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    • Factors influencing pricing in the accommodation sector in South Africa 

      Saayman, Melville; 10811281 - Du Plessis, Engelina (University of Pretoria, 2011)
      Price is a significant factor of competitiveness. Price is a complex issue and is determined by a variety of demand and supply factors. These factors also differ from industry to industry. The purpose of this article is ...
    • Finding the key to success: a visitors' perspective at a national arts festival 

      Erasmus, Lourens Johannes Jacobus; Kruger, Martinette; Saayman, Melville (AOSIS, 2012)
      Abstract: Finding the key to success: a visitors’ perspective at a national arts festival Purpose and/or objectives: The purpose of this article was to segment festival visitors at the Klein Karoo National Arts Festival ...
    • First-time versus repeat visitors : the Volksblad Arts Festival 

      Kruger, Martinette; Saayman, Melville; Strydom, Albert (Sun Media Bloemfontein (SUNMeDIA), 2010)
    • 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 ...
    • How green are visitors at a green wine destination in South Africa? 

      Kruger, Martinette; Saayman, Melville (SUN MeDIA Bloemfontein, 2013)
      Policies that focus on the protection of the environment are continuously being developed to combat the devastating effects of global warming on, among others, the wine industry. This article segments and analyses wine ...
    • Identifying risks facing the South African tourism industry 

      Shaw, Gordon; Saayman, Melville; Saayman, Andrea (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, 2012)
      Even though risks certainly influence travel and tourism patterns, very little research has been conducted into how the industry generally perceives and manages risks. This article aims to (i) identify the risks the South ...
    • 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 in managing a visitors' experience at a South African international airport 

      Du Plessis, L.; Saayman, Melville; Potgieter, Marius (Sabinet, 2014)
      These days, visitors to airports are more discerning than before and continuously seek new and meaningful experiences. This approach has caused airports to evolve from being, simply, a point of transit for visitors into ...
    • 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 ...