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: 67

Full Length Research Paper

Assessment of tourists’ patronage of Obudu Mountain Resort, Cross River State, Nigeria

Amalu T. E.
  • Amalu T. E.
  • Department of Geography, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria.
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Duluora E. I.
  • Duluora E. I.
  • Department of Tourism, National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR), Abuja, Nigeria.
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Otop O. O.
  • Otop O. O.
  • Department of Geography and Environmental Science, University of Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.
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Omeje V. U.
  • Omeje V. U.
  • Department of Geography, Ebonyi State College of Education, Ikwo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.
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Emeana K. S.
  • Emeana K. S.
  • Department of Geography, Ebonyi State College of Education, Ikwo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 13 June 2013
  •  Published: 31 August 2017


Ajake AO, Amalu TE (2012a). Participation of Becheeve people in Tourism development in Obudu Mountain resort, Cross River State, Nigeria. Br. J. Humanities Soc. Sci. 3(2):25-39.


Ajake AO, Amalu TE (2012b). The relevance of tourism on the economic development of Cross River State, Nigeria. J. Geogr. Reg. Plann. 5(1):11-25.


Ajake AO, Enang I, Amalu TE, Ojugbo PA (2016). Assessment of cultural and museum landscapes for tourism development: The Calabar museum scenario, Cross River state, Nigeria. Ottoman: J. Tour. Manage. Res. 1(1):119-134.


Amalu TE, Ajake AO (2012). An assessment of the employment structure in the tourism industry of Obudu Mountain resort, Cross River state, Nigeria. Geo-J. Tour. Geosites. 9(1):35-56.


Amalu TE, Ajake AO (2014). Influence of Calabar carnival on the economy of residents of Calabar metropolis, Cross River state, Nigeria. Global J. 1(1):67-81.


Amalu TE, Ajake AO, Oba D, Okpara D (2012). Assessment of the influence of education on tourism development in Enugu state, Nigeria. Am. J. Tour. Res. 1(1):33-42.


Amalu TE, Ajake AO, Obi PO (2015). Impact of royalties from forest resources on community development in Boki Local Government in Cross River state, Nigeria. Geo J. 80(1):122-135.


Aniah EJ, Eja EI, Otu JE, Ushie MA (2009).Patronage of ecotourism potentials as a strategy for sustainable tourism development in Cross River State, Nigeria. J. Geogr. Geol. 1(2):20-27.


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Enang I, Ajake AO, Amalu TE (2016). Volumetric analysis of tourist arrivals in ecotourism sites of Cross River state, Nigeria. Ottoman. J. Tour. Manage. Res. 1(1):135-154.


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Takon T, Amalu TE (2013). Assessment of natural resource conservation in Boki Local Government area, Cross River state, Nigeria. Environ. Sci. Indian J. 8(4):123-131.


Takon T, Amalu TE, Okpara D (2013). Assessment of local people's attitude towards natural resource conservation in Boki Local government area, Cross River state, Nigeria. Res. J. Org. Psychol. Educ. Stud. 2(2):60-66.


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