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Rural tourism development in South Africa

Johan Viljoen

Rural tourism development in South Africa

trends and challenges

by Johan Viljoen

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Published by HSRC Press in Cape Town, South Africa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tourism -- South Africa,
  • Rural development -- South Africa

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 21-23).

    StatementJohan Viljoen and Kholadi Tlabela.
    SeriesOccasional paper / Urban, Rural and Economic Development, Human Sciences Research Council) -- 2, Occasional paper (Human Sciences Research Council. Urban, Rural and Economic Development Research Programme) -- 2.
    ContributionsTlabela, Kholadi Ramadimetja Uriel.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG155.S57 V54 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p. :
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23701289M
    ISBN 100796921806
    ISBN 109780796921802
    LC Control Number2009444012

    Subsequently, the percentage of households relying on rivers, streams and dams for their water actually increased slightly between and [3] while the percentage of households using piped water only increased slightly. In East Africa, pastoralists use 70 percent of the total land of Kenya, 50 percent of Tanzania and 40 percent of Uganda. By definition, travel inherently harms the environment by getting to the location, using more resources than the location is used to, and producing more waste than normal. Relevance in developing nations[ edit ] Rural tourism is particularly relevant in developing nations where farmland has become fragmented due to population growth. Provide a good standard of comfort in your products.

    Through success of community ecotourism, the community can have a larger voice as they show successful development and become a greater participating member in the global sphere. Wild animals were owned by the government. Lodge notes [2] that water projects faced, in many cases, severe design faults that led to unworkable bureaucratic messes on the ground. When looking at what makes a successful responsible tourism enterprise, research has found the focus on strong leadership, clear market orientation, and organizational culture to be essential.

    Voluntary adventure tourism safety standards For more adventurous rural experiences, three ISO International Organization for Standardization standards support safe adventure practices:and Now, there are over 3, in 25 permanent lodges. Which European markets offer opportunities for rural tourism? RPA will look for projects that meet the national and local priorities for funding, and will decide which meet the criteria the best.


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