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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 2012, over 40,000 Chinese tourists visited Kenya. Owing to the close cooperative relationship between Kenya and China and the improvement of accessibility, the total number of Chinese visitors is expected to exceed 100,000 by 2016. This paper investigates the profile of Chinese tourists...

Author(s)
Suntikul, W.; Tang ChuanZhong; Pratt, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of China Tourism Research, 2016, 12, 2, pp 232-251
Abstract

There are both positive and negative impacts on wildlife associated with wildlife tourism. In Sweden, the endangered Arctic fox is subject to a growing tourist interest. In the Helags mountain region there are guided Arctic fox safari tours that provide visitors with information about the Arctic...

Author(s)
Larm, M.; Elmhagen, B.; Granquist, S. M.; Brundin, E.; Angerbjörn, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Human Dimensions of Wildlife, 2018, 23, 3, pp 257-272
Abstract

Sumatran elephants are one of the endangered species that are protected, and some of them have been tamed (and trained) to support tourism activities. The purpose of this study was to determine the carrying capacity of elephants in supporting tourism activities at the Elephant Training Centre, Way...

Author(s)
Febryano, I. G.; Rusita; Banuwa, I. S.; Setiawan, A.; Yuwono, S. B.; Marcelina, S. D.; Subakir; Krismurniati, E. D.
Publisher
University of Forestry, Sofia, Bulgaria
Citation
Forestry Ideas, 2019, 25, 1, pp 10-19
Abstract

Accommodation plays such an important role in the tourist's experience that one would imagine that many studies concerning this topic have been conducted. However, surprisingly, very few studies have focused on this subject despite the growth in both demand and supply. This gap or lack of research...

Author(s)
Kruger, M.; Merwe, P. van der; Saayman, M.; Slabbert, E.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2019, 19, 2, pp 170-185
Abstract

Two key areas of East Africa and Southern Africa dominate the safari industry and the market is slowly changing to embrace stricter conservation controls to protect the animals and their habitats and at the same time provide a better quality of safari to the visitor. East Africa is characterised by ...

Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2013, No.20, pp 55 pp.
Abstract

Ecotourism can be defined as tourism conserving the existing natural and socio-cultural structure, considering the balance between conservation and utilization, promoting the sustainability of natural resources, encouraging tourism activities, and developing the economic structure of the local...

Author(s)
Çelık, D.
Publisher
ALÖKI Applied Ecological Research and Forensic Institute Ltd., Budapest, Hungary
Citation
Applied Ecology and Environmental Research, 2018, 16, 4, pp 4329-4355
Abstract

This is an ethnographic account of urban middle class Indian tourists' experience of seeing the tiger in the national parks (NP) in India, based on participant observation in Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan, and Kanha and Bandhavgarh National Parks in Madhya Pradesh, India. This experience...

Author(s)
Sudha Vasan
Publisher
Medknow Publications, Mumbai, India
Citation
Conservation and Society, 2018, 16, 4, pp 481-492
Abstract

What role do animals have in a future tourism world - in the year 2070? Contemplating over meat and fish delights on restaurant menus, hunting for sport and leisure purposes, and the presence of safaris and zoos have aspects in common, significantly animals are central to their existence and...

Author(s)
Wright, D. W. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Futures (Oxford), 2018, 95, pp 58-75
Abstract

This paper examines the effects of the safari hunting ban of 2014 on rural livelihoods and wildlife conservation in Northern Botswana using the social exchange theory. The paper used both primary and secondary data sources. Data were analysed qualitatively. Results indicate that the ban led to a...

Author(s)
Mbaiwa, J. E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
South African Geographical Journal, 2018, 100, 1, pp 41-61

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