Tourism

Tarring the road to Mecca

Ingle, Mark (2012), “Tarring the road to Mecca: Dilemmas of infrastructural development in a small Karoo town”, in R Donaldson and L Marais (eds), Small Town Geographies in Africa: Experiences from South Africa and Elsewhere, Nova Press.   Click here to download a document list (Author contact: vdpost2002@yahoo.com)  

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The 2010 FIFA World Cup and the rural hinterland

Atkinson, D (2009), “The 2010 FIFA World Cup and the rural hinterland: Maximising advantage from mega events”, in U. Pillay, R. Tomlinson and O. Bass (eds), Development and Dreams: The Urban Legacy of the 2010 Football World Cup, HSRC Press, Cape Town, pp. 153-173.   Introduction In this chapter, regional tourism in non-host areas is […]

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The Copernical Shift in Space Tourism

Ingle, M (2011), “The Copernical Shift in Space Tourism and its Implications for Tourism in the Great Karoo” South African Geographical Journal, Volume 93, Issue 1, 2011l p 104-118   Abstract With the widely anticipated launch of commercial suborbital space travel in the near future, space tourism is finally set to come into its own after […]

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The Free State Roots of International Tourism Research

Ingle, M (2006), “The Free State Roots of International Tourism Research: The Case of Prof AJ Norval”, in South African Geographical Journal, vol. 88, no. 1, pp. 79-87.   ABSTRACT Research linking South Africa’s tourism industry with development is generally reckoned to be a fairly recent phenomenon. In the mid-1930s, however, two seminal works were […]

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The possibilities and pitfalls presented by a pragmatic approach

O’Farrell, De Lange, WJ, Le Maitre, DC, Reyers, B, Blignaut, JN, Milton, SJ, Atkinson, D, Egoh, B, Maherry, C, and Cowling, RM (2011), “The possibilities and pitfalls presented by a pragmatic approach to ecosystem service valuation in an arid biodiversity hotspot”, Journal of Arid Environments, 75 (2011), 612-623. Accessed at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196311000231   Abstract Arid regions […]

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The presentation of Bushmen in cultural tourism

Huncke, A and Koot, S (2012), The presentation of Bushmen in cultural tourism: tourists’ images of Bushmen and the tourism provider’s presentation of (Hai//om) Bushmen at Treesleeper Camp, Namibia, Critical Arts: South-North Cultural and Media Studies, 26:5, 671-689.   Abstract This article examines images of Bushmen in Namibian cultural tourism from two angles: that of […]

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The Subaru Fauresmith 200 km Challenge

Ingle, Mark (2008), “The Subaru Fauresmith 200 km Challenge: Looking a Gift-horse in the Mouth?”, in Africa Insight, vol. 38, no.3, pp. 86-99.   Abstract This article describes an equestrian sport known as ‘endurance riding.’ It focuses on the Subaru Fauresmith 200km Challenge, which is held every year in the small southern Free State town […]

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The tourism potential of Beaufort West

Van Staden, J-W and Marais, L (2005), The tourism potential of Beaufort West: a study based on visitor demand. Development Southern Africa Vol. 22, No. 2.   Abstract Tourism is increasingly viewed as a key strategy for promoting local economic development. The integrated development planning (IDP) process of the Beaufort West municipality on the north-eastern […]

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Tourism management and local community participation in the Nyae Nyae San Conservancy

Mayinoti, S (2012), Tourism management and local community participation in the Nyae Nyae San Conservancy, Northern Namibia, Masters thesis in Development Studies, Centre for Development Support, University of the Free State.   Abstract The study analysed tourism activities in the Nyae Nyae San Conservancy of Northern Namibia. The focus was on local community participation in […]

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Tourism management and local community participation in the Nyae Nyae San Conservancy, Northern Namibia,

Mayinoti, S (2012), Tourism management and local community participation in the Nyae Nyae San Conservancy, Northern Namibia, Masters thesis in Development Studies, Centre for Development Support, University of the Free State. Abstract The study analysed tourism activities in the Nyae Nyae San Conservancy of Northern Namibia. The focus was on local community participation in tourism […]

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