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Focusing on the political economy of the international tourism sector in the era of globalization and its impact in developing contexts, this book employs a case study analysis of South Africa to assess how international tourism as a global system of trade, production, exchange and governance...

Author(s)
Cornelissen, S.
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
The global tourism system: governance, development and lessons from South Africa, 2005, pp xi + 194 pp.
Abstract

This article estimates the visitation demand function for Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park (KTP) in order to determine the scope for raising fees charged to international tourists in order to fund revenue-sharing schemes for local communities. International and Southern African Development Community ...

Author(s)
Dikgang, J.; Muchapondwa, E.; Stage, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2017, 23, 8, pp 1553-1567
Abstract

Tourism is not merely a capitalist practice but a central practice through which capitalism sustains itself. Precisely how tourism "products" become capital and the types of violence this process entails, however, has not yet been systematically theorized or investigated. Building on Noel Castree's ...

Author(s)
Büscher, B.; Fletcher, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 5, pp 651-667
Abstract

This paper evaluates the potential impact of tourism on poverty in South Africa on the basis of recent survey data on international tourism spending patterns. It looks at three scenarios, using an applied general equilibrium model. The main finding is that the poor benefit very little in the short...

Author(s)
Saayman, M.; Rossouw, R.; Krugell, W.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Development Southern Africa, 2012, 29, 3, pp 462-487
Abstract

Over recent years the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) nations have secured the right to host several major international sporting events. Growth in tourism from developed countries is crucial to turn these events into a successful strategy for economic development. In this...

Author(s)
Peeters, T.; Matheson, V.; Szymanski, S.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of African Economies, 2014, 23, 2, pp 290-320
Abstract

This book discusses the wide range of problems and issues raised by the increasing significance of tourism in the Indian Ocean region. These issues and proposed policies are examined theoretically in the first section of this book (chapters 1-5). Comparative empirical case studies from Australia,...

Author(s)
Ghosh, R. N.; Siddique, M. A. B.; Gabbay, R.
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
Tourism and economic development: case studies from the Indian Ocean Region, 2003, pp 167 pp.
Abstract

Adventure tourism is one of the fastest-growing segments of international tourism. Within Africa, South Africa represents an emerging destination for adventure tourism. This article aims to open up debates about the potential and directions of adventure tourism in South Africa, and offers an...

Author(s)
Rogerson, C. M.
Publisher
Africa Institute of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
Citation
Africa Insight, 2007, 37, 2, pp 228-244
Abstract

This book is about the relationship between safety, tranquillity and peace and successful tourism. More specifically it is about the effects of the absence of safety, security and peace on domestic and international tourism throughout the world. In part one of the book the seven chapters describe...

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Tourism, crime and international security issues., 1996, pp viii + 321 pp.

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