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Author : Kevin Mearns
School/Work Place : University of South Africa, South Africa
Contact : mearnkf@unisa.ac.za
Year : 2018

Key words: Visitor books, visitor experience, visitor satisfaction, Mnemba Island, Zanzibar.


List of Articles
No. Subject Viewssort Date
396 Think Tank XVIII SMTE’s use of SoMe and Sustainability file 13 Jan 07, 2019

Key words: SoMe, Small medium sized tourism enterprises (SMTE’s), Sustainability, Tourism.

Author: Ida Marie Visbech Andersen 

Year: 2018 

395 Think Tank XVIII Communication of Sustainability Efforts in the Hospita... file 29 Jan 07, 2019

Keywords: green marketing, sustainability engagement, small / owner-managed hotels

Author: Sven-Olaf Gerdt, Elisa Wagner & Gerhard Schewe 

Year: 2018 

394 Think Tank XVI The Concept of Corporate Social Responsibility: An ove... file 34 Jul 02, 2016

In the tourism industry, whilst some companies have taken active steps towards Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), others are yet to adopt a responsible approaching to business. According to Betz (2010), CSR is a relatively new concept i...

Author: Susanne Reimann & Sandro Carnicelli 

Year: 2016 

393 Think Tank XVIII Certification as a tool to identify sustainable touris... file 34 Jan 07, 2019

Key words: Sustainable Tourism Products, Sustainable tourism certification schemes, Certification

Author: Martin Balas & Wolfgang Strasdas 

Year: 2018 

392 Think Tank XVI Certification for Sustainable Tourism in Germany – Ove... file 35 Jul 02, 2016

Certification schemes for sustainable tourism can be seen as a key voluntary instrument to measure, verify and communicate the CSR management and performance of tourism businesses. Today a large number of such schemes can be found around th...

Author: Wolfgang Strasdas 

Year: 2016 

391 Think Tank XVI A study of innovation in the making CARMACAL and the D... file 36 Jul 02, 2016

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Author: Harald Buijtendijk, Jorine Vermeer & Juultje Blom 

Year: 2016 

390 Think Tank XVI The moderating role of values in planned behaviour: th... file 37 Jul 02, 2016

In the past five years, we (a group of researchers from the Leeds Becket University and the Open University of Catalonia) have been working on different studies about the CSR motivations, barriers and practices in tourism small and medium e...

Author: Lluís Garay, Xavier Font & August Francesc Corrons 

Year: 2016 

389 Think Tank XVI Can Tourism Businesses Foster Better Inclusion for Peo... file 41 Jul 02, 2016

It is difficult to deny that despite its increased popularity, the concept of social entrepreneurship has not received a clearer understanding in a theoretical context. Zahra, Gedajlovic, Neubaum, and Shulman (2009) list 20 definitions of s...

Author: Kristof Tomej 

Year: 2016 

388 Think Tank XVIII Can Direct Communication at the Point of Consumption R... file 44 Jan 07, 2019

Key words: food waste, food signage, sustainability, experiment

Author: Hannes Antonschmidt & Dagmar Lund-Durlacher 

Year: 2018 

387 Think Tank XVI Examining Corporate Social Responsibility in Tourism: ... file 45 Jul 01, 2016

One of the biggest challenges facing the tourism industry and policy makers is the emerging and fast growing ‘sharing economy’. Keeping abreast of this, disruptive but potentially transformative phenomenon has been challenging for industry,...

Author: Stephen Wearing & Kevin Lyons 

Year: 2016 

386 Think Tank XVIII The Munich Streetlife Festival: A case study on a gree... file 45 Jan 07, 2019

Key words: Green events, sustainability communication, theory of planned behaviour, transtheoretical model, structure equation model

Author: Elias Butzmann & Christina Tölkes 

Year: 2018 

385 Think Tank XVIII Indigenous destination development: Nudging key player... file 46 Jan 07, 2019

Key words: Key players, sustainable tourism impact, tourism planning

Author: Astrid Frischknecht, Celiane Camargo-Borges & Celeste Wilderom 

Year: 2018 

384 Think Tank XVI Empowering communities and enabling conservation: Revi... file 47 Jul 01, 2016

The Africa Foundation a non-profit organization was founded in 1992 when Conservation Corporation Africa (since renamed and rebranded to &Beyond) was founded in South Africa. A central principle of the Conservation Corporation, safari l...

Author: Kevin Mearns 

Year: 2016 

383 Think Tank XVIII Sustainable tourism products and services: development... file 47 Jan 07, 2019

Key words: sustainable urban tourism, urban regeneration, precincts, Johannesburg Maboneng

Author: Felicite A Fairer-Wessels & Emma J Pearse 

Year: 2018 

382 Think Tank XVII Collaborative knowledge production development and act... file 48 Aug 17, 2017

Increasingly, literature has depicted food tourism as a powerful contributor to the ‘triple bottom line’ of economic, social, and environmental sustainability in rural communities (e.g. Sidali et al., 2015; Sims, 2009; Everret & Aitchson...

Author: Yukari Higuchi & Yasuhiro Yamanaka 

Year: 2017 

381 Think Tank XVIII Defining Small Accommodation Establishments: employing... file 48 Jan 07, 2019

Key words: small accommodation, sustainable tourism, business models

Author: Niki Glen & Kevin Mearns 

Year: 2018 

380 Think Tank XVI Assessing the sustainability reporting of a JSE compan... file 49 Jul 02, 2016

The world is changing into a place where broader spectra of responsibilities are now being embraced. A significant realisation has grown throughout the world that the Earth’s natural resources are scarce. Industrialisation and economic grow...

Author: Candice Hunter & Kevin Mearns 

Year: 2016 

379 Think Tank XVIII The role of tourism associations in supporting sustain... file 49 Jan 07, 2019

Key words: tourism association, inclusive development, tourism marketing

Author: Niki Glen & Kevin Mearns 

Year: 2018 

378 Think Tank XVI Influencing sustainability through engagement in polic... file 51 Jul 01, 2016

The ability of businesses to influence the sustainability of tourism development is generally examined from two standpoints: the regulatory frameworks requiring particular actions with respect to how business is carried out, or to clients; ...

Author: Valentina Dinica 

Year: 2016 

377 Think Tank XVI Analysing CSR Practices in Food Operations: A case stu... file 52 Jul 01, 2016

Food consumption is seen by most tourists as an important part of their holiday and tourism often takes place in ecologically, socially and culturally sensitive destinations. Through food consumption, it is not only possible to support heal...

Author: Dagmar Lund-Durlacher, Hannes Antonschmidt & Klaus-Peter Fritz 

Year: 2016 

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