Journal of Tourism & Hospitality

Journal of Tourism & Hospitality
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0269

Desalegn Amsalu

Institute of Ethiopian Studies, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  • Research Article   
    Cultural Tourism Potentials of the Dorze Village, Southern Ethiopia
    Author(s): Etalem Tegegn, Desalegn Amsalu* and Tamirat Tefera

    This paper aims to present and discuss the potential tourism resources of Dorzé village in southern Ethiopia. The research was conducted in 2018 through qualitative methods. Field data were collected by field observation and interviews with tourists, local community, local tourism experts, local tour guides, as well as local potters’ and weavers’ association members. Thematic analysis technique was used and the results were qualitatively described with some supporting photographs. The findings of the study revealed that Dorzé village is endowed with worthwhile cultural tourism attractions. The Dorzé handcraft tradition such as hand weaving, pottery work, and elephant-shaped house building, cultural festivals, traditional music and instruments, and the process of making food from false banana trees and culinary experiences are iden.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2167-0269.20.9.438

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