Journal of Hotel and Business Management

Journal of Hotel and Business Management
Open Access

ISSN: 2169-0286

Sherif Gamal Saad

  • Research Article
    E-Procurement as a New Trend in Hospitality Industry: A Descriptive Study in Egyptian Hotels
    Author(s): Nancy Awadallah and Sherif Gamal SaadNancy Awadallah and Sherif Gamal Saad

    Purpose: This research investigates the reception for electronic procurement (e-procurement) concept by those hotels in Egypt, examines how hoteliers perceive the challenges and benefits of e-procurement in the hotel industry. Also this research focuses on identify the challenges and opportunities associated with the implementation of e-procurement.Design/methodology/approach: A self-administered questionnaire with purchasing managers was designed as the research instrument for collecting primary data. This questionnaire included items pertaining to illustrate purchasing managers’ perceptions of applying e-procurement in hotels, challenges and benefits of using e-procurement, cost involved in implementing e-procurement, the kind of materials/products procure online, and purchasing managers prediction of return on investment when using e-pr.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2169-0286.1000168

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