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This study investigates how the decrease in tourism demand in 2009 resulting from the global economic crisis impacted on employment, income opportunities and the livelihood of poor and vulnerable groups as well as on the capacity of households to cope with such shocks. The study combines a...

Author(s)
Steiner, C.; Richter, T.; Dörry, S.; Neisen, V.; Stephenson, M. L.; Lemma, A. F.; Mitchell, J. G. B.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Economic crisis, international tourism decline and its impact on the poor, 2012, pp 286 pp.
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Attempts by many African governments to implement institutional reforms aimed at developing and implementing inclusive tourism-related policies have met with mitigated success. This study ergo, critically unpacks policy-related impediments associated with the operations of tourism firms in Africa,...

Author(s)
Tichaawa, T. M.; Kimbu, A. N.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2019, 16, 2, pp 179-196
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
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The prospects for tourism in South Africa are assessed. It is argued that South Africa needs to develop its tourism industry to create jobs and bring in foreign exchange. Yet while the country remains a potentially attractive destination, tourists are not visiting in the numbers which should be...

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Ahmed, Z. U.; Heller, V. L.; Hughes, K. A.
Citation
Cornell Hotel and Restaurant Administration Quarterly, 1998, 39, 6, pp 80-90

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