Journal of
Hospitality Management and Tourism

  • Abbreviation: J. Hosp. Manage. Tourism
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6575
  • DOI: 10.5897/JHMT
  • Start Year: 2010

JHMT Articles in press

Households Willingness to Pay for the Development of Community Based Tourism around Alelo Bad Hot Spring Water-The Ethiopian case study

Article in Press

The aim of this paper is to estimate households’ willingness to pay (WTP) for the development of community based tourism (CBT) around Alelo bad hot spring water. To achieve the stated objective, relevant data was collected from a total of 157 sample respondents through questionnaires, interviews and field observation techniques. In this study, both descriptive and econometric model (Seemingly Unrelated Bivariate Probit...

Author(s):Getachew Wollie, Mohamed Aden, Dagmawe Menelek, Belayneh Asmare, Adem Mohamed and Setiye Abebaw

Practices and Challenges of Visitor Management Implementation for Sustainable Tourism Development in Fasil Ghebbi, Ethiopia

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Visitor management is a practical tool for promoting sustainable tourism development through regulating visitor activities to minimize negative impacts on the site. The main purpose of this study was to investigate visitor management as a tool for sustainable tourism development in Fasil Ghebbi, Ethiopia. The study employed descriptive design in line with mixed research approach. Consequently, 246 international and...

Author(s):Alubel Workie Eyassu, Geetachew Melesse Asefa and Asnakew Atlug (MA)

Tourism and Hospitality Investment Opportunities and Challenges in Gondar City, Ethiopia

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Tourism and hospitality industry investment creates economic and social benefits of the society. The main purpose of this study was to explore investment opportunities and challenges of tourism and hospitality industry in Gondar city. Descriptive research design and mixed approach was employed for this study. Quantitative data was collected through questionnaires from a sample of 194 households and qualitative data was...

Author(s):Yirdaw Asfaw Chekole, Alubel Workie Eyassu and Mulualem Fentie Reta

Tourism Existential Authenticity

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Tourism existential authenticity not only comprises of subjective authenticity of tourist,but also of subjective authenticity of local community and tourism practitioners.Based on peer-reviewed studies,the concept characteristics and mechanism about tourism authenticity are put forward,and authenticities of tourists,local community and tourism practitioners are analysed from intra-personal and inter-personal perspectives....


Factors determining international tourist flow to tourism destinations: a systematic review

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International tourism has been growing worldwide at substantial and sustainable rates in terms of both tourist arrivals and tourism receipts. It demonstrated broad economic significance for tourism destinations around the world. This review is carried out with the aim of describing factors determining international tourist flow to international tourist destinations. The study gives insights to improve international tourist...

Author(s):Henok Bekele Gidebo

Knowledge, attitude, and practice of food safety among food-handlers at hipster café

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Abstract – Decent personal hygiene and food safety practices are vital in foodservice establishments such as restaurant or café. It should assure the food is safe to be consumed by the consumers. Yet, food poisoning cases were still arising from time to time. Therefore, this study was conducted to assess the knowledge, attitude, and practices in term of food safety among food-handlers, particularly in a café setting....

Author(s):Muhammad ‘Arif Aizat Bashir

Challenges and Opportunities of Marketing Tourist Destinations in Ethiopia: A case of Aksum

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Aksum is recognized as the origin of Ethiopian ancient civilization which is one of the ancient civilizations of Africa. However, the numbers of tourists visiting Aksum are very small when compared with the potential. This inverse relationship between the tourism potentials and the actual performance of the sector in Aksum can be because of various challenges. Marketing related factors can be taken as among the key ones....

Author(s):Name: Gebrekiros Welegebriel Asfaw

Assessing the Potential of the Lower Valley of the Awash (UNESCO World Heritage Site) for Tourism Development

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Archaeological tourism is a form of cultural tourism which aims to promote public interest in archaeology and the conservation of historical and archaeological sites. Although the Lower Valley of The Awash site in Ethiopia is bestowed with abundant natural and cultural tourism resources, scientific exploration of its potential for archaeological tourism development is unrealized. Thus, the study employed Butler Tourism...

Author(s):Tofik Etago

Social media technologies and internal marketing in Zimbabwean hotels

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The purpose of this study was to explore the extent to which the use of social media technologies in internal marketing contributes to Zimbabwean hotels. The specific objectives of the study were to establish the current state of the use of social media technologies in internal marketing activities in Zimbabwean hotels, to assess the extent to which the use of social media technologies in internal marketing contributes to...

Author(s):CUT nzengeni Zengeni

Tourism development and socio-cultural impact in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh: conflicts or co: exists?

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Tourism immensely tends to be an important tool for the community development for many developing countries. There is a massive impact of tourism on the host community which often receives less concentration especially in developing societies where economic benefits appear to be the first priority. This study has reviewed the “Social Exchange Theory” to understand the existing knowledge on perceptions and interactions...


Diaspora and Tourism Investment Challenges and Opportunities in Ethiopia: The case of Major Tourist Destinations in Amhara National Regional State.

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Diasporas are groups of individuals or communities who carry an image of a homeland that separates them from the host land in which they reside. The role of Diaspora groups in destination image building has attracted considerable policy interest in Ethiopia. The purpose of this study is to analyze the Diasporas’ tourism investment challenges and opportunities in Amhara region major tourist destinations. To achieve these...

Author(s):Engdu Gebrewold

An Assessment of Ecotourism Potentiality for Community Based Ecotourism Development: The Case of Alemsaga Priority State Forest, South Gondar, Ethiopia.

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The purpose of this study was to assess the potentials of the forest for ensuring the community based tourism development in Alemsaga Priority State Forest South Gondar zone. The study was descriptive design and employed both qualitative and quantitative research methods. Questionnaires, key Informants Interviews, focus group discussion, Observations and review of secondary sources were the main data gathering tools....

Author(s):Dagnachew Neg

The Hidden Treasure of Tedbabe Mariam and its Role for Tourism Development

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South Wollo Zone is one of the Zones found in Amhara Region. It is endowed with different historical, cultural and natural attractions which make the tourists entertained, amazed and creates breathtaking feeling. Among the treasures found in the Zone is the Rise Adibarat Wogedamat (first among its peers and head of all churches and Monasteries) Tedbabe Mariam church. The principal objective of this study is to investigate...

Author(s):Zelalem Getnet

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