PUBLISHED ARTICLES for 2018 (update July)

  1. Borstlap, H. & Saayman, M. 2018. Is there a gender difference when it comes to motorcycling behaviour? Journal: Acta Commercii., 18(1):1-10 FB
  2. Jason Li Chen, Gang Li, Doris Chenguang Wu, Shujie Shen. Forecasting Seasonal Tourism Demand Using a Multiseries Structural Time Series Method. Journal of Travel Research. 1-12 NWU-RO-2017-1868
  3. Chikuta, O., Du Plessis, E. & Saayman, M. Accessibility expectations of nature tourists with disabilities in National parks.. Tourism Planning & Development. fb
  4. Coughlan, L. & Saayman, M. 2018.  The importance of different culinary aspects when travelling - the case of international tourists to South Africa.  European Journal of Tourism Research, 18: 95-119.
  5. Du Plessis, E. & Saayman, M. 2018. Aspects contributing to tourism price competitiveness of South Africa. Tourism Economics, 24, 2 March: 1-11.
  6. Kruger, M. & Saayman, M. First-time versus repeat visitors to a music festival in South Africa. Journal of Convention & Event Tourism
  7. Kruger, M., Saayman, M. Hull, J. A Motivation-Based Typology for Natural Event Viewers. Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events. fb
  8. Kruger, M. & Saayman, M. 2018. All that jazz’: the relationship between music festival visitors’ motives and behavioural intentions. Current Issues in Tourism.
  9. Kruger, M. & Saayman, M. From Drab to Fab\; Segmenting visitors to a Décor and Design Exhibition Based on their travel behaviour intentions. Event Management, 237- 254.
  10. Kruger, M. & Saayman, M. 2018. First-time versus repeat visitors to a music festival in South Africa. In Journal of Convention & Event Tourism, 19(3):219-247.
  11. Kruger, M. & Metsi, P.I. 2018. From jazz notes to bank notes: The determinants of spending by black music festival attendees. Journal of Economic and Financial Sciences, 11(1):1-10.
  12. Kruger, M., Van der Merwe, P., Saayman, M. & Slabbert, E.  2017. Understanding accommodation preferences of visitors to the Kruger National Park. Tourism and Hospitality Research, 1-16. NWU-RO-2017-0776
  13. Kruger, M., Van der Merwe, P., Bosch, Z. J. & Saayman, M. 2018. Adventure activity preferences in South African national parks. South African Journal for Research in Sport, Physical Education and Recreation, 40(1): 1-23.
  14. Myburgh, E., Kruger, M. & Saayman, M. 2018/19. Aspects influencing the commitment of endurance athletes: a tourism perspective. Journal of Sport and Tourism. Published online:
  15. Lucrezi S, Milanese M, Danovaro R, Cerrano C.  “Generation Nemo”: motivations, satisfaction and prospects of marine biology students in Italy.  Journal of Biological Education, NWU-RO-2017-1817
  16. Lucrezi, S., Egi, S.M., Pieri, M., Burman, F., Ozyigit, T., Cialoni, D., Thomas, G., Marroni, A. and Saayman, M., 2018. Safety Priorities and Underestimations in Recreational Scuba Diving Operations: A European Study Supporting the Implementation of New Risk Management Programmes. Frontiers in psychology, 9, p.383.
  17. Lucrezi, S. Profiling scuba divers to assess their potential for the management of temperate marine protected areas: A conceptual model. Tourism in Marine Environments.
  18. Juan Carlos Martín, Concepción Román, Cira Mendoza. 2018. Determinants for sun-and-beach self-catering accommodation selection: A stated preference approach, Tourism Economics 24(3)
  19. Sandra Makumbirofa, Andrea Saayman. 2018. Forecasting demand for qualified labour in the South African hotel industry. Journal of Economic and financial sciences., 11(1): 189
  20. Scholtz, M., Viviers, P.A., & Maputsoe, L. 2018. Understanding the residents' social impact perceptions of an African Cultural Festival: the case of Macufe. Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change, 1-20.
  21. Saayman, M., Gang. L., Uysal, M. & Song, H. Tourist Satisfaction and Subjective Well-Being: An Index Approach. Tourism Research FB
  22. Thwala, K.C., Slabbert, E. 2018. The Effectiveness of the Marketing Mix for Guesthouses. African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure, Volume 7 (2).
  23. Truong, V.D. 2018. Tourism, poverty alleviation, and the informal economy: the street vendors of Hanoi, Vietnam.  Tourism Recreation Research Volume, 43(1), 52-67.fb
  24. Van Heerden, C. & Saayman, M. Sustainability of a national arts festival an application of a data envelopment analysis approach Tourism Economics. fb
  25. Venter, D. & Kruger, S. 2018. Soldiers of paint”: relationship between leisure adventure combat sport and quality of life. South African Journal for Research in Sport, Physical Education and Recreation, 2018, 40(1): 167 - 182.
  26. Viljoen, A., Kruger, M. Saayman, M. 2018. The 3-S typology of South African culinary festival visitors", International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, Vol. 29 Issue: 6, pp.1560-1579
  27. Saayman, A., Viljoen, A. & Saayman, M. 2018/19. Africa’s outbound tourism: An Almost Ideal Demand System perspective. Annals of Tourism Research. (in Press) DOI: 10.1016/j.annals.2018.06.005