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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 ...
    • Effect of political risk shocks on tourism revenue in South Africa: time series analysis 

      Muzindutsi, Paul-Francois; Manaliyo, Jean-Claude (The Social Sciences Research Society, 2016)
      Although political risk has an impact on all types of businesses, political risk affects tourism business performance in terms of tourist arrivals and tourism revenue because tourists are very sensitive to political risk ...
    • Effect of political risk shocks on tourism revenue in South Africa: time series analysis 

      Muzindutsi, Paul-Francois; Manaliyo, Jean-Claude (The Social Sciences Research Society, 2016)
      Although political risk has an impact on all types of businesses, political risk affects tourism business performance in terms of tourist arrivals and tourism revenue because tourists are very sensitive to political risk ...
    • 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 ...
    • Property rights in space: moving the goal posts so the players don't notice 

      Erlank, Wian (2016)
      Elsewhere in "Rethinking Terra Nullius and Property in Space", I have argued that due to the changing circumstances of access to space by private entities rather than governments, the current legal situation with regard ...
    • Slow-onset disaster and sustainable livelihoods: the Vaal River in the vicinity of Parys 

      Tempelhoff, Johann Wilhelm Nicolaas; Van Riet, Gideon (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, ...