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The role of culture with festival entrepreneurs
(University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, 2011)
The goal of the study was to determine the influence of cultural differences on entrepreneurship at the Grahamstown National Arts Festival.
A motivation based typology of open-water swimmers
(University of Stellenbosch, 2011)
People travel to destinations for different reasons and the same applies to sporting events. To fulfil the needs of athletes and ensure that the event remains competitive, it is important to understand the needs of different ...
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 ...
Expenditure-based segmentation of visitors to the tsitsikamma national park
(The Department of Business, University of Johannesburg, 2010)
Travel motivation of tourists to Kruger and Tsitsikamma national parks: A comparative study
(Southern African Wildlife Management Association, 2010)
The influence of the economic recession on visitors to the Kruger National Park
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 ...
Understanding the reasons why tourists visit the Kruger National Park during a recession
The 2008 and 2009 recession increased pressure on travellers to cut costs on luxury items, such as going on holiday, and this has led to a global tourism decline of 8%. This, however, was not the case in the Kruger National ...
What drives bikers to attend a motorcycling event?
(African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure, 2014)
Africa Bike Week, considered South Africa’s premier biking event, attracts large numbers of bikers, especially Harley-Davidson bikers, and bike enthusiasts from across the country. This study investigated these visitors ...
First-time versus repeat visitors at the Kruger National Park
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 ...
Exploring South Africa’s ‘black diamonds’ at live music performances
Problem under investigation: This exploratory study fills a gap in the literature by profiling ‘black diamonds’, the South African up-and-coming middle-class market, at live music concerts. Design, methodology and ...