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    • Developing community-based tourism in South Africa: addressing the missing link: tourism and leisure 

      Giampiccoli, Andrea; Saayman, Melville; Jugmohan, Sean (AFAHPER-SD, 2014)
      Tourism has been widely proposed as a tool contributing to development. Community-based tourism (CBT) has been specifically recognised as a tourism development approach aimed at facilitating the development of disadvantaged ...
    • 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 ...
    • Slow-onset disaster and sustainable livelihoods: the Vaal River in the vicinity of Parys 

      20652739 - Van Riet, Gideon; 10224793 - Tempelhoff, Johann Wilhelm Nicolaas (Vaal Triangle Faculty of Northwest University in South Africa, 2009)
      This article is based on data gathered during a research project commissioned by the Fezile Dabi District Municipality in the northern part of South Africa’s Free State Province. The research team (which included the ...
    • The socio-economic impact of the Karoo National Park 

      Saayman, Andrea; Ferreira, Madelien; Saayman, Melville (South African National Parks Board, 2009)
      Reports that national parks in South Africa are seen as major tourism assets due to the wildlife and various activities for international and local visitors, but that little is known of the socio-economic contribution of ...
    • Towards an instrument measuring community perceptions of the impacts of festivals 

      Viviers, Pierre-Andre; Slabbert, Elmarie (Kamla-Raj Enterprises, 2012)
      The sustainability of an event depends on the support of the local community. Currently, community instruments do not measure perceptions of the impacts of events in an integrated manner. This paper is the first step in ...
    • Why travel motivation and socio-demographics matter in managing a national park : original research 

      Saayman, Andrea; Saayman, Melville (South African National Parks Board, 2009)
      The Addo Elephant National Park is one of only a few national parks in the world that offers the Big 7 experience and is therefore one of South Africa's prime tourism destinations. The park plays an important role in the ...