Year 2021, Volume , Issue , Pages 0 - 0 2021-01-06

Community-Based Tourism in Protected Areas: Elaborating A Model from A South African Perspective

Andrea GİAMPİCCOLİ [1] , David GLASSOM [2]


Community-based ecotourism (CBET) shares many of the values and challenges of community-based tourism (CBT) but must also consider the interaction of local communities and the environment, often in areas of controlled or restricted use. Although CBT and CBET have been part of South Africa’s economic strategy, governance, and social structures and hierarchies may constrain opportunities for entry. This article reviews the relevant literature with specific reference to South African CBT and CBET enterprises and uses the iSimangaliso Wetland Park as a case study to build a general framework for CBT around conservation areas. In particular, the framework describes a pathway for CBET ventures to move from an internal partnership model to an external model and ultimately complete self-sufficiency and independence if desired. We show that despite numerous challenges, CBET can be viable in conservation areas, provided all parties involved in the venture make a concerted effort to ensure that the main objectives of poverty alleviation and improved environmental management are met.
community-based tourism, development, conservation, national parks, iSimangaliso Wetland Park, World Heritage Sites
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Primary Language en
Subjects Hospitality Leisure Sport and Tourism
Journal Section Research Article
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-2963-2031
Author: Andrea GİAMPİCCOLİ (Primary Author)
Institution: Durban University of Technology
Country: South Africa


Orcid: 0000-0003-2028-3573
Author: David GLASSOM
Institution: University of KwaZulu-Natal
Country: South Africa


Thanks The authors thank Nerosha Govender for comments on a draft manuscript.
Dates

Application Date : May 23, 2020
Acceptance Date : December 6, 2020
Publication Date : January 6, 2021

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APA Giampiccoli, A , Glassom, D . (2021). Community-Based Tourism in Protected Areas: Elaborating A Model from A South African Perspective . Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR) , , 0-0 . DOI: 10.30519/ahtr.741805
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