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Urbani izziv Leto 30, št. supplement, februar 2019 : 82-95

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DOI: 10.5379/urbani-izziv-en-2019-30-supplement-006

 

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Christian M. ROGERSON

School of Tourism and Hospitality, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
crogerson@uj.ac.za

 

Naslov članka

Business tourism under apartheid: The historical development of South Africa’s conference industry

 

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Conference tourism as part of MICE tourism has attracted a growing international literature. It is argued existing scholarship is overwhelmingly ‘present-minded’ and that historical issues relating to the conference industry often are overlooked. Using historical documentary sources and industry press, this paper examines the evolution of conference tourism in South Africa from the early 1960s to the period of the country’s democratic transition in 1994. Under apartheid, conference tourism was primarily a domestic affair, lacked professionalism and quality infrastructure in terms of dedicated proposed built conference venues. By 1994 whilst the country’s conference industry did not have any global standard facilities, the planning for such convention centres was in process in the country’s three major cities.

 

Ključne besede

business tourism, MICE tourism, conferences, historical tourism, apartheid, South Africa

 

 

 

 

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Urbanistični inštitut RS
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Tiskana izdaja: 0353-6483
Spletna izdaja: 1855-8399

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