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    • Community-based tourism: from a local to a global push 

      Giampiccoli, Andrea; Saayman, Melville (AOSIS, 2016)
      Orientation: World inequality is growing and tourism contributes to it; an alternative option is, therefore, needed towards a more just and redistributive approach to this industry. Purpose: The aim is to propose that there ...
    • 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 ...
    • Managing beaches and beachgoers: lessons from and for the Blue Flag award 

      Lucrezi, Serena; Saayman, Melville; Van der Merwe, Peet (Elsevier, 2015)
      The Blue Flag is a beach award scheme adopted by coastal municipalities to manage beaches and attract tourism. This paper evaluates beachgoers' views of the Blue Flag award in South Africa, and examines these in the light ...
    • 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 ...
    • Success criteria for the FNB Wines-2-Whales mountain bike events 

      Pretorius, S.C.; Prinsloo, J.J.; Fourie, E.; Pelser, T.G. (AJHTL, 2016)
      Sport participants invest a considerable amount of effort and time to actively participate in sporting events. Hosting a successful sport event, will not only provide a memorable, worth-while experience for participants, ...
    • The dimensions of FDI in the tourism sector in Africa 

      Bezuidenhout, Henri; Grater, Sonja (Clute Institute, 2016)
      The tourism sector in Africa has received an increasing focus as it is viewed to be a fast growing sector and a potentially substantial provider of employment. With increasing numbers of tourists from developing countries ...
    • The relevance of the tangible and intangible social impacts of tourism on selected South African communities 

      Scholtz, Marco; Slabbert, Elmarie (Taylor & Francis, 2016)
      Most tourism social impact studies emphasise tangible social impacts such as economic improvement. In developing countries such as South Africa, a small percentage of tangible benefits filter down to community level. This ...
    • The role and impact of tourism on local economic development: A comparative study 

      Meyer, D.F.; Meyer, N. (2015)
      The purpose of this study was to determine what role tourism plays in the economic development of local regions. Tourism is globally recognised as one of the largest and fastest growing economic sectors. In developing ...