism policies and case studies: perspectives and constraints, 2003, pp 166-188
Abstract

The development constraints which confine The Gambia to being one of the poorest countries in the world are analysed. The programmes designed to reduce these constraints are outlined. In particular, tourism is identified as an appropriate development strategy. Using primary data, the article...

Author(s)
Thompson, C.; O'Hare, G.; Evans, K.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1995, 16, 8, pp 571-581

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