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    • First-time versus repeat visitors at the Kruger National Park 

      Kruger, Martinette; Saayman, Melville; Hermann, Uwe P. (AOSIS, 2014)
      Purpose: The aim of this research is to segment visitors at the Kruger National Park based on the frequency of visitation in order to distinguish between first-time and repeat park visitors. Problem investigated: The ...
    • Forecasting tourist arrivals in South Africa 

      Saayman, Andrea; Saayman, Melville (2010)
      The aim of this paper is to model and forecast tourism to South Africa from the country's main intercontinental tourism markets. These include Great Britain, Germany, the Netherlands, the United States of America and France.
    • Grading and price in the accommodation sector of South Africa 

      Saayman, Melville; 10811281 - Du Plessis, Engelina (Sun Media, Bloemfontein, 2011)
      Abstract: Grading and price in the accommodation sector of South Africa This article analyses the relationship between grading and price in the accommodation sector in South Africa. The literature review investigates ...
    • Identifying the "big spenders" at a national arts festival 

      Kruger, Martinette; Saayman, Andrea; Saayman, Melville (University of the Free State, 2012)
      This article aims to apply expenditure-based segmentation to visitors to the Klein Karoo National Arts Festival. Surveys conducted at the Festival from 2005 to 2011 and ANOVA analyses were used to divide the visitors into ...
    • The impact of hunting for biltong purposes on the SA economy 

      Rossouw, Riaan; Saayman, Melville; Van Der Merwe, Petrus (University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, 2011)
      The purpose of this article is to estimate the economic impact of biltong hunting in South Africa.
    • Impact of off-road vehicles (ORVs) on ghost crabs of sandy beaches with traffic restrictions: a case study of Sodwana Bay, South Africa 

      Lucrezi, Serena; Saayman, Melville; Van der Merwe, Peet (Springer Verlag, 2014)
      Off-road vehicles (ORVs) are popular in coastal recreation, although they have negative impacts on sandy shores. In South Africa, ORVs are banned from most coastal areas, while some areas are designated for restricted ORV ...
    • The impact of tourism on poverty in South Africa 

      Krugell, Willem Frederik; Rossouw, Riaan; Saayman, Melville (Taylor & Francis, 2012)
      This paper evaluates the potential impact of tourism on poverty in South Africa on the basis of recent survey data on international tourism spending patterns. It looks at three scenarios, using an applied general equilibrium ...
    • The influence of the economic recession on visitors to the Kruger National Park 

      Scholtz, Marco; Saayman, Melville; Kruger, Martinette (Sabinet, 2012)
      The aim of this study was to identify the determinants of demand of visitors for the Kruger National Park (KNP) during a recession. From 355 questionnaires, the results revealed the following determinants that influenced ...
    • Key Success Factors in Managing a conference centre in South Africa 

      Burger, Elizna; Saayman, Melville (University of Stellenbosch, 2009)
      The purpose of this paper was to identify the key success factors (KSFs) in managing a conference centre. South Africa has experienced a significant increase in international tourist arrivals as well as an increase in ...
    • Key success factors of managing the Robertson Wine Festival 

      Marais, Michelle; Saayman, Melville (Sun Media, Bloemfontein, 2011)
      Abstract: Key success factors of managing the Robertson Wine Festival The Robertson Wine Festival is one of South Africa’s largest wine festivals. The uniqueness of this wine festival is that it takes place on an existing ...
    • The leisure and sport participation patterns of high school learners in Potchefstroom 

      Fourie, Johannes Jakobus; Saayman, Melville; Slabbert, Elmarie (University of Stellenbosch, 2011)
      Leisure and sport activities are thought to be developmentally important because it provides opportunities for skill development and the formation of social relationships during adolescence. Added to this the number and ...
    • Lessons in managing the visitor experience at the Klein Karoo National Arts Festival 

      Kruger, Martinette; Erasmus, Joffrey; Saayman, Melville (Clute Institute, 2012)
      The event industry, in particular arts festivals, is one of South Africa’s fastest growing tourism sectors in tourism industry. However, only minimal research has been done to identify factors that arts festival visitors ...
    • Managing diving impacts on reef ecosystems: analysis of putative, marine life preferences and experience on divers environmental perceptions 

      Lucrezi, Serena; Saayman, Melville; Van der Merwe, Peet (Elsevier, 2013)
      Scuba diving is a growing form of tourism reflecting positively on the economy of coastal communities. However, any negative impacts associated with scuba diving need to be prevented to safeguard the critical ecosystem ...
    • Managing network motivations of [Ev]Entrepreneurs 

      De Klerk, Saskia; Kruger, Stefan; Saayman, Melville (African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure, 2014)
      Entrepreneurial networks are important in the development of any industry. These networks offer access to resources, information, support and markets. In a dynamic, fast growing and diversified industry such as the wedding ...
    • Measuring success of a wine festival: is it really that simple? 

      Krugell, Willem Frederik; Marais, Michelle; Saayman, Melville (Stellenbosh University, 2010)
    • A motivation based typology of open-water swimmers 

      10188908 - Ellis, Susanna Maria; Kruger, Martinette; Saayman, Melville (University of Stellenbosch, 2011)
      People travel to destinations for different reasons and the same applies to sporting events. To fulfil the needs of athletes and ensure that the event remains competitive, it is important to understand the needs of different ...
    • Motives for attending the Cultivaria Arts Festival 

      Saayman, Melville (University of Stellenbosch, 2011)
      Festivals are becoming a key feature on the tourism calendar of many towns and cities. Cultivaria is one of South Africa’s newest arts festivals and is held at Paarl annually. The festival is one combining the arts, wine ...
    • Perceived diving impacts and managment implications at a popular South African reef 

      Lucrezi, Serena; Saayman, Melville; Van der Merwe, Peet (Taylor & Francis, 2013)
      Coral reefs are threatened by impacts such as from scuba diving, and ongoing research is required to assess diving impacts, diver behavior and environmental knowledge. This study investigated perceived diving impacts, reef ...
    • Pricing guidelines for graded hotels and guesthouses in South Africa 

      Du Plessis, Engelina; Saayman, Melville (Cognizant Communication Corporation, 2013)
      Pricing accommodation is a complex process. This study attempted to provide guidelines for determining competitive prices for hotels and guesthouses in South Africa, the two types of accommodation that hold the largest ...
    • The question is not whether to promote or not to promote, but rather when to promote 

      Kruger, Martinette; Saayman, Melville (Taylor & Francis, 2012)
      The Klein Karoo National Arts Festival (KKNK) is one of South Africa’s largest and most popular arts festivals. The success of the festival is dependent on the number of tickets sold. Therefore, in order to ensure an ...