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: 58

Full Length Research Paper

Wunania Kosoye natural attraction, Ethiopia: Conservation values and their relevance to community-based ecotourism

Endalkachew Teshome
  • Endalkachew Teshome
  • Department of Tourism Management, College of Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Gondar, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 21 March 2018
  •  Accepted: 01 June 2018
  •  Published: 30 June 2018


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