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​​​​STH Research 

The STH has the following research affiliations:

  • 25 Research Associates from 19 univerwities globally. These research associates are based at various universities in Australia,                     New Zealad, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, Botswana, Mauritius and Zambia as well as local South African affiliates              associated with responsible and sustainable tourism practices.
  • Post-Doctoral fellowships are availabe and support is provided.
  • STH has gained the privelage of hosting visiting Professors that support our academic programmes.
  • Continues to build its network of international and local pertnerships through the appointment of Senior Research Associates.
  • Continues to akes a subtantial research contribution to the Faculty of Management, and its significant contributor to research outputs              with the Faculty.

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AUTHOR(S)PAPER TITLEJOURNALTITLE VOLUME (NUMBER)
Dr Anna SpenceleyConference Report Tourism and the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014Journal of Sustainable Tourism 
Dr CM ParisThe Social Affordances of Flashpacking: Exploring the mobility Nexus of Travel and CommunicationMobilities10
Dr CM ParisA comparison between Asian and Australasia backpackers using Cultural Consensus   AnalysisCurrent Issues in Tourism18
Dr CM ParisA  Three Dimensional Tourism TypologyAfrican Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure4
Dr D GursoyImpact of culture on perceptions of landscape namesTourism Geographies17
Dr D GursoyHomogeneity versus heterogeneity of cultural values: An item-response theoretical approach applying Hofstede's cultural dimensions in a single nation  
Dr D GursoyImperialism and tourism: The case of developing island countries  
Dr D GursoyInfluence of sustainable hospitality supply chain management on customers attitudes and behaviors  
Dr D GursoyTacit Knowledge spill over and sustainability in destination developmentJournal of sustainable Tourism 
Dr D GursoyAuthenticity, brand equity and brand choice intention: The case of ethnic restaurantsInternational Journal of Hospitality Management 
Dr D GursoyAn examination of changes in residents perceptions of Tourism impacts over time: The impacts of residents socio demographic characteristicsAsia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research 
Dr F FrenzelSlum tourism: State of the ArtTourism review international18
Dr G ButlerBarriers to visiting South Africa's national parks in the post-apartheid era: black south african perspectives from SowetoJournal of sustainable Tourism23
Dr G EshunTowards the dual mandate of ecotourism in Africa - comparitive evidence from Ghana  
Dr G EshunWhere is community quality well-being in ecotourism research in Africa? A case from Ghana  
Dr H KesaFoodservice employees knowledge on healthy alternative meals  
Dr I BooyensCreative Tourism in Cape Town: An innovation perspectiveUrban Forum 
Dr I BooyensCreative Tourism in Cape Town: An innovation perspectiveUrban Forum 
Dr I EzeudujiStrategic event-based rural tourism development for sub-Saharan AfricaCurrent Issues in Tourism18
Dr I EzeudujiChoice of intermediary for Leisure Travel ArrangementsJournal of Economics and Behavioural Studies 
Dr I EzeudujiStrategic event-based rural tourism development for sub-Saharan AfricaCurrent Issues in Tourism 
Dr I EzeudujiComparing local and international tourists perceptions of service experience dimensions of an attraction and a destination : the case of south AfricaAfrican Journal of Hospitality, tourism and leisure 
Dr I EzeudujiSocio-demographic variables relationships in choosing between travel agencies and the internet for leisure and the internet for leisure travel arrangements : the case of South AfricaAfrican Journal of Hospitality, tourism and leisure 
Dr IvanovicThe role of tribal authorities in rural tourism development in South Africa: The case of the Kingdom of the Rain QueenAJPHERD 
Dr IvanovicAuthentic economy shaping trans modern tourism experienceAJPHERD 
Dr K KoensIs small beautiful? Understanding the contribution of small businesses in township tourism to economic developmentDevelopment Southern Africa32
Dr K KoensSlum tourism: State of the ArtTourism review international18
Dr K Koens"Breaking the silence" Local perceptions of slum tourism in Dharavi  
Dr L LeonardGreening within Johannesburg tourism and hospitality sectors  
Dr L LeonardExploring obstacles towards tourism growth for poverty alleviation and job creation in Alexandra Township, Johannesburg  
Dr P BrouderBusiness advice……Sweden  
Dr P BrouderExploring Heterogeneous Tourism Development Paths……..  
Dr P BrouderHyper-production A new metric of Multifuntionality  
Dr R NunkooTourism development and trust in local governmentTourism management46
Dr R NunkooRural residents attitudes to tourism and the moderating affects of social capital  
Dr S RichardsonBarriers to visiting South Africa's national parks in the post-apartheid era: black south african perspectives from SowetoJournal of sustainable Tourism23
Dr T TichaawaResponsible Tourism: Analysing implementation and challenges in East London using the stakeholder approachAfrican Journal for physical, health Education, recreation and dance 21
Dr T TichaawaLeveraging mega-events beyond the host nation: a case study of the 2010 FIFA World cup African legacy programme in Cameroon and NigeriaLeisure studies 
Dr T TichaawaResidents perceptions towards the impacts of tourism development: the case of Victoria Falls, ZimbabweAfrican Journal of Hospitality, tourism and leisure4
Dr T TichaawaNelson Mandela Bay residents perceptions of the socio-economic legacy of the 2010 FIFA world cup: pre-and post evnt comparisonsAfrican Journal of Hospitality, tourism and leisure4
Dr T TichaawaGuest experiences of service quality in Bed and Breakfast Establishments in East London, SA  
Dr T TichaawaA tale of two regions: stakeholder perceptions of tourism legacies and the 2010 FIFA World Cup in Africa  
Dr T TichaawaCommunity perceptions of a community-based tourism project: A case study of the CAMPFIRE programme in ZimbabweAJPHERD 
Dr T TichaawaMajor sporting events and responsible tourism: Analysis of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament in Port Elizabeth, South AfricaAJPHERD 
Dr T TichaawaProfiles of visitors attending the 2013 Confederation of African football (CAF) Nations Cup tournament in Port Elizabeth, South AfricaAJPHERD 
Dr T TichaawaSustainable tourism development challenges in the Eastern Cape province, South Africa: The informal sector operators' perspectivesAJPHERD 
Dr T TichaawaCommunity perceptions of the socio-economic legacies of the 2010 Fifa World Cup in Nelson Mandela Bay, PE : A four year post-event analysisAfrican Journal for physical, health Education, recreation and dance  
Dr T TichaawaThe perceived impacts of sport tourism events: Residents perceptions in East London, South AfricaAfrican Journal for physical, health Education, recreation and dance  
M MasuthaBusiness incubation for small enterprise development : South African pathwaysUrban Forum26
M MasuthaBusiness incubation for small enterprise development : South African pathwaysUrban Forum 
Mr van der WesthuizenAfrican Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and LeisureReflections on Academic Service Learning: a case study of the Elton John Bakery, Soweto4
Mr van der WesthuizenAfrican Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and LeisureCommunity engagement in the university curriculum: Theoretical Foundations - are they working for Hospitality Management students?4
Mrs M AdinolfiRecounting social tourism development in South AfricaAJPHERD 
Mrs N Wakelin-TheronThe additional skills required of tourism graduates for retention within the tourism industryAJPHERD 
Mrs Nicola Wakelin-TheronEmployability development in Higher Education institutions: a tourism student perspective African Journal of Hospitality, tourism and leisure3
Ms A DeenExploring potential challenges of first year student retention and success rates: A case of the School of Tourism and Hospitality of Johannesburg, South AfricaAJPHERD 
Ms CT HirtenfelderCritiquing Botswanas National Ecotourism Strategy through a gender Lens - Gaps and opportunities for the future  
MS D OosthuizenThe relationship between perceived price and consumers' and purchase intentions of private label wine brands  
Ms I GeyserThe dimensionality of the Work Related Flow Inventory (WOLF) A South African StudyJournal of Psychology in South Africa 
Ms Leslie SchieAfrican Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and LeisureReflections on Academic Service Learning: a case study of the Elton John Bakery, Soweto4
Ms P ZondoComparing local and international tourists perceptions of service experience dimensions of an attraction and a destination : the case of south AfricaAfrican Journal of Hospitality and Leisure4
Prof C RogersonFestival tourism in South Africa: Characterisitics and motivations of attendees at craft beer festivalsAJPHERD 
Prof CM HallOn the mobility of tourism mobilitiesCurrent Issues in Tourism18
Prof CM HallNo time for smokescreen scepticism: A rejoinder to Shani and AradTourism management47
Prof CM HallDenying bogus scepticism in climate change and tourism researchTourism management47
Prof CM RogersonUnpacking business tourism mobilities in Sub-Saharan AfricaCurrent Issues in Tourism18
Prof CM RogersonJohannesburg 2030: The economic contours of a "linking global city"American Behavioural Scientist59
Prof CM RogersonDeveloping beer tourism in South Africa: International perspectivesAfrican Journal of Hospitality, tourism and leisure4
Prof CM RogersonTourism and regional development : the case of South Africa's distressed areasDevelopment Southern Africa32
Prof CM RogersonNo time for smokescreen scepticism: A rejoinder to Shani and AradTourism management47
Prof CM RogersonDenying bogus scepticism in climate change and tourism researchTourism management47
Prof CM RogersonSlum tourism: State of the ArtTourism review international18
Prof CM RogersonBusiness incubation for small enterprise development : South African pathwaysUrban Forum26
Prof CM RogersonRevisiting VFR tourism in South Africa  
Prof CM RogersonThe uneven geography of business tourism in South Africa  
Prof CM RogersonTourism geography in the global South: new South African perspectives  
Prof CM RogersonRestructuring the Geography of domestic tourism in South Africa  
Prof CM RogersonCreative Tourism in Cape Town: An innovation perspectiveUrban Forum 
Prof E NelRecent Trends in regional and local demographic and economic inequality in New Zealand and associated regional development implications  
Prof E NelEvolving regional and local economic development in New Zealand  
Prof E NelIntroduction: Regional and local development in Australia and New Zealand  
Prof E NelThe suitability of shallow hand dug wells for safe water provision in sub-saharan Africa:Lessons from Ndola, Zambia  
Prof G Del ChiappaValue dimensions in consumers experience : Combining the intra- and inter- variable approaches in the hospitality sector  
Prof J SaarinenPolicy makers perceptions of the tourism-climate change nexus: Policy needs and constraints in BotswanaDevelopment Southern Africa32
Prof J SaarinenNo time for smokescreen scepticism: A rejoinder to Shani and AradTourism management47
Prof J SaarinenDenying bogus scepticism in climate change and tourism researchTourism management47
Prof J SaarinenIntegrated rural tourism as a tool for community tourism development: exploring culture and heritage projects in the North-East District of Botswana  
Prof J SaarinenCost of Adaptation to climate change in Tourism  
Prof K HannamCreativity, self-expression and leisure  
Prof L LeonardExamining the quality of carbon trading as pathway to environmental justice or recipe for disasterat the Bisasar landfill in Durban, South AfricaAJPHERD 
  • L. Leonard. (2016) Mining and/or tourism development for job creation and sustainability, Local Economy, Volume 31(1-2), 249-263 - DOI - 10.1177/0269094215621875
  • Dzikiti, L.G. and Leonard, L. (2016) Barriers towards African youth participation in domestic tourism, African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure, Volume 5(3), 1-17
  • Leonard, L. (2016) Governance, participation and mining development, Politikon (forthcoming)
  • L. Leonard. and Langton, A. (2016) Challenges facing tourist attractions due to acid mine drainage, African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure, Volume 4(1), 1-8
  • Leonard, L. (2015) Book Review: The handbook of civil society in Africa, London, Springer, pp 490, The Journal of Modern African Studies, Vo­­lume 53 (01), 131-132 (Reviewed for the London School of Economics, UK)
  • Leonard, L. (2015) Examining the quality of carbon trading as pathway to environmental justice or recipe for disaster, African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance 1: 125-137
  • Leonard, L. and Dladla, A. (2015) Exploring obstacles towards township tourism growth for poverty alleviation and job creation, African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure, Volume 4(1), 1-8
  • Leonard, L. and Dlamini, T. (2015) Greening within the Johannesburg tourism and hospitality sectors, African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure, Volume 4(2), 1-8
  • Leonard, L. (2014) Reconsidering the 'risk society theory' in the South, South African Review of Sociology,

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/21528586.2014.945947#.VE0cgSKUdps

  • Leonard, L. (2013) Tackling Climate Change in Africa: Effective or Rhetoric Interventions? Humanities and Social Science Review, Volume 2(3), 213-224 – ISSN 2165-6258
  • Leonard, L. (2013) Organising for environmental justice: A comparison of Germany and South African civil society reflexiveness against industrial risks, Pan Pacific Business Association, ISBN 1-931649-27-3.
  • Leonard, L. (2013) The relationship between the conservation agenda and environmental justice in post-apartheid South Africa, South African Review of Sociology, Volume 44(3), 2-21. [2152-8586 (Print), 2072-1978 (Online)] http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/21528586.2013.817059#.VJLJO9KUcuc
  • Leonard, L. (2013) Environmental Health Practitioners and construction and contestation over industrial risk. Pan Pacific Business Association, ISBN 1-931649-27-3.
  • Leonard, L. (2013) Grassroots empowerment against South African macroeconomic risks. Pan Pacific Business Association, ISBN 1-931649-27-3.
  • Leonard L. (2012) Another political ecology of civil society reflexiveness against urban industrial risks for environmental justice, Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography, Volume 33(1), 77-92. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1467-9493.2012.00448.x/abstract
  • Leonard, L (2012) An Analysis of the Global Methane Initiative : A Report prepared for the Global Anti-Incineration Alliance (GAIA), 46 pages
  • Leonard, L (2011) The Bisasar landfill in Durban, South Africa: carbon trading prolongs environmental racism at Africa's largest municipal dump. GAIA Case Study for COP17, November. Available at http://www.no-burn.org/downloads/bisasar.pdf.
  • Leonard, L (2011) World Social Forum 2011: Is another world possible? South African Labour Bulletin, Volume 35(2), pp.52-54
  • Leonard, L. (2011) Leadership against industrial risks: Environmental justice in Durban, South Africa, Journal of Asian and African Studies, Volume 46(2), 113-129. doi:10.1177/0021909610391049  
  • Leonard, L. and Pelling, M. (2010) Civil society response to industrial risk, Journal of Environment and Urbanization, Volume 22(2), 579-595
  • Leonard, L. and Pelling, M. (2010) Mobilization and Protests: Environmental Justice in Durban, South Africa, Journal of Local Environment, Volume 15(2), 137-151
  • Leonard, L. (2006) Incineration and Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Release in South Africa, Report prepared by groundWork for the International POPs Elimination Project (IPEP) – South African Government National Implementation Plan (NIP), Fostering Active and Effective Civil Society Participation in Preparations for Implementation of the Stockholm Convention, March, 35 pages. Online: http://ipen.org/sites/default/files/documents/4saf_incineration_and_pops_release_in_south_africa-en.pdf
  • Wells, M. and Leonard, L (2006) DDT contamination in South Africa, A report by groundWork as part of a global NGO project called the International POPs Elimination Project (IPEP) in partnership with the UNIDO and the UNEP. Fostering active and effective civil society participation in preparations for implementation of the Stockholm Convention, 30 pages.  http://ipen.org/sites/default/files/documents/5saf_ddt_contamination_in_south_africa-en.pdf