Shared growth and tourism small firm development in South Africa

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In South Africa, tourism is considered an important sector for the achievement of shared growth, which involves expanding the role of small firms, especially owned by Black South Africans. The task in this article is to review existing research on the challenges for shared growth and of government initiatives for promoting tourism small enterprises in South Africa.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)333-338
Number of pages6
JournalTourism Recreation Research
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • SMME development
  • Shared growth
  • South Africa: tourism

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cultural Studies
  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management
  • Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law


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