• Extract of Study – a Comparative Analysis of the Management and Socio-Economic Impacts of Sport Tourism Events in Cape Town and Durban
    comparative analysis of the management and socio-economic impacts of Sport Tourism Events in Cape Town and Durban (Dr Deborah Johnson, 2010). 2.3 Sport tourism perspectives Sport tourism is recognised as one of the fastest growing segments within the tourism industry (Getz, 1998). The Olympic Games, the...
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  • Ecotourism
    5 Safaris in Kruger National Park, Africa 5 3.1.1 The Impacts of Wildlfe Safari 6 3.1.2 Weakness, Strength, Opportunities, and Threats 9 3.1.3 The Stakeholders 10 3.1.4 Policies, Control & Governmental Support 11 3.2 Case 2: Chumbe Island Coral Park, East Africa 12 3.2.1 The impacts of ecotourism...
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  • Local Economic Development and the Crocodile Ramble
    Tourism Routes, Local Economic Promotion and Pro-Poor Development The Case of the Crocodile Ramble In southern Africa, there is growing interest in the potential for establishing tourism routes as vehicles for tourism expansion and the promotion of local economic development. This article contributes ...
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  • Interim Report of the Factors Influencing the Success of Community Tourism in South Africa
    [pic] INTERIM REPORT OF THE FACTORS INFLUENCING THE SUCCESS OF COMMUNITY TOURISM IN SOUTH AFRICA Submitted to: ACTS South Africa PO Box 13911 Mowbray South Africa 7705 South Africa 30 November 2009 Submitted by: FinnGroup Ltd Group 3 Helin Henrietta 09163185 Mäkinen Outi 07083938 ...
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  • Tourism Development and Host Community
    TOURISM DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT Introduction Host Community participation in tourism developments in South Africa forms an integral part of the government objectives in the tourism industry which are inter alia to build a world class tourism industry and to integrate historically disadvantaged...
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  • South Africa: the Impact of Travel & Tourism on Jobs and the Economy
    SOUTH AFRICA THE IMPACT OF TRAVEL &TOURISM ON JOBSANDTHE ECONOMY CHAIRMAN: Sir Ian Prosser Chairman Six Continents PLC VICE CHAIRMEN: Donald Carty Chairman, President & CEO American Airlines Jean-Marc Espalioux Chairman of Management Board & CEO Accor S.A. André Jordan Chairman Lusotur S.A. Jonathan...
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  • Miss
    2012 South Africa : an economical and tourism view Maria Cristina Dopazo Nicola Lomba Clara Maik Anna Predko Content I. General information 1. Map 2. Population 3. Size 4. Currency 5. Political regime II. Macroeconomics 6. Economic indicators ...
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  • South Africa
    areas; to understand the cultural and natural history of the environment; taking care not to alter the integrity of the ecosystem, while producing economic opportunities that make conservation of natural resources beneficial to local people.” A simpler definition of ecotourism is responsible travel to...
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  • Tourism, Second Homes and an Emerging South African
    Tourism, second homes and an emerging South African post-productivist countryside Gijsbert Hoogendoorn* and Gustav Visser** *School of Geography, Archaeology and Environmental Studies University of the Witwatersrand Private Bag X3 Wits, 2050 South Africa gijsbert.hoogendoorn@wits.ac.za  +277117176521...
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  • Hotel Industry
    International tourism to reach one billion in 2012 PR No.:   PR12002 Madrid 16 Jan 12 International tourist arrivals grew by over 4% in 2011 to 980 million, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. With growth expected to continue in 2012, at a somewhat slower rate, international tourist...
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  • Micro Economy of South Africa
    South Africa Table of Contents ➢ Hospitality Market Structure Analysis in SA……………………………………….. --Background information of SA hospitality sector --Challenges confronting the investors in SA --Economic issues that influenced the decision --Recommendation for long-term...
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  • Positive and Negative Effects of Tourism in Africa
    The effects of tourism in Africa Ever since the ability to travel over vast amounts of distances around the world became easier with the use of innovative marvels such as the aeroplane, tourism started to grow in certain countries that had enough places of interest. Africa offered much that cannot be...
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  • Report: International Tourism 2010
    International Tourism 2010: Multi-speed recovery Report, Madrid, Spain 17 January 2011 International tourism recovered strongly in 2010 according to the Advance Release of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. International tourist arrivals were up by almost 7% to 935 million, following the 4% decline...
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    Strategies, Impacts and Costs of Pro-Poor Tourism Approaches in South Africa Anna Spenceley and Jennifer Seif January 2003 PPT Working Paper Series 9 Strengths and Weaknesses of a Pro-Poor Tourism Approach, Results of a Survey to Follow-Up Pro-Poor Tourism Research Carried Out in 2000-2001, by...
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  • The Impacts of the Global Recession of 2008-2009
    trend towards a new finance-led capitalism and the related pattern of income distribution. The effects of the recession on Africa were tremendous and are still being felt today. Africa is homeland to numerous natural resources. Contrary to this, it is one of poorest regions in the world constituting almost...
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  • Lifestyle Entrepreneurs Can Jeopardise Economic Development of Tourism Destinations
    lifestyle entrepreneurs can jeopardise economic development of tourism destinations. Just as Dewhurst and Horobin (1998: 33) state that lifestyle entrepreneurs ‘may not be capable of long-term survival: this in turn could serve to jeopardise seriously both the economic health and social fabric of those communities...
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  • Tourism in Africa
    Tourism in Africa | May 2011 | Do the positive effects of tourism in Africa outweigh the negative effects? | Jo-Anne Mc Alister Student Number: 11028468 Lecturer: Avasha Rambiritch | Tourism in Africa Tourism is a fast growing economic industry, particularly in Africa, which...
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  • Franchising
    FRANCHISING OPPORTUNITIES Franchising, in its fifty-year history, has shown remarkable resilience in weathering the economic ups and downs. In the face of the recent worldwide economic slow down, the franchise sector has remained upbeat and a significant global force. At the very root of the concept...
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  • Sport Tourism
    South African Journal for Research in Sport, Physical Education and Recreation, 2008, 30(2): 79-93. Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Navorsing in Sport, Liggaamlike Opvoedkunde en Ontspanning, 2008, 30(2): 79-93. ISSN: 0379-9069 SPORT TOURISM EVENT IMPACTS ON THE HOST COMMUNITY: A CASE STUDY OF RED BULL...
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  • tourism in africa in a cleft stick
    Introduction The international tourism has over the time an ever increasing remarkable growth rate in the visibility time scale at after the World War II (WTO, 1999) turning modern tourism into a key driver of social-economic progress through the creation of jobs and enterprises, infrastructural development...
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