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Routledge Handbook of Tourism in Africa

Edited by: Marina Novelli , Emmanuel Akwasi Adu-Ampong , Manuel Alector Ribeiro

Print publication date:  November  2020
Online publication date:  November  2020

Print ISBN: 9781138496088
eBook ISBN: 9781351022545
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781351022545
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This book provides a comprehensive and readable overview of the critical debates and controversies around tourism in Africa, and the major factors that are affecting tourism development now and in the future.

Drawing upon research emerging from collaborations between a growing number of African academics and practitioners based in the continent and in the African diaspora as well as international colleagues, the Handbook offers key critical insights into the issues, challenges and trends that Africa and African tourism is facing. Part I covers continent-wide issues such as climate change, ICT, heritage and development. The remaining parts are organised along geographic lines, with each chapter covering the development of tourism, current trends and discussion of critical issues such as community participation, gender, backpacking, urban tourism, wildlife tourism and conservation.

Combining an overview of key theories, concepts, contemporary issues and debates, this book will be a valuable resource for students, academics and practitioners investigating the role of tourism in Africa.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Tourism in Africa – continental issues and regional contexts Download PDF
Chapter  2:  The changing nature of Africa as a competitive tourism role-player Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Information communication technology (ICT) and tourism promotion in Africa Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Heritage and heritage tourism in Africa Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Adventure tourism in Africa Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Tourism and climate change in Africa Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Growing Africa’s tourism through air transport liberalisation Download PDF
Chapter  8:  The role of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in tourism and sustainable development in Africa Download PDF
Chapter  9:  The growth of Meetings, incentive, conferences and exhibition/events (MICE) industry in Africa Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Tunisian tourism, gender and the contribution of postcolonial feminism Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Understanding the complexities of residents’ support for cultural heritage preservation through an equity theory lens Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Current issues of tourism in Morocco  Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Tourism in Egypt Download PDF
Chapter  14:  The role of the media in promoting tourism in Africa Download PDF
Chapter  15:  “Today is party A, tomorrow is party B” Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Tourism development in Senegal Download PDF
Chapter  17:  The political economy of tourism development in Cape Verde islands Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Backpacking in Ghana Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Drivers and opportunities in Nigeria’s tourism industry Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Tourism development in Niger Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Tourism development in Sierra Leone Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Afrogallonism, yellow brick road and 360La – grassroot contemporary arts in motion Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Aviators Africa Academy (AAA) – capacity development in Africa’s aviation industry Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Eco-tourism in Cameroon’s protected areas Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Tourism development in Gabon Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Tourism and nature in São Tomé and Príncipe Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Diary of a woman in tourism Download PDF
Chapter  28:  The potential of tourism revenue sharing policy to benefit conservation in Rwanda Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Rock art tourism in Ethiopia and cultural heritage management challenges Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Tourism in Mozambique Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Development of tourism in Tanzania Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Local community support in tourism in Mauritius – the case of Ray of Light by LUX  Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Pastoral women participation in community conservancies in Maasai Mara, Kenya Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Red Rocks Initiatives for Sustainable Development Download PDF
Chapter  35:  City tourism in Southern Africa Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Wildlife tourism, conservation and community benefits in Zimbabwe Download PDF
Chapter  37:  South African Airways and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Hatika Adult Education Centre supports community tourism development in Windhoek, Namibia Download PDF
Chapter  39:  The future of tourism in Africa – keeping more tourism spend in destinations for sustainable tourism development through digitalised marketing Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Prospects and futures for tourism in Africa Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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