Private Sector Tourism in Conservation Areas in Africa (Hardcover)

Private Sector Tourism in Conservation Areas in Africa By Susan Snyman, Anna Spenceley Cover Image

Private Sector Tourism in Conservation Areas in Africa (Hardcover)


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In Africa's protected areas, tourism involves numerous stakeholders interacting in various partnerships and relationships. These stakeholders include governments, communities, NGOs, the private sector, and academics.

Through the use of extensive case studies from throughout Africa, this book presents guidelines to ensure optimal benefits for stakeholders as well as promoting the sustainability of tourism in Africa. It includes descriptions of the various models/options for the private sector to engage in tourism in conservation areas in Africa including, among others, pure private sector ownership, joint ventures, tripartite agreements and government leases. The processes used to develop these partnerships -- from start to finish -- are covered, as well as best practices for the private sector engaging in tourism. The book provides guidance on assessing what private sector tourism options are most suitable based on guidelines of conditions and desired outcomes promoting the long-term sustainability of African tourism in protected areas.
Product Details ISBN: 9781786393555
ISBN-10: 1786393557
Publisher: Cabi
Publication Date: June 7th, 2019
Pages: 264
Language: English