PUBLISHED ARTICLES for 2017 

  1. Brida, J.G., Martin, J.C., Roman. C, & Scuderi, R. 2017. Air and HST Multimodal Products. A Segmentation Analysis for Policy Makers. Networks and Spatial Economics, September 2017,17, 3,911–934 NWU-RO-2017-2045
  2.  Chikuta, O., Du Plessis, E. & Saayman, M. 2017. Nature-based travel motivation for people with disabilities. African Journal of Hospitality, tourism and leisure, 6(1): 1-16. NWU-RO-2017-0764
  3. Digun-Aweto, O., and Oladele, A.H. (2017). Constraints to Adoption of Improved Hatchery Management Practices among Catfish Farmers in Lagos State Nigeria. Journal of Central European Agriculture, 18(4): 841-850. NWU-RO-2017-1964
  4. Du Plessis, E., Saayman, M. & Van Der Merwe, A.  2017.  Explore changes in the aspects fundamental to the competitiveness of South Africa as a preferred tourist destination.  South African journal of economic and management sciences, 20 (1):1-11. NWU-RO-2017-0765
  5. Du Plessis, E. & Saayman, M. 2017. What makes scuba diving operations successful: The case of Portofino, Italy? European journal of tourism research, 17:164-76 NWU-RO-2017-0767
  6. Du Plessis, E., Slabbert, E. & Saayman, M. 2017. What do festinos at a national arts festival regard as value for money? South African Journal of Business Management, 48(1): 35-43. NWU-RO-2017-0768
  7. Giampiccoli, A. & Saayman, M. 2017. Community-based tourism, responsible tourism, and infrastructure development and poverty. African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure, 6 (2):1-28. NWU-RO-2017-0919
  8. Kruger, M. & Metsi, P.I. 2017. Diamonds in the rough – managing higher spenders at a music festival in South Africa. Journal of Contemporary Management, 14: 84-118. NWU-RO-2017-0769
  9. Kruger, M & Saayman, M. 2017. Segmenting beyond behavioural intentions - Fine tuning music festival visitors’ music appreciation. International Journal of Event and Festival Management, 8(2), pp.204-223. NWU-RO-2017-1804
  10. Kruger, M. & Saayman, M. 2017. Raising the curtain on audiences at The Phantom of the Opera. South African Theatre journal 30:1-3, 15-29. NWU-RO-2017-0775
  11. Kruger, M. & Saayman, M., 2017. An experience-based typology for natural event tourists. International Journal of Tourism Research, 19(5): 605-617. NWU-RO-2017-1813
  12. Kruger, M. & Saayman, M.  2017. Sand, Sea, and Surf – Segmenting South African Surfers. South African Journal for Research in Sport, Physical Education and Recreation, 39(2), 115- 135. NWU-RO-2017-0837
  13. Kruger, M., Viljoen, A. & Saayman, M. 2017. Who visits the Kruger National Park, and why? Identifying target markets. Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 34(3): 312-340. NWU-RO-2016-0759
  14. Kruger, M. Snyman, W.Z. 2017. Segmenting the Latin American travel market to South Africa.  Acta Commercii, 17(1): 1-18. NWU-RO-2017-0778
  15. Lorde, T., Li, G., Airey, D. 2016. Modeling Caribbean tourism demand: An augmented gravity approach. Journal of Travel Research, 55(7): 946-956 NWU-RO-2017-2138
  16. Lucrezi S, Milanese M, Markantonatou V, Cerrano C, Sarà A, Palma M, Saayman M.  2017. Scuba diving tourism systems and sustainability: perceptions by the scuba diving industry in two Marine Protected Areas. Tourism Management, 59: 385-403. NWU-RO-2017-1814
  17. Lucrezi S, Saayman M. 2017. Sustainable scuba diving tourism and resource use: perspectives and experiences of operators in Mozambique and Italy. Journal of Cleaner Production 168C: 632-644. NWU-RO-2017-0839
  18. Marais, M., Du Plessis, E., & Saayman, M. 2017. A review on critical success factors in tourism. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 3: 1-12. NWU-RO-2017-0842
  19. Marais, M., Du Plessis, E. & Saayman, M. 2017. Critical success factors of a business tourism destination: Supply side analysis, Acta Commercii, 17 (1):1-17. NWU-RO-2017-0844
  20. Mbasera, M., du Plessis, E., Saayman, M. and Kruger, M., Impeding factors hindering the implementation of green management initiatives in hotels: A developing country perspective, Africa journal of hospitality tourism and leisure, 6(2):1-11 NWU-RO-2017-0847
  21. Mgxekwa, B.B., Scholtz, M. & Saayman, M.  2017. Creating a memorable experience for Nelson Mandela Heritage Site visitors. African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure, 6(1): 1-17NWU-RO-2017-0849
  22. Oladele, A.H. & Digun-Aweto, O. 2017. Strengths weaknesses Opportunities and threats analysis of Aquatic Tourism in Nigeria Journal of Environmental Management and Tourism Volume VIII, Issue 6(22), Fall 2017, 1259-1267. NWU-RO-2017-1966
  23. Pienaar, E.F., Rubino, E.C. & Saayman, M. Van Der Merwe, P. 2017.  Attaining Sustainable Use on Private Game Ranching Lands in South Africa. Journal: Land Use Policy, 65:176-185. NWU-RO-2017-1848
  24. Saayman, A. & Botha, I. 2017. Non-linear models for tourism demand forecasting. Tourism Economics, 23(3): 594-613. NWU-RO-2017-0851
  25. Saayman, M., Martin, J.C. & Roman, C. 2016. There is No Fuzziness when it comes to Measuring Service Quality in National Parks. Tourism Economics, 22(6): 1207- 1224. NWU-RO-2017-0883
  26. Saayman, M, & Saayman, A. How important is blue flag awards in beach choice? Journal of Coastal Research, 33(6), 1436-1447.  NWU-RO-2017-0852
  27. Saayman, A. & Saayman, M. 2017. Is the Rhino worth saving? A sustainable tourism perspective. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 25:2, 251-264, NWU-RO-2017-0854
  28. Saayman, M. & Saayman, A. How important is blue flag awards in beach choice? Journal of Coastal Research, 33(6): 1439-1447.
  29. Saayman, M. & Van der Merwe, P. 2017. Identifying ecotourists accommodation needs and preferences? South African Journal of Business Management, 48(1): 67-76. NWU-RO-2017-0855
  30. Scholtz, M. & Slabbert, E. 2017. Tourism in not just about the Money: A Comparison of Three South African Communities. African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure, 6(3):1-21. NWU-RO-2017-0884
  31. Slabbert, E. & Martin, S. 2016. Aspects influencing the cognitive, affective and conative image of an arts festival. African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure, 6(2): 1-16. NWU-RO-2017-0886
  32. Truong, D.V. 2017. The Career Paths of Social Marketing Doctoral Graduates. Journal of Social Marketing, 7(1): 18-50. NWU-RO-2017-0888
  33. Truong, V.D., 2017. Government-led macro-social marketing programs in Vietnam: Outcomes, challenges, and implications. Journal of Macromarketing, 37(4), pp.409-425. NWU-RO-2017-1851
  34. Truong, V.D. and Hall, C.M., 2017. Corporate social marketing in tourism: to sleep or not to sleep with the enemy? Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 25(7), pp.884-902. NWU-RO-2017-0041
  35. Van der Merwe, P., Saayman, M. & Bothma, L.A. 2017. What should be included in an ecotourism rating system for protected areas? African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure, 6(3): 1-22. NWU-RO-2017-0890
  36. Van Der Merwe, P., Saayman, M., Els, J And Saayman, A. 2017. The economic significance of lion breeding operations in the South African wildlife industry. International journal of biodiversity and conservation. 9(11): 314-322, November 2017 NWU-RO-2017-1853
  37. Venter, D. & Kruger, S. Do travel motives and life domains have an influence on visitor’s quality of life attending a heritage event? African journal of hospitality, tourism and leisure, 6(3): 1-15. NWU-RO-2017-0892
  38. Viljoen, A.H., Kruger, M & Saayman M. 2017. The 3-S typology of South African culinary festival visitors. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 29(6): 1560-1579. NWU-RO-2017-0896
  39. Viviers, P., Botha, K. & Marumo, E. 2017. Attendees’ attitude towards supporting green practices at two Afrikaans arts festivals. African journal of hospitality, tourism and leisure, Article 21 Vol. 6(2):1-25. NWU-RO-2017-0899
  40. Wessels, W., Du Plessis, E. & Slabbert, E. 2017. Key competencies and characteristics of accommodation managers. SA Journal of Human Resource Management, 15:1-11. NWU-RO-2017-1969
  41. Zwane, F.N., Du Plessis, E. and Slabbert, E., 2017. Learners’ and employers’ perceptions of vocational training in the South African tourism industry. African Journal for Physical Activity and Health Sciences, 23(1.1), pp.90-116. NWU-RO-2017-0903