Gay men, tourism and urban space: Reflections on Africa's 'gay capital'

  title={Gay men, tourism and urban space: Reflections on Africa's 'gay capital'},
  author={Gustav Visser},
  journal={Tourism Geographies},
  pages={168 - 189}
  • G. Visser
  • Published 1 January 2003
  • Business
  • Tourism Geographies
The advent of a post-apartheid dispensation triggered the large-scale expansion of the South African tourism system and promoted greater confidence in gay leisure space development. The general popularity of Cape Town as a tourist destination has also been echoed in the gay male tourism market, this city emerging as Africa's gay tourist capital. Writing from an unfamiliar setting regarding gay tourism research, the exploratory research reported in this paper provides a brief overview of the… 
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