International Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Studies

International Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Studies (IJHTS) is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal, published Biannually by Refaad, aiming to promote and enhance research in all fields of the hospitality and tourism industry. The journal publishes high-quality original papers, along with empirical research and theoretical articles that contribute to the conceptual development of hospitality and tourism management. It provides an outlet for research, which advances our understanding of the hospitality and tourism discipline. 


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Determinants of Tourism Competitiveness in Emerging Tourists’ Destinations in the Arab Region: the Case of Saudi Arabia

Bakenas Ezzat Barakka

Gulf countries are witnessing unprecedent economic challenges to address the sharp decline on oil demand due to the drop in international commerce and transportations because of Covid-19 Pandemic crisis. This paper examines the roles of tourism authorities in the Arab region in managing and marketing ...

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Lesotho Tourists’ Perspectives Towards the Delivery of Private Service Providers

Boitumelo Caroline Rasethuntsa

Tourism is globally rated among the fastest-growing industries contributing considerably to the global Gross Domestic Product, job creation, investment, and export revenue. Meeting the demands of the tourism clientele is an essential component to yield these desired economic benefits. However, African ...

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Management Effectiveness and Tourist Satisfaction in Private Protected Area; Lekki Conservation Centre (LCC) and Lekki Urban Forest and Animal Sanctuary Initiative (Lufasi), Lagos State

Haminat Abisola Adedoyin , Funmilola Ajani

Protected areas have been recognized as one of the most viable tools for conserving the environment which serves as “sanctuary” for threatened species, natural buffers against climate change and other vital ecosystem services.  This research is aimed at assessing management effectiveness ...

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Lighthouse Tourism: Suggestions for an Innovative and Sustainable Use of the Greek Traditional Lighthouses

Polyxeni Moira , Paraskevi Kakaroucha , Dimitrios Mylonopoulos

The Hellenic Lighthouse Network (HLN) is one of the most extensive and organized systems worldwide. Some of its most remarkable and historic lighthouses and beacons have been characterized as “Monuments of Modern Cultural Heritage” and are available to the public for small-scale, non-profit ...

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Exploring Significance of Commercial Hospitality to Communities: A Study of Malete

Olukemi Deborah Fagbolu , Barakat Iyabo Ogunlana

This paper explores the significance of commercial hospitality to the Malete community. The empirical study employs a quantitative method and a semi-structured questionnaire to gather data. Data are presented on tables and analyzed using PSPP frequency distribution and percentages. Findings show ...

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Host Community’s Perception on the Socio-Cultural Effects of Carnival Calabar Festival and Tourism Development in Calabar City, Nigeria

Bolaji Khidir Balogun , Victoria Nkebem

This study examines residents’ perception of Carnival Calabar festival and tourism development in Calabar City, Nigeria. It intends to understand whether tourism development of the festival is commonly perceived as positive or negative in the city. A survey research technique was utilized for this ...

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Bibliographic Information Email: DOI: 10.31559/IJHTS ISSN 2709-0892 (Online) ISSN 2709-0884 (Print) Freq. : Biannually Language : Arabic, English Articles : 31

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