Tourism strategies and local responses in southern Africa /

This book discusses tourism development in Namibia. It consists of 12 major chapters. Chapter 2 explores the opportunities and challenges of implementing a national tourism policy in Namibia, as perceived by tourism entrepreneurs. Chapter 3 presents the South African experiences for local economic d...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Hottola, Petri (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK : CABI, 2009.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : Development Through Tourism? / Petri Hottola
  • Tourism Development Strategies in Namibia : Private and Community Perceptions on the National Policy / Julia Jänis
  • Local Economic Development and Tourism Planning in Africa : Evidence from Route Tourism in South Africa / Christian M. Rogerson
  • Community Development Strategies in the Kalahari : an Expression of Modernization's Monologue? / Lauren Dyll
  • Selling Places and Constructing Local Cultures in Tourism : the Role of the Ovahimba in Namibian Tourism Promotion / Jarkko Saarinen and Maaria Niskala
  • The Applicability of Government Policy to Community-based Catering Services : the Hananwa of Blouberg, Limpopo Province / Chris Boonzaaier
  • Tourism Development, Rural Livelihoods and Biodiversity Conservation in the Okavango Delta, Botswana / Joseph E. Mbaiwa
  • Coastal Bird Tourism in Namibia : Postcolonial Resources and Restraints / Petri Hottola
  • The Responses of the Southern African Tourism Sector in Combating HIV/AIDS / Harri Siiskonen
  • Interplay Between Local Service Suppliers and Incoming Tour Operators : the Case of Madagascar / Øystein Jensen
  • Tourism Development and the Polemic of ICT Advocacy in Namibian Schools / Kenneth Matengu
  • Transfrontier Tourism and Relations Between Local Communities and the Private Sector in the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park / Marja Spierenburg, Harry Wels, Kees van der Waal and Steven Robins
  • Tourism Development Strategies : Lessons from the Southern African Experiences / Petri Hottola.