Abbreviation: J. Hosp. Manage. Tourism
Start Year: 2010
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DOI: 10.5897/JHMT2016.0194[Article Number: 6558CC362091]
Volunteer tourism is viewed by most people as exploitation in the form of social assistance, and events are held to attract tourists’ attention; because of this authentic experiences for tourists have been lost. The objective of this research is to study the context of Volunteer Tourism management by non-government organizations (NGOs) in the northeastern region of Thailand. This research, however, objects to... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JHMT2016.0177[Article Number: D30EACC61201]
Media has a pervasive power for good or bad. Ethiopia suffers a lot from negative media presentations, even though the country hosts many glamorous features. And also its tangible and intangible tourist attractions can serve as a tool to change the images of the country in the international community. The country has more than Twelve UNISCO registered world heritages and more natural and cultural endowments, yet it... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JHMT2016.0181[Article Number: D47F0DA59718]
Tourist makes major contribution to Indian economy and employment rates. Tourism is generally less harmful to the environment compared to other activities like industry. Due to large number of tourists, a lot of environmental stress is being observed within the premises of Taj Mahal. There is a considerable adverse impact on Taj Mahal due to the increase of touristic activities, which is envisaged to rise in future.... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JHMT2014.0118[Article Number: FBCE7DD59639]
Many countries in Africa are currently investing in tourism with the aim of increasing annual tourist flows but majority of them are negatively symbolised at source markets as countries with ‘difficult heritage’. Previous research has indicated that tourism in Africa is perceived as riskier than any comparable region on Earth except the Middle East. It further indicates that negative country images might... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JHMT2015.0151[Article Number: E3F539157221]
The advent of urbanization and its concomitant increase in urban population has catapulted the street food industry into a crucial role in meeting the food demands of urban residents. Health experts however, have continued with the argument that numerous health hazards are associated with these street vended foods. This paper explores safety and hygiene status of urban street vended foods in Ho which has traces as an... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JHMT2014.0134[Article Number: 96D66EC56908]
Community based Ecotourism (CBET) has emerged as one of the fastest-growing sectors of the tourism market and protected areas are the foundation of it. Despite this trend, it is still at its toddler stage in Ethiopian national parks. This study focuses on the assessment of challenges of Borena Saynt National Park (BSNP) for CBET development. The study met this research aims through an extensive study of relevant... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JHMT2015.0164[Article Number: 940498256906]
This study investigates the role of customer satisfaction and maintenance culture in the sustainability of hospitality establishments in Umuahia North and South LGAs. The study was guided by six objectives and six research questions. The research adopted a survey research design. The data generated were analyzed using simple frequency percentage and mean. The study revealed that the following variables were shown to... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JHMT2015.0158[Article Number: F226DDA55038]
The literature on destination image spanned over four decades. Despite this long period of knowledge accumulation, there is not yet a generally accepted measurement for destination image. This paper seeks to determine the underlying structure of tourism destination image and to investigate the effect of destination image on visitors’ future intentions. An emerging tourism destination in Nigeria (Cross River State)... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JHMT2015.0160[Article Number: DB60FBB55039]
Travelling to cities has long traditions, but in recent years tourists more frequently decide to visit places which are not typical tourist attractions. One of the new, alternative methods of spending free time in cities is urban exploration. It is a kind of quasi-tourism consisting in rediscovering forgotten and abandoned places. In the countries of Central and Eastern Europe which were the part of the former Eastern... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JHMT2015.0153[Article Number: FCCBB9E54391]
In ecologically fragile but aesthetic mountain areas of Guizhou province, China, ecotourism has been opted as an optimal regional development model to raise living standards of local ethnic minorities with rich cultural heritage. This paper undertakes first a brief theoretical review exploring the substance of sustainable tourism and intrinsic values of nature aesthetics as the basis of tourist attraction and economic... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JHMT2014.0116[Article Number: 0A980CB54395]
A study to assess the contribution of tourist hotels in socio-economic development was carried out in Mto wa Mbu Ward in Monduli District. Survey data were collected using household questionnaire survey, focus group discussion, semi-structured interviews, and by physical visits. The study revealed that tourist hotels and/or lodges realized TZS 665, 496,000 (US $ 443,664) per annum and offered employment to 143... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JHMT2015.0145[Article Number: 121D8E554007]
This paper is intended to assess heritage tourism potential of Entoto Saint Marry church. To achieve the objective the researcher employed qualitative research method. Both primary and secondary data are used to assess the potentials. To collect the primary data interview was undertaken with selected church servants, community elders and other concerned individuals. In addition, deep and continuous personal observation... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JHMT2015.0144[Article Number: 924D05B53147]
The paper aims to investigate the status and progress of scientific research and innovation in the tourism industry, with special reference to studies that have been conducted on tourism destinations and social media channels. The research involved the analysis of 50 papers in the last 5 years from the highest cited journals, regarding methods and benefits of adopting new technologies on tourism destinations. This... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JHMT2014.0133[Article Number: 5D2DFA253150]
This study examines the challenges and prospects of Community Based Ecotourism development in Ethiopia with special focus on Wenchi Crater Lake. Descriptive research design was employed with 194 sample representatives selected through simple random sampling technique and purposive sampling for quantitative and qualitative data respectively. The data were collected through key informant interview, informal discussion,... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JHMT2015.0137[Article Number: 06BBB2552748]
In recent times, service establishments have invested considerable resources in the implementation of Enterprise Resource. Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems are highly complex information systems. Many ERP implementations have been classified as failures because they did not believe in the importance of the key success factors of achieving a competitive advantage. This paper has the objective of getting insight... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JHMT2014.0132[Article Number: BA9952151729]
The research ‘Tourism: A Viable Option for Pro Poor Growth in Gamo Gofa Zone? Southern Ethiopia’ attempted to uncover how far tourism development is emerged to be a viable option for pro poor growth. The study is confined to Arba Minch town, Nech Sar National Park, Crocodile Ranch and Dorze Cultural Village. Qualitative and quantitative research strategies; household survey design, multi stage,... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JHMT2015.0139[Article Number: A3FD1AF51291]
This paper investigates the relationship between service delivery and customer satisfaction at the Divine Fountain Hotels Limited in Lagos Nigeria. The study made use of questionnaires and key informant interview method to gather relevant data for the study. Convenience sampling method was used to select 400 respondents which comprise 50 males and 50 females from each of the four branches of the hotel. A total of 100... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JHMT2013.0103[Article Number: 177889E44065]
Promoting ecotourism through the protection of the environment can improve the livelihood of the local community and used as a tool for participatory biodiversity conservation. Ecotourism can help to create jobs for local community and market for local products where by contributing to sustainable conservation of natural resources. The main objective of this study is to assess the opportunities and challenges of... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JHMT2013.0091[Article Number: A7B932B9956]
The purpose of this study is to examine the extent of community participation in the Community-Based Ecotourism Projects in the Brong-Ahafo Region. The sample of the study was 281 respondents and these were randomly selected. Also, opinions of 14 leaders were purposively selected for the in-depth interview. Data were collected using both questionnaires and interviews. The study utilized a multi-stage... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JHMT10.007[Article Number: A78B2139971]
This article studies the problems and obstacles impeding the development of tourism industry in Iran, focusing on marketing and promotion. For this purpose, it initially deals with the literature of tourism and marketing and then the importance of the research is expressed. After collecting and analyzing data, the following items were identified as main obstacles to the development of tourism industry in Iran: lack of... Read more.
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