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In recent years, Kenya's tourism has not kept pace with competition. This study attempts to empirically evaluate Kenya's tourist source markets in the light of growing competition for tourists. The paper uses a Constant Market Share (CMS) analysis to decompose growth of tourist arrivals from key...

Author(s)
Njiraini, P.; Mwongera, N.; Kiarie, S. W.; Wang'ombe, H.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2015, 32, 8, pp 971-989
Abstract

The study evaluated images of tourism destinations in diverse culture and nature destinations in Nigeria. 880 domestic and foreign tourists were surveyed by systematic random sampling. The study employed colour photographs and structured questionnaires to evaluate the destination preferences and...

Author(s)
Awaritefe, O. D.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2004, 52, 3, pp 235-254
Abstract

As considerable numbers of people in emergent world tourism regions engage in independent business travel, meeting, incentives, conferences and exhibitions tourism or practices of informal business tourism the theme of business mobilities merits greater attention in the evolving tourism scholarship ...

Author(s)
Rogerson, C. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2015, 18, 1, pp 44-56
Abstract

A comprehensive and up-to-date introduction is presented on tourism, in an industry-relevant text that gives information on tourism data and analyses the current issues in international tourism. It draws on UK, European, and wider international case studies to explain the dramatic growth in tourism ...

Author(s)
Youell, R.
Publisher
Addison Wesley Longman Ltd, Harlow, UK
Citation
Tourism: an introduction., 1998, pp xii + 253 pp.
Abstract

Tourism is a very important source for foreign revenue for Kenya, as well as the main supporter and rationale for wildlife conservation in the country. But most of this revenue is from international tourists, which the government and stakeholders seem to invest and focus on more rather than ...

Author(s)
Manono, G.; Rotich, D.
Publisher
International Institute for Science, Technology & Education (IISTE), New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Natural Sciences Research, 2013, 3, 1, pp 131-139
Abstract

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
Abstract

This study evaluates images of tourism destinations in diverse cultures and nature destinations in Nigeria amongst 880 domestic and foreign tourists surveyed by systematic random sampling. Colour photographs and structured questionnaires were employed to evaluate the destination preferences and...

Author(s)
Awaritefe, O. D.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2005, 8, 5, pp 363-393
Abstract

Informality is a distinguishing trait of economic life across much of the global South. In terms of the tourism sector several researchers examine the informal sector of leisure tourism. In this article the aim is to focus upon business tourism and more specifically the segment of informal sector ...

Author(s)
Rogerson, C. M.
Publisher
Universitatea din Oradea Romania, Oradea, Romania
Citation
GeoJournal of Tourism and Geosites, 2018, 22, 2, pp 381-392
Abstract

This chapter examines the evolution of Kenya's coastal tourism from small scale to a mass phenomenon and the emerging dependence on international tourism trade that threatens the sustainability of Kenya's coastal tourism industry.

Author(s)
Kibicho, W.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Coastal tourism development: planning and management issues, 2009, pp 67-87
Abstract

Security concerns especially from terrorism events and travel warnings against the country presents a challenge to the tourism industry in Kenya. This study applies the Arellano-Bond difference GMM model to analyze the effects of terrorism and travel warning on demand for tourism in Kenya....

Author(s)
Masinde, B.; Buigut, S.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2018, 23, 2, pp 283-288

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