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Key words: inclusive tourism, visual impairment, sighted guiding, motivation
Author: Kristof Tomej
Key words: local residents, seasonality, mass tourism, sustainability, tourism development
Author: Tina Šegota
Key words: story-telling, landscapes, interpretation, sustainable tourism experiences
Author: Gianna Moscardo & Karen Hughes
Keywords: natural resource management, community participation, stakeholder engagement, co-creation, sustainable tourism, Networks of Reserves.
Author: Umberto Martini, Federica Buffa, Sandra Notaro, Nicola Zeni & Pier Luigi Novi Inverardi
Key words: marketing, research-based evidence, partnership, rural tourism, city tourism, sustainability
Author: Yukari Higuchi, Yasuhiro Yamanaka & Hiroaki Hoshi
Key words: tourism association, inclusive development, tourism marketing
Author: Niki Glen & Kevin Mearns
Key words: small accommodation, sustainable tourism, business models
Key words: Key players, sustainable tourism impact, tourism planning
Author: Astrid Frischknecht, Celiane Camargo-Borges & Celeste Wilderom
Key words: sustainable urban tourism, urban regeneration, precincts, Johannesburg Maboneng
Author: Felicite A Fairer-Wessels & Emma J Pearse
Key words: Sustainable Tourism Products, Sustainable tourism certification schemes, Certification
Author: Martin Balas & Wolfgang Strasdas
Key words: SoMe, Small medium sized tourism enterprises (SMTE’s), Sustainability, Tourism.
Author: Ida Marie Visbech Andersen
Key words: tourism management, tourism planning, visitor management, protected areas, New Zealand
Author: Julia Nina Albrecht
Cultural tourism is recently receiving increasing attention from southern African countries (The South African National Heritage and Cultural Tourism Strategy, 2012; Van Veuren, 2001). Cultural tourism is promoted as a local development stra...
Author: Haretsebe Manwa, Dudu Boemah & Emile Coetzee
Philosophical and theoretical debates in tourism must be situated not just within economic and cultural contexts, but also political and social ones (Ataljevic, Pritchard & Morgan, 2007). Tourism is more than an ‘industry,’ Freya Higgins...
Author: Amy Savener
Scholarship on guiding and interpretation positions formal training as a central factor in guide instruction. Guide training operates in the area that mediates between personal characteristics, attitudes and knowledge of the guides and what ...
Author: Julia N. Albrecht & Trisha Dwyer
Can we eat it? How did you stop the waves? Is there water in there? Where is the switch to turn it off? Will it eat me? These are just some of the many questions asked by visitors to uShaka Sea World in Durban, South Africa. While South Afri...
Author: Judy Mann & Roy Ballantyne & Jan Packer
Governments throughout Australia and elsewhere recognise that tourism is an important sector of the economy, and are encouraging its growth in a variety of ways, some more environmentally sound than others. This papers presents not the resul...
Author: Ronda J Green
Community-based tourism is increasingly being developed and promoted as a means of reducing poverty in developing countries assisting local communities to meet their needs through the offering of a tourism product. The Swaziland Tourism Auth...
Author: S. E. Lukhele & K. F. Mearns
Tourism development in a relatively unknown country is faced with various challenges. The difficulty is not only choosing an appropriate tourism development strategy but also managing it in a complex sociocultural, economic and political env...
Author: Sonja Frommenwiler & Péter Varga
OPA: Runner Up Outstanding Paper Award
In order to maximize the benefits and minimize the costs, rural communities should be able to participate actively in all aspects of tourism, including planning and management. The main purpose of this study is to evaluate the local communit...
Author: Limpho Lekaota & Jarkko Saarined