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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 paper identifies priorities for the marketing of South Africa as an international tourism destination, based on different target market selection criteria. The analysis is based on data on tourist arrivals and tourist expenditure for different markets for the period 1995-2000. It is indicated...

Author(s)
Saayman, M.; Saayman, A.
Publisher
Africa Institute of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
Citation
Africa Insight, 2003, 33, 1/2, pp 93-98
Abstract

Travel in order to learn English has become an enormous global industry, and in recent years South Africa has started to feature more prominently in the plans of English language learning tourists from all over the world. While the academic product tends to be similar wherever it is offered, the...

Author(s)
Boekstein, M. S.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical Activity and Health Sciences, 2017, 23, 1 Supplementary, pp 46-53
Abstract

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

The purpose of this paper was to identify the key success factors (KSFs) in managing a conference centre. South Africa has experienced a significant increase in international tourist arrivals as well as an increase in domestic travel. One of the reasons for the increase is because of business...

Author(s)
Burger, E.; Saayman, M.
Publisher
Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Citation
South African Journal for Research in Sport, Physical Education and Recreation, 2009, 31, 2, pp unpaginated
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

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

Online Marketing is central to strengthen brands by the electronic promotion of tourism destinations, provided by Destination Marketing Organizations to emphasise their presence globally. For being intangible assets, places must be well represented by audios, texts, photos, and videos. In the ...

Author(s)
Correa, C.; Nakamura, A. O.
Publisher
Universidad de Málaga, Malaga, Spain
Citation
TURyDES: Revista Turismo y Desarrollo Local, 2016, 9, 21, pp unpaginated
Abstract

International tourism is vital to South Africa's economy and tourism industry. It accounts for 48% of the country's tourism volume and 3% of GDP. It is important to establish the image that international visitors have of South Africa to safeguard the performance efficacy of the country's tourism...

Author(s)
Haarhoff, R.; Klerk, B. de
Publisher
Universitatea din Oradea Romania, Oradea, Romania
Citation
GeoJournal of Tourism and Geosites, 2019, 24, 1, pp 201-211
Abstract

This article explores the impact of volunteer tourism on the international tourist engaging in volunteer work in South Africa. A mixed method is adopted in this research. A quasi-experimental study is used to measure the impact of engaging in volunteer tourism, on volunteer's personality traits,...

Author(s)
Alexander, Z.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2012, 21, 7, pp 779-799

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