Mr Siyabulela Nyikana is a lecturer in Tourism, at the School of Tourism and Hospitality (STH), College of Business and Economics, University of Johannesburg. Mr Nyikana holds a Master's Degree in Tourism and Hospitality Management from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), and is currently studying towards his PhD in Tourism and Hospitality Management at the University of Johannesburg (UJ). Mr Nyikana's research interests lie in tourism development in Africa, with a specific focus on using sport tourism and events as a local economic development tool for sustainable growth within the continent. Mr Nyikana has lectured numerous tourism modules, including Tourism Development, Marketing for Tourism, Events Management and Tourism Management. He has published a number of journal articles and presented at relevant local and international research conferences.
Nengovhela, M., Tshipala, N. & Nyikana, S. 2017. Domestic tourism in practice: an investigation of Vhembe District Municipality residents' travel motivation. African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure, 6(4). https://www.ajhtl.com/uploads/7/1/6/3/7163688/article_31_vol_6__4__2017.pdf
Nyikana, S. & Sigxashe, Z. 2017. Owner/managers' views on the influence of the accommodation sector on tourism development in a small rural coastal town in South Africa. African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure, 6(4). http://www.ajhtl.com/uploads/7/1/6/3/7163688/article_9_vol_6__4__2017.pdf
Nyikana, S. & Tichaawa, T. 2017. A longitudinal study on religious tourism in South Africa: preliminary analysis of a major festival in Moria. African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure, 6(1). http://www.ajhtl.com/uploads/7/1/6/3/7163688/article_43_vol_6__1__2017.pdf
Nyikana, S. 2016. Using sport tourism events as a catalyst for tourism development in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure, Special Edition 5(3). http://www.ajhtl.com/uploads/7/1/6/3/7163688/article_9__vol_5__3_final.pdf
Nyikana, S., Tichaawa, TM & Swart, K. 2014. Sport, tourism and mega-event impacts on host cities: A case study of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in Port Elizabeth. African Journal for Physical Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 20(21):548-556. https://scholar.google.co.za/scholar?hl=en&as_sdt=0%2C5&q=Nyikana%2C+S.%2C+Tichaawa%2C+TM+%26+Swart%2C+K.+2014.+Sport%2C+tourism+and+mega-event+impacts+on+host+cities%3A+A+case+study+of+the+2010+FIFA+World+Cup+in+Port+Elizabeth.+African+Journal+for+Physical+Health+Education%2C+Recreation+and+Dance%2C+20%2821%29%3A548-556.&btnG=