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Author : Andrew Rylance & Anna Spenceley
School/Work Place : Research Fellow, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Contact : andrewrylance@gmail.com
Year : 2017
OPA : 2017 Outstanding Paper Award Winner

The research is funded by the Centre for the Development of Enterprise and with the guidance of the International Trade Centre of UNCTAD. The authors would like to thank Pablo LoMoro at the International Trade Centre for his considerable support to the research, and also Sid Boubekeur from the Centre for the Development of Enterprise for making resources available to implement it. The authors thank Botswana Tourism Organisation (BTO) for their logistical support and guidance in the value chain analysis, and in particular Mokganedi Ntana and Jannet Keretese. The fieldwork team comprising Lily Mosheti, Precious Matengu, Georginah, Tidimalo K, Ogomoditse Keitirile, Michael Moithopedi are thanked for their considerable inputs and energy.

Rylance, Reducing economic leakages from tourism_A value chain assessment of the tourism industry in Kasane, Botswana PP.pdf

Rylance, Reducing economic leakages from tourism_A value chain assessment of the tourism industry in Kasane, Botswana.pdf


List of Articles
No. Subject Viewssort Date
7 Think Tank XVII A Structural Model Predicting Tourists Behavioural Int... 312 Aug 17, 2017

The contribution of the tourism sector towards the development of host nations is undeniable in that it provides several benefits such as creation of employment, generation of added value and tax revenue, and boosting of inward foreign direc...

Author: Robin Nunkoo & Viraiyan Teeroovengadum & Boopen Seetanah & Robin Sannassee 

Year: 2017 

6 Think Tank XVII Making hotel guests voluntarily waive daily room cleaning file 287 Aug 17, 2017

Tourism is the fourth largest economic contributor globally and outperforms the growth of the world economy (United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), 2013). But tourism growth comes at a cost. Not surprisingly, therefore, tourism i...

Author: Sara Dolnicar & Ljubica Knezevic Cvelbar & Bettina Grun 

Year: 2017 

5 Think Tank XVII New Forms of ‘Responsible Tourism’ in Refugee Camps an... file 276 Aug 17, 2017

Responsible Tourism is about “making better places for people to live in and better places for people to visit”. Traveling responsibly is thus about managing travel and destinations in an environmentally and culturally responsible way and de...

Author: Jaume Guia, Sil van de Velde & Lauren Chan 

Year: 2017 

4 Think Tank XVII Australian Indigenous Tourism: Integration of knowledg... file 264 Aug 17, 2017

Many Australian tourism ventures today promote Australian Indigenous Biocultural Knowledge (AIBK) (Pert, Ens, Locke, Clarke, Packer & Turpin, 2015) through bush-tucker tours, interpretive displays in cultural centres, arts and crafts, et...

Author: Gabrielle McGinnis & Mark Harvey & Ian D. Clark & Tamara Young 

Year: 2017 

3 Think Tank XVII Lack of transparency - a barrier for the diffusion of ... file 223 Aug 17, 2017

Throughout the last two decades, the tourism industry has changed due to the revolutionary development in the realm of information and communication technologies (ICT) (Amaro & Duate, 2013; Law et al., 2004; Minghetti & Buhalis, 2010...

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

Year: 2017 

2 Think Tank XVII Finding and Fostering Our Future Tourism Leaders: Unde... file 219 Aug 17, 2017

The hospitality and tourism industry is facing a serious skilled manpower shortage globally, and the best way to meet the manpower needs of the industry is through training and education. The shortage of skilled talent is a global issue in t...

Author: Grace K.S. Ho & Rob Law 

Year: 2017 

1 Think Tank XVII Investigating the relationship between FDI and Tourism... file 210 Aug 17, 2017

This paper employs a dynamic time series econometrics framework, namely a vector error correction model (VECM), to investigate the link between foreign direct investment (FDI) and tourist arrivals in Mauritius for the period 1980-2015. The r...

Author: Sheereen Fauzel, & Boopen Seetanah 

Year: 2017 

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