Journal of Tourism & Hospitality

Journal of Tourism & Hospitality
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0269

Yeshewazerf Gebrewold Hailegiorgis

Yeshewazerf Gebrewold Hailegiorgis
School of Hotel and Tourism, Hawassa University College of Business and Economics,

  • Research Article
    Recreational Parks: Practices and Challenges in Hawassa City
    Author(s): Yeshewazerf Gebrewold HailegiorgisYeshewazerf Gebrewold Hailegiorgis

    Recreational parks have great values like being an attraction for leisure and recreation contribute for tourism and contribute positively for the economy. In addition to this urban recreational parks have social, environmental, educational and health benefits. However urban recreational parks are underutilized due to poor services and facilities they have. Measures taken to solve the problem were limited due to lack of attention and research. This study is conducted on two recreational parks found in Hawassa city. The objectives of the study are assessing current government authority practices for planning, providing, managing and maintaining urban parks, identifying factors affecting recreational parks service provision and perception of visitors on the service and facilities provided. The study was conducted by collecting data from park visitors and park administration workers (in t.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-0269.1000284

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