Researching the South African tourism and development nexus

  title={Researching the South African tourism and development nexus},
  author={Gustav Visser and Christian M. Rogerson},
Under apartheid, tourism was essentially anti-developmental in focus and tourism research largely centred on the recreation of white South Africans. Since the 1994 democratic transition tourism has become recognised as an increasingly important sector for South Africa's economy and for achieving the government's goals for reconstruction and development. In this paper a review and critical analysis is presented of the changing directions and foci of tourism scholarship in South Africa. It is… 
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