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The impact of hunting for biltong purposes on the SA economy
(University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, 2011)
The purpose of this article is to estimate the economic impact of biltong hunting in South Africa.
The socio-economic impact of the Table Mountain National Park
This article will determine the socio-economic impact of South Africa’s largest urban national park, and the one that attracts the most visitors. Because national parks have more functions than mere conservation, the ...
Understanding visitor's image of the oldest marine park in Africa
(Taylor & Francis, 2013)
In successful tourism development and destination marketing, an important factor is individuals' tourist destination image (TDI). A review of the literature revealed a dearth of studies on the image of national parks as ...
Economic impact of the Klein Karoo National Arts Festival: investigating the application of different models
This article focuses on an economic assessment of the target obtained in South Africa regarding the Klein Karoo National Arts Festival (KKNK) applying both SAM and CGE models. Since both models have advantages and ...
Who to work for: a South African hotel or resort?
The purpose of this research is to determine the Quality of Work Life (QWL) of Front Office Employees (FOE) at a hotel group and resort group respectively in South Africa. These two groups were compared to determine which ...
Tourists characteristics and willingness to pay to see the Big Five
Tourism is an engine of growth and development in natural areas, but resources need to be protected and that often involves high costs. The opportunity to view Big Five game in their natural habitat is a common good and ...
Why keep on paddling? Evidence from a South African canoe marathon
Despite the growth and potential future market for water-based recreation activities such as canoeing, to date research on the sport and its participants is sparse. Little is known about who canoeists are and why they ...
Key success factors of managing the Robertson Wine Festival
(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 ...
Travel motivations of tourists to selected marine destinations
South Africa is well known for its favourable climate, wildlife and golden beaches. Adding to this, its long summers make its coastline (over 3500 km) even more attractive to tourists around the world, and so are transforming ...
First-time versus repeat visitors: the Volksblad Arts Festival
(Sun Media Bloemfontein (SUNMeDIA), 2010)
This article focuses on the differences and/or similarities between first-time and repeat visitors at the Volksblad Arts Festival as an alternate approach to market segmentation. The research was conducted by means of a ...