Journal of
Hospitality Management and Tourism

  • Abbreviation: J. Hosp. Manage. Tourism
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6575
  • DOI: 10.5897/JHMT
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 65

Full Length Research Paper

Development of community based ecotourism in Borena-Saynt National Park, North central Ethiopia: Opportunities and Challenges

Amogne Asfaw Eshetu
  • Amogne Asfaw Eshetu
  • Department of Geography and Environmental Studies Wollo University, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 04 November 2013
  •  Accepted: 26 March 2014
  •  Published: 31 May 2014

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