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Community-based tourism is increasingly being developed and promoted as a means of reducing poverty in developing countries, assisting local communities to meet their needs through the offering of a tourism product. The Swaziland Tourism Authority with the support of the European Union Fund has...

Author(s)
Lukhele, S. E.; Mearns, K. F.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2013, 19, Suppl. 2, pp 199-216
Abstract

Tourism is often seen as a tool for poverty alleviation and community development. This article highlights community-based tourism as a possible strategy for the development of poor communities. It further investigates how specific cultural contexts - in this case, that of rural Mpondoland, South...

Author(s)
Giampiccoli, A.; Kalis, J. H.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Culture, Agricuture, Food & Environment, 2012, 34, 2, pp 101-123
Abstract

Purpose - This paper tries to explore the possibilities of developing sustainable, community-based tourism (CBT) in Boa Vista in Cape Verde, Africa. Island territories are generally considered preferential tourist destinations. However, the negative effects of tourism in these destinations should...

Author(s)
Sánchez-Cañizares, S. M.; Castillo-Canalejo, A. M.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2014, 8, 2, pp 219-233
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This issue presents six selected papers from the 1st International Conference of Contemporary Marketing Issues. All the papers offer insights and perspectives in the knowledge area of tourism marketing. Issues explored include: the technological developments in the field of information and...

Author(s)
Sotiriadis, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2015, 26, 1, pp 1-84
Abstract

Community based tourism (CBT) is seen as an opportunity which mass tourism does not offer for, especially, rural communities to develop their natural and cultural assets into tourism activities for the benefit of the community. The point of CBT is that the community, collectively and individually,...

Author(s)
Jugmohan, S.; Spencer, J. P.; Steyn, J. N.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical Activity and Health Sciences, 2016, 22, 1:2, pp 306-317
Abstract

The marketing and promotion of tourist sites through modern technologies such as geographic information system (GIS) and dynamic web technologies are slow in developing countries. This paper explores the potential of GIS in marketing tourism and examines how this can influence tourists' destination ...

Author(s)
Eshun, F.; Owusu, A. B.; Owusu, G.; Amankwaa, E. F.
Publisher
Inderscience, Olney, UK
Citation
International Journal of Leisure and Tourism Marketing, 2015, 4, 3/4, pp 260-278
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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Community-based tourism is taking its place in the world as an alternative to traditional tourist destinations, especially in developing countries. This form of tourism allows for greater contact with the local community and for the tourist to experience new sensations while enabling the economic...

Author(s)
López-Guzmán, T.; Borges, O.; Castillo-Canalejo, A. M.
Publisher
Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Opatija, Croatia
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Management, 2011, 17, 1, pp 35-44
Abstract

This study is an attempt to investigate the tourism marketing and attraction strategies adopted by various countries. A case study based approach is adopted in this study. On the basis of investigation of tourism development strategies adopted by various countries, suggestions are also made at the...

Author(s)
Khan, M. K.; Muhammad Ramzan; Ishfaq Ahmed; Talat Islam
Publisher
Maxwell Science Publications, Birmingham, UK
Citation
Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, 2014, 7, 22, pp 4627-4631
Abstract

This special issue examines tourism demand and the economic impact of tourism addressed with the use of innovative methodologies; relationships between tourism and trade and between competitiveness and productivity, the analysis of tourism policy and taxation and the role of innovation and the use...

Author(s)
Aguiló, E.; Lozano, J.; Ramos, V.; Rey-Maquieira, J.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2009, 15, 3, pp 477-688

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