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Safari Tourism in Sri Lanka is a key selling factor for Sri Lanka tourism. However, less attention has been paid to the economic sustainability of the service and driving them to the long-term survival, particularly the extent which the safari tourism is creating value and delivering value to the...

Author(s)
Pathirana, M. T.; Herath, H. M. R. P.; Scott, N.; Gardiner, S.
Publisher
UiTM Press, Shah Alam, Malaysia
Citation
Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts, 2021, 13, 3, pp 201-227
Abstract

This research examines the perceived quality of experience for safari tourists within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in relation to wildlife viewing proximities and the potential of an educational intervention as a management strategy to mitigate adverse impacts of safari participant crowding....

Author(s)
Tarver, R.; Cohen, K.; Klyve, D.; Liseki, S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2019, 25, pp 76-83
Abstract

In 2018, over 32,000 Chinese tourists visited Tanzania. Due to Tanzania's unique and distinct attractions, enhanced tourism promotion and marketing, and improved flight access, the total number of Chinese visitors is expected to increase (particularly after the 2019 - Corona virus pandemic which is ...

Author(s)
Melubo, K.; Kisasembe, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of China Tourism Research, 2022, 18, 1, pp 185-202
Abstract

Relatively few studies have examined how the degree of involvement of local communities in nature-based tourism, and the benefits that are generated for them, impact the choices that tourists make when visiting developing countries. We surveyed over 400 visitors in multiple locations in Namibia,...

Author(s)
Naidoo, R.; Beytell, P.; Malherbe, A.; Middleton, A.; Perche, J.; Muntifering, J. R.
Publisher
Society for Conservation Biology, Washington, D.C., USA
Citation
Conservation Science and Practice, 2021, 3, 6,
Abstract

Purpose: Globally, poverty has been a persistent problem despite decades of unprecedented growth. The purpose of this paper is to deliberate on a sustainable livelihoods and poverty eradication approach in an African context. Design/methodology/approach: The paper aims to bridge the gaps in poverty ...

Author(s)
Maingi, S. W.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2021, 13, 1, pp 81-94
AbstractFull Text

This study was designed to assess the role of Safari parks on livelihood pattern and food security status of the people linked with parks. A survey was conducted among the employees in two safari parks. Different descriptive and inferential statistics were applied to evaluate the socioeconomic...

Author(s)
Sarker, M. S. R.; Sayem, S. M.; Alam, M. A.; Rahman, K. M. M.
Publisher
Bureau of Socioeconomic Research and Training, Bangladesh Agricultural University of Agricultural Economics, Mymensingh, Bangladesh
Citation
Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2019, 40, 1/2, pp 17-29
Abstract

Wildlife watching tourism show rapid growth worldwide and activities based on a variety of species receive increased attention in the tourism literature. Understanding the relationships between experiences, product delivery and the setting is particularly important in wildlife watching tourism,...

Author(s)
Dybsand, H. N. H.; Fredman, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2021, 21, 2, pp 148-168
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The village of Sauraha in Nepal is a principal entry point to Chitwan National Park and has been influenced by multiple events over the past few years, affecting the local tourism dynamics and specific tourism products like elephant-back safaris. The global debate on animal welfare visibly...

Author(s)
Strien, M. van; Schmidt-Burbach, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

With the rising demand for nature-based tourism in coastal environments in biodiversity rich tropical countries such as Sri Lanka, an understanding on visitor perceptions on nature-based tourism performance is vital to ensure sustainable destination development. Bundala National Park (BNP) is one...

Author(s)
Marasinghe, S. S.; Perera, P. K. P.
Publisher
University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
Citation
Journal of Tropical Forestry and Environment, 2020, 10, 2, pp 10-25
Abstract

Revealing the emotional connection between humans and wildlife is an important aspect in understanding the complex natural and social ecosystems. Wildlife tourism is booming around the world, and non-consumptive wildlife tourism is considered to promote biodiversity conservation, increase community ...

Author(s)
Cong Li; He JiHong
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2020, 35, 2, pp 53-64

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