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Background: Piracy has been threatening international sea trade and creating risk for crews and passengers worldwide. The problem is largely confined to the Somalia coast, West Africa, South America, and Southeast Asia. The targets are merchant ships, cruising yachts, and passenger ships with...

Author(s)
Nikolić, N.; Missoni, E.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2013, 20, 5, pp 313-321
Abstract

Ecotourism management and sustainable utilization of biodiversity in Pandam Wildlife Park (PWLP), Nigeria was studied using structured questionnaires, field survey, in depth interviews of key informants and administrative records. A set of 100 questionnaires were randomly administered to tourists...

Author(s)
Ijeomah, H. M.; Emelue, G. U.
Publisher
Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Clarion, USA
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa, 2009, 11, 2, pp 206-222
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
Abstract

Humans are transforming the coastal and marine tourism environment at an ever-increasing rate. Concurrently, the multiple amenities and natural resources of coastal zones and the reality of population growth contribute to omnipresent tourism user conflicts. This results in social, wicked, and super ...

Author(s)
Miller, M. L.; Auyong, J.; Szuster, B. W.; Needham, M. D.; Orams, M. B.; Wilks, J.; Lück, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2017, 12, 3/4, pp 139-263
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Utilization of tourism as an effective tool for poverty alleviation can hardly be achieved without proper evaluation of tourism performance in existing eco-destinations. An overview of ecotourism activities in Kainji Lake National Park (KLNP) was carried out through reconnaissance survey and review ...

Author(s)
Ogunjinmi, A. A.; Ijeomah, H. M.
Publisher
Department of Agricultural Extension, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria
Citation
Global Approaches to Extension Practice: A Journal of Agricultural Extension, 2010, 6, 1, pp 86-94
Abstract

This special issue is devoted to tropical coastal and island tourism. Included in the issue are articles on (eco)tourism in Madagascar, collaboration theory and tourism partnership models on an Indonesian island, development pressure and resilience on a Malaysian island, a survey of cruise...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2013, 15, 1, pp 1-124
Abstract

Tourism is a crucial source of employment, foreign exchange and revenue for most small island developing states (SIDS) and many other small states. This report explores the key issues concerning how tourism might facilitate inclusive growth. It provides detailed analysis of both the direct and...

Author(s)
Hampton, M. P.; Jeyacheya, J.
Publisher
Commonwealth Secretariat, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and inclusive growth in small island developing states, 2013, pp 104 pp.
Abstract

Natural outdoor recreation exercise is not new in Nigeria. However, there is little focus on how these natural outdoor recreations have been developed, managed and use by people. This study was thus carried out to provide information on the appraisal of natural outdoor recreation centres with a...

Author(s)
Lawal, M. S.; Bilesanmi, F. O.
Publisher
Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
Citation
Journal of Environmental Extension, 2013, 11, pp 38-44
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for River tourism: sailing the Nile.

This chapter discusses the geography, human history, and current tourism resources of the river Nile. It is shown that the river is important in tourism terms for many countries besides Egypt and Sudan, and that the range of tourism attractions and activities throughout the length of the river is...

Author(s)
Cooper, M.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934682)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Cruise tourism has been concentrated in the Caribbean and the Mediterranean regions. However, operators in these regions are now facing stiff competition and are looking for alternative and more exciting destinations. The Kenyan coast and the rest of the Eastern African Coast provide such possible...

Author(s)
Irandu, E. M.
Publisher
Hüseyin Yıldırım, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Anatolia, 2004, 15, 1, pp 69-86

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