Journal of Tourism & Hospitality

Journal of Tourism & Hospitality
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0269

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Getenet Gedefew Fetene

Department of History and Heritage Management, Debre Tabor University, Ethiopia

  • Research Article   
    Challenges of Community Inclusive Heritage Tourism Development in Ethiopia: Case Study in Enda-Eyesus Battlefield of the Pre-Adawa Victory
    Author(s): Getenet Gedefew Fetene* and Wahid Weldesamuel G

    The nationwide battlefields are the important tourist attractions like Adawa of the Ethiopia. Menilek’s victory at Adwa not only preserved Ethiopian independence in the era of the Scramble for Africa, but gave his country greatly enhanced international recognition. Enda-Eyesus battlefield is pre Adawa victory during the struggle in1896. The place is historical heritage for Ethiopians and all black people in the world. It has a potential to be tourist destination. The main objective of the study was to investigate challenges of community inclusive heritage tourism development at Enda-Eyesus battlefield of the pre-Adawa victory in the first Ethiopia-Italian war (1895-96). Heritage tourism at Enda-Eyesus battlefield can provide opportunities in income generation however; the communities are not beneficiaries of the opportunities. In the investigation, mixed approaches qualitative a.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2167-0269.20.9.425

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